Country Music Publisher Al Gallico Dead At 88
May 22, 2008 at 7:54 AM (PT)
ALL ACCESS sends prayers and condolences to the family of Country music publisher AL GALLICO, who passed away last week of respiratory failure at the age of 88.
AL's companies published songs like "Stand By Your Man," "Almost Persuaded," "The Most Beautiful Girl" and "The House Of The Rising Sun." He discovered Country singer DONNA FARGO and published her hit "The Happiest Girl (In The Whole U.S.A.)." He also managed JOE STAMPLEY and helped secure record deals for JOHN ANDERSON, DAVID HOUSTON, BECKY HOBBS and BIG AL DOWNING.
Services are being held today in LOS ANGELES, and a NASHVILLE memorial service will be held at a later date. For more on this story, click here.