Donald's Encyclopedia of Popular Music
(b Conard Logan Hunley, 9 April 1945, Luttrell TN) The 'Smokey Mountain Blue-Eyed Darlin' ,' a country soul singer. He was a mechanic in the USAF; started playing piano and worked the Corner Lounge in Knoxville for 10 years before going to Nashville '75, where businessman Sam Kirkpatrick set up the Prairie Dust label for him '76. Had minor hits 'I'll Always Remember That Song' and 'Breaking Up Is Hard To Do' '77; signed with WB and had 25 hits '77-86 including 'Week-end Friend' '78, 'I've Been Waiting For You All My Life' '79, 'They Never Lost You' '80, 'She's Stepping Out' '81, 'Oh Girl' '82. Joined MCA '83, then back to Prairie Dust '84.