(1940 – 1971)
Thomas Wayne (July 22, 1940 - August 15, 1971) was an American singer. He is best remembered as a one-hit wonder for "Tragedy".
Born Thomas Wayne Perkins in Batesville, Mississippi, he was the brother of, Johnny Cash's guitarist, Luther Perkins. He released several singles between 1958 and 1964, primarily on the labels Fernwood and Mercury. He scored a major U.S. hit with the song "Tragedy" (credited to Thomas Wayne with the DeLons), which peaked at #20 on the Black Singles… read more
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