Categories : American rock singers American rockabilly musicians Norton Records artists births deaths 20th-century American singers American rock singer stubs. Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history. Help Learn to edit Community portal Recent changes Upload file. Knowing they were on to something, Brenda, producer Ronnie Self - So High / Ive Been There (Vinyl) Bradley and the Decca brass followed it with "I'm Sorry" Self's writer credit shared this time with Albritten, though by all accounts it was another solo creation.
Is there anyone who doesn't know what happened next? It shot to number one, a bona fide monster hit and a satisfying achievement for Self even if it wasn't his voice on the record Yet its overwhelming success set the stage for a new phase in Ronnie's career.
As Brenda Lee 's popularity increased she rivaled Connie Francis as the most successful female singer of the '60sRonnie went along for the ride, penning several more of her hits, mostly ballads: "Eventually," "Anybody But Me," "Sweet Impossible You" and another top ten in"Everybody Loves Me But You. He had a 45 release, "Houdini," on Kapp in and after a long stretch worked with another '50s rockabilly luminary, Dale Hawkinswho produced a single for the Amy label, "High on Life," recorded a few years later by Gene Vincent.
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VA - That'll Flat Coupled with his established reputation as something of a wild man and being somewhat unreliable, however, it led to his being all but barred from any major engagements, just as "Bop a Lena" was getting airplay and starting to generate sales.
No live television variety show and almost all of them were live then was willing to book him for fear that he wouldn't turn up, "Bop a Lena" stalled low on the charts and disappeared soon after. By the end ofSelf was dropped by Columbia Records. It was a year of between his final Columbia session in March of and his next one, for Decca as Ronnie Self - So High / Ive Been There (Vinyl) of a three-year contract, in the summer of He never charted a song as a recording artist during his time with Decca, but Ronnie Self - So High / Ive Been There (Vinyl) did see some success as a songwriter when Brenda Lee covered "I'm Sorry.
By the early '60s, the bottom had fallen out of his reputation, however, as his chronic alcoholism began taking its toll. Pressured by the twin responsibilities of taking care of a family and maintaining a career, he chose the career, but he couldn't keep that going properly either. He left Decca in without a hit or many prospects and was signed to the Kapp label, where he cut a pair of songs, "Houdini" Ronnie Self - So High / Ive Been There (Vinyl) "Bless My Broken Heart. An attempt to get Self onto the Amy-Mala-Bell labels fell apart in the mid-'60s.
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