Today in Country Singer History (Part 2)

Events in Music


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Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 249

  • 1942-10-27 Lee Greenwood, American country singer (God Bless the USA), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1942-12-26 Earl Cate, Ark, country singers (Cate Bros-Fire on the Tracks)
  • 1942-12-26 Ernie Cate, Ark, country singers (Cate Bros-Fire on the Tracks)
  • 1943-04-24 Richard Sterban, country singer (Oak Ridge Boys-Elvira), born in Camden, New Jersey
  • 1943-04-29 Duane Allen, Taylortown Texas, country singer (Oak Ridge Boys-Elvira)
  • 1943-08-05 Sammi Smith, American country music singer (Help Me Make It Through the Night), born in Orange County, California (d. 2005)
  • 1943-10-11 Gene Watson, Palestine Tx, country singer (Heartaches, Love & Stuff)

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1943-12-31 John Denver, NM, American country singer (Rocky Mt High), thank God he's a country boy

Country Singer John Denver
Country Singer
John Denver
  • 1944-01-16 Ronnie Milsap, Robbinsville NC, country singer (Legend in My Time)
  • 1944-08-19 Eddy Raven, Lafayette La, country singer (Right Hand Man)
  • 1944-11-27 Eddie Rabbitt, country singer (I Love a Rainy Night), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1945-03-14 Michael Martin Murphey, country singer (Wildfire), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1945-04-09 Gus Hardin, [Carol Ann Blankenship], country singer, born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1945-05-28 Gary Stewart, Latcher County Ky, country singer (She's Actin' Single)
  • 1945-06-05 Don Reid, Va, country singer (Statler Bros-Flowers on the Wall)
  • 1945-11-10 Donna Fargo, NC, country singer (Happiest Girl in Whole USA)

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1946-01-19 Dolly Parton, Sevierville Tn, country singer (Dolly, 9 to 5)

Country singer Dolly Parton
Country singer
Dolly Parton
  • 1946-08-11 John Conlee, Versailles Ky, country singer (Common Man)
  • 1946-10-02 Jo-el Sonnier, Rayne La, country singer (Louisiana)
  • 1946-10-10 John Prine, Maywood Ill, country singer (Hello in There)
  • 1947-01-06 Sandy Denny, country singer (Fairport Convention-If You Gotta Go), born in London, England
  • 1947-01-21 Jimmy Ibbotson, Penn, country singer (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band)
  • 1947-04-02 Emmylou Harris, country singer (Together Again), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1947-05-24 Mike Reid, Altoona Penn, country singer (Walk on Faith)
  • 1947-05-25 Jessi Colter, [Miriam Johnson], Phoenix, country singer (I'm Not Lisa)
  • 1947-07-11 Jeff Hanna, country singer (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1947-08-23 Rex Allen Jr, country singer (Nashville on the Road), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-09-23 Mary Kay Place, actress/country singer (Mary Hartman!), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1947-09-26 Lynn Anderson, American country singer (I Never Promised you a Rose Garden), born in Grand Forks, North Dokota (d. 2015)
  • 1948-02-08 Dan Seals, McCamey Texas, country singer (England Dan & John Ford Coley-You Still Move Me)
  • 1948-05-02 Larry Gatlin, Seminole Tx, country singer (Gatlin Bros-Broken Lady)
  • 1948-05-18 Joe Bonsall, country singer (Oak Ridge Boys-Elvira), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1948-06-05 Gail Davies, Broken Bow Ok, country singer (Blue Heartache)
  • 1948-10-02 Chris LeDoux, Biloxi Miss, country singer (Ridin' for a Fall)
  • 1948-10-13 Lacy J Dalton, Bloomsburg Pa, country singer (Crazy Blue Eyes)
  • 1948-10-28 Ricki Lee Reynolds, country singer (Black Oak Arkansas)
  • 1948-12-07 Gary Morris, country singer/actor (Colbys), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1949-01-07 Marshall Chapman, Spartanburg SC, country singer
  • 1949-02-12 Stanley Knight, country artist (Black Oak Arkansas-High on the Hog)
  • 1949-03-04 Carroll Baker, Canadian country singer and songwriter

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1949-05-26 Hank Williams Jr, country singer (Honky Tonk), born in Shreveport, Louisiana

