Frizzell, Lefty

Frizzell, Lefty
orig. William Orville Frizzell

born March 31, 1928, Corsicana, Texas, U.S.
died July 19, 1975, Nashville, Tenn.

U.S. singer and songwriter.

He was a fan of Jimmie Rodgers from childhood. Also a semiprofessional boxer (the source of his nickname), Frizzell sang in honky-tonks and on radio in the Southwest and had his first hit with "If You've Got the Money, I've Got the Time" (1950). He had several hits over the next two years, including "Always Late (with Your Kisses)," but his last and biggest hit was "Saginaw, Michigan" (1963).

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