Today in Country Singer History (Part 3)

Country and Western: Bluegrass Music

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  • 1953-09-30 Deborah Allen, American country singer (Jim Stafford Show), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1953-11-23 Francis Cabrel, French folk and country singer-songwriter and guitarist, born in Agen, France
  • 1954-03-01 Janis Gill, American country singer (Sweethearts of Rodeo - "Midnight Girl"), born in Torrance, California
  • 1954-03-14 Jann Browne, country singer (Mexican Wind)
  • 1954-03-20 Jim Seales, American country singer (Shenandoah - "Sunday in the South"), born in Hamilton, Alabama
  • 1954-04-25 Rob Crosby, American country singer ("She's a Natural"), born in Sumter, South Carolina
  • 1954-05-20 James Henderson, American southern rock guitarist (Black Oak Arkansas, 1975-79 - Ain't Life Grand), born in Jackson, Mississippi (d. 2016)
  • 1954-06-28 Ava Barber, American country singer (Lawrence Welk Show), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1954-07-13 Louise Mandrell, country singer (Mandrell Sisters), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • 1954-07-18 Ricky Skaggs, American country singer (Heartbroke, Toy Hearts), born in Cordell, Kentucky
  • 1954-10-02 Greg Jennings, American country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1954-10-30 T. Graham Brown, American country singer (Come as you Were), born in Arabi, Georgia
  • 1954-12-03 Paul Gregg, American country bassist singer (Restless Heart - Big Dreams In A Small Town), born in Altus, Oklahoma
  • 1954-12-13 John Anderson, American country singer and actor (I've Got a Feelin', Money in the Bank), born in Apopka, Florida
  • 1954-12-25 Steve Wariner, American country singer (Small Town Girl), born in Noblesville, Indiana
  • 1955-01-04 Kathy Forester, American country singer (Forester Sisters - "Mama's Never Seen Those Eyes"), born in Lookout Mountain, Georgia
  • 1955-01-17 Steve Earle, American roots-rock singer-songwriter (Guitar Town), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1955-01-27 Richard Young, American country singer (Kentucky Headhunters - "Davy Crockett"), born in Glasgow, Kentucky
  • 1955-03-01 Jimmy Fortune, American country singer (Statler Brothers - Class of '57), born in Newport News, Virginia
  • 1955-03-17 Paul Overstreet, American country singer (Daddy's Come Around), born in Van Cleave, Mississippi
  • 1955-03-26 Dean Dillon, American country music singer (Chair), born in Lake City, Tennessee

Person of interestReba McEntire

1955-03-28 Reba McEntire, American country singer ("Can't Even Get the Blues"; "Consider Me Gone"), born in McAlester, Oklahoma

Country Singer Reba McEntire
Country Singer
Reba McEntire
  • 1955-05-12 Kix Brooks, American country music singer (Brooks & Dunn - "Brand New Man"), born in Shreveport, Louisiana

Person of interestRosanne Cash

1955-05-24 Rosanne Cash, American country singer ("Seven Year Ache"; "Black Cadillac"), born in Memphis, Tennessee

Country Singer Rosanne Cash
Country Singer
Rosanne Cash
  • 1955-07-01 Keith Whitley, American country music singer (Don't Close Your Eyes), born in Ashland, Kentucky (d. 1989)
  • 1955-08-02 Jimmy Lowe, American country singer (Pirates of Ms-Fred Jake), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1955-09-26 Carlene Carter, American country singer (I Fell in Love), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1955-12-06 Tish Hinojosa, American country singer (Something in the Rain), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1956-01-18 George Mark Collie, American country singer (Another Old Soldier), born in Waynesboro Tennessee
  • 1956-03-26 Charly McClain, American country singer (Radio Heart), born in Jackson, Tennessee
  • 1956-09-23 June Forester, American country singer (Forester Sister - "Mama's Never Seen Those Eyes"; "Men"), born in Lookout Mountain, Georgia
  • 1956-10-23 Dwight Yoakam, American country singer (Honky Tonk Man), born in Pikeville, Kentucky
  • 1956-11-11 Billy Smith, American country singer (Billy & Terry Smith), born in Reidsville, North Carolina
  • 1956-11-28 Kristine Arnold, American country singer (Sweethearts of Rodeo - "Midnight Girl"), born in Torrance, California
  • 1956-12-09 Sylvia, American country singer (Nobody), born in Kokoma, Indiana
  • 1956-12-21 Lee Roy Parnell, American country singer (Oughta be a Law), born in Abilene, Texas
  • 1956-12-30 Suzy Bogguss, American country singer ("Drive South"; "I Want To Be A Cowboy's Sweetheart"), born in Aledo, Illinois
  • 1957-01-29 Irlene Mandrell, country singer (Mandrell Sisters), born in Corpus Christi, Texas