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Hank Williams Jr
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Hank Williams Jr
  • 1949-09-26 Martin Delray, Texarkana Ar, country singer (Get Rhythm))
  • 1949-10-27 Jack Daniels, Choctaw Oklahoma, country singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry)
  • 1949-11-08 Bonnie Raitt, country singer (Green Light, The Glow), born in Burbank, California
  • 1950-01-15 David Lynn Jones, Bexar Ark, country singer (Bonnie Jean)
  • 1950-03-26 Ronnie McDowell, Fountain Head Tn, country singer (King is Gone)
  • 1950-08-07 Rodney Crowell, country singer (She's Crazy for Leavin'), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1951-01-09 Crystal Gayle, Ky, country singer (Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue)
  • 1951-03-16 Ray Benson, country singer (House of Blue Lights), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1951-04-04 Steve Gatlin, Olney Tx, country singer (Gatlin Bros-Broken Lady)
  • 1951-04-07 John Dittrich, Union NJ, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels)
  • 1951-05-23 Judy Rodman, Riverside California, country singer (Girls Ride Horses Too)
  • 1951-06-06 Dwight Twilley, country singer (Twilley Don't Mind), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1952-01-02 Ricky Van Shelton, Grit Va, country singer (Wild-Eyed Dream)
  • 1952-04-18 Jim Scholten, Midland Mich, country singer (Betty's Bein' Bad)
  • 1952-05-18 George Strait, Pearsall Tx, country singer (All My Exes Live in Texas)
  • 1952-08-20 Rudy Gatlin, Olney Tx, country singer (Gatlin Bros-Broken Lady)
  • 1952-09-17 Steve Sanders, Richland Ga, country singer (Oak Ridge Boys-Elvira)
  • 1952-11-10 Pat Severs, Camden SC, country singer (Pirates of Miss-Fred Jake)
  • 1953-03-26 Michael Bonagura, country singer (Baille & Boys-Oh Heart), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1953-04-09 Hal Ketchum, Greenwich NY, country singer (Small Town Saturday Night)
  • 1953-09-30 Deborah Allen, country singer (Jim Stafford Show), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1954-03-14 Jann Browne, country singer (Mexican Wind)
  • 1954-04-25 Rob Crosby, Sumter SC, country singer (She's a Natural)
  • 1954-05-20 James Henderson, country singer (Black Oak Arkansas)
  • 1954-06-28 Ava Barber, country singer (Lawrence Welk Show), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1954-07-13 Louise Mandrell, Corpus Christi Tx, country singer (Mandrell Sisters)
  • 1954-07-18 Ricky Skaggs, Cordell Ky, country singer (Heartbroke, Toy Hearts)
  • 1954-10-02 Greg Jennings, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1954-10-30 T Graham Brown, Arabi Ga, country singer (Come as you Were)
  • 1954-12-03 Paul Gregg, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels)
  • 1954-12-13 John Anderson, Apopka Fla, country singer/actor (Lone Wolf McQuade)
  • 1954-12-25 Steve Wariner, Noblesville Indiana, country singer (Small Town Girl)
  • 1955-01-04 Kathy Forester, Lookout Mt Ga, country singer (Forester Sister-Men)
  • 1955-01-17 Steve Earle, country singer (Guitar Town), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1955-03-17 Paul Overstreet, Van Cleave Miss, country singer (Daddy's Come Around)
  • 1955-03-26 Dean Dillon, Lake City TN, country singer (Chair)
  • 1955-03-28 Reba McEntire, McAlester Ok, country singer (Can't Even Get the Blues)

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1955-05-24 Rosanne Cash, country singer (Seven Year Ache, I Wonder), born in Memphis, Tennessee

Country Singer Rosanne Cash
Country Singer
Rosanne Cash
  • 1955-07-01 Keith Whitley, Sandy Hook Ky, country singer (Don't Close Your Eyes)
  • 1955-08-02 Jimmy Lowe, country singer (Pirates of Ms-Fred Jake), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1955-09-26 Carlene Carter, Nashville Tn, country singer (I Fell in Love)
  • 1955-12-06 Tish Hinojosa, San Antonia Tx, country singer (Something in the Rain)
  • 1956-01-18 Mark Collie, Waynesboro Tn, country singer (Another Old Soldier)
  • 1956-03-26 Charly McClain, Jackson Tn, country singer (Radio Heart)
  • 1956-09-23 June Forester, Chattanooga Tn, country singer (Forester Sister-Men)
  • 1956-10-23 Dwight Yoakam, Pikeville Ky, country singer (Honky Tonk Man)
  • 1956-11-11 Billy Smith, Reidsville NC, country singer (Billy & Terry Smith)
  • 1956-12-09 Sylvia, Kokomo Indiana, country singer (Nobody)
  • 1956-12-21 Lee Roy Parnell, Abilene Texas, country singer (Oughta be a Law)
  • 1957-01-29 Irlene Mandrell, Corpus Christi Tx, country singer (Mandrell Sisters)
  • 1957-04-12 Vince Gill, country singer (When I Call Your Name), born in Norman, Oklahoma
  • 1957-05-03 Cactus Moser, Montrose Co, country singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry)
  • 1957-07-24 Pam Tillis, Plant City Fla, country singer (Melancholy Child)
  • 1957-08-22 Holly Dunn, country singer (Daddy's Hands), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1957-09-06 "Curley" Joe Smyth, Westbrook Me, country singer (Betty's Bein' Bad)
  • 1957-11-01 Lyle Lovett, Klein Tx, country singer (God Will, Joshua Judges Ruth)
  • 1958-05-23 Shelly West, country singer (Red Hot, West by West), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1958-07-24 Pam Tills, Country music artist
  • 1958-09-30 Marty Stuart, Philadelphia Miss, country singer (Hillbilly Rock)

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