Wayne Carson

Induction Year: 1997

Birth Name: Wayne Carson Thompson Carson
Birth Date:
Place of Birth: Denver, CO

Discography / Career Highlights

Career Milestones:
1962 - moved to Nashville
1966 - had first #1 record with Eddy Arnold's recording of "Somebody Like Me"
1982 - Willie Nelson's recording of Carson's "Always On My Mind" went to #1 and became a classic

1982 - Grammy\Song of the Year\"Always On My Mind"
1982 - Grammy\Best Country Song\"Always On My Mind"
1982 - NSAI\Song of the Year\"Always On My Mind"
1982 - ACM\Single of the Year\"Always On My Mind"
1982 - CMA\Song of the Year\"Always On My Mind"
1983 - CMA\Song of the Year\"Always On My Mind"

Catalog Highlights:
"Always On My Mind" - Co-writer: John L. Christopher Jr., Mark James - Artists: Willie Nelson (1982), Elvis Presley (1973), Floyd Cramer, Pet Shop Boys, Stylistics

"Somebody Like Me" - Artists: Eddy Arnold (1966)

"Who's Julie" - Co-writer: Paul Roberts, David L. McEnery - Artists: Mel Tillis (1969)

"I See The Want To In Your Eyes" - Artists: Conway Twitty (1974), Gary Stewart

"She's Actin' Single (I'm Drinkin' Doubles)" - Artists: Gary Stewart (1975)

"The Letter" - Artists: Conway Twitty - Loretta Lynn (1976), Joe Cocker, Dionne Warwick, Bachman Turner Overdrive, Billy Burnette, Box Tops

"The Clown" - Co-writer: Brenda Kay Barnett, Charles Romaine Chalmers, Sandra I. Rhodes - Artists: Conway Twitty (1982)

"Drinkin' Thing" - Artists: Gary Stewart (1974)

"No Love At All" - Co-writer: Johnny Christopher - Artists: Lynn Anderson (1970), B.J. Thomas, Jan Gray

"Slide Off Of Your Satin Sheets" - Co-writer: Donn Tankersley - Artists: Johnny Paycheck (1977) - Artists: Eddy Arnold (1970), Ike and Tina Turner, Box Tops

"Tulsa" - Artists: Waylon Jennings (1971)

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