Songwriter Harley Allen Passes Away

Harley-Allen-2.jpg

One of Nashville's top songwriters, Harley Allen, died today (March 30) in Nashville at age 55 after battling lung cancer.

Harley's major hits included the No. 1 songs "The Baby" by Blake Shelton, John Michael Montgomery's "The Little Girl," Darryl Worley's "Awful, Beautiful Life" and "Tough Little Boys" by Gary Allan.

The colorful writer, whose father was bluegrass artist Red Allen, will surely be missed in the Music Row community. Country Weekly sends its condolences to Harley's family and friends.

Comments

More News

Hell of a Night Tour with Chris Lane kicks off in November.
Live Performances by Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean, Kacey Musgraves and more
Singer/songwriter couple announces birth of a baby girl.
Singer Chosen to Contribute New, Original Song to Football Campaign
Singer gets thumbs up from 3 year-old son Jaxon
Sings “Me and Johnny Cash” and “Never Mine” From EP