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Lorrie Morgan

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Biography

Although she spent most of her life singing, Lorrie Morgan didn't become a star until the early '90s, when she scored a string of Top Ten country hits. Born Loretta Lynn Morgan, she was the daughter of Grand Ole Opry star George Morgan and made her professional debut at age 13 on the Opry, where her rendition of "Paper Roses" received a standing ovation. When her father died in 1975, she took over his band and began leading the group through various club gigs. Within a few years, she disbanded the group, and in 1977, she went on to play with the Little Roy Wiggins band. She then became a receptionist and demo singer at Acuff-Rose, where she also wrote songs. In 1978, she had one minor hit single; the following year another minor hit with "I'm Completely Satisfied," an electronically dubbed duet with her late father. She began touring Nashville nightclubs and opened for a number of acts, including Jack Greene, Billy Thunderkloud, and Jeanie Seely. She also toured as a duet partner with George Jones and spent two years as part of the Opryland USA bluegrass show and as a guest singer on TNN's Nashville Now. In 1984, Morgan scored a minor hit with "Don't Go Changing." That year she became the youngest singer ever to join the Grand Ole Opry. She married Keith Whitley in 1986 and two years later had a Top 20 hit, "Trainwreck of Emotion." Morgan's popularity was blossoming and she had just scored a major hit with "Dear Me" when Whitley died suddenly in 1989. Though devastated, Morgan continued to work, and that year her album Leave the Light On went gold. In 1990 she had her first number one single, "Five Minutes," along with several other Top Ten hits. Something in Red, her second album, was released in 1991; it went platinum and spawned the number one single "What Part of No." Morgan's third album, Watch Me, was released in 1992; Merry Christmas From London (1993) and War Paint (1994) followed before she issued her Greatest Hits in 1995. She released her fifth studio album, Greater Need, in 1996; Secret Love followed two years later. In 1999, Morgan returned with My Heart; the hits collection Side by Side appeared the following spring. I Finally Found Someone, featuring a duet with Sammy Kershaw, was released in spring 2001. Morgan moved to indie status with 2004's Show Me How, which was released on Image Entertainment. Five years later, she released A Moment in Time, which peaked at 40 on Billboard's Country charts. She teamed up with Pam Tillis for Dos Divas in 2013, and in 2016, Morgan signed with Shanachie for Letting Go...Slow. A year later, she again paired with Tillis for their second collaboration, Come See Me & Come Lonely. ~ Sandra Brennan
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    Popularity
  2.   What Part of No
  3.   Watch Me
  4.   Except for Monday
  5.   Sleigh Ride
  6.   My Favorite Things
  7.   Something in Red
  8.   A Christmas Festival Medley: Jingle Bells/God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen by Tammy Wynette
  9.   Toyland
  10.   O Holy Night
  11.   Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
  12.   Ave Maria
  13.   Five Minutes
  14.   I Didn't Know My Own Strength
  15.   Autumn's Not That Cold
  16.   Good as I Was to You
  17.   A Picture of Me (Without You)
  18.   Out of Your Shoes
  19.   Borrowed Angel
  20.   Dear Me
  21.   I Finally Found Someone
  22.   After the Fire is Gone
  23.   If I Cry
  24.   Back in Your Arms Again
  25.   Is It Raining at Your House
  26.   Lovin' On Backstreets
  27.   Easy Lovin'
  28.   Break It To Me Gently
  29.   The Hard Part Was Easy
  30.   The Color of Roses
  31.   It's Too Late (To Love Me Now)
  32.   If You Came Back from Heaven
  33.   I Can Count on You
  34.   I Can Buy My Own Roses
  35.   Harper Valley PTA
  36.   Don't Touch Me
