George Hege Hamilton IV (July 19, 1937 – September 17, 2014) was an American country musician. He began performing in the late 1950s as a teen idol, switching to country music in the early 1960s. Hamilton was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, on July 19, 1937. While a 19-year-old student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Hamilton recorded "A Rose and a Baby Ruth" for a Chapel Hill record label, Colonial Records
LSA 3024, (LSP 4435). George Hamilton IV. Down Home In The Country (LP, Album). RCA Victor, RCA Victor. LSA 3024, (LSP 4435).
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Down Home in the Country is supposedly George Hamilton IV's bow to traditional country music after years of making teen idol pop and light country-folk, but in reality, the album is no different from his '60s recordings. In a few cases it is exactly what he was doing in the '60s: "The Little Grave" is a re-recording of a song he originally cut in 1963, while "If You Don't Know I Ain't Gonna Tell You" and "I've Got a Secret" are his third recordings of those songs! The Kris Kristofferson staples "Me.
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But George IV was most at-home "Picking & Singing" his "Folk-Country" Music in a "Down Home", "Porch Pickin'" Presentation. He often referred to his Musical Style as being "Folksy" and gave that title to his 1967 RCA Album "FOLKSY" which was an eclectic mix of Folk-Country recordings, including two of George IV's biggest "Hits": his recordings of Joni Mitchell's "Urge For Going" and John D. Loudermilk's "Break My Mind" youtube. The George Hamilton IV Memorial "Folksy Music Festival". 14 December 2017 ·. Merry Christmas Y'all! Here's George Hamilton IV's final "Christmas In The Country" Concert from Dec.
George Hamilton IV sits down for an interview on April 3, 1974. Frank Empson, The Tennessean. George Hamilton IV talks with Jo Walker, Country Music Association executive director, in the CMA offices on April 3, 1974. George is a student and a good listener," Gordon Lightfoot told Deke Dickerson, in a conversation recounted in the liner notes to the three-disc Bear Family Records collection "George Hamilton IV: My North Country Home. He's just a kind, generous person. I just love the way that George did all my songs. Politics and religion. Mr. Hamilton was the rare country star to actively support progressive politicians in the 1960s, and his abiding Christian faith led was the bedrock of his belief in civil rights and racial equality.
Country music star George Hamilton IV died at a Nashville hospital following a heart attack, the Grand Ole Opry said in a press release. People we lost in 2014 – Skye McCole Bartusiak, who played Mel Gibson's youngest daughter in "The Patriot," died July 19, at her home in Houston, her mother said Sunday. She was 21. While investigators didn't immediately determine a cause of death, Bartusiak had been suffering from epileptic seizures, according to her mother.