Dick Thomas (singer)

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Dick Thomas
Birth name Richard Thomas Goldhahn[1]
Born (1915-09-04)September 4, 1915
Origin Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died November 22, 2003(2003-11-22) (aged 88)
Genres Country
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, singing cowboy
Instruments Vocals, fiddle
Years active 1945–1953
Labels Musicraft, National, Decca
Associated acts Ray C. Freedman

Richard Thomas Goldhahn (September 4, 1915 – November 22, 2003), known professionally as Dick Thomas, was an American singing cowboy and actor. He was best known for his 1945 single "Sioux City Sue," a Number One country hit and No. 16 pop hit that year which later became a country music standard and was included in a Gene Autry movie.[2] Thomas was married to the former Maria McGarrigan from 1935 to her death in 1989. They had four sons and two daughters.[2]

Discography[edit]

Year Song Peak chart positions[1]
US Country US
1945 "Sioux City Sue" 1 16
"Honestly" 4
1948 "The Beaut from Butte" 13
1949 "The Sister of Sioux City Sue" 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 417. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ a b "Dick Thomas". The Independent. 2003-12-23. Retrieved 2009-11-03. 

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