- Performer:Gary Stewart & Dean Dillon
- Title:Those Were the Days
- Style:Contemporary Country,Honky Tonk,Neo-Traditionalist Country
- Date of release:1982
- Size FLAC version1629 megabytes
- Size MP3 version1396 megabytes
- Size WMA version1249 megabytes
- Formats:XM AUD ADX MPC WMA AC3
Also known as Dean Rutherford, Dean Dalton. He is the father of Songwriter Jessie Jo Dillon. Dean started writing songs when he was eleven years old and had his first public appearance at the age of thirteen. Then he was playing for a few years nearby Knoxville. A short-lived stint on Plantation Records, under the name Dean Dalton, produced the single Las Vegas Girl. In 1976, Dillon landed the role of Hank Williams in Opryland's Country Music Show, USA. The theme park gig indirectly helped Dillon secure his first publishing deal . Gary Stewart, Dean Dillon - Those Were The Days (12", MiniAlbum).
20 of the Best (Gary Stewart album). 20 of the Best is a compilation album by American country music singer and songwriter Gary Stewart released in 1984 by RCA Records. In the period 1973 to 1983 Stewart enjoyed over twenty US Billboard country hits with RCA, including three duets with label-mate Dean Dillon. The tracks on this album spent over two hundred and ten weeks in the Billboard Country Charts and the track list includes a number of top-twenty successes.
His son, Gary Joseph Stewart, committed suicide late in the decade as well. Stewart signed with the HighTone label in 1988 and recorded three albums over the next five years Stewart continued to tour through the 1990s, playing venues such as Fort Worth's Billy Bob's Texas several times a year. Those Were the Days (with Dean Dillon). Smokin' in the Rockies".
09 - Everybody Knows. 08 - When Hell Freezes Over. 04 - Some Days It Takes All Night. 01 - Hot, Country, And Single. 22 - Those Were The Days (Dean & Gary). 20 - If You're Going Crazy (I'm Headed That Way) (Dean). 01 - Brotherly Love (Dean & Gary).
Gary Stewart & Dean Dillon. Venue Opryhouse (Nashville, TN). Date Nov 23, 1982. 1Living On The Ragged Edge02:42. 2Hard Times For Lovers04:18. 3Mama And Daddy03:10. 4Those Were The Days03:31. 5Smokin' In The Rockies02:51.
The Essential Gary Stewart.
It deals with reminiscence upon youth and romantic idealism. Mary Hopkin's 1968 debut single of "Those Were the Days" (producer, Paul McCartney) became a number one hit on the UK Singles Chart
Gary Stewart (singer), Gary Ronnie Stewart May 28, 1944 – December 16, 20031 was a country musician and songwriter known for his distinctive vibrato voice and his south. The album Out of Hand, which climbed to on the Billboard country album chart, has since become one of the most critically lauded country albums of the 1970s Rock critic Robert Christgau gave the album an A- saying that it "was the best regular issue country LP I've heard in about five years"6 Rolling Stone gave it high praise . Those Were the Days with Dean Dillon.
1984 compilation album by Gary Stewart20 of the BestCompilation album by Gary enreCountryLabelRCA RecordsProducerBill Will. Bill Williams & Gary Wallington. Gary Stewart chronology. Those Were the Days (1983). 20 of the Best (1984). In the period 1973 to 1983 Stewart enjoyed over twenty US Billboard country hits with RCA, including three duets with label-mate Dean Dillon
CreditsDean Dillon - Primary Artist, Vocals
Gary Stewart - Bass, Guitar, Piano, Primary Artist, Vocals
Gary Stewart & Dean Dillon - Primary Artist