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Ray Peterson
Birth: Apr. 23, 1939
Denton County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 25, 2005
Rutherford County
Tennessee, USA

Rock Singer. A native of Denton, Texas, Peterson was a Teen Idol of the 1960s who had hits with such memorable songs as "Tell Laura I Love Her," "Corrina, Corinna," "The Wonder Of You," and "Answer Me," among others. Peterson who retired from recording music in the late 1960s, later became a talented songwriter for other artists, especially throughout the 1970s. Also during the 1980s and 1990s he often did the odd concert or two for fans. Peterson passed away at his home in Smyrna, Tennessee, at the age of 65, in January 2005, after battling cancer and pneumonia.  (bio by: K) 
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Rutherford County
Tennessee, USA
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Originally Created by: K
Record added: Jan 28, 2005
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Ray Peterson
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Dear Ray, In honor of my dad who enjoyed your song 'Corina Corina' so much, as I do. May you always be lovingly remembered. Rest In Peace.
- E49
 Added: Aug. 17, 2015
Sleep in heavenly peace
 Added: Jul. 7, 2015

- Deborah Brown
 Added: Jun. 14, 2015
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