Ray Price

Ray Price

About Ray Price

Ray Price (born January 12, 1926) is an American country music singer, songwriter and guitarist. His wide-ranging baritone has often been praised as among the best male voices of country music. His more well-known recordings include 'Release Me', 'Crazy Arms', 'Heartaches by the Number', 'City Lights', 'My Shoes Keep Walking Back to You', 'For the Good Times', 'Night Life', 'I Won't Mention It Again', 'You're the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me', and 'Danny Boy'. He was elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1996 andnow in his late 80scontinues to record and tour. Price, born in Perryville, Texas, served with the U.S. Marines from -, and began singing for KRBC in Abilene, Texas during 1948. He joined the Big D Jamboree in Dallas in 1949. He relocated to Nashville in the early 1950s, rooming for a brief time with Hank Williams. When Williams died, Price managed his band, the Drifting Cowboys, and had minor success.

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