New York, April 10th 2019
Blake Shelton has just shared the news that great Earl Thomas Conley has passed away. He is not only a country music legend but he is always one of our Tri-State legends.
According to his biography on Wikipedia , Earl Thomas Conley was born October 17, 1941) was an American country music singer-songwriter. Between 1980 and 2003, he recorded ten studio albums, including seven for the RCA Records label.
In the 1980s and into the 1990s, Conley also charted more than thirty singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, of which eighteen reached Number One. Conley’s eighteen Billboard Number One country singles during the 1980s marked the most Number One hits by any artist in any genre during that decade except for Alabama and Ronnie Milsap.
People are paying tribute to the legend on Facebook and other social media platform, here are some of the tributes posted on social media.
Tammie Evans Lord I come to you in prayer to ask you to welcome home your son, Earl Thomas Conley, give him his golden wings then send the angels who escorted him home to you to now surround his family and friends wiping their tears comforting and bringing them peace in Jesus name I ask and I pray amen.
Ann Cagle Skill I met earl Thomas Conley when he came to the club in Terrell tx in the 80’s. I was working in the office and he came and got me and seated me in front of the stage so he and his band could practice his song in front of me. I was so thrilled . Rest in peace earl Thomas Conley.