“That Silver-Haired Daddy of Mine ”, a song written by Gene autry and Jimmy Long, was first recorded by Jimmy Long and Cliff Keiser for the Champion label, on December 2, 1930, and released in early 1931, to At the end of 1931 they recorded it Gene Autry & Jimmy Long, for the Perfect label and was released in January 1932. Was the first hit song of American cowboy entertainer Gene Autry, a duet with fellow railroad man, Jimmy Long, the single achieved the greatest popularity in 1935, selling 5 m
Slim Whitman recorded it for the Imperial label, on December 4, 1953, in Baltimore, MD, at the recording session Slim was accompanied by: Sugarfoot Collins, Zeb Turner, Tinker Fry, Curly Harris, Sonny Harville and O.K. Makella The song was released on December 7, 1953, and reached # 2 on the Country & Western charts, in the spring of 1954.
Slim Whitman, the recording for the Imperial label, was recorded between March 30 and 31, 1966, at RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN, in the recording session of the album, Slim was accompanied by: Harold Bradley (guitar), Bob Moore (bass), Buddy Harman (drums), Charlie McCoy (harmonica) and more unknown musicians, and The Jordanaires. With the production of Scott Turner, the song was released in June 1966. In the U.S Hot Country Songs charts, I reach number # 49.
Ottis Dewey "Slim" Whitman(January 20, 1923 – June 19, 2013), was an American country music and western music singer-songwriter and instrumentalist known for his yodeling abilities and his smooth, high, three-octave-range falsetto in a style christened as "countrypolitan". He stated that he had sold in excess of 120 million records. In the 1950s Whitman toured with Elvis Presley as the opening act.In the 1990s a new generation was exposed to Whitman through his songs featured in the film Mars At