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Encyclopedia > Troy Seals

Troy Seals (born November 16, 1938 in Big Hill, Kentucky) is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist November 16 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 45 days remaining. ... 1938 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ...

He is a member of the prominent Seals family of musicians that includes, Jim Seals (of Seals and Crofts) and Dan Seals (of England Dan and John Ford Coley) and Brady Seals. During the '70s, Troy Seals recorded with Lonnie Mack and Doug Kershaw and although he made two albums of his own, he is best known as a songwriter. His compositions have been recorded by artists such as Randy Travis, Conway Twitty, Hank Williams Jr., Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison and Jerry Lee Lewis. Dan Wayland Seals (born February 8, 1950 in McCamey, Texas) is an American musician. ... Doug Kershaw, born January 24, 1936, is an American fiddle player from Louisiana known as The Ragin Cajun. ... Randy Bruce Traywick (born May 4, 1959) is a North Carolina-born country singer. ... Conway Twitty, born Harold Lloyd Jenkins, ( September 1, 1933 - June 5, 1993) was Americas most successful hit maker of the 20th century, in that he had the most singles (55) reach Number 1. ... Hank Williams, Jr. ... Elvis Presley Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), also known as The King of Rock and Roll, or as just simply The King, was an American singer who had an effect on world culture rivaled only by The Beatles and Chuck Berry. ... Roy Orbison was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. ... Jerry Lee Lewis Jerry Lee Lewis (born September 29, 1935) is an American rock and roll singer, songwriter, and pianist, as well as an early pioneer of the rock and roll movement. ...

Troy Seals has played guitar on numerous sessions for recording stars and has collaborated on compositions with Waylon Jennings, Vince Gill, Will Jennings and others. He has had three co-written compositions nominated for the Country Music Association "Song of the Year" award: "Seven Spanish Angels" (1985), "Lost In The Fifties Tonight" (1986), and "If You Ever Have Forever In Mind" (1999). Waylon Jennings (June 15, 1937 - February 13, 2002) was a popular American country music singer and guitarist, born in Littlefield, Texas. ... Vince Gill Vince Gill (born April 12, 1957) is an American country music musician and singer. ... Will Jennings (born Wilbur Jennings) is a prolific and highly successful American songwriter who has written songs for a number of motion picture soundtracks and numerous popular singers including Roy Orbison, Joe Cocker, Eric Clapton, and Céline Dion. ... The Country Music Association (CMA) was founded in 1958 in Nashville, Tennessee. ...

In recognition of his successful career, Troy Seals was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame was established by the Nashville Songwriters Foundation, Inc. ...

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Dan Seals - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (376 words)
Dan Seals' other brother is country musician Eddie Seals; and he is a cousin of singers Johnny Duncan, Troy Seals, Chuck Seals and Brady Seals (of Little Texas and Hot Apple Pie fame).
Seals and Osmond also won a CMA award as Vocal Duo of the Year in 1986.
Dan Seals, his brother Jim, and Dash Crofts are members of the Bahá'í Faith and say that they derive a lot of their inspiration from the Faith's Teachings.
Seals and Crofts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (509 words)
Seals and Crofts are Jim Seals (October 17, 1941) and Dash Crofts (August 14, 1940), a popular soft rock duo in the early 1970s, best-known for their hits "Summer Breeze" and "Diamond Girl."
Jim Seals and Dash Crofts were both born in Texas.
Seals moved to Costa Rica and lived on a coffee farm since 1980.
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