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Glaser in 1980
|Birth name||James William Glaser|
|Born||December 16, 1937|
Spalding, Nebraska, U.S.
|Died||April 6, 2019 81)(aged|
|Labels|| RCA Victor |
|Associated acts||Chuck Glaser|
Tompall & the Glaser Brothers
James William Glaser (December 16, 1937 – April 6, 2019) was an American country music artist. He was born in Spalding, Nebraska.
Country music, also known as country and western, and hillbilly music, is a genre of popular music that originated in the southern United States in the early 1920s. It takes its roots from genres such as folk music and blues.
Spalding is a village in Greeley County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 487 at the 2010 census.
The brother of country singers Chuck and Tompall Glaser, he performed as both a solo artist and alongside his two brothers in the group Tompall and the Glaser Brothers. His early career as a backup vocalist included a long stint with singer/songwriter Marty Robbins. Shortly before beginning his solo recording career he had two major hits as songwriter in 1964, the top 5 "What Does it Take" which was recorded by Skeeter Davis and the top 40 "Thanks a Lot for Tryin' Anyway" recorded by Liz Anderson and later covered in albums by Jan Howard and Connie Smith.
Thomas Paul "Tompall" Glaser was an American outlaw country music artist.
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Skeeter Davis was an American country music singer who sang crossover pop music songs including 1962's "The End of the World". She started out as part of the Davis Sisters as a teenager in the late 1940s, eventually landing on RCA Victor. In the late 1950s, she became a solo star.
As a solo artist, Jim Glaser recorded four studio albums, and charted several singles on the Hot Country Songs charts, including the Number One hit "You're Gettin' to Me Again".Out of his three brothers, he was the only one to have a Number One hit. He was selected by the Academy of Country Music as Best New Male Vocalist in 1984.
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"You're Gettin' to Me Again" is a song written by Pat McManus and Woody Bomar and recorded by American country music artist Jim Glaser. It was released in June 1984 as the fifth single from the album The Man in the Mirror. In September, the song was his only No. 1 hit on the Hot Country Singles charts, holding that position for one week, and spending twenty one weeks on this chart. The song peaked at number three on the Canadian country music charts published by RPM.
The Academy of Country Music(ACM) was founded in 1964 in Los Angeles, California as the Country & Western Music Academy. Among the founders were Eddie Miller, Tommy Wiggins, and Mickey and Chris Christensen. They wanted to promote country music in the western 13 states with the support of artists based on the West Coast. Artists such as Johnny Bond, Glen Campbell, Merle Haggard, Roger Miller and others influenced them. A board of directors was formed to govern the academy in 1965.
Glaser died of a heart attack on April 6, 2019, at the age of 81.
|1983||Man in the Mirror||16||Noble Vision|
|1984||Past the Point of No Return||40|
|1985||Everybody Knows I'm Yours||49|
|2004||Me and My Dream||Solitaire|
|US Country||CAN Country|
|1968||"God Help You Woman"||32||24||singles only|
|1969||"Please Take Me Back"||40||—|
|"I'm Not Through Loving You"||52||—|
|1973||"I See His Love All Over You"||67||—|
|1974||"Fool Passin' Through"||68||—|
|"Forgettin' 'Bout You"||51||—|
|1975||"One, Two, Three (Never Gonna Fall in Love Again)"||88||—|
|1976||"She's Free But She's Not Easy"||66||—|
|1977||"Chasin' My Tail"||88||—|
|"Don't Let My Love Stand in Your Way"||86||—|
|1983||"When You're Not a Lady"||16||—||The Man in the Mirror|
|"You Got Me Running"||28||—|
|"The Man in the Mirror"||17||—|
|1984||"If I Could Only Dance with You"||10||10|
|"You're Gettin' to Me Again"||1||3|
|"Let Me Down Easy"||16||33|
|1985||"I'll Be Your Fool Tonight"||54||—||Past the Point of No Return|
|"In Another Minute"||27||—|
|1986||"If I Don't Love You"||53||—|
|"The Lights of Albuquerque"||40||—||Everybody Knows I'm Yours|
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Tompall & the Glaser Brothers were an American country music group composed of three brothers: Chuck February 27, 1936, Jim December 16, 1937 – April 6 2019, and Tompall September 3, 1933 – August 13, 2013. The trio were the sons of Alice Marie Harriet Davis Glaser and Louis Nicholas Glaser of Spalding, Nebraska. The Glaser Brothers started singing together at country fairs and contests in and around the Spalding area when they were preteens. In 1957 the group got their big break when they appeared on the Arthur Godfrey's Talent Show and attracted the attention of several well known country stars, including Marty Robbins. Robbins quickly signed them as backup singers on his albums and as solo artists on his record label. The brother's first single "Five Penny Nickel" was released in 1958 on Robbin's Records.
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