About the Nashville Scout.......Rich Parr
Parr’s story begins when he was born in Mount Holly, New Jersey in the early 50’s. After being placed in numerous foster homes, he was adopted by the Parr’s in 1952 and lived with them until about 1966. It was at this time he decided to strike out on his own with half a candy bar, two dollars and some change, and headed for New York City. With a natural talent, he started singing in Florida when he was 17.
Parr recorded his first single, “I’ll Get By” in 1973. Today a country fan and singer, he was known in the southeast for his version of “For the Good Times” which he recorded in the mid-70’s. For two years, Parr hosted “The Great Smoky Mountain Revue”, a TV variety show. As Host, Parr’s fresh approach and inimitable manner became a TV standard in the south until the late 70’s.
Little did he know at the time the devil was plotting the course for his life over the next 26 years and the total destruction and death of his soul. READ MORE...