Owens, A.L. "Doodle"
|Birthname||Arthur Leo Owen|
|born on||28 November 1930 at 17:30 (= 5:30 PM )|
|Place||Waco, Texas, 31n33, 97w09|
|Timezone||CST h6w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||06°02' 13°47 Asc. 08°23'|
American country music songwriter and singer. He had a long songwriting partnership with Dallas Frazier, with whom he wrote "All I Have to Offer You (Is Me)" (1969), "(I'm So) Afraid of Losing You Again" (1969), "I Can't Believe That You've Stopped Loving Me" (1970) and "Then Who Am I" (1974), all #1 country hits for Charlie Pride. In the 1980s, Owens wrote many songs with fellow songwriter Dennis Knutson for George Jones and other artists.
As a singer, his only charting hit was "Honky Tonk Toys", written by Owens with Gene Vowell, which made it to #78 on the country charts in 1978.
Charley Pride's version of "All I Have to Offer You (Is Me)" was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Country Song in 1970. Owens was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1999.
Owens died in died on 4 October 1999 in Nashville, Tennessee at the age of 68.
Sy Scholfield quotes birth certificate .
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Country-Western
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Song writer
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc. (Country)