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Encyclopedia > 1991 in country music

See also: 1990 in country music, 1991 in music, other events of 1991, 1992 in country music, 1990s in music and the List of years in Country Music < -- Please excuse the mess - this is a work in progress. ... See also: 1991 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1991 Record labels established in 1991 // 1991 was the year that grunge music made its popular breakthrough. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... See also: 1991 in country music, 1992 in music, other events of 1992, 1993 in country music, 1990s in music and the List of years in Country Music // January - After 23 years of its tried-and-true formula, the producers of Hee Haw unveil an extensively revamped show in time... (Redirected from 1990s in music) 1990 in music International trends Barbadian artists like Gabby, Spice and Square One bring a new sound to Trinidadian soca Mari Boines Gula Gula, and its titular hit single, bring Sami joik-based folk to popular attention Paradise Lost emerges at the forefront of... This page indexes the individual year in country music pages. ...

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Events

One of country music's most successful albums ever was released in 1991.
One of country music's most successful albums ever was released in 1991.

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  • Naomi Judd announces she had been diagnosed with Hepatitis C, a potentially fatal chronic liver disease, and would be retiring from touring with daughter Wynonna at the end of the year. The resulting "Farewell" tour becomes the year's top-grossing act in country music and ends with a New Year's Eve pay-per-view concert.
  • "SoundScan" is introduced, providing more accurate Billboard magazine chart ratings that are based on actual sales. Immediate evidence proved country music had a much bigger audience than previously thought.
  • Eight acts have their first Billboard No. 1 songs, including Mark Chesnutt, Mike Reid, Alan Jackson, Doug Stone, Diamond Rio, Trisha Yearwood, Brooks & Dunn and Lionel Cartwright. Three of those - Diamond Rio, Yearwood and Brooks & Dunn - turn the trick with their first national release; Reid's first solo release also hit the top of the chart, but he had hit the Top 5 as part of a duet with Ronnie Milsap (1988's "Old Folks") three years earlier.
  • Trisha Yearwood releases her debut single "She's in Love with the Boy" which rockets to number 1 for 2 weeks and catapults her into superstardom. Her debut album because the first debut album by a female artist to sell 1 million copies. It eventually sells 2 million.

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Top hits of the year

Number one hits

(as certifed by Billboard magazine) Billboard is a weekly American magazine devoted to the music industry. ...

Date Song Name Artist Wks. No. 1 Spec.
Note
January 12 Unanswered Prayers Garth Brooks 2
January 26 Forever's as Far as I'll Go Alabama 1
February 2 Daddy's Come Around Paul Overstreet 1 B
February 9 Brother Jukebox Mark Chesnutt 2 A
February 23 Walk on Faith Mike Reid 2 C
March 9 I'd Love You All Over Again Alan Jackson 2 A
March 23 Loving Blind Clint Black 2
April 6 Two of a Kind, Workin' on a Full House Garth Brooks 1
April 13 Down Home Alabama 2
April 27 Rockin' Years Dolly Parton
with Ricky Van Shelton
2
May 11 If I Know Me George Strait 2
May 25 In a Different Light Doug Stone 1
June 1 Meet in the Middle Diamond Rio 2 A
With this song, Diamond Rio became the first country music group in history to have its debut single reach No. 1 on the country charts.
June 15 If the Devil Danced (In Empty Pockets) Joe Diffie 1
June 22 The Thunder Rolls Garth Brooks 2 Debuted at # 19, making it the highest debuting country song to reach # 1 since Billboard began used Broadcast Data Systems to detect actual airplay.
July 6 Don't Rock the Jukebox Alan Jackson 3 1
July 27 I am a Simple Man Ricky Van Shelton 1
August 3 She's in Love with the Boy Trisha Yearwood 2 A
August 17 You Know Me Better Than That George Strait 3
September 7 Brand New Man Brooks & Dunn 2 A
September 21 Leap of Faith Lionel Cartwright 1 C
September 28 Where Are You Now Clint Black 2
October 12 Keep It Between the Lines Ricky Van Shelton 2 B
October 26 Anymore Travis Tritt 2
November 9 Someday Alan Jackson 1
November 16 Shameless Garth Brooks 2 Reached Number One in only its fifth chart week, the fastest climbing #1 since C.W. McCall's "Convoy", which reached Number One in its fourth week.
November 30 Forever Together Randy Travis 1
December 7 For My Broken Heart Reba McEntire 2
December 21 My Next Broken Heart Brooks & Dunn 2
  • 1 - No. 1 song of the year, as determined by Billboard magazine.
  • A - First Billboard No. 1 hit for that artist.
  • B - Last Billboard No. 1 hit for that artist to date.
  • C - Only Billboard No. 1 hit for that artist to date.

