Label: Mercury - MG 20747 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Mono • Country: US • Genre: Folk, World, & Country • Style: Country
Margaret Louise Ebey born October 12, known professionally as Margie Singletonis an American country music singer and songwriter. In the s, she was a popular duet and solo recording artist, working with country stars George Jones and Faron Oasis - Go Let It Out!. Singleton had her biggest hit with Young called "Keeping Up with the Joneses" in She managed a successful solo career in the s.
She was born in CoushattaLouisianaUnited States. As a young child, she was influenced by blues and gospel music. Inat the age of 13, she married Shelby Singleton. They worked at a munitions plant near Shreveport, Louisiana during the Korean War. She began to play guitar and write songs as a teenager after the birth of her first child, Stephen Singleton, in She had her second son, Sidney Singleton, in The flip side of the single was called "Not What He's Got".
Both of these songs were self-penned. Inshe made her radio and professional debut on Louisiana Hayride. That same year, she released another single called "Nothing But True Love", also written by Singleton. This single was more successful, becoming a minor hit on the country music chart, reaching the top Singleton released another single in called "Eyes of Love".
The song gave Singleton her first major hit when it reached the Top 20 in Inshe switched to Mercury Records where her husband Shelby Singleton was a producer. The song became another hit for Singleton, and was released in The following year, the duo had equal success together with another country hit called "Waltz of Get Down Woman - Creedence Clearwater Revival - Creedence Clearwater Revival / Pendulum Angels".
Singleton continued to be an avid songwriter. She wrote a pop music hit for Brook Benton called "Lie to Me". Inhe had another pop hit with another song written by Singleton called "My True Confession". The year was also the year Singleton made her debut on country music 's most coveted show, the Grand Ole Opry ; and had another hit with the song "Old Records".
In addition to being a solo and duet star, she also sang as a back-up vocalist with The Jordanaires. InSingleton teamed up with singer Faron Nemesis (Bells Of Doom) - Forward Progression - Nemesis. Together they recorded the song "Keeping Up with the Joneses".
That year, the song reached the country top 5, and became Singleton's biggest hit. They continued to release singles and record together. BySingleton was divorced from Shelby Singleton. Inshe moved to her husband's label, Ashley Records. That year, she recorded a cover version of the Bobbie Gentry hit song " Ode to Billie Joe ", which reached the country Top She had a Top 60 duet with her husband called "Hangin' On" in That same year, she appeared in a movie with Marty Robbins called Road to Nashville.
Her chart success was fading rapidly, although she continued to record, including recording the first version of " Harper Valley PTA " Part I - Giovanni Battista Pergolesi - La serva padrona was later a huge crossover hit by Jeannie C.
Singleton continued to record for her Are You Mine - Margie Singleton And George Jones - Duets Country Style label, but with no further chart entries. He died in Singleton returned to the studio recording a new gospel CD as well as revisiting yesterday and re-recording some of her past hits and favorites.
She continues to play dates and enjoys writing. She has recorded and released a video for Are You Mine - Margie Singleton And George Jones - Duets Country Style self-penned song, "Heaven or Hell" From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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