George Hamilton IV
- Publisher This is the story of the life of George Hamilton IV. His life began in North Carolina and he had his first hit in 1956. He has sung to audiences all over the world and has appeared with Doctor Billy Graham. He is in fact a true legend.
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About "George Hamilton IV"
George Hamilton IV is recognized all round the world for his live and TV ^appearances over many years in show business. This is the story of his ^life - from his childhood in North Carolina to his legendary reputation as ^an international performer.^George developed an early love of music and formed a country music band at ^high school, inspired by the artistes of Nashville, Tennessee. His first ^"hit" was recorded on campus radio in 1956 and sold a million singles. ^George toured the USA along with artistes such as Buddy Holly, Gene ^Vincent, Eddie Cochrane, the Everley Brothers, Chuck Berry and many ^others.^In 1960 he was signed by a record company and his career took off in a big ^way. Hits include: "Abilene", "Canadian Pacific", "Before This Day ^Ends", "Three Steps to the Phone", "Truck Drivin' Man", "Steel Rail ^Blues", "The Urge for Goin'", "Suzanne", and "Take My Hand for a ^While". In 1970s his TV series ran for seven years and was shown in ^Canada, the UK, New Zealand, South Africa and Hong Kong.^This is the story of well-known country and Gospel singer, George Hamilton ^IV, who has delighted audiences with his music and his speaking over five ^decades.
This is the story of the life of George Hamilton IV. His life began in North Carolina and he had his first hit in 1956. He has sung to audiences all over the world and has appeared with Doctor Billy Graham. He is in fact a true legend.
Meet the Author
Reverend Doctor Paul Davis is a pastor, lecturer, author, journalist, broadcaster, record producer, tour organiser, music publisher and local government manager of considerable experience. He was the first European Director of the USA's Gospel Music Association and the founder of the UK's Christian Music Association and the British Gospel Music Association. A Fellow of the European Theological Seminary, his books include the official biographies or autobiographies of George Hamilton IV, Pat Boone, Ron Jones and the Blackwood Brothers plus book projects for Readers Digest on several country music and gospel music themes including 'Peace In The Valley', Jim Reeves, Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton, Glen Campbell, Tammy Wynette, the Blackwood Brothers and Kenny Rogers.