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Michael Barry Reid (born May 24, 1947 in Altoona, Pennsylvania) is a retired professional American football defensive lineman and Grammy Award winning songwriter. ... is the 68th day of the year (69th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other persons named Alan Jackson, see Alan Jackson (disambiguation). ... is the 82nd day of the year (83rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Clint Blacks Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Clint Patrick Black (born February 4, 1962) is an American neotraditional country music singer, songwriter, producer and occasional actor. ... is the 96th day of the year (97th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Troyal Garth Brooks (born February 7, 1962 in Tulsa, Oklahoma) is an American country music singer-songwriter. ... is the 103rd day of the year (104th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is a Grammy-winning and Academy Award-nominated American country singer, songwriter, composer, author, actress, and philanthropist. ... Ricky Van Shelton (born January 12, 1952 in Danville, Virginia) is a country singer best known for his songs Life Turned Her That Way, Ill Leave This World Loving You, and Ive Cried my Last Tear for You. ... is the 131st day of the year (132nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... George Harvey Strait, (born May 18, 1952), is an American country music singer. ... is the 145th day of the year (146th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Doug Stone (born 19 June 1956) is a country singer from Georgia. ... is the 152nd day of the year (153rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Meet in the Middle is the debut single of American country music band Diamond Rio. ... 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Ricky Van Shelton (born January 12, 1952 in Danville, Virginia) is a country singer best known for his songs Life Turned Her That Way, Ill Leave This World Loving You, and Ive Cried my Last Tear for You. ... is the 215th day of the year (216th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Shes In Love with The Boy is a Country music song written by Jon Ims that reached #1 for Trisha Yearwood in the early 1990s. ... This biographical article or section needs additional references for verification. ... is the 229th day of the year (230th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... George Harvey Strait, (born May 18, 1952), is an American country music singer. ... is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Brooks & Dunn is an American country music duo, consisting of singer-songwriters Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn. ... is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Lionel Cartwright (born February 10, 1960 in Gallipolis, Ohio[1]) is an American country music artist. ... is the 271st day of the year (272nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Clint Blacks Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Clint Patrick Black (born February 4, 1962) is an American neotraditional country music singer, songwriter, producer and occasional actor. ... is the 285th day of the year (286th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ricky Van Shelton (born January 12, 1952 in Danville, Virginia) is a country singer best known for his songs Life Turned Her That Way, Ill Leave This World Loving You, and Ive Cried my Last Tear for You. ... is the 299th day of the year (300th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Information in this article or section has not been verified against sources and may not be reliable. ... is the 313th day of the year (314th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other persons named Alan Jackson, see Alan Jackson (disambiguation). ... is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Troyal Garth Brooks (born February 7, 1962 in Tulsa, Oklahoma) is an American country music singer-songwriter. ... C.W. McCall is the pseudonym of William Dale Fries (born November 15, 1928) in Audubon, Iowa, USA. In 1972, while working for an Omaha, Nebraska advertising firm, Bozell Jacobs, Fries created a television campaign for the Metz Baking Company. ... Convoy is a 1975 novelty song performed by C.W. McCall (pseudonym of Bill Fries) that became a number-one hit in the USA and helped start a worldwide craze for citizens band (CB) radio. ... is the 334th day of the year (335th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... is the 341st day of the year (342nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Reba Nell McEntire (born March 28, 1955) is a Grammy award winning American singer and country music performer, and actress. ... is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Brooks & Dunn is an American country music duo, consisting of singer-songwriters Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn. ... Billboard is a weekly American magazine devoted to the music industry. ...

