Charlie A. Dick

Co-Owner at Hallway Productions : Nashville

Hallway Productions : Nashville
Wrong Charlie Dick?

Last Updated 2/22/2010

General Information

Employment History

National Director of Promotion  - Starday Records

Position, Promotions  - Starday Records

Linotype Operator  - Winchester Star

Army Corps

Legacy Inc.

Hallway Productions


Virginia Avenue Elementary School

Web References  

Always...Patsy Cline, The Round Barn Theatre, Amish Acres, Nappanee, Indiana

Production Advisor Charlie Dick
A CLOSER WALK WITH PATSY CLINE is sanctioned by the Patsy Cline Estate. Charlie became her road manager, tending to her and the kids. After Patsy's death, Charlie went into record promotion and hit the big time with sales of Red Sovine's "Teddy Bear". In 1983, he became co-owner of Hallway Productions: Nashville, a video production company that made country music documentaries on such stars as Patsy Cline, Ernest Tubb, Loretta Lynn, George Jones and Willie Nelson. Charlie helped form Patsy's fan club that is operated by his brother Mel at P.O. Box 2236, Winchester, VA 22604.

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Charlie helped keep Patsy's legacy alive.
Charlie Dick with Mandy Barnett and Patsy Cline's daughter Julie Fudge Charlie Dick, the widower of country legend Patsy Cline, died Sunday (Nov. 8) in Nashville at age 81. Charlie became heavily involved in the Nashville music scene after Patsy's death and devoted much of his life to preserving Patsy's legacy. Patsy and Charlie married in 1957 and stayed together until Patsy's death in a plane crash in 1963. Their relationship was immortalized in the hit movie Sweet Dreams, where Charlie was portrayed by actor Ed Harris. Patsy and Charlie had two children, daughter Julie and son Randy. After Patsy's death, Charlie worked in promotions at Starday Records. In his later years, he made considerable efforts to ensure that Patsy's legacy and estate were protected. He lived in Nashville the remainder of his life. Charlie helped keep Patsy's legacy alive. Read More

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What became of Charlie Dick and the children after Patsy's death?
Charlie, Julie and Randy all continue to live in the Nashville area. After Patsy's death, Charlie himself began a career in the music industry as National Director of Promotion for Starday Records. He has also worked with Hallway Productions, which has produced several video biographies of music personalities, including "The Real Patsy Cline" and "Remembering Patsy. Charlie remarried, in 1965, to singer Jamey Ryan. Charlie and Julie make regular appearances for Patsy related events, including the annual Labor Day Weekend gathering in Winchester, Virginia. Memorials to Patsy within Shenandoah include the North and South entrance gates, built under the direction of Charlie Dick, each containing a plaque dedicating them in Patsy's memory.

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