  37.   Blue Snowfall by Johnny Mathis
  38.   If I Didn't Love You
  39.   The Wedding
  40.   1-800-Used to Be
  41.   I Went Crazy for Awhile
  42.   Ain't It Just Like Me
  43.   Mirror, Mirror
  44.   Don't Worry Baby
  45.   I'm Always On a Mountain When I Fall
  46.   Cry
  47.   Whoop-De-Do
  48.   What a Wonderful World
  49.   War Paint
  50.   Used
  51.   Trainwreck of Emotion
  52.   Standing Tall
  53.   She Walked Beside the Wagon
  54.   My Night to Howl
  55.   I'll Take the Memories
  56.   I Love How You Love Me
  57.   I Just Might Be
  58.   I Guess You Had to Be There
  59.   Help Me Make It Through the Night
  60.   Heart Over Mind
  61.   Half Enough
  62.   Gonna Leave the Light On
  63.   Go Away
  64.   Evening Up the Odds
  65.   Do You Still Wanna Buy Me That Drink (Frank)
  66.   Diamonds from a Willow Tree
  67.   By My Side
  68.   Audio Interview With Lorrie Morgan
  69.   A Good Year for the Roses by Sammy Kershaw
  70.   Bombshell
  71.   Us Girls
  72.   Good Morning Heartache
  73.   Angel
  74.   Don't Stop in My World
  75.   Who Do You Know in California
  76.   Don't Go Changing
  77.   Slow
  78.   Ode to Billie Joe
  79.   California Quake
  80.   Cleanin' out My Closet
  81.   Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow
  82.   Stuck On You
  83.   How Does It Feel
  84.   He Loves Me All the Way
  85.   Please Mr. Please
  86.   Love Is Fair
  87.   The Sad Café
  88.   We Both Walk
  89.   Up on Santa Claus Mountain
  90.   That's Where I'll Be
  91.   Tell Me I'm Only Dreaming
  92.   Sugar
  93.   Soldier of Love
  94.   Secret Love
  95.   Say the Part About I Love You
  96.   Sad City
  97.   Reading My Heart
  98.   One Less Monkey
  99.   Little Snow Girl by Andy Williams
  100.   I Must Be Gettin' Older
  101.   I Can't Think of Anything But You
  102.   He Drinks Tequila
  103.   From This Moment On
  104.   Fly Me to the Moon
  105.   The First Few Days of Love
  106.   Exit 99
  107.   Easy Love
  108.   Big Time
  109.   Be My Reason
  110.   Back Among the Living
  111.   Another Winter Without You
  112.   3 Seconds
  113.   29 Again
  114.   Someday We'll Be Together
  115.   Two People in Love
  116.   You're Getting to Me Again
  117.   Shakin' Things Up
  118.   Here Comes My Baby
  119.   Charlie and Betty
  120.   Bass Solo
  121.   Spilt Milk
  122.   I Walk Alone
  123.   Show Me How
  124.   The Wind Blows
  125.   The Color Of The Roses
  126.   The Next One
  127.   In for Rain
  128.   Far Side of the Bed
  129.   Lonely Whiskey
  130.   Loving You Could Never Be Better
  131.   Women Thing
  132.   Strange
  133.   By the Time I Get To Phoenix
  134.   Wherever You Are Tonight
  135.   Making Love for the First Time
  136.   That's What Friends Are For
  137.   'Til a Tear Becomes a Rose
  138.   Take Me to Your World
  139.   What I'd Say
  140.   I've Done Enough Dying Today
  141.   Wine Me Up
  142.   Leavin' On Your Mind
  143.   Are You Lonesome Tonight?
  144.   Alright I'll Sign the Papers
  145.   'til I Get It Right
  146.   She's Takin' Him Back Again
  147.   Rocks
  148.   One of Those Nights Tonight
  149.   I Don't Care
  150.   He Talks to Me
  151.   Eight Days a Week
  152.   Candy Kisses
  153.   Ain't Got Time to Rock No Baby
  154.   Let It Be Yesterday
  155.   Jesus & Hairspray
  156.   Ain't No Sunshine
  157.   Till I Can Make It on My Own
  158.   Love Letters
  159.   Lay Lady Lay
  160.   Can't Get Enough
  161.   Something About Trains
  162.   Barely Gettin' By
  163.   Misty Blue
  164.   Leaving' on Your Mind
  165.   To Get to You
  166.   You Are So Beautiful
  167.   Steppin' Stones
  168.   Very Marilyn
  169.   Hopelessly Yours
  170.   Wrapped up in Love
  171.   I'd Even Move from Venus
  172.   Take You Down
  173.   Merry Christmas to Me
  174.   Greater Need
  175.   Tears on My Pillow
  176.   Dangerously Blue
  177.   Crying Time
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