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Leon Ashley

December 9, 1975 OH4 48 min.


Country music songwriter, recording artist, and owner of an independent recording label. Born May 18, 1936. Career most active during the 1960s. Songwriting credits include “Laura (What’s He Got That I Ain’t Got).”

Interview Summary

1975 December 9
(48 minutes)
Singer-songwriter Leon Ashley recalls highlights of his career. Discussion includes the development of his musical career; his involvement in the radio business; his own record label; and his songwriting, including “Laura” and “Flower of Love.”

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