1952 to 1982
August 8, 1921 in West Monroe
February 24, 1991
West Monroe, Louisiana, United States
Webb Michael Pierce (August 8, 1921 - February 24, 1991) was one of the most popular American honky tonk vocalists of the 1950s, charting more number one hits than any other country artist during the decade. His biggest hit was "In the Jailhouse Now," which charted for 37 weeks in 1955, 21 of them at number one.