Harvie June Van

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Harvie June Van
Born (1940-03-02)March 2, 1940
Origin Monterey, Tennessee, United States
Genres Country, Hillbilly
Occupations Singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1956–1970

Harvie June Van (March 2, 1940) is country music singer. She was born in Monterey, Tennessee.[1] She first broke into the music scene in 1954 when she was only 13 by Syd Nathan of King Records.[2] She came from a family of musicians, and her father had a local radio show in Ohio.[2]

Personal life[edit]

She married her manager Bob Ferguson who would later become a RCA Record Producer and Executive. They would adopt two Native American children. Harvie would later divorce him. Today she lives in the Nashville area.

Singles[edit]

  • Can Can Skirt/My Sins Of Yesterday; single #1369 (1954)
  • Lights Are Growing Dim/I'm Just Not That Kind; single #1387 (1955[3])
  • Mama Don't Chase My Love Away/Don't Offer Me The Stars; single #1482 (1955[3])
  • False Or True/I Found Out; King #1497 (1955[3])
  • Dasher (1962)
  • Johnny Darling/Little Wodden Man
  • The Butcher Boy/Leaving Woman Blues (1959[4])
  • When You Are Here/Poorwildwood Flower; RCA Victor #7668 (1959) Written by Bob Ferguson, Produced by Chet Atkins
  • Natividad/Dasher (1967)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hillbilly-Music.com. "Harvie June Van". Retrieved 2011-01-03. 
  2. ^ a b "1. SONGS WRITTEN BY JOHN D. LOUDERMILK". Retrieved 2011-01-03. 
  3. ^ a b c "Singles Discography for Quality Records - CA - King series". Retrieved 2011-01-03. 
  4. ^ The Billboard. August 3, 1959. p. 24. Retrieved 2011-01-03.