Other major hits

Ronnie Milsap (born Ronnie Lee Milsap January 16, 1943 in Robbinsville, North Carolina) is an American Country/Pop Singer and Musician. ... Michael Barry Reid (born May 24, 1947 in Altoona, Pennsylvania) is a retired professional American football defensive lineman and Grammy Award winning songwriter. ... Paul Overstreet is a singer and songwriter from Mississippi in the USA. Categories: Singer stubs ... The original members of Highway 101 from left to right: Curtis Stone, Paulette Carlson, Jack Daniels, and Cactus Moser. ... Mark Chesnutt Mark Chesnutt is an American country music singer. ... Patty Loveless signing a shirt Patty Loveless (born Patricia Lee Ramey on January 4, 1957 in Pikeville, Kentucky) is an American country music singer. ... Earl Thomas Conley (born October 17, 1941) is an American country music singer and composer. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... McBride & The Ride, also known as Terry McBride & The Ride, was an American country music band that achieved success in the 1990s. ... George Harvey Strait, (born May 18, 1952), is an American country music singer. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Pam Tillis Pam Tillis (born July 24, 1957 in Plant City, Florida) is an American country music singer and actress. ... Mary Chapin Carpenter (born February 21, 1958 in Princeton, New Jersey) is a five-time Grammy Award-winning country/folk singer-songwriter and guitarist, with a diverse musical style that is sometimes said to be unclassifiable. ... Tanya Denise Tucker (born October 10, 1958) is an American country music singer, who had her first hit, Delta Dawn at the age of 13 in 1972. ... Information in this article or section has not been verified against sources and may not be reliable. ... Waylon Jennings in 1965. ... Exile is an American country music band consisting of J.P. Pennington (guitar, lead vocals), Les Taylor (guitar, vocals), Sonny LeMaire (bass, vocals), Marlon Hargis (keyboards) and Steve Goetzman (drums). ... Reba Nell McEntire (born March 28, 1955) is a Grammy award winning American singer and country music performer, and actress. ... Fancy was a song written and performed by Bobbie Gentry in 1969, telling the tale of an impoverished mother who is forced to sell her teenaged daughter into prostitution because she can no longer afford to keep her. ... Reba Nell McEntire (born March 28, 1955) is a Grammy award winning American singer and country music performer, and actress. ... A group of five session musicians who formed in 1987 in order to have a little fun, the Pirates of the Mississippi were one of a handful of country bands who emerged in the wake of the Kentucky Headhunters success in the early 90s. ... Kathy Mattea Kathy Mattea, full name Kathleen Alice Mattea (born June 21, 1959, in South Charleston, West Virginia), is a female country music and bluegrass performer who often brings celtic sounds to her music, particularly with her release of Love Travels, one of her most critically popular albums. ... Davis Daniel (born Robert Andrykowski, March 1, 1961 in Arlington Heights, Illinois[1]) is an American country music artist. ... Holly Dunn was a country music artist in the late 1980s and early 1990s, who first found fame with the release of her 1986 hit Daddys Hands from her self-titled début album. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Information in this article or section has not been verified against sources and may not be reliable. ... Paul Overstreet is a singer and songwriter from Mississippi in the USA. Categories: Singer stubs ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Lee Greenwood (born October 27, 1942 in South Gate, California) is an American Country-Pop Singer and Songwriter. ... Suzy Bogguss (born December 30, 1956) is an American country music singer and one of the most acclaimed female country singers of the 1980s and 90s. ... Patty Loveless signing a shirt Patty Loveless (born Patricia Lee Ramey on January 4, 1957 in Pikeville, Kentucky) is an American country music singer. ... Twitty redirects here. ... Shenandoah is an American country music band that a scored a string of hits in the late 1980s and early 1990s. ... Doug Stone (born 19 June 1956) is a country singer from Georgia. ... Patty Loveless signing a shirt Patty Loveless (born Patricia Lee Ramey on January 4, 1957 in Pikeville, Kentucky) is an American country music singer. