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Porter Wagoner (1927–2007)

Porter Wagoner was born on August 12, 1927 in West Plains, Missouri, USA as Porter Wayne Wagoner. He was married to Ruth Olive Williams and Velma Johnson. He died on October 28, 2007 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Porter Wagoner Show Himself - Host
Nebraska Soundtrack


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 2019 A.P. Bio (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Ride the Ram (2019) ... (performer: "The Fire That Keeps You Warm" - uncredited)
 2014 The Heart of Country: How Nashville Became Music City USA (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Holding on to Nothing")
 2014 Dolly: A Collection of Hits & Duets (Video) (performer: "Holding on to Nothin'", "Jeannie's Afraid Of The Dark", "Milwaukee, Here I Come", "Malena", "The Right Combination", "Ten-Four-Over And Out", "The Last Thing On My Mind", "Just Someone I Used To Know", "Run That By Me One More Time", "We Found It", "Lost Forever in Your Kiss", "Her And The Car And The Mobile Home", "The Pain Of Loving You", "That's When Love Will Mean Most", "Daddy Was an Old Time Preacher Man") / (writer: "The Right Combination", "Ten-Four-Over And Out", "We Found It", "The Pain Of Loving You", "That's When Love Will Mean Most")
 2013 Nebraska (performer: "I Thought I Heard You Calling My Name")
 2013 The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mandy Barnett (2013) ... (writer: "Trademark" - uncredited)
 2011 Headline Country (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 18 June 2011 (2011) ... (writer: "The Pain of Loving You")
 2011 Opry Memories (TV Movie) (performer: "Holding On To Nothin'")
 2009 Charlie Rose (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 24 August 2009 (2009) ... (performer: "Foggy Mountain Top")
- Dolly Parton (2009) ... (performer: "Foggy Mountain Top")
 2009 Revealed (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Dolly Parton (2009) ... (performer: "The Last Thing On My Mind")
 2009/I Nothing Personal (writer: "Rubber Room")
 2007 Opry Video Classics: Duets (Video) (performer: "Holding On to Nothin'", "If Teardrops Were Pennies")
 2007 Opry Video Classics: Honky-Tonk Heroes (Video) (performer: "Misery Loves Company")
 2007 Opry Video Classics: Songs That Topped the Charts (Video) (performer: "A Satisfied Mind")
 2007 Opry Video Classics: The Hall of Fame (Video) (performer: "Green, Green Grass of Home")
  Friday Night Lights (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Are You Ready for Friday Night? (2007) ... (performer: "Pick Me Up On Your Way Down" - uncredited) / (writer: "Pick Me Up On Your Way Down" - uncredited)
  Grand Ole Opry (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1995 - 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Porter Wagoner's 50th Anniversary Celebration (2007) ... (performer: "Eleven Cent Cotton", "I Found a Man", "Committed to Parkview", "I Will Always Love You", "Just Someone I Used to Know") / (writer: "I Found a Man")
- Episode dated 26 August 1995 (1995) ... (performer: "I Will Always Love You")
 2007 Dolly Parton & Friends (Video) (performer: "Foggy Mountain Top")
 2006 The Early Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 20 December 2006 (2006) ... (performer: "Please Don't Stop Loving Me")
 2005 Shakespeare Was a Big George Jones Fan: 'Cowboy' Jack Clement's Home Movies (Documentary) (performer: "Just Someone I Used To Know")
 2003 Dolly Parton: Platinum Blonde (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "It's My Time") / (writer: "Lonely Comin' Down")
 1999 Bravo Profiles (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Dolly Parton: Diamond in a Rhinestone World (1999) ... (performer: "The Last Thing On My Mind")
 1998 Top Ten (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Country (1998) ... (performer: "Run That By Me One More Time")
 1997 Company's Comin': A Tribute to Porter Wagoner (TV Special) (performer: "Company's Comin'", "The Last Thing On My Mind", "In The Shade Of The Family Tree")
 1996 The People vs. Larry Flynt (performer: "A Satisfied Mind")
 1995 Evelyn Hamann's Geschichten aus dem Leben (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Im Schleudergang/Alle Jahre wieder (1995) ... (writer: "Washday Blues" - uncredited)
 1994 Dateline NBC (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.2 (1994) ... (performer: "Together Always", "Just Someone I Used to Know")
 1992 Hobo (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Life Rides a Train")
  Dolly (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1988) (performer - 1 episode, 1988)
- Nashville Memories (1988) ... (performer: "We Found It", "The Black Draught Theme", "Ole Slew Foot", "The Last Thing On My Mind/Fight and Scratch/Holdin' On to Nothing/Daddy Was An Old Time Preacher Man Medley") / (writer: "We Found It")
- Episode #1.11 (1988) ... (writer: "The Pain of Loving You")
 1982 The Barbara Walters Summer Special (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 14 December 1982 (1982) ... (performer: "Daddy Was An Old Time Preacher Man")
  The Porter Wagoner Show (TV Series) (1 episode, 1981) (performer - 169 episodes, 1961 - 1981) (writer - 47 episodes, 1971 - 1976)
- T.G. Sheppard (1981) ... (and Make Yourself At Home", "Life's Railway to Heaven", (performer: "Come On In)
- Ronnie McDowell (1981) ... (performer: "Big Wind", "Dim Light, Thick Smoke (and Loud Loud Music)", "Swing Low Sweet Chariot", "Shady Grove")
- Big Al Downing (1981) ... (performer: "Wildwood Flower", "Childhood Playground", "Fireball Mail")
- Ray Pillow (1981) ... (performer: "The Crawdad Song", "Shady Grove", "Old Camp Meeting Time", "Old Joe Clark")
- Marty Robbins (1980) ... (performer: "Katy Did", "Fireball Mail", "When I Reach That City")
 1976-1977 Dolly (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Featuring the Staples (1976) ... (writer: "Highway Heading South")
- Featuring Karen Black (1977) ... (writer: "What Ain't to Be, Just Might Happen")
 1973 The Wilburn Brothers Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.540 (1973) ... (performer: "Across the Wide Missouri", "George LeRoy Chickashea", "Daddy Was An Old Time Preacher Man")
 1973 RCA's Opening Night (TV Special) (performer: "Wake Up, Jacob", "If Teardrops Were Pennies" - uncredited)
  Hee Haw (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1972) (writer - 1 episode, 1972)
- Episode #3.19 (1972) ... (performer: "What Ain't to Be Just Might Happen", "The Right Combination") / (writer: "The Right Combination")
 1970 The Nashville Sound (Documentary) (performer: "Just Someone I Used to Know")
 1970 The Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- 4th Annual Country Music Association Awards (1970) ... (performer: "Run That By Me One More Time")
 1969 An Old-Time Country Christmas (TV Movie) (performer: "Howdy Neighbor Howdy" (Christmas Version), "Where Santa Claus Lives", "Christmas Time's a Comin'", "Santa Claus is Coming to Town")
 1967 The Road to Nashville (performer: "Howdy Neighbour", "Skid Row Joe")
 1967 American Bandstand (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.19 (1967) ... (performer: "The Green, Green Grass of Home")
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Other Works:

CD: "Porter Wagoner: RCA Country Legends" (RCA) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Article | See more »

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