Leon Payne

Pat Patterson
Rock Rogers
Real name
Leon Roger Payne
June 15, 1917
September 11, 1969
United States
00023636698 3 works
00023706800 29 works
Country singer and songwriter given the moniker the "Blind Ballader. Payne was blind in one eye at birth and lost sight in the other in an accident in early childhood. Payne was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970,
Dennis Payne Nephew


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Covers by Leon Payne

Songs written by Leon Payne

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
Blue Side of Lonesome Leon Payne Leon Payne 1960 Covered by (25 artists)
Bracero Leon Payne Stu Phillips [CA] March 1966 Covered by (2 artists)
Call Her Your Sweetheart Leon Payne Eddy Arnold, The Tennessee Plowboy and His Guitar April 16, 1951 Covered by Frank Ifield
Close to You Leon Payne Leon Payne May 1963 Covered by Barbara Dex
For Now and Always Leon Payne Hank Snow, The Singing Ranger and The Rainbow Ranch Boys February 13, 1953 Covered by Lu Ann Simms with Percy Faith and His Orchestra
I Die Ten Thousand Times a Day Leon Payne Leon Payne September 1955 Covered by Merle Haggard and The Strangers
I Love You Because Leon Payne Leon Payne August 11, 1949 Covered by (187 artists)
It's Nothing to Me Leon Payne Loy Clingman February 1957 Covered by (14 artists)
Jim Bridger Leon Payne Johnny Horton January 1961 Covered by (5 artists)
Lost Highway Leon Payne Leon Payne 1948 Covered by (68 artists)
Lumberjack Leon Payne Leon Payne February 1957 Covered by (2 artists)
Pride Goes Before a Fall Leon Payne Jim Reeves [US] August 1962 Covered by (4 artists)
Psycho Leon Payne Eddie Noack 1968 Covered by (11 artists)
Take Me George Jones, Leon Payne George Jones & The Jones Boys June 15, 1965 Covered by (22 artists)
Teach Me to Forget Leon Payne Leon Payne April 5, 1941 Covered by (5 artists)
That Ain't It Leon Payne Rock Rogers June 1956 Covered by The Ronnie Hayward Trio
The Selfishness in Man Leon Payne George Jones January 7, 1965 Covered by (5 artists)
They'll Never Take Her Love from Me Leon Payne Leon Payne 1948 Covered by (35 artists)
Things Have Gone to Pieces Leon Payne Leon Payne 1960 Covered by (12 artists)
With Half a Heart Leon Payne Leon Payne April 1, 1960 Covered by (2 artists)
You Are the One Leon Payne Leon Payne September 1955 Covered by (8 artists)
You Can't Pick a Rose in December Leon Payne Eddie Kirk May 17, 1949 Covered by (3 artists)
You've Still Got a Place in My Heart Leon Payne Leon Payne May 14, 1950 Covered by (23 artists)


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