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Sonny James (I) (1928–2016)

Sonny James was born on May 1, 1928 in Hackleburg, Alabama, USA as James Hugh Loden. He was married to Doris Shrode. He died on February 22, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Slap Shot
Slap Shot Soundtrack
(1977)
Hee Haw
Hee Haw Himself - Guest / Himself
(1969-1981)
Young Ones
Young Ones Soundtrack
(2014)
Nashville Rebel
Nashville Rebel Himself
(1966)

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 2014 Young Ones (performer: "Young Love")
 2008 The Sweet Lady with the Nasty Voice (Documentary) (writer: "Right Or Wrong")
 2007 Opry Video Classics: Love Ballads (Video) (performer: "Young Love")
 2007 Opry Video Classics: Songs That Topped the Charts (Video) (performer: "You're the Only World I Know") / (writer: "You're the Only World I Know")
 1996 A Holiday for Love (TV Movie) (writer: "CHRISTMAS IN MY HOMETOWN")
 1995 Kleptomania (writer: "You're the Only World I Know")
 1993 Lipstick on Your Collar (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (1993) ... (performer: "Young Love")
 1977 Slap Shot (performer: "A LITTLE BIT SOUTH OF SASKATOON") / (writer: "A LITTLE BIT SOUTH OF SASKATOON")
 1971 The Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- History of Country Music: Part 2 (1971) ... (performer: "Endlessly")
 1967 Hillbillys in a Haunted House (performer: "The Cat Came Back", "The Minute You're Gone" - uncredited)
 1966 Las Vegas Hillbillys (performer: "WHAT MAKES A MAN WANDER", "I'LL KEEP HOLDING ON", "TRUE LOVE'S A BLESSING" - uncredited)
 1966 Nashville Rebel (performer: "Do What You Do, Do Well", "Take Good Care of Her")
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Trivia:

Country music singer/songwriter/guitarist. See more »

Nickname:

The Southern Gentleman

Star Sign:

Taurus

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