Person of interestVince Gill

1957-04-12 Vince Gill, American country singer ("When I Call Your Name"), born in Norman, Oklahoma

Country Singer Vince Gill
Country Singer
Vince Gill
  • 1957-05-03 [Michael] Cactus Moser, American country singer (Highway 101), born in Montrose, Colorado
  • 1957-07-24 Pam Tillis, American country singer (Melancholy Child), born in Plant City, Florida
  • 1957-08-22 Holly Dunn, American country singer (Daddy's Hands), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 2016)
  • 1957-09-06 Joe Smyth, American country singer (Betty's Bein' Bad), born in Portland, Maine
  • 1957-11-01 Lyle Lovett, American singer-songwriter (Joshua Judges Ruth; The Road To Ensenada), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1958-05-23 Shelly West, Ameican country singer ("Red Hot"; "West by West"), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1958-09-30 Marty Stuart, American country guitarist, singer-songwriter and mandolin player (The Whiskey Ain't Workin'), born in Philadelphia, Mississippi
  • 1958-10-10 Tanya Tucker, American country singer and actress (Follow that Car), born in Seminole, Texas
  • 1958-10-17 Alan Jackson, American country singer (Here in the Real World), born in Newnan, Georgia
  • 1958-12-23 Victoria Williams, American folk-rock-country singer (Loose), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • 1958-12-28 Joe Diffie, American country singer and guitarist (Home), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma (d. 2020)
  • 1959-03-02 Larry Stewart, American country singer (Restless Heart - "Alright Already"), born in Paducah, Kentucky
  • 1959-03-16 Stan Thorn, American country singer (Shenandoah - "Sunday in the South"), born in Kenosha, Wisconsin
  • 1959-04-09 Dave Innis, American country singer (Restless Heart - "Wheels"), born in Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Person of interestRandy Travis

1959-05-04 Randy Travis [Traywick], American country and gospel music singer ("Diggin' Up Bones"; "Forever and Ever, Amen"), and actor, born in Marshville, North Carolina

Country Music Singer Randy Travis
Country Music Singer
Randy Travis
  • 1959-06-21 Kathy Mattea, American country and bluegrass singer (Love at the Five & Dime), born in South Charleston, West Virginia
  • 1959-06-27 Lorrie Morgan, American country singer (Out of Your Shoes), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1959-07-04 Bill McCorvey, American country singer (Pirates of Mississippi - "Feed Jake"), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • 1959-07-20 Radney Foster, American country singer and songwriter (Foster & Lloyd - "Crazy Over You"), born in Del Rio, Texas
  • 1959-08-09 Diane Williams, American country singer (Girls Next Door - "Slow Boat to China"), born at Hahn Air Force Base, near Kirchberg Germany
  • 1960-02-10 Lionel Cartwright, American country music artist (I Watched it on the Radio, Leap of Faith), born in Gallipolis, Ohio
  • 1960-10-04 Gregg "Hobie" Hubbard, American country singer (Betty's Bein' Bad), born in Apopka, Florida
  • 1960-11-04 Kim Forester, American country singer (Forester Sisters - "Men"), born in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia
  • 1960-12-28 Marty Roe, American country singer (Diamond Rio - "Meet in the Middle"), born in Lebanon Ohio,
  • 1961-01-05 Iris DeMent, American country singer (Our Town), born in Paragould, Arizona
  • 1961-03-01 Davis Daniel, American country singer, born in Arlington Heights, Illinois

