Crystal Chandelier" (more commonly known as Crystal Chandeliers) is a 1965 Country song written by Ted Harris and popularized by Charley Pride. The original rendition was sung by Carl Belew. His version reached number 12 on the . Billboard Country chart. It was the first of three charting singles from Belew's eighth studio album, Twelve Shades of Belew.
All the great songs and lyrics from the "Twelve Shades of Belew" album ont he Web's largest and most authoritative lyrics resource. Carl Robert Belew (April 21, 1931 – October 31, 1990) was an American country music singer and songwriter. Belew recorded for Decca, RCA Victor, and MCA in the 1950s through 1970s, charting 11 times on Hot Country Songs. He also wrote singles for Johnnie & Jack, Eddy Arnold, Jim Reeves, and others.
Carl Robert Belew (April 21, 1931 – October 31, 1990) was an American country music singer and songwriter. Born in Salina, Oklahoma, Belew's musical career began in the 1950s when he performed on the Louisiana Hayride.
Watch the video for Grandma's Patchwork Quilt from Carl Belew's Twelve Shades of Belew for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. This bio is a short summary of the album liner written by Ralph Emery for Carl's self titled album "Carl Belew", Decca DL74074. Carl was born in Salina, Oklahoma April 21, 1931. In the mid fifties he won an amateur contest in Pasadena, California which led to a recording contract with Decca Records and started singing professionally. He was on the Louisiana Ha. ead.
Carl Belew released it on the album Twelve Shades of Belew in 1967. It was covered by Carl Belew and Ernest Tubb. SecondHandSongs is building the most comprehensive source of cover song information.
Single by Carl Belew. from the album Twelve Shades of Belew. Lonely Hearts Do Foolish Things". Both Carl Belew and Vic Dana recorded the song under the title "Crystal Chandelier," however, all further covers used the title: Crystal Chandeliers in the plural, reflecting what is said in the lyrics. Charley Pride covered "Crystal Chandeliers" in 1967; the song was included on his number-one selling album, The Country Way. It was produced by Chet Atkins, who had also produced Belew's original rendition. Pride's version became an instant hit, and received heavy airplay by Country radio stations