Happy Birthday Boudleaux Bryant!
One half of the legendary husband and wife songwriting team, Boudleaux and his wife, Felice, wrote countless hits for artists like Little Jimmy Dickens and The Everly Brothers. The two penned such classics as “Rocky Top,” “Wake Up Little Susie,” and of course, “LOVE HURTS.”
Numerous artists have recorded “LOVE HURTS” over the years from Roy Orbison to Gram Parsons, Emmylou Harris, Nazareth, and Doug Seegers. Here’s an early Roy Orbison recording of “LOVE HURTS” just in time for Valentine’s Day-