Ferlin Husky is a country singer who was one of the main architects of both the Bakersfield sound and the Nashville sound. Between 1953 and 1975, and under various aliases, Husky charted 49 times and sold over twenty million records. Primarily a singles artist, he released countless records of country standards peppered with quality originals such as the well-known “Timber I’m Fallin’” and “Country Music is Here to Stay.” He’s also the first country performer to be awarded a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.
Husky was born on December 3, 1925 in rural St. Francois County, Missouri in the Ozark foothills. As a young boy, he... Read More