Leon Payne (Country Singer) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born


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.

Before Fame

He was a student at the Texas School for the Blind.


His songs have been covered by Hank Williams, Elvis Presley, Willie Nelson, and many other artists.

Family Life

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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Latest information about Leon Payne updated on September 10, 2020.

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