COUNTRY SINGER EARL THOMAS CONLEY DIES
Country singer Earl Thomas Conley, who had 18 number one hits and influenced dozens of artists has passed away. Conley, 77, died Wednesday in Nashville where he had been in hospice care. Conley topped the charts in the 1980’s with hit songs including “Holding Her and Loving You,” “What I’d Say” and “Right From the Start” Conley was born in Portsmouth, Ohio, in 1941 and was the third of eight children. Throughout his career, he release 10 albums and had more than 30 songs on Billboard’s Country Songs chart.