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Johnny Wright (I) (1914–2011)

Johnny Wright was born on May 13, 1914 in Mount Juliet, Tennessee, USA as Johnnie Robert Wright Jr. He was married to Kitty Wells. He died on September 27, 2011 in Madison, Tennessee. See full bio »

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 2010 The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kitty Wells (2010) ... (writer: "Ashes of Love")
 1998 A Bright Shining Lie (TV Movie) (performer: "Hello Vietnam")
 1987 Full Metal Jacket (performer: "Hello Vietnam")
 1975 God's Bloody Acre (writer: "Ashes Of Love" - as Johnnie Wright)
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 2010 The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series)
- Kitty Wells (2010) ... Himself
 1996 America's Music: The Roots of Country (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself (1996)
 1984 Austin City Limits (TV Series documentary)
- Kitty Wells/Faron Young (1984) ... Himself
 1967 The Road to Nashville
 1967 The Porter Wagoner Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 3 June 1967 (1967) ... Himself

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Originally billed as Johnnie Wright [of Johnnie and Jack, the country music singing duo], he changed the spelling to Johnny after the death of his partner Jack Anglin - who was married to Wright's sister - in a car crash while on the way to the funeral of Patsy Cline in 1963. See more »

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