Dewayne L. Blackwell (born September 1, 1939) is an American songwriter active since the 1950s. His songs include "Mr. Blue", a 1959 hit for The Fleetwoods, and "Friends in Low Places", a 1990 hit for Garth Brooks. His songs have been recorded by The Everly Brothers, Roy Orbison and Bobby Vinton. More recently he has written songs for movie soundtracks. He now lives in Rosarito Mexico. Footnotes: ^ U.S. Public Records Index Vol 1 (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), 2010., ^ Sgammato, Jo (2000-05-01). American Thunder: The Garth Brooks Story. Random House. pp. 53-. ISBN 9780345439505. Retrieved 10 April 2012. , Persondata Name Blackwell, Dewayne Alternative names Blackwell, Dewayne L. Short description American songwriter Date of birth September 1, 1939 Place of birth Tennessee Date of death Place of death , This article on a songwriter is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. v, t, e

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