Chanteur Country US né Joseph François Gauthier, le 15 Juillet 1933 à Rouyn, Québec, Canada, où il rencontrera son épouse Ginger, elle aussi musicienne. Il fera partie de l'orchestre de Ginger, les Melodie Rangers, avant d'enregistrer son premier disque en 1951. Sur les conseils de Webb Pierce, ils s'installeront en 1955 à Nashville et se produiront localement. En 1956, grâce à Hank Snow , il se produiront avec Elvis mais c'est en 1965 que Hal entrera dans l'histoire de la Country Music avec son hit "The Lumberjack". Ginger, qui écrivait dans les magazines Country tels que "Country Song Roundup", est décédée le 4 Septembre 2015.

US Country singer born Joseph François Gauthier, on July 15, 1933 in Rouyn, Quebec, Canada, where it will meet his Ginger wife, she also musician. It will belong to the orchestra of Ginger, the Melodie Rangers, before recording its first disc in 1951. On the councils of Webb Pierce, they will be installed in 1955 in Nashville and will occur locally. In 1956, thanks to Hank Snow, it will occur with Elvis but it is in 1965 that Hal will enter the history of Country Music with his hit "The Lumberjack". Ginger, which wrote in the Country magazines such as "Country Song Roundup", died on September 4, 2015.

http://www.halwillis.com/

Talents : Singer, Guitar

Style musical : Traditional Country, Rockabilly, Rock 'n' Roll

MY PINK CADILLAC

Years in activity :

1910 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 2000

DISCOGRAPHY

Singles

1951 SP RODEO 103 (CAN) The Only Pleasure I'll Get Tonight / The Ride Is Over
1951 SP RODEO 104 (CAN) Crooked Heart / Wild Living
11/1956 SP ATLANTIC 45-1114 (US) My Pink Cadillac / Bop-A-Dee Bop-A-Doo
1957 SP QUALITY 1666 (CAN) Lumberjack / Dig Me A Hole
02/1958 SP ATHENS 704 (US) Crazy Little Mama / Walkin' Dream
11/1958 SP DECCA 9-30768 (US) I'm Gonna Hitch My Hotrod To A Star / Only The Tender Young Hearts
07/1959 SP DECCA 9-30949 (US) Poor Little Jimmie / That's The Way It Goes
1961 SP MERCURY 71933 (US) I Love You (Around The World) / Bayou Pierre
1964 SP SIMS 207 (US) Lumberjack / Dig Me A Hole
1965 SP SIMS 224 (US) Celle Que J'Aime / What's Left Of Me
1965 SP SIMS 235 (US) Klondike Mike / So Right But So Wrong
1965 SP SIMS 243 (US) Nopper The Topper / Thumb And Shoes
1965 SP SIMS 250 (US) Creole Rose / When It's Springtime In
1966 SP SIMS 288 (US) Doggin In The U.S. Mail / Battle Of Viet Nam
1966 SP SIMS 307 (US) Private Dick / Parson From Paint Rock
1968 SP WAYSIDE 002 (US) Everybody's Got Troubles / Right Where
1969 SP WAYSIDE 004 (US) Bayou Pierre / Late So Early

Albums

1966 LP 12" ARC 851 (CAN) MR. LUMBERJACK - The Lumberjack / North To Alaska / My Thumb And Shoes / KNopper The Topper / Springtime In Alaska / Dig Me A Hole / Jack The Lumberjack / The Parson From Paint Rock / So Right But So Wrong / Winding Wana Bago / Creole Rose / Klondike Mile 
1967 LP 12" ARC LP-709 (CAN) MR. LUMBERJACK - VOLUME 2 - Loose Talk / Tiger Woman / Thanks A Lot / How Do You Think I Feel / A Little Piece Of Paper / I Laugh So As Not To Cry / Don’t Drop It / Blue Blue Day / I’ll Be There / I’m Happy / Lost Love / Hold Everything
1972 LP 12" BONANZA B - 29593 (CAN) HAL WILLIS - Le Lumberjack / Le Chauffeur De Taxi / Si Je Pouvais Savoir / Cherie / Marie / Maman / La Jolie Brune / Au Vingtième Siècle / Mon Premier Baiser / Souvenir De Marseilles
2000 CD PEARL CD 101 (US) COAST TO COAST - Louisiana Belle / The Lumberjack / Gambler's Guitar / Chattanooga Shoeshine Boy / T. Texas Tillie / Big Bill Bunyan / Louisiana Anna / Doggin' In The U.S. Mail / The Handyman / Shotgun Boogie
2000 CD PEARL CD 102 (US) SANTA'S CLONES - Santa’s Clones / Let’s Go For A Sleigh Ride / The Sounds Of Christmas /The Christmas Polka / Mrs. Santa Claus / Santa Superstar / 555 Ho! Ho!/ Santa’s Reindeer Clones / Kris Kringle’s Krick / Santa And The Lumberjack
2001 CD PEARL CD 103 (US) BETTER THAN EVER - They’ll Never Get The Truth From Me / I’ll Hate Myself Tomorrow / Bring On The Girls / Let The Good Times Roll / Nina / I Can’t Leave Her Alone / Perdita Mia / There’s Something About Texas / Me, My Love,  And A Memory / Everybody’s Got Troubles                                 
07/2006 CD PEARL ? (US) A CUT ABOVE - The Lumberjack / Late Too Early / Bring On The Girls / Nina / Let The Good Times Roll / What's Left Of Me / Everybody's Got Troubles / Dig Me A Hole / Walking Dream / Rain / Doggin ' In The U.S. Mail / Me, My Love And A Memory / Mary Selina / Crazy Little Heart / An Old Old Custom
07/2006 CD PEARL ? (US) BETTER 'N EVER - Bayou Pierre / Winding Wanabago / Klondike Mike / So Right But So Wrong / Private Dick / Candy / Creole Rose / Old Man Sun / There's Somem About Texas / I Love You (Around The World) / Perdita Mia / Knopper The Topper / T. Texas Tillie / My Religion Is A Rock / I Wanna Sing About Jesus

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