CONWAY TWITTY

COUNTRY MUSIC LEGEND

Where and when was he born?

Conway’s real name was Harold Lloyd Jenkins. He was born on September 1, 1933 in rural Friars Point, Mississippi.


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what was his life before music?


when he was 10 the family had moved to Helena, Arkansas. Conway was a great baseball player as well he was even drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies after high school. Then conway was drafted by the U.S. Army which is why he couldn't pursue his baseball career . From there his life was all about music his true love.


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what was his early years of music?

Mr. Twitty received his first guitar when he was only 4 years old. Then when he was 10 he started his first small band called the Phillips County Ramblers. conway then had his own radio show to help him boost his music career. Then Conway joined the Army and started another band there called the Cimmarons.

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what was Conways first start like in nashville?

Twitty started recording at Sun Studios with Presley, Johnny Cash and other legends like these. in 1958 Coway landed his very first number one was It's Only Make Believe. Conway started out as a rock and roll singer but went to country music which he loved. He went on to sing many songs and also did many duets with loretta lynn.


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What was Conways major accomplishments?

Conway had 55 number ones which is the 2nd most ever by anyone. He sold more than 50 million records and received over 100 major awards.

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