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Mickey Gilley

Country western star Mickey Gilley was born on March 9, 1936 in Natchez, Mississippi, the cousin of future rockabilly legend Jerry Lee Lewis and disgraced televangelist Jimmy Swaggart. In their childhood, all three would play the piano together when they got together and sing gospel and boogie-woogie songs. After Lewis became a chart-topper in the... See full bio »

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Urban Cowboy
Urban Cowboy Himself
(1980)
Gilley's Place
(2012)
Tabu
Tabu Soundtrack
(2012)

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 2012/I Tabu (performer: "Lonely Wine")
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game) (performer: "Make The World Go Away")
 2001 What They Wanted, What They Got (Short) (performer: "SEE SEE RIDER")
 1995 Gordy (performer: "Y'all Come")
 1985 Torchlight (performer: "A Headache Tomorrow (or a Heartache Tonight)")
 1983 Tough Enough (performer: "Don't Let Me Dream Alone", "I Was Born a Dreamer" (uncredited))
 1983 CHiPs (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Country Action (1983) ... (performer: "Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys" (Uncredited), "Texas Heartache Number One" (Uncredited))
 1980 Urban Cowboy (performer: "Stand by Me", "Here Comes The Hurt Again", "Rockin' My Life Away", "Jukebox Argument", "Mamma's Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys")
 1979 13th Annual Music City News Awards (TV Special) (performer: "All The Girls Get Prettier At Closing Time")
 1975 9th Annual Country Music Association Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Bouquet of Roses", "How I Love Them Old Songs")
 1974 The Porter Wagoner Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Mickey Gilley (1974) ... (performer: "Room Full of Roses", "She Called Me Baby")
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Many of his No. 1 hits, including the first four, were all cover versions of older country and pop hits -- "Room Full of Roses" and "I Overlooked an Orchid" (1974); "City Lights" and "Window Up Above" (1975); "Bring it on Home to Me" (1976); "True Love Ways" and "Stand By Me" (1980); "You Don't Know Me" (1981); and "Talk to Me" (1983). Two other hits, "You Really Got a Hold on Me" and "Candy Man"... See more »

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