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Vern Gosdin (born August 5, 1934) is an American country music singer. ... Tanya Denise Tucker (born October 10, 1958) is an American country music singer, who had her first hit, Delta Dawn at the age of 13 in 1972. ... Mark Collie (born January 18, 1956 in Waynesboro, Tennessee) is an American country singer/songwriter and occasional actor. ... Ricky Van Shelton (born January 12, 1952 in Danville, Virginia) is a country singer best known for his songs Life Turned Her That Way, Ill Leave This World Loving You, and Ive Cried my Last Tear for You. ... B.B. (Bad Boy) Watson is an American country music singer. ... This biographical article or section needs additional references for verification. ... Marty Stuart (born John Marty Stuart September 30, 1958 in Philadelphia, Mississippi) is an American country music singer, known for both his traditional style, and eclectic merging of rockabilly, honky tonk, and traditional country music. ... Vince Gill Vince Gill (born April 12, 1957) is an American country music musician, songwriter, and singer. ... Restless Heart is a country pop band originally formed as a studio band to record demos. ... Don Williams (born May 27, 1939 in Floydada, Texas), is a country singer and songwriter. ... Love Can Build a Bridge was a hit single from American country music mother-daughter duo The Judds from their 1990 album of the same name. ... The Judds are an American mother/daughter country music duo of Naomi Judd and her daughter, Wynonna. ... Rob Crosby is an American country music singer-songwriter. ... Press photo of The Oak Ridge Boys. ... The Forester Sisters are an American country music vocal group consisting of Kathy, June, Kim and Christy Forester. ... Diamond Rio performing live This page is about the country band. ... Shenandoah is an American country music band that a scored a string of hits in the late 1980s and early 1990s. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Texas singer/songwriter, considered as a part of both the Alt Country and the mainstream Country music camps. ... Tanya Denise Tucker (born October 10, 1958) is an American country music singer, who had her first hit, Delta Dawn at the age of 13 in 1972. ... The Judds are an American mother/daughter country music duo of Naomi Judd and her daughter, Wynonna. ... Clint Blacks Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Clint Patrick Black (born February 4, 1962) is an American neotraditional country music singer, songwriter, producer and occasional actor. ... Pam Tillis Pam Tillis (born July 24, 1957 in Plant City, Florida) is an American country music singer and actress. ... Billy Dean (born April 2, 1962 in Quincy, Florida) is an American country music singer and songwriter. ... Loretta Lynn Lorrie Morgan (born on June 27, 1959 in Nashville, Tennessee) is an American country music singer. ... Vince Gill Vince Gill (born April 12, 1957) is an American country music musician, songwriter, and singer. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Pam Tillis Pam Tillis (born July 24, 1957 in Plant City, Florida) is an American country music singer and actress. ... Mark OConnor (born August 5, 1961 in Seattle, Washington) is widely considered to be the most prominent fiddler of his generation. ... Mary Chapin Carpenter (born February 21, 1958 in Princeton, New Jersey) is a five-time Grammy Award-winning country/folk singer-songwriter and guitarist, with a diverse musical style that is sometimes said to be unclassifiable. ... Troyal Garth Brooks (born February 7, 1962 in Tulsa, Oklahoma) is an American country music singer-songwriter. ... Reba Nell McEntire (born March 28, 1955) is a Grammy award winning American singer and country music performer, and actress. ... Earl Thomas Conley (born October 17, 1941) is an American country music singer and composer. ... Rob Crosby is an American country music singer-songwriter. ... Twitty redirects here. ... Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is a Grammy-winning and Academy Award-nominated American country singer, songwriter, composer, author, actress, and philanthropist. ... Since I Dont Have You is a song by doo wop group The Skyliners. ... Ronnie Milsap (born Ronnie Lee Milsap January 16, 1943 in Robbinsville, North Carolina) is an American Country/Pop Singer and Musician. ... Hal Ketchum (born April 9, 1953) is an American country musician. ... Little Texas is an American country music band which achieved fame in the 1990s with several hit singles to their credit. ... Suzy Bogguss (born December 30, 1956) is an American country music singer and one of the most acclaimed female country singers of the 1980s and 90s. ... Billy Dean (born April 2, 1962 in Quincy, Florida) is an American country music singer and songwriter. ... Rob Crosby is an American country music singer-songwriter. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Marty Stuart (born John Marty Stuart September 30, 1958 in Philadelphia, Mississippi) is an American country music singer, known for both his traditional style, and eclectic merging of rockabilly, honky tonk, and traditional country music. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Steve Wariner Steve Wariner (born December 25, 1954 in Noblesville, Indiana) is a American country music singer, guitarist and songwriter. ... Doug Stone (born 19 June 1956) is a country singer from Georgia. ... Shelby Lynne (born Shelby Lynne Moorer, October 22, 1968, Quantico, Virginia) is an American country music singer, songwriter and actress. ... Marty Stuart (born John Marty Stuart September 30, 1958 in Philadelphia, Mississippi) is an American country music singer, known for both his traditional style, and eclectic merging of rockabilly, honky tonk, and traditional country music. ... Michael Barry Reid (born May 24, 1947 in Altoona, Pennsylvania) is a retired professional American football defensive lineman and Grammy Award winning songwriter. ... Kathy Mattea Kathy Mattea, full name Kathleen Alice Mattea (born June 21, 1959, in South Charleston, West Virginia), is a female country music and bluegrass performer who often brings celtic sounds to her music, particularly with her release of Love Travels, one of her most critically popular albums. ... Baillie & the Boys is a country music group which gained prominence in the late 1980s and early 1990s was originally comprised of lead singer Kathie Baillie, her husband guitarist Michael Bonagura, and bassist Alan LeBoeuf. ... Don Williams (born May 27, 1939 in Floydada, Texas), is a country singer and songwriter. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Sawyer Brown is an American country music band that gained fame by winning the grand prize on the talent show Star Search in 1983. ... Loretta Lynn Lorrie Morgan (born on June 27, 1959 in Nashville, Tennessee) is an American country music singer. ... Lee Greenwood (born October 27, 1942 in South Gate, California) is an American Country-Pop Singer and Songwriter. ... Ray Kennedy is an American country music singer-songwriter. ... Kathy Mattea Kathy Mattea, full name Kathleen Alice Mattea (born June 21, 1959, in South Charleston, West Virginia), is a female country music and bluegrass performer who often brings celtic sounds to her music, particularly with her release of Love Travels, one of her most critically popular albums. ... Billy Dean (born April 2, 1962 in Quincy, Florida) is an American country music singer and songwriter. ... Mary Chapin Carpenter (born February 21, 1958 in Princeton, New Jersey) is a five-time Grammy Award-winning country/folk singer-songwriter and guitarist, with a diverse musical style that is sometimes said to be unclassifiable. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Aaron Tippin(born July 3, 1958) is an American country music singer. ... Mark Chesnutt Mark Chesnutt is an American country music singer. ...

