During a career in Country Music that spanned some four decades, the brother act of Wiley and Zeke Morris recorded around 40 numbers for the RCA Bluebird and Victor labels and one album for Rounder. Unlike many other Country artists, past and present, however, they never seriously pursued fame and fortune, mainly content to perform in theatres and school-houses where fans would pay $.15 or $.25 for admission. Wiley voiced their reluctance to try pastures new when he said, “I thought if you got out of North Carolina and Virginia, you were out of this world.” After they completed their final session for Victor in 1945 they received little or no publicity.
I Love The Silver In Your Hair Don't Say Goodbye If You Love Me Riding To See The Sun Go Down Wabash Cannon Ball Let Me Be Your Salty Dog Blessed Jesus Hold My Hand Telephone To Glory If You Love Your Mother I Will Meet My Precious Mother Farewell Kentucky Old Covered Bridge The Story Of Charlie Lawson Answer To Blue Eyes Little Nellie Just How Pretty You Smile The Tragic Romance Salty Dog Blues Somebody Loves You Darlin' He'll Set Your Fields On Fire It's Blues Does Jesus Care Gabriel's Trumpet Great Speckled Bird Darling Think Of What You Have Done
My name is Camille Morris Downey and Zeke Morris is my daddy. I will always be proud to call him my father and of the fact that he wrote what I consider the most famouse bluegrass song of all time!!! I live in Black Mountain, North Carolina/USA. My daddy passed away in August 1999 and he is terribly missed. My uncle Wiley passed away in 1990.