L.E. White (1930-2004) was an American Grammy Award-winning songwriter, singer and musician.
Before establishing a songwriting career, White was a bluegrass player with Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys and Wilma Lee & Stoney Cooper's Clinch Mountain Clan. He also played fiddle with the Bailey Brothers in 1949 and with the Osborne Brothers in 1953.
Throughout his career, White had hundreds of songs recorded, including the Grammy-winning duet "After the Fire Is Gone", for Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty in 1971, as well as Twitty's #1 "I Love You More Today" in 1969. He was also a co-writer on Twitty's hit songs "To See My Angel Cry" (1969), and "I'm Not Through Loving You Yet" (1974).
White and his recording partner, Lola Jean Dillon, charted in 1977 with their recordings of "Home, Sweet Home" and "You're the Reason Our Kids Are Ugly."
White was also the father of Michael White, who recorded for Reprise Records in 1992 and is currently a songwriter in Nashville.
L.E. White died on September 7, 2004, at age 74, in Hendersonville, Tennessee.
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