Ralph Murphy was born in England and raised in Canada. He has worked extensively on both sides of the Atlantic during his music career.
His first #1 song in Europe was "Call My Name" by James Royal in 1966. After several years as an artist and producer, Ralph moved to New York in 1969 to produce the band April Wine and had two gold albums and one platinum.
In 1971, Ralph had his first country hit in Nashville with "Good Enough To Be Your Wife," #2 for Jeannie C. Riley. Other hits include "He Got You" for Ronnie Milsap and "Half The Way" for Crystal Gayle.
He is now Vice President for ASCAP Nashville.
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