A. My Honky Tonk Ways. Written-By – Kenny O'Dell. B. Rock And Roll Man. Matrix, Runout (Label Side A): (TTN0573)S. My Honky Tonk Ways (7", Promo).
When O'Dell first moved to Nashville in 1969, he ran Bobby Goldsboro's publishing company. He also wrote pop and soft rock songs, including "Next Plane to London", which was a Top 20 hit in 1967 for The Rose Garden. Charlie Rich had a top 10 country hit in 1972 with the O'Dell song, "I Take It On Home". It was followed by "Behind Closed Doors", which won a Grammy Award in 1973 for Best Country & Western Recording .
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Kenny O'Dell (Kenneth Guy Gist J. Antlers, Oklahoma, June 21, 1944 - March 27, 2018) was an American country music singer and songwriter. Early in his career, he worked with guitarist Duane Eddy, and his own band, Guys and Dolls. He is best known for writing the country hit "Behind Closed Doors", which Charlie Rich recorded, and "Mama He's Crazy" for The Judds. Behind Closed Doors" won a Grammy Award in 1973 for Best Country & Western Recording.
Best known for writing the country landmark "Behind Closed Doors," Kenny O'Dell also enjoyed some success on the pop charts as a solo performer. Born Kenny Gist, Jr. in Antlers, Oklahoma, in 1946, he was raised in Santa Maria, California, scoring his first regional hit in 1963 with "Old Time Love. The attendant publicity earned O'Dell a solo deal with Capricorn, highlighted by the 1975 Top 40 hit "My Honky Tonk Ways" and 1978's Top Ten entry "Let's Shake Hands and Come Out Lovin'. Also in 1975, he and Larry Henley collaborated on Tanya Tucker's chart-topping "Lizzie and the Rain Man"; O'Dell was a Grammy nominee again in 1986 for the Judds' smash "Mama He's Crazy. A decade later, he was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. O'Dell died in March 2018 at the age of 73. ~ Jason Ankeny
Kenny O'Dell passed away on Wednesday, March 28 at the age of 73. O'Dell (whose last name was originally Gist but changed it to his mother's middle name for pronunciation purposes) was born in Oklahoma and began writing songs when he was only 13-years-old. In 1969, he found his way to Nashville where he began working for the House of Gold publishing company. O'Dell's landed major success when Charlie Rich recorded his song "Behind Closed Doors" in 1973. O'Dell released several albums on his own in the '60s and '70s with hits like "My Honky Tonk Ways" and "Let's Shake Hands and Come Out Lovin'. This lead up to a big year in 1984 when the Judds sang "Mama He's Crazy," which became another big hit for O'Dell. He also won the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) title of Songwriter of the Year.
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|A||My Honky Tonk Ways (Stereo)
Written-By – Kenny O'Dell
|B||My Honky Tonk Ways (Mono)
Written-By – Kenny O'Dell
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Capricorn Records Inc.
- Producer – Kenny O'Dell (tracks: A)
NotesCapricorn mono/stereo dj promo - issued in plain white sleeve
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): (TTN0573)S
- Matrix / Runout (Label Side B): (TTN0573)
|CPS 0233||Kenny O'Dell||My Honky Tonk Ways (7", Single)||Capricorn Records||CPS 0233||US||1975|