Keith Whitley (July 1, 1954-1989) – American country music singer. Whitley’s career in mainstream country music lasted from 1984 till his death in 1989, but he continues to influence an entire generation of singers and songwriters. Born in Sandy Hook, KY, died in Tennessee.
Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn...old school, AM radio country music
Musicians Gary LeVox, Jay DeMarcus, and Joe Don Rooney of Rascal Flatts pose for a selfie during the 52nd Academy Of Country Music Awards Cumulus/Westwood One Radio Remotes at T-Mobile Arena on April 1, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Country singer Charley Pride was born on March 18, 1938, into a sharecropping family with 11 children. Drawn to the radio music of Hank Williams Roy Acuff, he acquired a Sears Roebuck guitar and taught himself to play at age 14. Pride hoped to make his name as a baseball player, and played in the Negro Leagues for some time, entertaining teammates on the bus with his guitar and singing, and gaining stage experience by joining bands in performance from time to time.
The Judds - how could you not love these fiery, redheaded women? one of the few women who sound like country music and dont end up going the pop direction - one of there favorite songs -'' why not me'' or i saw the lightttt in your window tonight'' when my father use to deejay at a local radio station - i still remember twirling in circles to there music like a princess.