This article includes a list of references, but its sources remain unclear because it pleasure Island – David Frizzell & Shelly West – In Session insufficient inline citations. He is the younger brother of country music legend Lefty Frizzell.

His career first started in the late 1950s, but his biggest success came in the 1980s, 30 years into his career. Frizzell was born in El Dorado, Arkansas, in 1941. He began performing in his brother’s show at the age of 12. He toured with his brother throughout the 1950s and 1960s and served in the U. Air Force during the Vietnam War. Frizzell appeared regularly on Buck Owens’ All American TV Show during the 1970s, and recorded for Capitol Records.

In August 1982, Frizzell scored his only solo number-one country single with “I’m Gonna Hire a Wino to Decorate Our Home”, which was nominated for Song of the Year in the 1982 Grammy Awards. After he parted ways with Shelly West, Frizzell continued to record solo albums, but he has not kept up the popularity he enjoyed during the early 1980s. A”I’m Gonna Hire a Wino to Decorate Our Home” also peaked at No. 20 on the RPM Top Singles chart in Canada. All Music Guide to Country, 2nd ed.

The Billboard Book of Top 40 Country Hits” New York: Billboard Publications Inc. This page was last edited on 22 December 2017, at 03:02. This is a list of notable events in music from 1982, a year in which Madonna made her debut and Michael Jackson released Thriller, which still holds the title for the world’s best selling album. Sunshine Band’s Harry Wayne Casey is seriously injured in an automobile accident in Miami, Florida. Ozzy Osbourne bites the head off a live bat thrown at him during a performance in Des Moines, Iowa. King donates his personal record collection, which includes nearly 7,000 rare blues records, to the University of Mississippi’s Center for the Study of Southern Culture. Tommy Tucker, writer of “Hi Heel Sneakers”, dies of carbon tetrachloride poisoning sustained while finishing floors in his home.

Lynyrd Skynyrd singer Ronnie Van Zant is stolen from an Orange Park, Florida cemetery. Police found the gravestone 2 weeks later in a dry river bed. Ozzy Osbourne is arrested after urinating on The Alamo, in San Antonio, Texas. Pat Benatar marries her guitarist, Neil Giraldo, on the Hawaiian island of Maui. The D’Oyly Carte Opera Company gives its final performance at the Adelphi Theatre after more than 110 years. Frank Zappa’s son Dweezil and daughter Moon Unit form Fred Zeppelin.

Comedian and Blues Brother John Belushi is found dead of an apparent drug overdose in the Chateau Marmont Hotel in Los Angeles. Teddy Pendergrass is severely injured in a car accident in Philadelphia. Pendergrass’s injuries result in him being paralyzed from the chest down. Ozzy Osbourne’s lead guitarist, Randy Rhoads, is killed in a freak accident in Leesburg, Florida when the plane in which he is riding buzzes Osbourne’s tour bus and crashes into a house.

The plane’s pilot and a female passenger are also killed. Iron Maiden release The Number of the Beast, the critically acclaimed yet controversial album often hailed as Iron Maiden’s greatest. In Los Angeles, David Crosby is arrested for possession of Quaaludes and drug paraphernalia, driving under the influence of cocaine and carrying a concealed weapon. David Crosby is arrested on drug charges for the second time in three weeks when Dallas police catch him preparing cocaine backstage before a show. Billy Joel is seriously injured in a motorcycle accident in Long Island, New York.