Local country fans were impressed with Riley 's performance, and she began singing regularly at Moore's monthly jamborees. She had yet to graduate from high school when she married her boyfriend, Mickey Riley, in December , and they welcomed a daughter, Kim Michelle Riley, in January Meanwhile, Weldon Myrick , a pedal steel guitarist who had played at several of Riley 's jamboree shows in Texas, had relocated to Nashville and felt that rising star Connie Smith sounded a great deal like her.
Myrick encouraged Riley to come to Nashville and pursue a career as a singer, and in time Riley and Mickey packed their bags and moved to Music City. She worked as a secretary at Passkey Records while cutting demos in her spare time and eventually struck a deal with Little Darlin' Records, a Nashville label co-founded by Johnny Paycheck.
Riley 's career seemed stuck in neutral until Shelby Singleton , a producer and promotions man who had helped make a fistful of records hits, heard a publishing demo she had recorded for a tune called "The Old Town Drunk. Hall about a woman standing up to small-town hypocrites on her daughter's behalf. Singleton believed Riley had the right voice for the song, so he bought out her deal with Little Darlin' and brought her to the studio to cut the song. While initially Riley didn't think much of the song, she gave it a go, and in less than an hour she had cut "Harper Valley P.
In August , "Harper Valley P. In a matter of weeks, Riley went from obscurity to stardom as "Harper Valley P. Riley continued to enjoy success on the country charts, landing ten more singles in the Country Top 40 between December and October This article has multiple issues.
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