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Fred Foster

Fred Foster
Real name
Fred Luther Foster
Born
July 26, 1931
Died
February 20, 2019
Country
United States
IPI
00010594217 11 works
Affiliation
BMI
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Songwriter, record producer and co-founder of Monument. Foster helped launch the careers of Roy Orbison, Dolly Parton, Kris Kristofferson, Billy Joe Shaver, Billy Grammer, Jeannie Seely, Boots Randolph, Tony Joe White, Henson Cargill, Arthur Alexander, Larry Gatlin and The Gatlin Brothers and Robert Mitchum. In addition he also produced Ray Price, Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Ray Stevens, Al Hirt, Billy Walker, Grandpa Jones, Joe Simon, Arthur Smith, Fran Jeffries, Ivory Joe Hunter and The Velvets.
He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2016.

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