|Birth Day:||November 22, 1941|
|Death Date:||Mar 17, 1996 (age 54)|
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As per our current Database, Terry Stafford died on Mar 17, 1996 (age 54).
He moved to Los Angeles, California after graduating from Palo Duro High School in 1960.
Stafford was the only son of William Nathan "Bill" Stafford (1921–2011), a United States Navy veteran of World War II and a construction worker, and the former Juanita J. Roach (1919–2001). He had two sisters, Linda Williams of Amarillo and Judy Snead of Hendersonville, Tennessee. He, like his mother, was born in rural Hollis in Harmon County in the southwestern corner of Oklahoma. Mrs. Stafford was a lens grinder for an optical company and worked in a laundry. Stafford was reared in Amarillo, Texas, and graduated there in 1960 from Palo Duro High School. He then moved to Los Angeles, California, to pursue a musical career.
The song "Suspicion", which was released on the Crusader record label and had previously been recorded by Elvis Presley, made it to no. 3 in the US and no. 31 in the UK Singles Chart. "Suspicion" had the distinction of being sixth on the Billboard Hot 100 on April 4, 1964, when the Beatles held down the top five spots. The following week, "Suspicion" peaked at no. 3, with the Beatles holding three of the top five spots. Stafford's recording sold over one million copies, and was awarded a gold disc by the RIAA. His follow-up, "I’ll Touch a Star", rose to number 25 in America. Both recordings were produced by Bob Summers (brother-in-law of Les Paul), who played all the instruments on the tracks as well as engineering and recording them, except for bass which was played by Ron Griffith. Summers released his own version in the 1970s, as well as a remake with Ed Greenwald on vocals in 2008.
In 1969, Buck Owens re-wrote Stafford's "Big in Dallas", recording it as "Big in Vegas". Owens' version peaked at no. 5 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart. and reached No. 1 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.
There is a record of Nancy E. Hall marrying Terry L. Stafford on 20 May 1972 in Las Vegas, Nevada
Stafford himself continued to record, but had no more hits. His 1973 release/joint composition, "Amarillo by Morning", was later covered by George Strait on Strait's 1982 album Strait from the Heart. The song was named "#12 country song of all-time" by Country Music Television.
Terry's parents were William Nathan Stafford and Juanita J. Stafford.
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