“Slow Hand” is a sultry song with oozing lyrics. It also has a beautiful melody that makes it more appealing to the ears. Overall, it is a kind of song that depicts seductive yet passionate love. With this, Conway Twitty matched a different style. A style far from his rock and roll and balladry temperament. He especially intertwined his sexy side to make the song perfect. Listen and you’ll be mesmerized of how beautiful his voice is.
We all know that Conway Twitty has a smooth and rock and roll voice. His songs can really make our eyes water and can make our bodies move, too. However, he can make a different style and put a twist on his songs. Indeed, Conway Twitty is a talented musician.
John Bettis and Michael Clark pooled resources for the words and lyrics of “Slow Hand.” The Pointer Sisters initially recorded the song in 1981 under their album “Black and White.” Their rendition received massive response all over the world.
On the other hand, Conway Twitty, re-recorded and re-released the single a year after the song’s first release. It was part of his album “Southern Comfort.” Conway Twitty’s cover version was modified to make it sound on the side of a heterosexual or male.
Moreover, Conway Twitty’s version was a huge hit. The country music obsessives fully embraced it. It became one of his number one singles. In connection, it even placed at number one spot on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. It peaked at number one position on June 19, 1982.
Conway Twitty is also known as “The High Priest of Country Music.” It was because, at that time of his prominence, he holds the record of having the most number one singles on the country charts. Not until George Strait bested his achievement. Nevertheless, Conway Twitty is still on the list of country artists with the most number one songs.
Above all, Conway Twitty was, indeed, a legend. His legacy has already been a standard in the country music scene. He will always remain in the hearts of country music.
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