Tommy Collins

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by Tommy Collins

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Leonard Raymond Sipes, 28 September 1930, Bethany, Oklahoma, USA, d. 14 March 2000, Ashland City, Tennessee, USA. Collins reflected upon his childhood in his song about being raised on a farm, ‘The Roots Of My Raising’, a US country number 1 for Merle Haggard in 1976. As a young man Collins was an avid follower of Jimmie Rodgers and, for a while, he dated the singer Wanda Jackson (although, contrary to some reports, it was the lesser-known Wanda Shahan that Collins later married). On... Read more

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country
honky tonk
alcoholic
old country
post core
pre-post
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