Country music singer-songwriter and guitar player Claude King passed away today at the age of 90. He had just celebrated his 67th wedding anniversary last month.
A native of Louisiana, King was best known for his 1962 hit “Wolverton Mountain” which became popular on both the country and rock n’ roll charts. Co-written with Merle Kilgore, the song was about Kilgore’s uncle, Clifton Clowers who was lifelong resident of Woolverton Mountain in Arkansas. And I mean lifelong. Clowers lived until he was 102. Let’s just say Clowers didn’t think any man was good enough for his daughters.
Notice to Readers: The American Spectator and Spectator World are marks used by independent publishing companies that are not affiliated in any way. If you are looking for The Spectator World please click on the following link: https://spectatorworld.com/.