Country and Western in History (Part 3)

Country and Western: Bluegrass Music - Country Singers

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 342

  • 1950-01-15 David Lynn Jones, American country singer (Bonnie Jean), born in Bexar, Arkansas
  • 1950-03-13 Steve Hill, country vocalist (A Winning Hand)
  • 1950-03-25 Ronald "Ronnie" McDowell, American country singer (The King is Gone), born in Portland, Tennessee
  • 1950-08-07 Rodney Crowell, American country singer (She's Crazy for Leavin'), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1951-01-09 Crystal Gayle, American country singer (Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue), born in Paintsville, Kentucky
  • 1951-02-20 Kathy Baillie, country vocalist (Baille Boys-Oh Heart), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • 1951-03-16 Ray Benson, country singer (House of Blue Lights), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1951-04-04 Steve Gatlin, American country singer (Gatlin Bros-Broken Lady), born in Olney, Texas
  • 1951-04-07 John Dittrich, Union NJ, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels)
  • 1951-05-23 Judy Rodman, country singer (Girls Ride Horses Too), born in Riverside, California
  • 1951-06-06 Dwight Twilley, country singer (Twilley Don't Mind), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1952-01-12 Ricky Van Shelton, American country singer (Wild-Eyed Dream), born in Danville, Virginia
  • 1952-01-22 Teddy Gentry, American country music singer (Alabama-Mt Music), born in Fort Payne, Alabama
  • 1952-04-18 Jim Scholten, American country singer (Betty's Bein' Bad), born in Midland, Michigan
  • 1952-05-18 George Strait, Pearsall Tx, country singer (All My Exes Live in Texas)
  • 1952-08-20 Rudy Gatlin, American country singer (Gatlin Bros-Broken Lady), born in Olney, Texas
  • 1952-09-17 Steve Sanders, Richland Ga, country singer (Oak Ridge Boys-Elvira)
  • 1952-11-10 Pat Severs, American country singer (Pirates of Mississippi-Fred Jake), born in Camden, South Carolina
  • 1953-03-26 Michael Bonagura, country singer (Baille & Boys-Oh Heart), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1953-04-09 Hal Ketchum, American country singer (Small Town Saturday Night), born in Greenwich Village, New York
  • 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, American country singer (She's a Natural), born in Sumter, South Carolina
  • 1954-05-20 James Henderson, country singer (Black Oak Arkansas)
  • 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
  • 1954-12-02 Danielle Alexander, American country music pianist, born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1954-12-03 Paul Gregg, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels)
  • 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, Lookout Mt Ga, country singer (Forester Sister-Men)
  • 1955-01-17 Steve Earle, American country singer (Guitar Town), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1955-03-17 Paul Overstreet, American country singer (Daddy's Come Around), born in Van Cleave, Mississippi
  • 1955-03-26 Dean Dillon, country singer (Chair), born in Lake City, Tennessee
  • 1955-03-28 Reba McEntire, American country singer (Can't Even Get the Blues), born in McAlester, Oklahoma

Person of interestRosanne Cash

1955-05-24 Rosanne Cash, American country singer (Seven Year Ache, I Wonder), 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, country singer (Radio Heart), born in Jackson, Tennessee
  • 1956-09-23 June Forester, country singer (Forester Sister-Men), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • 1956-10-23 Dwight Yoakam, 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
  • 1956-12-09 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
  • 1957-01-29 Irlene Mandrell, country singer (Mandrell Sisters), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • 1957-04-12 Vince Gill, American country singer (When I Call Your Name), born in Norman, Oklahoma
  • 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 country singer (God Will, Joshua Judges Ruth), born in Klein, Texas
  • 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
  • 1958-09-30 Marty Stuart, Philadelphia Miss, country singer (Hillbilly Rock)
  • 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
  • 1958-12-28 Joe Diffie, American country singer and guitarist (Home), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma (d. 2020)
  • 1959-03-02 Larry Stewart, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels), born in Paducah, Kentucky
  • 1959-04-09 Dave Innis, American country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels), born in Bartlesville, Oklahoma
  • 1959-05-04 Randy Travis, American country music singer (Diggin' Up Bones), born in Marshville, North Carolina
  • 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
  • 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, country singer (Betty's Bein' Bad), born in Apopka, Florida
  • 1960-11-04 Kim Forester, American country singer (Forester Sister-Men), born in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia
  • 1961-01-05 Iris DeMent, American country singer (Our Town), born in Paragould, Arizona
  • 1961-03-01 Davis Daniel, country singer, born in Arlington Heights, Illinois
  • 1961-07-08 Toby Keith, American country singer and actor (Boomtown, Blue Moon), born in Clinton, Oklahoma

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
  • 1962-02-04 Clint Black, American country vocalist (Killin' Time, A Better Man), born in Long Branch, New Jersey

Person of interestGarth Brooks

1962-02-07 Garth Brooks, American country singer (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 [William Harold Dean Jr], American country singer (Young Man, Fire in the Dark), born in Quincy, Florida
  • 1962-12-21 Christy Forester, American musician (Forester Sisters-Men), born in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia
  • 1963-02-09 Travis Tritt, Marietta Ga, country vocalist (Country Club)
  • 1963-09-06 Mark Chesnutt, American country singer (Too Cold at Home), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • 1964-02-06 Skip Ewing, American country vocalist (Coast of Colorado), born in Redlands, California
  • 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
  • 1964-09-19 Trisha Yearwood, American country singer (Sweetest Gift), born in Monticello, Georgia
  • 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
  • 1966-07-29 Martina McBride, country singer
  • 1966-12-18 Tracy Byrd, country singer
  • 1967-05-01 Tim McGraw, American country musician and actor, born in Delhi, Louisiana
  • 1967-12-05 Gary Allan, American country musician (Used Heart For Sale), born in La Mirada, California
  • 1968-01-27 Tracy Lawrence, Atlanta Tx, country singer (Sticks & Stones)

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music