Tompall Glaser

Tompall Glaser

born on 3/9/1933 in Spalding, NE, United States

died on 13/8/2013 in Nashville, TN, United States

Tompall Glaser

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Not to be confused with Tom Glazer.
Tompall Glaser

Thomas Paul "Tompall" Glaser (September 3, 1933 August 13, 2013) was an American country music artist.

Glaser was born in Spalding, Nebraska, the son of Alice Harriet Marie (née Davis) and Louis Nicholas Glaser.[1][2][3] He was raised on a farm. Active since the 1950s, he recorded as a solo artist and with his brothers Chuck and Jim in the trio Tompall & the Glaser Brothers.[1] Tompall Glaser's highest-charting solo single was Shel Silverstein's "Put Another Log on the Fire", which peaked at No. 21 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles (now Hot Country Songs) charts in 1975 and appeared with Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, and Jessi Colter on the album Wanted! The Outlaws.

Glaser died August 13, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee, aged 79, after a long illness.[4]

Solo discography

Albums

Year Album US Country
1973 Charlie
1974 Take the Singer with the Song
1975 Tompall (Sings the Songs of Shel Silverstein)
1976 The Great Tompall and His Outlaw Band 13
1977 Tompall Glaser & His Outlaw Band 38
The Wonder of It All
1986 Nights on the Borderline
1992 The Rogue
The Outlaw
2001 The Best of Tompall Glaser & the Glaser Brothers
2006 My Notorious Youth
2007 Outlaw to the Cross

Singles

Year Single Chart Positions[5] Album
US Country US Bubbling CAN Country
1973 "Bad, Bad, Bad Cowboy" 77 Charlie
1974 "Texas Law Sez" 96 Take the Singer with the Song
"Musical Chairs" 63 Tompall (Sings the Songs of Shel Silverstein)
1975 "Put Another Log on the Fire (Male Chauvinist National Anthem)" 21 3 34
1976 "T for Texas" 36 Wanted! The Outlaws
1977 "It'll Be Her" 45 Tompall Glaser & and His Outlaw Band
"It Never Crossed My Mind" 91 The Wonder of It All
1978 "Drinking Them Beers" 79

See also

  • "Streets of Baltimore"

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wolff, Kurt. [Tompall Glaser at All Music Guide Tompall Glaser biography]. Allmusic. Retrieved on 2008-04-01.
  2. http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/tennessean/obituary.aspx?pid=166478715
  3. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=116038275
  4. Associated Press. Tompall Glaser, an original Nashville outlaw, dies. Retrieved on August 13, 2013.
  5. Billboard charted singles. Mike Curb official website. Archived from the original on 2008-03-08. Retrieved on 2008-04-01.

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