Leon Payne, “the Blind Balladeer”, was a country music singer and songwriter.
About Leon Payne
Blind country singer who released many hits, including “You’ve Still Got a Place in my Heart.” His career lasted from 1941 to 1969, during which time he composed more than one hundred songs.
He was a student at the Texas School for the Blind.
He raised two children and two step-children with his wife Myrtie.
His song “I Love You Because” was covered by Johnny Cash .
Information related to Leon Payne
- Starday Records artists
- Blind musicians
- Capitol Records artists
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