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Conway Twitty
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Background information
Birth name Harold Lloyd Jenkins
Born (1933-09-01)September 1, 1933
Origin Friars Point, Mississippi, U.S.
Died June 5, 1993(1993-06-05) (aged 59)
Springfield, Missouri, U.S.
Genres Country, rock and roll
Occupation(s) Singer/Songwriter
Instruments vocals, guitar
Years active 1955 – 1993
Labels MCA, Elektra, MGM, Decca
Associated acts Loretta Lynn, Sam Moore, Jerry Lee Lewis

Conway Twitty (born Harold Lloyd Jenkins; September 1, 1933June 5, 1993) was an American country music singer.

Twitty held the record for the most number one singles of any act with 55 No. 1 Billboard country hits until 2006 when George Strait broke his record.

Twitty is a former member of the Grand Ole Opry and was inducted into the Country Music and the Rockabilly Halls of Fame.

He died on June 5, 1993 at Cox House Hospital in Springfield, Missouri, as a result of abdominal aortic aneurysm.


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