Songwriter et chanteur Country US né le 19 Avril 1941 à Nashville (Tennessee). Bobby Russell est décédé le 19 Novembre 1992 à Nicholasville (Kentucky).

Songwriter Bobby Russell was born on April 19, 1941, in Nashville. His country-pop songwriting abilities produced several hits of the '60s and '70s. His first song to make an impact on the charts was a pop tune, "The Joker Went Wild," recorded in 1966 by teen idol Brian Hyland. Two years later Russell struck again with "Little Green Apples." It was first recorded by Roger Miller and was a Top Ten country hit in 1968, followed by O.C. Smith's version, which became a huge crossover pop record. The next release, the tearjerking "Honey" recorded by Bobby Goldsboro, hit number one on both the country and pop charts. In 1968 Russell signed to Elf Records and released his first album, Words, Music, Laughter and Tears. He stayed with the label until the following year, when he signed with the New York-based Bell Records and released the album Dial-a-Hit. In 1971 Russell moved back to Nashville and hooked up with United Artists, scoring the country-pop hit "Saturday Morning Confusion." In 1973 he signed on with Columbia and also married pop singer/actress Vicki Lawrence, who had a number one hit with Russell's composition "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia." Russell continued writing songs throughout the '80s, but by that time his glory days were behind him. He passed away on November 19, 1992, after suffering a heart attack. He was posthumously inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1994.

Talents : Songwriter, Singer

Style musical : Country-Pop

Years in activity :

1910 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 2000 10



1963 SP SPAR 740 (US) Bobby RUSSELL & The BEAGLES - Roll Over Beethoven / Right Or Wrong
1963 SP HIT 6144-45 (US) Reverend Mr. Black / Little Band Of Gold
1966 SP MONUMENT 929 (US) Wish I'd Said That / Friends And Mirrors
1967 SP RISING SONS 700 (US) Tears Tell / Bluebird
1968 SP ELF 90014 (US) Dusty / I Made You This Way
1968 SP ELF 90020 (US) 1432 Franklin Pike Circle Hero / Let's Talk About Them
1969 SP ELF 90023 (US) Ain't Society Great / Carlie
1969 SP ELF 90027 (US) Then She's A Lover / He Wrote A Song
1969 SP ELF 90031 (US) Better Homes And Gardens / Summer Sweet
1969 ? SP ELF 90034 (US) Our Love Will Rise Again / We Helped Each Other
1969 SP BELL BLL 1019 (UK) I Made You This Way / Dusty
1971 SP UNITED ARTISTS UA 50788 (US) Little Ole Song About Love / Saturday Morning Confusion
1971 SP UNITED ARTISTS UA 50853 (US) Goodbye / It Hurts
1972 SP UNITED ARTISTS UA 50959 (US) This Is The Life / ?
1973 SP COLUMBIA 45977 (US) I Wouldn`t Have It Any Other Way / ?
19?? SP NCG 6 (US) As Far As I'm Concerned / Traveling With A Star


1968 LP 12" ELF 9500 (US) WORDS, MUSIC, LAUGHTER AND TEARS (AND THEN I WROTE) - For A While We Helped Each Other Out / Dusty / Sure Gonna Miss Her / I Made You This Way / 1432 Franklin Pike Circle Hero / Honey / Little Green Apples / The Joker Went Wild / Ruby Red, Baby Blue / Let's Talk About Them / He Wrote A Song
1969 LP 12" BELL ? (US) DIAL-A-HIT
1971 LP 12" UNITED ARTISTS 5548 (US) SATURDAY MORNING CONFUSION - Saturday Morning Confusion / You Babe / Little Ol' Song About Love / It Hurts / Goodbye / The Song That I Can't Write / When You Find Out Where You're Goin' / Little Boy Tears / Who Is She Now / Confidential / Then And Only Then
07/2008 CD BLUE LABEL 92972 (US) LITTLE GREEN APPLES - Little Green Apples / Honey / Green Grass / Where Were You / It Shook, Crumbled And Fell / Blue On Blue / One Fine Day / Speaking Of Broken Hearts / You Were Gone / It's Been A Long Long Time / My World's A Blue World / That's All That's Important / Sure Gonna Miss Her / Loving You / Eighteen Yellow Roses / Blue Velvet / Since I Fell For You / Marching Back To Love / Still / Playboy

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