Timi Yuro was such a great singer, that she is worthy of a reblog of this Sept. 18, 2009 article.

Nostalgia and Now

Rosemary Timotea “Timi” Yuro

Born: August 4, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois

Died: March 30, 2004 in Las Vegas, Nevada

Hurt is one of my alltime favorite songs from the 1960’s and even though Roy Hamilton had released it earlier Timi Yuro made it a huge hit as it topped out at No.4 on the record charts.

She also was the first to have recorded Make The World Go Away which went to No.24 on the charts. Eddy Arnold would later record it and it would reach the No.1 spot on the country music charts.



Her career was short-lived as Hurt was No.4 was her first and last Top 10 song in 1961 and What’s A Matter Baby peaked at No.12 in 1962. Make the World Go Away reached No.24 on the charts in 1963, then only four of her songs reached the Top 100, during the rest of…

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Author: Andrew Godfrey

Retired from newspaper work after 38 years. Had served in the Army in Hawaii and Vietnam in the 60's. Am now retired and living in Sulphur, Louisiana.

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