Merle Kilgore bio

Birth Name: Merle Kilgore

Occupation: Country Singer

Place Of Birth: Oklahoma

Date Of Birth: August 9, 1934

Date Of Death: February 6, 2005

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Not available

Merle Kilgore was born on the 9th of August, 1934. He was popular for being a Country Singer. Award-winning country singer-songwriter and manager who helped Hank Williams Jr. run his performing business.

Merle Kilgore was born in Oklahoma. He attended Louisiana Tech University as a young man. His first songwriting hit was “More and More,” which went to #1 and was performed by Webb Pierce . He teamed up with June Carter to write Johnny Cash’s classic single “Ring of Fire.”

Merle Kilgore was a Leo and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Merle Kilgore was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Merle Kilgore is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Merle Kilgore’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Merle Kilgore’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Merle Kilgore kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Merle Kilgore was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Merle Kilgore
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Merle Kilgore was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Merle Kilgore was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Merle Kilgore had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Merle Kilgore’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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