He’s a Writer of Cowboy Songs, and He Even Played One on TV [VIDEO]
Known for writing 'Mammas, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to be Cowboys', Singer and Songwriter, and Actor, Ed Bruce is our Classic artist for the day.
While Bruce found success writing songs, it wasn't until 1982 that one of his songs, with him as the artist found it's way to the top of the charts. And, it would be the only one of his 22 hits that reached that spot. 'You're the Best Break (This Ole Heart Ever Had)', reached number one on this day in 1982 where it stayed just one week.
Don't feel too bad though, Ed Bruce later gained success as an actor, playing parts in commercials, and even a TV show 'Bret Maverick' where he played alongside James Garner. Oh, did I mention he was in one of my favorite movies too? Yep, he played Clint in 'Country Strong'.
Here's listen to the number on song on this day in 1982, it's your KLAW Classic for today.