Country and Western in History (Part 4)

Country and Western: Bluegrass Music

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 463

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

Rosanne CashRosanne Cash (67 years old)

1955-05-24 American Grammy Award-winning countryand Americana singer-songwriter ("Seven Year Ache"; "Black Cadillac"), and essayist, born in Memphis, Tennessee

  • 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 Mississippi - "Feed Jake"), born in Nashville, Tennessee

Carlene CarterCarlene Carter (67 years old)

1955-09-26 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
  • 1956-10-06 Mike Shipley, Australian audio engineer, and record producer of rock and country music (Paper Airplane), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 2013)
  • 1956-10-23 Dwight Yoakam, American country singer-songwriter ("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
  • 1957-01-04 Patty Loveless [Ramey], American country singer ("Blue Side of Town"), born in Pikeville, Kentucky
  • 1957-01-29 Irlene Mandrell, country singer (Mandrell Sisters), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • 1957-02-13 Doris King, American country vocalist (Girls Next Door - "Slow Boat To China"), born in Nashville, Tennessee

Vince GillVince Gill (65 years old)

1957-04-12 American multiple Grammy and Country Music Award-winning singer ("When I Call Your Name"), and guitarist (Eagles, 2017-present), born in Norman, Oklahoma

  • 1957-05-03 [Michael] Cactus Moser, American country singer (Highway 101), born in Montrose, Colorado
  • 1957-07-15 (Lyman) "Mac" McAnally, American session and touring country music singer-songwriter, and musician (Coral Reefer Band), born in Red Bay, Alabama
  • 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

Lyle LovettLyle Lovett (65 years old)

1957-11-01 American singer-songwriter (Joshua Judges Ruth; The Road To Ensenada), actor (The Player; The Bridge), and Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame member, born in Houston, Texas

  • 1958-02-21 Mary-Chapin Carpenter, American country-pop singer-songwriter ("This Shirt"; "Shut Up And Kiss Me"), born in Princeton, New Jersey
  • 1958-02-24 Sammy Kershaw, American country vocalist ("Cadillac Style"), born in Kaplan, Louisiana
  • 1958-05-23 Shelly West, Ameican country singer ("Red Hot"; "West by West"), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1958-07-03 Aaron Tippin, American country singer ("You've Got to Stand for Something"), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • 1958-09-30 Marty Stuart, American country guitarist, singer-songwriter and mandolin player ("Tempted"; "The Whiskey Ain't Workin'"), born in Philadelphia, Mississippi
  • 1958-10-10 Tanya Tucker, American Grammy Award-winning country singer-songwriter ("Delta Dawn"; "Bring Me Flowers Now"), born in Seminole, Texas

Alan JacksonAlan Jackson (64 years old)

1958-10-17 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

Randy TravisRandy Travis (63 years old)

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

  • 1959-06-21 Kathy Mattea, American country and bluegrass singer ("Love At The Five and Dime"; "Eighteen Wheels And A Dozen Roses"), 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, American 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
  • 1960-07-14 Ray Herndon, American guitarist (Lyle Lovett's Large Band), and country singer-songwriter (McBride & Ride - "Can I Count On You"), born in Scottsdale, Arizona
  • 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

Toby KeithToby Keith (61 years old)

1961-07-08 American country singer ("Should've Been A Cowboy"; "She Never Cried In Front Of Me"), and actor (Broken Bridges), born in Clinton, Oklahoma

Billy Ray CyrusBilly Ray Cyrus (61 years old)

1961-08-25 American country singer (Achy Breaky Heart; Old Town Road), born in Flatwoods, Kentucky

  • 1961-11-02 (Kathryn Dawn) "k.d." lang, Canadian Juno and Grammy Award-winning country-pop singer-songwriter (Constant Craving), 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

Clint BlackClint Black (60 years old)

1962-02-04 American country vocalist ("Killin' Time"; "Nothin' But the Taillights"), born in Long Branch, New Jersey

Garth BrooksGarth Brooks (60 years old)

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

  • 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
  • 1962-05-28 Phil Vassar, American country music singer-songwriter ("Just Another Day In Paradise"), born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • 1962-06-20 Eddy Shaver, American country-rock guitarist and songwriter, born in Waco, Texas (d. 2000)
  • 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
  • 1963-03-15 Bret Michaels [Sychak], American rock and country singer-songwriter, guitarist (Poison - "Talk Dirty to Me"), and television personality, born in Butler, Pennsylvania
  • 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

Wynonna JuddWynonna Judd (58 years old)

1964-05-30 American country singer (The Judds), born in Ashland, Kentucky

Trisha YearwoodTrisha Yearwood (58 years old)

1964-09-19 American country singer ("Believe Me Baby (I Lied)"; "How Do I Live"), cookbook author, and TV host (Trisha's Southern Kitchen), 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 ("It Must Be The Rain"; "Wildest Dreams"), born in Maceo, Kentucky

Shania TwainShania Twain (57 years old)

1965-08-28 Canadian Grammy Award-winning country music singer ("You're Still The One"; "That Don't Impress Me Much"; "Man! I Feel Like A Woman!"), born in Windsor, Ontario

  • 1966-01-04 Deana Carter, American country singer, born in Nashville, Tennessee

Martina McBrideMartina McBride (56 years old)

1966-07-29 American country singer and songwriter ("Independence Day"; "This One's For The Girls"; virtual duet with Dean Martin -"Baby It's Cold Outside"), born in Sharon, Kansas

  • 1966-08-19 Lee Ann Womack, American country singer ("I Hope You Dance"), born in Jacksonville, Texas
  • 1966-12-18 Tracy Byrd, American country singer ("Holdin' Heaven"), born in Vidor, Texas
  • 1967-02-06 Anita Cochran, American country singer, born in South Lyon, Michigan

Tim McGrawTim McGraw (55 years old)

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

Keith UrbanKeith Urban (55 years old)

1967-10-26 New Zealand-Australian Grammy, CMA, and ARIA Award-winning country music singer-songwriter ("Somebody Like You"; "The Fighter"), and television personality (American Idol; The Voice Australia), born in Whangarei, New Zealand

  • 1967-12-05 Gary Allan, American country musician (Used Heart For Sale), born in La Mirada, California
  • 1968-01-27 Tracy Lawrence, American country singer (Sticks & Stones), born in Atlanta, Texas
  • 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-songwriter, and guitarist, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1968-08-19 Mark McGuinn, American country music singer-songwriter ("Mrs. Steven Rudy"), 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, American country singer (Highway 101 - "Cry Cry Cry"; "Whose Lonely Now"), born in La Mesa, California
  • 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 fiddler, songwriter, and vocalist (The Chicks, formerly known as Dixie Chicks; Court Yard Hounds), born in York, Pennsylvania

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