Country and Western in History (Part 3)

Country and Western: Country Singers

Events in Music


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  • 1954-10-30 T Graham Brown, Arabi Ga, country singer (Come as you Were)
  • 1954-12-02 Danielle Alexander, country music pianist, born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 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, country singer (Chair), born in Lake City, Tennessee
  • 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 (d. 2016)
  • 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)
  • 1958-02-21 Mary-Chapin Carpenter, Princeton NJ, country vocalist (This Shirt)
  • 1958-02-24 Sammy Kershaw, Kaplan LA, country vocalist (Cadillac Style)
  • 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)
  • 1958-10-10 Tanya Tucker, Seminole Tx, country singer/actress (Follow that Car)
  • 1958-10-17 Alan Jackson, Newnan Ga, country singer (Here in the Real World)
  • 1958-12-28 Joe Diffie, country singer/guitarist (Home), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1959-03-02 Larry Stewart, Paducah KY, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels)
  • 1959-04-09 Dave Innis, Bartlesville Oklahoma, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels)
  • 1959-05-04 Randy Travis, Marshville NC, country singer (Diggin' Up Bones)
  • 1959-06-21 Kathy Mattea, country singer (Love at the Five & Dime)
  • 1959-06-27 Lorrie Morgan, Nashville Tn, country singer (Out of Your Shoes)
  • 1960-02-10 Lionel Cartwright, Ohio, country vocalist (I Watched it on the Radio)
  • 1960-10-04 Gregg "Hobie" Hubbard, Apopka Fla, country singer (Betty's Bein' Bad)
  • 1960-11-04 Kim Forester, Lookout Mt Ga, country singer (Forester Sister-Men)
  • 1961-01-15 Iris DeMent, American country singer (Our Town), born in Paragould, Ar
  • 1961-03-01 Davis Daniel, Arlington Heights Ill, country singer
  • 1961-08-25 Billy Ray Cyrus, country singer (Achy Breaky Heart), born in Flatwoods, Kentucky
  • 1961-11-02 K.D. Lang [Kathy Dawn], Consort Alberta, Canadian country singer
  • 1962-02-04 Clint Black, Long Branch NJ, country vocalist (A Better Man)

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1962-02-07 Garth Brooks, country vocalist (No Fences, Double Live), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Garth Brooks
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Garth Brooks
  • 1962-04-02 Billy Dean, Quincy Fla, country singer (Billy the Kid)
  • 1962-12-21 Christy Forester, Lookout Mt Ga, country singer (Forester Sister-Men)
  • 1963-02-09 Travis Tritt, Marietta Ga, country vocalist (Country Club)
  • 1963-09-06 Mark Chesnutt, Beaumont Tx, country singer (Too Cold at Home)
  • 1964-02-06 Skip Ewing, Redlands California, country vocalist (Coast of Colorado)
  • 1964-05-28 Phil Vassar, American country music singer
  • 1964-09-19 Trisha Yearwood, Monticello GA, country singer (Sweetest Gift)
  • 1964-10-31 Darryl Worley, American country singer
  • 1964-12-08 James Blundell, Australian country singer
  • 1965-05-13 Lari White, American country music singer
  • 1965-07-25 Marty Brown, Owensboro Ky, country singer (Wildest Dreams)
  • 1966-01-04 Deana Carter, country singer
  • 1966-07-29 Martina McBride, country singer
  • 1966-12-18 Tracy Byrd, country singer
  • 1967-12-05 Gary Allan, American country musician
  • 1968-01-27 Tracy Lawrence, Atlanta Tx, country singer (Sticks & Stones)
  • 1968-08-05 Terri Clark, Canadian country singer
  • 1968-08-19 Mark McGuinn, country music singer
  • 1968-10-22 Shelby Lynne, Quantico Va, country singer (If I Could Bottle This Up)
  • 1969-01-03 Nikki Nelson, Topaz Lake Nev, country singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry)
  • 1969-03-28 Rodney Atkins, American country music singer-songwriter
  • 1970-08-25 Jo Dee Messina, American country music singer
  • 1971-07-23 Alison Krauss, Decatur Ill, country singer (2 Highways)
  • 1971-07-25 Roger Creager, American country music singer-songwriter
  • 1972-02-23 Steve Holy, American country singer
  • 1972-08-16 Emily Robison, American country singer, instrumentalist and songwriter (Dixie Chicks)
  • 1972-11-18 Jessi Alexander, American country music singer/songwriter
  • 1974-08-02 Jeremy Castle, Oklahoma country singer and songwriter
  • 1974-09-12 Jennifer Nettles, American country singer, part of Sugarland
  • 1975-09-28 Mandy Barnett, country singer (Maybe, Rainy Days)
  • 1976-06-18 Blake Shelton, American Country Singer
  • 1977-02-28 Jason Aldean, American country singer
  • 1978-09-14 Danielle Peck, country music singer
  • 1980-08-27 Stephanie Michelle Steele, Abilene TX, country singer
  • 1982-08-28 Le Ann Rimes, country singer (Blue, Holiday in Your Heart)

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1983-03-10 Carrie Underwood, American country singer, born in Muskogee, Oklahoma

  • 1991-10-02 Beau Grayson, son of country singer Tanya Tucker
  • 1992-07-08 Taylor Maine Pearl Brooks, daughter of country singer Garth Brooks

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