Person of interestToby Keith

1961-07-08 Toby Keith, American country singer and actor (Boomtown, Blue Moon), born in Clinton, Oklahoma

Country Singer and Actor Toby Keith
Country Singer and Actor
Toby Keith

Person of interestBilly Ray Cyrus

1961-08-25 Billy Ray Cyrus, American country singer (Achy Breaky Heart), born in Flatwoods, Kentucky

Country Singer-Songwriter Billy Ray Cyrus
Country Singer-Songwriter
Billy Ray Cyrus
  • 1961-11-02 K.D. Lang [Kathy Dawn], Canadian country singer, born in Consort, Alberta
  • 1962-01-13 Trace Adkins, American country singer ("Ladies Love Country Boys"; "You're Gonna Miss This"), born in Sarepta, Louisiana

Person of interestGarth Brooks

1962-02-07 Garth Brooks, American country singer (No Fences; "Friends In Low Places"), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Garth Brooks
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Garth Brooks
  • 1962-04-02 Billy Dean, American country singer ("Young Man"; "Fire in the Dark"), born in Quincy, Florida
  • 1962-05-09 John Corbett, American actor (Northern Exposure - "Chris Stevens"; Sex and the City - Aidan; My Big Fat Greek Wedding), and country music singer, born in Wheeling, West Virginia
  • 1962-12-21 Christy Forester, American musician (Forester Sisters-Men), born in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia
  • 1963-09-06 Mark Chesnutt, American country singer (Too Cold at Home), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • 1963-11-01 "Big" Kenny [Alphin], American country singer (Big & Rich - Between Raising Hell And Amazing Grace), born in Culpeper, Virginia
  • 1963-12-16 Jeff Carson, American country singer, born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1964-03-07 Jennifer McCarters, American country singer (McCarters - "The Gift"), born in Sevierville, Tennessee
  • 1964-04-11 Steve Azar, American country singer and songwriter ("I Don't Have to Be Me ('til Monday)"), born in Greenville, Mississippi
  • 1964-05-28 Phil Vassar, American country music singer-songwriter ("Just Another Day In Paradise"), born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • 1964-05-30 Wynonna Judd [Christina Ciminella], American country singer (The Judds), born in Ashland, Kentucky

Person of interestTrisha Yearwood

1964-09-19 Trisha Yearwood, American country singer (Sweetest Gift), born in Monticello, Georgia

Country Singer Trisha Yearwood
Country Singer
Trisha Yearwood
  • 1964-10-31 Darryl Worley, American country singer (Hard Rain Don't Last), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1964-12-08 James Blundell, Australian country singer
  • 1965-01-20 John Michael Montgomery, American country music singer, born in Danville, Kentucky
  • 1965-05-13 Lari White, American country music singer and actress (You Can Be A Star winner- 1988), born in Dunedin, Florida (d. 2018)
  • 1965-07-25 Marty Brown, American country singer (Wildest Dreams), born in Maceo, Kentucky
  • 1966-01-04 Deana Carter, American country singer, born in Nashville, Tennessee

Person of interestMartina McBride

1966-07-29 Martina McBride, American country singer and songwriter (Evolution), born in Sharon, Kansas

Country Singer-Songwriter Martina McBride
Country Singer-Songwriter
Martina McBride
  • 1966-08-19 Lee Ann Womack, American country singer ("I Hope You Dance"), born in Jacksonville, Texas
  • 1966-12-18 Tracy Byrd, country singer
  • 1968-01-27 Tracy Lawrence, Atlanta Tx, country singer (Sticks & Stones)
  • 1968-03-26 Kenny Chesney, American country music singer ("Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven"), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1968-05-03 Shane Minor, American country music singer, born in Modesto, California
  • 1968-08-05 Terri Clark, Canadian country singer
  • 1968-08-19 Mark McGuinn, American country music artist, born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • 1968-10-22 Shelby Lynne [Moorer], American country singer (If I Could Bottle This Up), born in Quantico, Virginia
  • 1968-11-11 David L. Cook, American Christian country singer and comedian, born in Pascagoula, Mississippi
  • 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 (Honesty), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1969-08-19 Clay Walker, American country singer ("Dreaming With My Eyes Open"), born in Vidor, Texas

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