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Marijohn Wilkin (July 14, 1920 – October 28, 2006), née Melson, was an American songwriter, famous in the country music genre for writing a number of hits. Wilkin won numerous awards over the years and was referred to as "The Den Mother of Music Row," as chronicled in her 1978 biography from Word Books-Lord, Let Me Leave a Song (authored with Darryl E. Hicks), honored as One of the 100 Most Important Books about Nashville’s Music Industry!
Looking for the best country music? We've rounded up the top country songs from twangy classics to Taylor Swift. This Parton hit was her second chart-topper and even crossed into mainstream music’s territory. It’s one of her most covered songs, now being sung by artists who weren’t even alive when it came out in 1973, and she’s revealed in interviews that the real Jolene is a composite of her bank teller and a fan she met at a show. 8. I Hope You Dance by Lee Ann Womack. Songwriters Mark Sanders and Tia Sillers’ heartfelt, emotional ode became the soundtrack to father-daughter dances at weddings across the country.
Between 1960 and 1961, she recorded two solo albums for Columbia, including Country & Western Songs That Sold a Million. In the mid-'60s, Wilkin founded her own music publishing company, Buckhorn Music. It was there that Bucky had his first songwriting success with the surfer classic ". " which he recorded with his group Ronny & the Daytonas. Wilkin later devoted her life to writing gospel tunes. In 1974 she celebrated her joy on the album I Have Returned for the World label. She was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1975 and in 1978 published her autobiography, Lord Let Me Leave a Song. However, in later life she was stricken with heart disease; coronary bypass surgery in the early 2000s failed and Wilkin was informed that a further operation was impossible.
Take Me Home, Country Roads", also known as "Take Me Home" or "Country Roads", is a song written by Bill Danoff, Taffy Nivert, and John Denver about the state of West Virginia. It was released as a single performed by Denver on April 12, 1971, peaking at number 2 on Billboard's US Hot 100 singles for the week ending August 28, 1971. The song was a success on its initial release and was certified Gold by the RIAA on August 18, 1971, and Platinum on April 10, 2017.
Country and Western Songs (Columbia Harmony, c. 1963). I Have Returned (Word, 1974). Heartaches and Tears is the fourth studio album released by American country artist, Jean Shepard. It produced one single, which was released a year prior to the album's release. I Just Don't Understand. One Day at a Time" is a popular Country and Western-style Christian song written by Marijohn Wilkin and Kris Kristofferson. It has been recorded by over 200 artists and has reached N. in several territories.
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Marijohn Melson (Marijohn Wilkin), music publisher and songwriter: born Kemp, Texas 14 July 1920; four times married (one son); died Nashville, Tennessee 28 October 2006. On his startling 1968 album from Folsom Prison, Johnny Cash sang a narrative song about an innocent man who was executed for murder because he did not want to admit he was "in the arms of another man's wife". After singing that line, Cash chuckles and says, "Did I hear somebody applaud?" His playfulness in no way invalidates the intensity of Marijohn Wilkin's song, which ranks among the greatest songs of the 20th century. The songwriter was born Marijohn Melson in Kemp, Texas, in 1920, but raised in Dallas. Her father played the fiddle and ran a bakery
Tracklist Hide Credits
|A1||Wabash Cannon Ball
Songwriter – H. Carter*
|A2||Cold, Cold Heart
Songwriter – Hank Williams
|A3||New San Antonio Rose
Songwriter – Bob Wills
Arranged By – Marijohn Wilkin
|A5||The Prisoners Song
Songwriter – Graham Massey*
|B1||Pistol Packin' Mama|
|B2||Trouble In My Mind
Songwriter – R. M. Jones*
|B3||When The Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again
Songwriter – Gene Sullivan, Wiley Walker
Songwriter – Chilton Price, Pee Wee King
Songwriter – Henry Stone, Jack Tenney
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Runout A): HXLP50759-1D II
- Matrix / Runout (Runut B ): HXLP50770-1A III
|HL 7279||Marijohn And The Jacks||Country And Western Songs That Sold A Million (LP, Mono)||Harmony||HL 7279||US||Unknown|
|HL 7279||Marijohn And The Jacks||Country And Western Songs That Sold A Million (LP, Album)||Harmony||HL 7279||Canada||Unknown|
|HS11079||Marijohn And The Jacks||Country And Western Songs That Sold A Million (LP)||Harmony||HS11079||US||Unknown|