Conway Twitty

American country music singer

Conway Twitty (born Harold Lloyd Jenkins; September 1, 1933June 5, 1993) was an American country music singer.

Conway Twitty
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Background information
Birth nameHarold Lloyd Jenkins
Born(1933-09-01)September 1, 1933
OriginFriars Point, Mississippi, U.S.
DiedJune 5, 1993(1993-06-05) (aged 59)
Springfield, Missouri, U.S.
GenresCountry, rock and roll
Occupation(s)Singer/Songwriter
Instrumentsvocals, guitar
Years active1955 – 1993
LabelsMCA, Elektra, MGM, Decca
Associated actsLoretta Lynn, Sam Moore, Jerry Lee Lewis
WebsiteConway Twitty Official Site

Twitty held the record for the most number one singles of any act with 55 No. 1 Billboard country hits until 2006 when George Strait broke his record.

Twitty is a former member of the Grand Ole Opry and was inducted into the Country Music and the Rockabilly Halls of Fame.

He died on June 5, 1993 at Cox House Hospital in Springfield, Missouri, as a result of abdominal aortic aneurysm.

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