Chanteur Country US originaire de Boswell (Oklahoma), Gene Henslee forme au début des années cinquante à Artesia (Nouveau Mexique), un groupe de Western Swing: les Rancho Valley Boys. Après une audition à Dallas (Texas), il signe chez Imperial Records en 1953 et a quelques succès durant cette période avec des chansons Hillbilly Boogie. Pendant les années soixante, Gene Henslee apparait sur de nombreux labels dont: United Artists, Josie, Brownfield, Bobby, Starday, Le Cam, Christi, Billie Fran et GG Records. Il fut aussi Disc Jockey sur KIHN (Hugo, Oklamoma).

US Country singer from Boswell (Oklahoma), Gene Henslee shape in the early fifties in Artesia (New Mexico), a group of Western Swing: the Rancho Valley Boys. After a hearing in Dallas (Texas), he signed with Imperial Records in 1953 and has some success during this period with songs Hillbilly Boogie. During the sixties, Gene Henslee appears on many labels including: United Artists, Josie, Brownfield, Bobby, Starday, Le Cam, Christi, Billie Fran and GG Records. He was also a Disc Jockey on KIHN (Hugo, Oklamoma).

Talents : Singer

Style musical : Western Swing, , Hillbilly Boogie, Traditional Country

I'M LIKE A KID A WAITIN' (1953)

Dig'n AND Datin' (1954)

ROCKIN' BABY (1954)

SOUL OF A MAN (1967)

Années en activité :

1910 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 2000

DISCOGRAPHY

78 t. & Singles

01/1953 78 t. IMPERIAL 8178 (US) How Can I Tell You / What Will You Do Then
01/1953 SP IMPERIAL X8178 (US)

How Can I Tell You / What Will You Do Then

1953 78 t. IMPERIAL 8204 (US) I’m Like A Kid A Waitin’ / Are You Missing What I’ Missing?
1953 SP IMPERIAL X8204 (US)

I’m Like A Kid A Waitin’ / Are You Missing What I’ Missing?

1953 78 t. IMPERIAL 8205 (US) Sunrise Serenade / Chattanooga Choo Choo
1953 SP IMPERIAL X8205 (US)

Sunrise Serenade / Chattanooga Choo Choo

1953 78 t. IMPERIAL 8209 (US) Moonlight Cocktail / That Old Gang Of Mine
1953 SP IMPERIAL X8209 (US)

Moonlight Cocktail / That Old Gang Of Mine

01/1954 78 t. IMPERIAL 8227 (US) Dig'n And Datin' / A Girl Named Heart Brake
01/1954 SP IMPERIAL X8227 (US) Dig'n And Datin' / A Girl Named Heart Brake
08/1954 78 t. IMPERIAL 8260 (US) Naughty And Nice / Try As I May
08/1954 SP IMPERIAL X8260 (US)

Naughty And Nice / Try As I May

11/1954 78 t. IMPERIAL 8277 (US) Rockin' Baby / What Will I Do ?
11/1954 SP IMPERIAL X8277 (US) Rockin' Baby / What Will I Do ?
01/1964 SP MEL-O-DY M 110 (US)

Shambles / Beautiful Women

1965 SP Billie Fran 202 (US) Shambles / I Don't Want To Go Home
1965 SP UNITED ARTISTS 946 (US) Shambles / I Don't Want To Go Home
1965 SP BROWNFIELD BF 1/2 (US)

Shambles / I Just Ain't Got

1965 SP Billie Fran 1 (US) Shambles / I Just Ain't Got
1965 SP Billie Fran BF-02 (US)

If You Really Want Me To I'll Go / You Just Can’t Quit

1965 SP BROWNFIELD BF 3/4 (US)

Back In My Wild Days / A Heck Of A Life

1965 SP Billie Fran 3 (US) Back In My Wild Days / A Heck Of A Life
1965 SP Billie Fran BF-14 (US)

Soul Of A Man, part 1 / Soul Of A Man, part 2

196? SP Billie Fran BF-20 (US)

Today’s Better Than Yesterday / City Of Home

196? SP BROWN FIELD BF No. 25 (US)

When The Cold Wind Blows / I Can't Help Myself

196? SP BROWNFIELD BF 30 (US)

My Fortune (Is You) / Things I Want To Be

196? SP Billie Fran BF 200 (US)

Today I Feel Like Going Home / I've Found Someone Of My Own

196? SP Billie Fran BF 202 (US)

Convict And The Rose / I Wish I Felt This Way At Home

196? SP Billie Fran 30 (US) My Fortune (Is You) / Things I Want To Be
196? SP Billie Fran 013 (US)

Welcome To Hardtimes / I Made A Fortune

196? SP Billie Fran BFR 2500/2501 (US)

Here Come The Blues / Hangin Up My Old Guitar

196? SP Jubilee 45-9015 (US) My Fortune (Is You) / Things I Want To Be
196? SP BROWNFIELD B 45-300 (US)

Back In My Wild Days / A Heck Of A Life

196? SP BOBBY R-101 (US)

If You Really Want Me To I'll Go / Six Men

196? SP LE CAM LC 334 (US)

If You Really Want Me To I'll Go / Nobody's Done It Like Bob

10/1967 SP JOSIE 45-982 (US) Soul Of A Man, part 1 / Soul Of A Man, part 2
09/1970 SP STARDAY 45-904 (US)

Life To Legend (A Tribute To Bob Wills) / Things I Want To Be

1974 SP CHRISTI LC 304 (US)

Gene HENSLEE & Jody Lyons Singers - Saturday Night At Cains / Walking Down The Road

197? SP LE CAM C 307 (US)

Scott Grady & Gene Henslee - Nobody's Done It Like Bob / Black Velvet

197? SP CHRISTI 410 (US)

It’s Your Wagon, Pull It / ?

197? SP CHRISTI 820 (US)

It All Started With Bob / Soul Of A Man

197? SP CHRISTI LC 921 (US)

Saturday Night At Cains / Thanks For The Memories

197? SP CHRISTI LC 1019 (US)

Thanks For The Memories (with Major Bill Smith) / Nobody's Done It Like

1975 SP Billie Fran BF-14 (US)

Travelin' Cowboys / Life To Legend (A Tribute To Bob Wills)

197? SP G G G 1/2 (US)

A Couple More Years / Gettin' Drunk And Outa Hand

19?? SP COORS DC 4/5 (US)

(She's Not) Laying In This Bed With Me Tonite / I Threw The Best Part Away











Album

1975 LP 12" Billie Fran GH-13 (US)

The Boy From Turkey, Texas (As I Remember Him) - San Antonio Rose / The Boy From Turkey, Texas / Nobody's Done It Like Bob / Bob, All The Playboys And Me /  Saturday Night At Cain's / Life To Legend / I Cut My Teeth On Good Old Western Swing / Convict And The Rose / I Wish I Felt This Way At Home / Panhandle Rag / Life To Legend

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