Legendary Country Music Songwriter Red Lane Living in a DC-8 Jet Plane | RedCowHills




Red Lane has been composing bluesy, deeply personal country classics for over four decades, penning hits for Eddy ArnoldWaylon JenningsWillie NelsonConway Twitty and Faron Young. Throughout the 1970s and ’80s Lane wrote classics such as “’Til I Get It Right” (Tammy Wynette), “The World Needs a Melody” (The Carter Family with Johnny Cash), “Miss Emily’s Picture” (John Conlee) and “New Looks from an Old Lover” (B.J. Thomas). Lane also collaborated with Dottie West (“Country Girl”) and Merle Haggard (“My Own Kind of Hat”). More recently, his songs have been recorded by George Strait (“Tell Me Something Bad about Tulsa”) and Lee Ann Womack (“He’ll Be Back”).

Lane is also a highly regarded session guitarist who has contributed to classic recordings byBobby BareClarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Cash, Haggard, Nelson, Billy Joe ShaverKeith Whitley and more.



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