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Lefty Frizzell (1928–1975)

Lefty Frizzell was born on March 31, 1928 in Corsicana, Texas, USA as William Orville Frizzell. He was married to Alice Harper. He died on July 19, 1975 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. See full bio »

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 2013 The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Corb Lund (2013) ... (writer: "If You've Got the Money, I've Got the Time" - uncredited)
 2012 Deuce and a Quarter (Short) (performer: "Signed, Sealed and Delivered")
 2011 CMT: 40 Greatest Love Songs (TV Movie) (writer: "That's The Way Love Goes")
 2009 The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia (Documentary) (performer: "Sick, Sober, and Sorry")
 2003 Northfork (performer: "Always Late (With Your Kisses)" (1951)) / (writer: "Always Late (With Your Kisses)" (1951))
 2002 Ken Park (writer: "Mom and Dad's Waltz")
 1997 Traveller (writer: "I'll Love You a Thousand Ways", "If You've Got the Money (I've Got the Time)")
 1996 Bastard Out of Carolina (performer: "I Want To Be With You Always") / (writer: "I Want To Be With You Always")
 1994 Pontiac Moon (writer: "IF YOU'VE GOT THE MONEY, I'VE GOT THE TIME")
 1993 The Beverly Hillbillies (writer: "IF YOU'VE GOT THE MONEY I'VE GOT THE TIME")
 1992 Another Girl Another Planet (performer: "Long Black Veil")
 1987 Nadine (performer: "IF YOU'VE GOT THE MONEY, I'VE GOT THE TIME") / (writer: "IF YOU'VE GOT THE MONEY, I'VE GOT THE TIME")
 1983 Tender Mercies (writer: "It Hurts to Face Reality")
 1971 The Last Picture Show (performer: "Give Me More, More of Your Kisses" - uncredited) / (writer: "Give Me More, More of Your Kisses" - uncredited)
 1967 The Road to Nashville (performer: "I love you a thousand ways") / (writer: "I love you a thousand ways")
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Other Works:

Album: "The Legendary Lefty Frizzell" (1974) See more »

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Personal Quote:

"I'm not really a lazy guy, but I got tired of holding high notes for a long time. Instead of straining, I just let it roll down and it felt good to me." - commenting about his singing style. See more »


He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6927 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California. See more »


Gibson SJ-200 with modified Bigsby neck with his name on a custom pickguard See more »

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