Ken Nelson (2)

Real Name:
Kenneth F. Nelson
(January 19, 1911 – January 6, 2008) was a American record producer and A&R man for Capitol Records.

Was in charge of the A&R division of Capitol Records and head of country music for many years, is credited for being one of the behind-the-scenes figures responsible for country music's growth during the post-World War II era. During his many years with Capitol's division in Hollywood, California, he produced many of the genre's most notable and successful hits, by artists including Merle Travis, Gene Vincent, Ferlin Husky, Jean Shepard, Hank Thompson and the many Number 1 country hits known as the Bakersfield Sound by Merle Haggard, Buck Owens, along with many others.

Singles & EPs

none Ken Nelson (2) - T'Was The Night Before Christmas  album art Ken Nelson (2) T'Was The Night Before Christmas (12", Transcription) Capitol Records none US Unknown Sell This Version