Webb Pierce Biography

American country musician, charting more number one hits than any other country artist during the 1950's.

His biggest hit, "In The Jailhouse Now" , spent a whopping 21 weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard in 1955.

Posthumously inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in October 2001, Pierce is in the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame & has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1600 Vine Street.

- born August 8, 1921 in West Monroe, Louisiana

- died February 24, 1991 in Nashville, Tennessee.

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