Freddy Weller

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Freddy Weller
Birth nameWilton Frederick Weller
Born(1947-09-09) September 9, 1947 (age 65)
OriginAtlanta, Georgia
GenresCountry
OccupationsSinger-songwriter
InstrumentsGuitar
Years active1969–1982
 
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Freddy Weller
Birth nameWilton Frederick Weller
Born(1947-09-09) September 9, 1947 (age 65)
OriginAtlanta, Georgia
GenresCountry
OccupationsSinger-songwriter
InstrumentsGuitar
Years active1969–1982

Freddy Weller (born Wilton Frederick Weller, September 9, 1947) is an American country music singer-songwriter.

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Musical career

His recording career started in 1969, while he was playing guitar in the band Paul Revere & The Raiders.

He recorded many country songs like Joe South's "'Games People Play", Chuck Berry's "The Promised Land" and "Too Much Monkey Business", "She Loves Me Right Out Of My Mind", "Indian Lake", "Down In The Boondocks", and many others.

Weller's biggest solo hit as a country music artist was "Games People Play," which peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart in 1969; "Promised Land" and "Indian Lake," both 1971, peaked at No. 3.

He retired in 1982.

Discography

Albums

YearAlbumChart Positions
US CountryUS
1969Games People Play8144
1970Listen to the Young Folks
1971Another Night of Love22
1972The Promised Land
The Roadmaster39
1973Too Much Monkey Business32
1974Sexy Lady US Country24
1975Freddy Weller's Greatest Hits34
Freddy Weller34
1976Liquor, Love & Life44
1977One Man Show
1978Love Got in the Way
1980Go For the Night
1982Ramblin' Man

Singles

YearSingleChart PositionsAlbum
US CountryUS BubblingCAN Country
1969"Games People Play"2Games People Play
"These Are Not My People"513
"Down in the Boondocks"25Listen to the Young Folks
1970"I Shook the Hand"75
1971"The Promised Land"3259The Promised Land /
Another Night of Love
"Indian Lake"384
"Another Night of Love"513
1972"Ballad of a Hillbilly Singer"2612The Roadmaster
"The Roadmaster"1729
"She Loves Me (Right Out of My Mind)"113
1973"Too Much Monkey Business"87Too Much Monkey Business
"The Perfect Stranger"137
1974"I've Just Got to Know (How Loving You Would Be)"1111Sexy Lady
"Sexy Lady"2122
"You're Not Getting Older (You're Getting Better)"1620
1975"Love You Back to Georgia"64Freddy Weller
"Stone Crazy"52
1976"Ask Any Old Cheater Who Knows"42Liquor, Love and Life
"Liquor, Love and Life"44
"Room 269"56
1977"Strawberry Curls"79One Man Show
"Merry-Go-Round"41
"Nobody Cares But You"44
1978"Let Me Fall Back in Your Arms"93single only
"Bar Wars"3258Love Got in the Way
"Love Got in the Way"2334
1979"Fantasy Island"2732
"Nadine"4053singles only
"That Run-Away Woman of Mine"44
"Go for the Night"33Go for the Night
1980"A Million Old Goodbyes"66
"Lost in Austin"4551
2010"Your Memory Walks Through Walls"single only

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