Top new album releases

Released on August 27, 1991 and lingering on the charts for much of 1992, Aces, Boggusss third release on the Liberty Records label, was undoubtedly her breakout album. ... Suzy Bogguss (born December 30, 1956) is an American country music singer and one of the most acclaimed female country singers of the 1980s and 90s. ... All I Can Be is an album released in 1990 by American country music singer Collin Raye. ... Collin Raye (born Floyd Collin Wray August 22, 1959 in De Queen, Arkansas) is a country singer. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... For other persons named George Jones, see George Jones (disambiguation). ... Ronnie Milsap (born Ronnie Lee Milsap January 16, 1943 in Robbinsville, North Carolina) is an American Country/Pop Singer and Musician. ... Ricky Van Shelton (born January 12, 1952 in Danville, Virginia) is a country singer best known for his songs Life Turned Her That Way, Ill Leave This World Loving You, and Ive Cried my Last Tear for You. ... Restless Heart is a country pop band originally formed as a studio band to record demos. ... Billy Dean (born April 2, 1962 in Quincy, Florida) is an American country music singer and songwriter. ... Brand New Man is the debut album by country duo Brooks & Dunn. ... Brooks & Dunn is an American country music duo, consisting of singer-songwriters Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn. ... Sawyer Brown is an American country music band that gained fame by winning the grand prize on the talent show Star Search in 1983. ... Chill of an Early Fall is a 1991 album by George Strait. ... George Harvey Strait, (born May 18, 1952), is an American country music singer. ... Clean Shirt is a split album by Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson, released on Epic Records in 1991. ... Waylon Jennings in 1965. ... Willie Nelson (born Willie Hugh Nelson, April 30, 1933) is an American entertainer and songwriter, born and raised in Abbott, Texas. ... Diamond Rio is the eponymous first album of the country music band Diamond Rio. ... Diamond Rio performing live This page is about the country band. ... Samuel Paul Sammy Kershaw (born February 24, 1958, in Kaplan, Louisiana) is an American Country and Western music singer and songwriter. ... Dont Rock The Jukebox is the second solo album by country singer Alan Jackson. ... For other persons named Alan Jackson, see Alan Jackson (disambiguation). ... Eagle When she Flies was a 1991 Dolly Parton album. ... Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is a Grammy-winning and Academy Award-nominated American country singer, songwriter, composer, author, actress, and philanthropist. ... The Kentucky Headhunters created a hybrid of honky-tonk, blues and Southern rock that appealed to fans of both rock and country music. ... For My Broken Heart was the first album recorded after an airplane crash which killed most of the members of Reba McEntires touring band. ... Reba Nell McEntire (born March 28, 1955) is a Grammy award winning American singer and country music performer, and actress. ... Greatest Hits Vol. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The Judds are an American mother/daughter country music duo of Naomi Judd and her daughter, Wynonna. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Robin Lee was an American figure skater. ... Steve Wariner Steve Wariner (born December 25, 1954 in Noblesville, Indiana) is a American country music singer, guitarist and songwriter. ... Doug Stone (born 19 June 1956) is a country singer from Georgia. ... Its All About To Change is the American artist Travis Tritts sophomore album, released on Warner Bros. ... Information in this article or section has not been verified against sources and may not be reliable. ... Holly Dunn was a country music artist in the late 1980s and early 1990s, who first found fame with the release of her 1986 hit Daddys Hands from her self-titled début album. ... Hal Ketchum (born April 9, 1953) is an American country musician. ... Vince Gill Vince Gill (born April 12, 1957) is an American country music musician, songwriter, and singer. ... Hank Williams, Jr. ... Although widely accepted as the début album by Pam Tillis Put Yourself in My Place is actually second to the obscure decade-earlier Above and Beyond the Doll of Cutey. ... Pam Tillis Pam Tillis (born July 24, 1957 in Plant City, Florida) is an American country music singer and actress. ... Ropin the Wind is Garth Brooks third album, released in September 1991. ... Troyal Garth Brooks (born February 7, 1962 in Tulsa, Oklahoma) is an American country music singer-songwriter. ... Something in Red is an album by Lorrie Morgan which reached #8 on the Billboard country albums chart, including such hits as the #3 We Both Walk, the #9 A Picture of Me (Without You), the #4 Except for Monday, and the #14 title song, Something in Red. ... Loretta Lynn Lorrie Morgan (born on June 27, 1959 in Nashville, Tennessee) is an American country music singer. ... Sticks and Stones (1991) is the debut album by American Country music artist Tracy Lawrence and was released on November 12, 1991. ... This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ... Marty Stuart (born John Marty Stuart September 30, 1958 in Philadelphia, Mississippi) is an American country music singer, known for both his traditional style, and eclectic merging of rockabilly, honky tonk, and traditional country music. ... Ten Strait Hits is an album from 1991 by George Strait. ... George Harvey Strait, (born May 18, 1952), is an American country music singer. ... Kathy Mattea Kathy Mattea, full name Kathleen Alice Mattea (born June 21, 1959, in South Charleston, West Virginia), is a female country music and bluegrass performer who often brings celtic sounds to her music, particularly with her release of Love Travels, one of her most critically popular albums. ... Shes In Love With The Boy The Woman Before Me Thats What I Like About You Like We Never Had A Broken Heart Fools Like Me Victim Of The Game When Goodbye Was A Word The Whisper Of Your Heart You Done Me Wrong (And That Aint... This biographical article or section needs additional references for verification. ... This was the fifth and final album that Patty Loveless would record for MCA Records. ... Patty Loveless signing a shirt Patty Loveless (born Patricia Lee Ramey on January 4, 1957 in Pikeville, Kentucky) is an American country music singer. ... Not only was What Do I Do with Me Tanya Tuckers highest-charting album ever on the Billboard charts reaching #6 in the Country albums and #48 on the Pop albums categories, but it also won for her the Country Music Associations Female Artist of the Year award... Tanya Denise Tucker (born October 10, 1958) is an American country music singer, who had her first hit, Delta Dawn at the age of 13 in 1972. ... Youve Got to Stand for Something is the debut album of American country music singer-songwriter Aaron Tippin. ... Aaron Tippin(born July 3, 1958) is an American country music singer. ... Billy Dean (born April 2, 1962 in Quincy, Florida) is an American country music singer and songwriter. ...

