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He was drafted into the Army in late 1952, just after he was signed to Capitol Records. Nicknamed "The Hillbilly Heartthrob", and "The Singing Sherrif", Faron had many hits including, If You Ain't Lovin' (You Ain't Livin')' , Live Fast, Love Hard, Die Young, Sweet Dreams, Alone With You, Hello, Walls, and many others.
Faron Young died of self-inflicted gunshot wound. He had been in failing health and took his own life.
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