Country and Western in History (Part 4)

Country and Western: Bluegrass Music - Country Singers

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 412

  • 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)
  • 1958-12-28 Mike McGuire, American country music songwriter and drummer (Shenandoah - "If Bubba Can Dance (I Can Too)"), born in Hamilton, Alabama
  • 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
  • 1959-04-02 Dean Townson, American country music bassist (Pirates of Mississippi - "Feed Jake"), born in St. Petersburg, Florida
  • 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
  • 1959-09-28 Billy Montana, Country/Western performer (No Yesterday, Angelia)
  • 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 interestClint Black

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

Country Singer Clint Black
Country Singer
Clint Black

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
  • 1963-02-09 Travis Tritt, American country vocalist (Country Club), born in Marietta, 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
  • 1964-02-06 Skip Ewing, American country vocalist (Coast of Colorado), born in Redlands, California
  • 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

Person of interestTim McGraw

1967-05-01 Tim McGraw, American country musician and actor, born in Delhi, Louisiana

Country Musician and Actor Tim McGraw
Country Musician and Actor
Tim McGraw
  • 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)
  • 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
  • 1969-10-12 Martie Maguire, American country musician (The Chicks, formerly known as Dixie Chicks), born in York, Pennsylvania
  • 1970-08-25 Jo Dee Messina, American country music singer (I'm Alright), born in, in Framingham, Massachusetts

Person of interestAlison Krauss

1971-07-23 Alison Krauss, American bluegrass singer and fiddler (Union Station; Raising Sand), born in Decatur, Illinois

Country Singer and Musician Alison Krauss
Country Singer and Musician
Alison Krauss
  • 1971-07-25 Roger Creager, American country music singer & songwriter, born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • 1972-02-23 Steve Holy, American country singer, born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1972-07-17 Elizabeth Cook, American country music singer-songwriter (Aftermath), born in Wildwood, Florida
  • 1972-08-16 Emily Strayer (formerly Robison), American country singer, instrumentalist and songwriter (The Chicks, formerly known as Dixie Chicks), born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Person of interestBrad Paisley

1972-10-28 Brad Paisley, American country singer (Collision of Worlds, Nobody's Fool), born in Glen Dale, West Virginia

Country Singer Brad Paisley
Country Singer
Brad Paisley
  • 1972-11-18 Jessica "Jessi" Alexander, American country music singer and songwriter ("The Climb"), born in Jackson, Tennessee
  • 1973-06-26 Gretchen Wilson, American country music singer (Redneck Woman), born in Pocahontas, Illinois
  • 1973-07-29 James Otto, American country singer (MuzikMafia), born in Fort Lewis, Washington
  • 1974-08-02 Jeremy Castle, Oklahoma country singer and songwriter, born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1974-09-12 Jennifer Nettles, American country singer (Sugarland), born in Douglas, Georgia

Person of interestNatalie Maines

1974-10-14 Natalie Maines, American country musician (The Chicks, formerly known as Dixie Chicks), born in Lubbock, Texas

Singer-Songwriter Natalie Maines
Singer-Songwriter
Natalie Maines
  • 1975-09-28 Mandy Barnett, American country singer ("Maybe"; "The Whispering Wind"), born in Crossville, Tennesee
  • 1975-11-20 (Frederick) Dierks Bentley, American country singer (Modern Day Drifter; Riser), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1975-11-30 Mindy McCready, country/western singer, (d. 2013)
  • 1976-05-12 Matt Mangano, American country-rock bass player (Zac Brown Band), born in Visalia, CA
  • 1976-06-04 Kasey Chambers, Australian country singer-songwriter and musician ("Not Pretty Enough"), born in Mount Gambier, South Australia

Person of interestBlake Shelton

1976-06-18 Blake Shelton, American country singer-songwriter ("Boys 'Round Here"; "God Gave Me You"; "Honey Bee"), and TV personality (The Voice), born in Ada, Oklahoma

Country Singer Blake Shelton
Country Singer
Blake Shelton

Person of interestLuke Bryan

1976-07-17 Luke Bryan, American country singer (I'll Stay Me), born in Leesburg, Georgia

Country Music Singer-Songwriter Luke Bryan
Country Music Singer-Songwriter
Luke Bryan
  • 1976-12-04 Amie Comeaux, American country music singer, born in Brusly, Louisiana (d. 1997)
  • 1977-02-28 Jason Aldean [Williams], American country singer ("Dirt Road Anthem"), born in Macon, Georgia
  • 1977-11-20 Josh Turner, American singer (Long Black Train), born in Hannah, South Carolina
  • 1978-04-15 Chris Stapleton, American country and bluegrass singer-songwriter (The SteelDrivers; "Broken Halos"; "Traveller"), born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • 1978-09-14 Danielle Peck, American country music singer (Findin' a Good Man), born in Jacksonville, North Carolina
  • 1978-09-16 Matthew Rogers, American TV host and country singer, born in Arcadia, California
  • 1979-06-10 Lee Brice, American country singer and songwriter (Love Like Crazy, Hard to Love), born in Sumter, South Carolina
  • 1980-08-27 Stephanie Michelle Steele, American country singer, born in Abilene, Texas
  • 1981-09-11 Charles Kelley, American country singer and songwriter (Lady A), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • 1982-01-17 Amanda Wilkinson, Canadian country music singer, born in Belleville, Canada

Person of interestLeAnn Rimes

1982-08-28 LeAnn Rimes [Margaret LeAnn Rimes Cibrian], American country singer (Blue), born in Jackson, Mississippi

Country Singer LeAnn Rimes
Country Singer
LeAnn Rimes
  • 1983-01-25 Andrée Watters, Canadian pop-country-rock singer, born in Quebec City, Quebec

Person of interestCarrie Underwood

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

  • 1983-04-15 Margo Price, American country singer-songwriter ("That's How Rumors Get Started"), born in Aledo, Illinois
  • 1983-07-29 Ashley McBryde, American country music singer-songwriter (Girl Going Nowhere), born in Waldron, Arkansas

Person of interestMiranda Lambert

1983-11-10 Miranda Lambert, American country music singer and songwriter (The Weight of These Wings), born in Longview, Texas

Country Music Singer-Songwriter Miranda Lambert
Country Music Singer-Songwriter
Miranda Lambert
  • 1983-12-12 Katrina Elam, American country music singer, born in Bray, Oklahoma

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music