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Mickey Gilley

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The Resume

    (March 9, 1936-May 7, 2022)
    Cousin of Jimmy Swaggart and Jerry Lee Lewis
    Best known for the songs 'You Don't Know Me,' 'That's All That Matters,' 'Don't the Girls All Get Prettier at Closing Time,' 'Fool for Your Love,' 'Talk to Me' and 'Stand By Me'

Why he might be annoying:

    He is the cousin of Jimmy Swaggart and Jerry Lee Lewis.
    Most of his number one hits were covers of older country and pop artists' songs.
    His song 'You Don't Know Me' is about him being in love with a woman he never spoke to.
    His more popular songs tend to be pop ballads over country songs.
    In the 80s, he was quickly overshadowed by other country singers.
    His nightclub in Pasadena, Texas was shut down by an out-of-court settlement with Sherwood Cryer, the owner (1990).

Why he might not be annoying:

    In the late 70s, he was a country superstar and had 16 number one hits.
    At one point in his career, he had six consecutive number one singles.
    Before he was a country star, he worked in the construction industry.
    He had his own recording label, Astro.
    Besides singing, he plays piano.
    He was one of the first country stars to open a permanent theater in Branson, Missouri.

Credit: Revolver Ocelot

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Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 2 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 17 Votes: 47.06% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 3 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 6 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 5 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 9 Votes: 77.78% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 10 Votes: 70.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 13 Votes: 30.77% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 16 Votes: 62.50% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 32 Votes: 59.38% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 24 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 74 Votes: 64.86% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 267 Votes: 70.04% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 104 Votes: 63.46% Annoying