Darrell McCall

Darrell McCall

Darrell McCall (born April 30, 1940) is a country music performer, known for his honky tonk and traditional country musical style at the height of ... More »Darrell McCall (born April 30, 1940) is a country music performer, known for his honky tonk and traditional country musical style at the height of his career in the 1960s, and his return to popularity during the Outlaw country era in the late 1970s. McCall was born and raised in New Jasper Township, Greene County, Ohio. He was a boyhood friend of fellow future musician Johnny Paycheck. At the age of 15, he landed a job as a disc jockey at a local Ohio radio show on Saturday mornings. During this time, he also performed as a musician at dances and other events. After graduating from high school, McCall joined the military and was stationed in Kentucky. In 1958, after finishing his duty in the army, McCall moved to Nashville with Paycheck to record as a duo. The duo failed but McCall soon found work as a background singer during recording sessions for various artists including Faron Young, George Jones and Ray Price. Next, he began to tour with the bands of Young, Price and the newcomer... [ Wikipedia ]

Ray Price, trend-setting country singer and mentor, dies at 87

Singers Johnny Bush, Darrell McCall, Johnny Paycheck, Roger Miller and perhaps most notably, Willie Nelson, all toured as Cherokee Cowboys early in their careers. Nelson and Miller also worked as contract songwriters for Mr. Price’s publishing firm, Pamper Music. Nelson joined the band ...

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Ray Price, the Cherokee Cowboy, left many footprints in Cowtown

They included Johnny Bush, Johnny Paycheck, Roger Miller, Roy Clark, Darrell McCall and steel guitar wizard Buddy Emmons. Perhaps his most well-known protege, however, was his best friend, Willie Nelson. “In Fort Worth he was a part of us,” said radio personality Bill Mack, a longtime ...

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R.I.P. country singer Ray Price · The A.V. Club

Members included Willie Nelson, Johnny Paycheck, Roger Miller, Darrell McCall, Van Howard, and others. Miller would go on to write a hit for Price, 1958’s “Invitation To The Blues,” and Nelson would write another, “Night Life.” Together with his group, Price developed a signature sound...

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Iconic Country Singer Ray Price Dead at 87 His styles ranged from honky-tonk to the lush Nashvill

" He formed the Cherokee Boys—which included future stars like Roger Miller, Willie Nelson, and Darrell McCall—and created a signature sound with a 4/4 shuffle. In the 1960s he turned to a lush style with strings, releasing hits like "Danny Boy" and "I'm Still Not Over You. " He was ...

Country Legend Ray Price Dies at 87

The names of the future artists that would be included in the lineup reads like a who's who, including Roger Miller, Willie Nelson, Darrell McCall, and Johnny Paycheck. It was at this point, that Price began to develop a signature sound – with the 4/4 shuffle being an integral trademark. ...

Victoria Advocate Country artist Darrell McCall coming to Edna

Where: Texas Country Oaks Dance Hall, 924 North FM 822, Edna Where: Texas Country Oaks Dance Hall, 924 North FM 822, Edna Darrell McCall's recording career began in 1960. He was 20 years old. Now the 72-year-old New Jasper-Ohio-native has traveled the world, wrote songs for Hank Williams ...

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Ray Price: An appreciation

“We had live interviews with Johnny Bush and Darrell McCall of the Cherokee Cowboys, and Ray Benson.” The leader of venerable country swing band Asleep At The Wheel, Ray Benson says, “Ray Price was a giant in Texas and country western music. Besides one of the greatest voices that ever ...

Abilene, Big Country calendar for Saturday and beyond » Abilene Reporter-News

Darrell McCall and the Tennessee Volunteers will perform. Tickets are $100. Information: 325-743-2555 or www.fortchadbourne.org. ANSON — A country musical show will begin at 6 p.m. at the Anson Opera House. Free admission. A barbecue supper will be served at 5 p.m. for $6. Information: ...

Victoria Advocate Country Dancehall music 'Survivors' to perform at the Leo J. Welder Center

On Sept. 12, The Survivors of four decades of country dance hall music - Darrell McCall, Tony Booth and Curtis Potter - will perform together at the Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Victoria. Concert tickets are $26 per person and are available by visiting the ...

Preseason high school basketball top 10: Gorman the team to beat, but others close behind

Canyon Springs basketball players, from left, Brandon Edmond, Shaquile Carr, Gerad Davis, Darrell McCall and Chris Nelson Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. Looking back to last year: Canyon Springs won the Sunrise Region and was less than a minute away from playing for the state championship, but ...

WEST TEXAS BRIEFS, 12/29 » Standard-Times

Country-western musician Darrell McCall will perform. McCall and his wife, Mona, perform across the country and make frequent appearances at the Grand Ole Opry. His latest studio album project, “All She Did Was Fall in Love/A Way to Survive,” contains 20 songs that McCall ...

Remembering Ray PriceWondering Sound

... music history; in the late ’50s and through most of the ’60s, his band the Cherokee Cowboys was the proving grounds for such future stars as Roger Miller, Johnny Paycheck, Willie Nelson, Johnny Bush and Darrell McCall, as well as for hallowed steel-guitar sidemen Jimmy Day and Buddy Emmons...

Do-it-all senior raises Pioneers’ state hopes

Chris Nelson and Darrell McCall have each scored in double figures 10 times this season and have the potential to score 20 points on any given night. “A lot of (teams) don’t have five people that can actually score the rock,” Carr said. “Against our team, you’ve got to guard everybody...

Ray Price dies at 87

Members included Roger Miller, Willie Nelson, Darrell McCall, Johnny Paycheck and Johnny Bush, Buddy Emmons and Buddy Spicher. Price became one of the key figures of 1950s honky tonk music. He enjoyed hits with Talk To Your Heart (1952) and Release Me (1954). He had a big hit with Crazy ...

Stellar shooting, zone defense help Clark upend Canyon Springs

Clark's Diontae Jones (24) shoots over Canyon Springs' Darrell McCall (21) during their basketball game in North Las Vegas on Dec. 13, 2013. (Jason Bean/Las Vegas Review-Journal) Clark boys basketball coach Chad Beeten didn’t mince words when he gave his assessment of Friday’s first ...

Carr's return drives Pioneers

“We’re just going to get everything down together as a family and make sure everybody’s working together.” Jerryon Sueing, a 6-5 senior, is the top returning inside player for Canyon Springs, so Banks said he will lean on Gerad Davis and 6-3 senior Darrell McCall to play power forward ...

West Texas news in brief, 9/11 » Standard-Times

The event includes a steak dinner and auction and a performance by Darrell McCall and the Tennessee Volunteers. There also will be a raffle for a new 1860 brass-framed Henry Rifle, .45 Colt Cimmaron Military model. Only 500 tickets are being sold, at $20 each or six for $100. The 37th ...

Victoria Advocate The Survivors to play charity concert in Victoria

He is excited to present The Survivors, made up of Curtis Potter, Tony Booth and Darrell McCall, as the second set of performers. "They're really unique in that they are icons of the old country dance hall music. " Jacobs said. "It's old traditional country music that was played in dance ...

Ready Set Go Calendar, 7/19 » Standard-Times

San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, 1 Love St.; 5:30 p.m. Music by Darrell McCall, food from Texas Roadhouse, casino games and prizes, silent auction and cash bar. Tuna is the “third-smallest town in Texas,” and when its lovable and eccentric characters embark on wedding weekend in Las ...

Silver Spur Ball to aid West Texas Rehab » Standard-Times

The event will include live country music by Darrell McCall, casino games, cash bar and a silent auction. Tickets are $40 per couple and are available at the rehab center, 3001 S. Jackson St...

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