Once Hank Williams Sr.'s roommate, Ray Price turns 87 years young at this Saturday-night Stafford Centre birthday party. The East Texan got his big break on 1953's "I'll Be There (If You Ever Want Me)," a song supposedly once slated for Williams, but quickly became a top country star himself through signature tunes such as "Crazy Arms," "Heartaches By the Number" and Willie Nelson's "Night Life." And he's still at it. Last month the singer told our Rocks Off music blog that he's working on an album of songs even older than he is, such as Stephen Foster's "Beautiful Dreamer." "It'll be new to the young people," he said. "They've never heard it. Most people in their fifties and sixties have never heard it."
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