Chanteur Country US né Eugene Edward McKown, le 16 Juillet 1932 à Liberty (Missouri). Gene McKown est décédé le 18 Mai 2011.

Eugene Edward McKown, was born on July 16, 1932 in Liberty, MO and passed away May 18, 2011 at his home in Osceola, MO. Gene was a veteran of the United States Navy and served aboard the USS Essex in the early fifties. After his discharge from the Navy, Gene began a career in music that would carry him throughout the remainder of his life. His first singles were cut for the Aggie label out of California in 1958. After 1964, Gene played the Kansas City area for the next 25 years. Gene's main venue during that time was The Starlite Club in Riverside. He moved on to Howard's Bar in Gladstone in late 70's until 1988 before moving to Osceola, MO. Gene was a well known and respected song writer and recording artist in the music industry. One of his compositions “Rockabilly Rhythm” was recognized by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Talents : Singer

Style musical : Traditional Country, Rockabilly

I’m Still Wandering Why (1956)

ROCK-A-BILLY RHYTHM (1958)

LITTLE MARY (1958)

Oh Sorry Me (196?)

Ghost Memories (1964)

Peace Corps (1965)

Years in activity :

1910 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 2000

DISCOGRAPHY

Singles

1956 SP FABLE 571/572 (US)

Gene McKOWN & FIDDLIN' SLIM - I’m Still Wandering Why / My Heart Belongs To You

04/1958 SP AGGIE A-1001 (US) Gene McKOWN with The TUNE TWISTERS - Rock-A-Billy Rhythm / My Dream Girl
1958 SP AGGIE A-1003 (US) Gene McKOWN featuring Sammy DEE on Guitar & The TUNE TWISTERS - Little Mary / You And I  
196? SP BRASS 205 (US) Oh Sorry Me / My Get Up And Go
06/1964 SP BRASS 209 (US) Ghost Memories / Incidentally
1964 SP BRASS 238 (US) Ghost Memories / Incidentally
02/1965 SP SIMS 228 (US) Peace Corps / Keeper Of Heartaches
1965 SP RICH 106 (US) I'm Out On The Town / That Don't Make Her A Bad Girl
1977 SP Column One SC-1007 (US) The Kansas City Royals Are On The Go (Gene McKOWN) / The Kansas City Royals Are On The Go (instr.) (Jim MARTIN)
197? SP TOTEM T9/10 (US)

U.F.O. / Happy As A Lark

197? SP CASTLE CR 2076 (US)

Please Mr. Editor / Take It On The Chin

197? SP ROLLIN' ROCK 45-042 (US) Rockabilly Rhythm / Dreamgirl
19?? SP BILIN BS-2200 (US) Charlie-O-The-Mule (Gene McKOWN) / The Legend Of A Mule (Bobby SYKES)









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