Other top albums

The tone or style of this article or section may not be appropriate for Wikipedia. ... The cover of the Statlers 1991 album All American Country The Statler Brothers are an American country music vocal group founded in 1955 in Virginia. ... -1... Kenneth Donald Kenny Rogers (born August 21, 1938, in Houston, Texas) is a prolific American country music singer, photographer, producer, songwriter, actor and businessman. ... James William Anderson III (born November 1, 1937 in Columbia, South Carolina) is an American country music singer and songwriter, nicknamed Whisperin Bill. Arguably his biggest hit was the 1963 single Still. He also wrote the country standard Once A Day for Connie Smith. ... Bing Bang Boom was the first of two albums with lead singer Nikki Nelson after the departure of original member Paulette Carlson for a solo career. ... The original members of Highway 101 from left to right: Curtis Stone, Paulette Carlson, Jack Daniels, and Cactus Moser. ... Brenda Lee (born December 11, 1944) is an American pop singer, who was immensely popular during the 1950s and 1960s. ... Burnin Up the Road is the debut album of American country music band McBride & the Ride. ... McBride & The Ride, also known as Terry McBride & The Ride, was an American country music band that achieved success in the 1990s. ... Lionel Cartwright (born February 10, 1960 in Gallipolis, Ohio[1]) is an American country music artist. ... Chris Hillman on the cover of his album The Other Side (2005) Chris Hillman (born Christopher Hillman December 4, 1944, in Los Angeles, California), was one of the original members of The Byrds (1965) with Roger McGuinn, Gene Clark, David Crosby, and Michael Clarke. ... Twitty redirects here. ... Davis Daniel (born Robert Andrykowski, March 1, 1961 in Arlington Heights, Illinois[1]) is an American country music artist. ... Friends in High Places is an album by American country music artist George Jones. ... For other persons named George Jones, see George Jones (disambiguation). ... Billy Joe Royal (born April 3, 1942 in Valdosta, Georgia) is an American singer. ... Paul Overstreet is a singer and songwriter from Mississippi in the USA. Categories: Singer stubs ... Alison Krauss (born July 23, 1971)[1] is an American bluegrass-country singer and fiddle player. ... Exile is an American country music band consisting of J.P. Pennington (guitar, lead vocals), Les Taylor (guitar, vocals), Sonny LeMaire (bass, vocals), Marlon Hargis (keyboards) and Steve Goetzman (drums). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Barbara Mandrell (b. ... The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is an American country-folk-rock band that has existed in various forms since the original founding in California in 1965. ... Ricky Skaggs, April 1988 Ricky Skaggs1st off Skaggs was known to hate everyone he met. ... The Mystery of Life is an album by country singer Johnny Cash, released in 1991 (see 1991 in music). ... For the song of the same name, recorded by Tracy Byrd and later by Jason Aldean, see Johnny Cash (song). ... Jerry Jeff Walker, 2002 Jerry Jeff Walker (born March 16, 1942) is a country music singer. ... The New Nashville Cats is a country album by Mark OConnor, in conjunction with a variety of other musical artists. ... Mark OConnor (born August 5, 1961 in Seattle, Washington) is widely considered to be the most prominent fiddler of his generation. ... Vern Gosdin (born August 5, 1934) is an American country music singer. ... Dean Dillon (born March 26, 1955) is an American country music singer-songwriter, primarily known for his songwriting successes. ... Patsy Cline (b. ... Lee Greenwood (born October 27, 1942 in South Gate, California) is an American Country-Pop Singer and Songwriter. ... Charles Edward Charlie Daniels (born October 28, 1936 in Wilmington, North Carolina) is an American musician famous for his contributions to country and southern rock music. ... Shelby Lynne (born Shelby Lynne Moorer, October 22, 1968, Quantico, Virginia) is an American country music singer, songwriter and actress. ... Rob Crosby is an American country music singer-songwriter. ... The Forester Sisters are an American country music vocal group consisting of Kathy, June, Kim and Christy Forester. ... Dale Evans and Roy Rogers at the 61st Academy Awards Leonard Franklin Slye (November 5, 1911 – July 6, 1998), who became famous as Roy Rogers, was a singer and cowboy actor. ... Michael Barry Reid (born May 24, 1947 in Altoona, Pennsylvania) is a retired professional American football defensive lineman and Grammy Award winning songwriter. ... Ronnie McDowell is a country music singer and entertainer, who has had a number of hit records stringing from the late 1970s, to present day. ... Press photo of The Oak Ridge Boys. ... A group of five session musicians who formed in 1987 in order to have a little fun, the Pirates of the Mississippi were one of a handful of country bands who emerged in the wake of the Kentucky Headhunters success in the early 90s. ... Chris LeDoux (October 2, 1948 – March 9, 2005) was an American country music singer-songwriter, bronze sculptor and rodeo champion. ... Ronnie McDowell is a country music singer and entertainer, who has had a number of hit records stringing from the late 1970s, to present day. ... Earl Thomas Conley (born October 17, 1941) is an American country music singer and composer. ... Texas Tornados are a Tejano band. ...

On television

Regular series

This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Hot Country Nights was an American television series which presented country music acts performing their biggest hits. ...

Specials

Deaths

is the 55th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Webb Pierce (born August 8, 1921 - February 24, 1991) was an American country music singer. ... is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Dottie West (born Dorothy Marie Marsh October 11, 1932 – September 4, 1991) was an American country music singer. ... is the 290th day of the year (291st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Tennessee Ernie Ford Ernest Jennings Ford (February 13, 1919 – October 17, 1991), better known by the stage name Tennessee Ernie Ford, was a pioneering U.S. recording artist and television host who enjoyed success in the country & western, pop, and gospel musical genres. ...

Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees

Felice Bryant (born August 7, 1925 - died April 22, 2003) and Boudleaux Bryant (born February 13, 1920 - died June 25, 1987) were an American wife and husband country music songwriting team who were also at the forefront of the evolution of pop music. ... 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Major Awards

Grammy awards

Mary Chapin Carpenter (born February 21, 1958 in Princeton, New Jersey) is a five-time Grammy Award-winning country/folk singer-songwriter and guitarist, with a diverse musical style that is sometimes said to be unclassifiable. ... Ropin the Wind is Garth Brooks third album, released in September 1991. ... Troyal Garth Brooks (born February 7, 1962 in Tulsa, Oklahoma) is an American country music singer-songwriter. ... The Judds are an American mother/daughter country music duo of Naomi Judd and her daughter, Wynonna. ... Ricky Skaggs, April 1988 Ricky Skaggs1st off Skaggs was known to hate everyone he met. ... Steve Wariner Steve Wariner (born December 25, 1954 in Noblesville, Indiana) is a American country music singer, guitarist and songwriter. ... Vince Gill Vince Gill (born April 12, 1957) is an American country music musician, songwriter, and singer. ... The New Nashville Cats is a country album by Mark OConnor, in conjunction with a variety of other musical artists. ... Mark OConnor (born August 5, 1961 in Seattle, Washington) is widely considered to be the most prominent fiddler of his generation. ... Wynonna Judd and Naomi Judd from the back cover of Why Not Me (1984). ... Paul Overstreet is a singer and songwriter from Mississippi in the USA. Categories: Singer stubs ... Carl Jackson is an American bluegrass/country/folk singer-songwriter and guitarist with a diverse musical style. ...

Academy of Country Music

Troyal Garth Brooks (born February 7, 1962 in Tulsa, Oklahoma) is an American country music singer-songwriter. ... Billy Dean (born April 2, 1962 in Quincy, Florida) is an American country music singer and songwriter. ... Richard Leigh (Born 1951 in Washington, D.C.) is an American country music songwriter. ... Dont Rock the Jukebox is a single, released in 1991, by American country music artist Alan Jackson. ... For other persons named Alan Jackson, see Alan Jackson (disambiguation). ... Dont Rock The Jukebox is the second solo album by country singer Alan Jackson. ... Reba Nell McEntire (born March 28, 1955) is a Grammy award winning American singer and country music performer, and actress. ... Brooks & Dunn is an American country music duo, consisting of singer-songwriters Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn. ... Diamond Rio performing live This page is about the country band. ... This biographical article or section needs additional references for verification. ...

Country Music Association

Troyal Garth Brooks (born February 7, 1962 in Tulsa, Oklahoma) is an American country music singer-songwriter. ... Vince Gill Vince Gill (born April 12, 1957) is an American country music musician, songwriter, and singer. ... Friends in Low Places is a song released by American Country Music artist Garth Brooks. ... No Fences was released on August 27, 1990, and is American Country Music artist Garth Brooks second album. ... Tanya Denise Tucker (born October 10, 1958) is an American country music singer, who had her first hit, Delta Dawn at the age of 13 in 1972. ... Information in this article or section has not been verified against sources and may not be reliable. ... The Judds are an American mother/daughter country music duo of Naomi Judd and her daughter, Wynonna. ... The Kentucky Headhunters created a hybrid of honky-tonk, blues and Southern rock that appealed to fans of both rock and country music. ... Mark OConnor (born August 5, 1961 in Seattle, Washington) is widely considered to be the most prominent fiddler of his generation. ... Ricky Skaggs, April 1988 Ricky Skaggs1st off Skaggs was known to hate everyone he met. ... Steve Wariner Steve Wariner (born December 25, 1954 in Noblesville, Indiana) is a American country music singer, guitarist and songwriter. ... The Thunder Rolls is a song released by American Country music artist Garth Brooks. ...

Further reading

  • Kingsbury, Paul, "The Grand Ole Opry: History of Country Music. 70 Years of the Songs, the Stars and the Stories," Villard Books, Random House; Opryland USA, 1995
  • Kingsbury, Paul, "Vinyl Hayride: Country Music Album Covers 1947-1989," Country Music Foundation, 2003 (ISBN 0-8118-3572-3)
  • Millard, Bob, "Country Music: 70 Years of America's Favorite Music," HarperCollins, New York, 1993 (ISBN 0-06-273244-7)
  • Whitburn, Joel, "Top Country Songs 1944-2005 - 6th Edition." 2005.

Other links

The Country Music Association (CMA) was founded in 1958 in Nashville, Tennessee. ... This is a list of inductees to the Country Music Hall of Fame. ...

External links

  • Country Music Hall of Fame

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