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Chuck Wells
Born:  August 31, 1922
Died:  May 19, 1997
KCNC Fort Worth, TX
KCUL Fort Worth, TX
WBAP Fort Worth, TX
WBRC Birmingham, AL
WSGN Birmingham, AL
WVOK Birmingham, AL

About The Artist

Chuck Wells was a native of Birmingham, Alabama. He found his musical success in Texas, working at several night spots throughout the Fort Worth area. He was also appearing over radio stations KCNC and KCUL in Fort Worth, too.

By 1954, Chuck and his band were working at the Imperial Club in Galveston, Texas. He wrote many of his tunes. At one time, he recorded with the King Records label and then was recording for Columbia. They mentioned that his Columbia releases at that time were "I'm Not Ashamed" b/w "I'm Setting You Free."

Credits & Sources

  • Country Song Roundup No. 29; February 1954; American Folk Publications, Inc.; Derby, CT

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Recordings (78rpm/45rpm)

Rec. No. Side Song Title
  21134 A I'm Setting You Free
  21134 B I'm Not Ashamed
  21183 A Just A-Looking Around
  21183 B If You Could Be Just Mine
  21224 A Bar Room Girl
  21224 B Three Memories
  21275 A I Saw The Lord
  21275 B Heavenly Road
  21312 A Marryin' Preacher Man
  21312 B Foot Loose And Fancy Free
  21360 A Is This The Day
  21360 B Someone Cares

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