Ray Price. All The Way / Bummin' Around

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This 45 was released in 1985 on Step One Records by Ray Price. The A side is All The Way and of course the B side is Bummin' Around.

This 45 rpm record was released by Ray Price on Step One Records in 1985. The A Side is All The Way and the flip or B side is Bummin' Around.

Ray Price was born in 1926. He was a country music singer, songwriter and guitarist. Known for his wide ranging baritone, as a matter of fact he is regarded as one of the best male voices in country music. Price was elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1996. Price continued to tour and perform into his mid-eighties. 

In the early 1950's Price relocated to Nashville. He actually was rooming for a short while with Hank Williams. When Williams died, Price managed his band, the Drifting Cowboys having some minor success. Price was the first artist to have a success with the song Release Me in 1954, that song became a top five popular music hit for Engelbert Humperdinck in 1967.  

In 1953, Price formed his band, the Cherokee Cowboys. Among its members during the late 1950s and early 1960s were;  Roger Miller, Willie Nelson, Darrell McCall, Van Howard, Johnny Paycheck, Johnny Bush and Buddy Emmons. Miller wrote one of Ray Price's classics in 1958, "Invitation to the Blues", and sang harmony on the recording. Additionally, Nelson composed the Ray Price song "Night Life".

This record is in very good condition.