Guess Who This Is

106 Persons in the Grand Ole Opry:

Location:
Grand Ole Opry
2804 Opryland Drive
Nashville, TN 37214
Web Site:
Years Active:
Since 1927, a radio show

Alan Jackson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alan Eugene Jackson
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs:Georgia Music Hall of Fame 2001.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 2011.
Grand Ole Opry.
Music City Walk of Fame 2011.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 16 April 2010.

Alison Krauss

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Alison Maria Krauss
Birth Date:
Age today:
45, 25 days before her 46th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Fiddler and singer.
Group:Album:Grammy awards and CMA awards.
Album:

B.J. Thomas

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Billy Joe Thomas
Also Known As:
B. J. Thomas
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Songs:

Barbara Mandrell

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Barbara Ann Mandrell
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Irlene Mandrell by 7 years.
older sister of
Older than Louise Mandrell by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Had her own TV show.
Country Music Hall of Fame 2009.
Music City Walk of Fame 2007.
Steel Guitar Hall of Fame.
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum 2014.

Bashful Brother Oswald

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Beecher Ray Kirby
Nickname(s):
Pete
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Dobro player with the:band:International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Bill Anderson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James William Anderson III
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Songs:See also:Movie:Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1975.
Music City Walk of Fame 2011.
Country Music Hall of Fame 2001.

Bill Monroe

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Smith Monroe
Nickname(s):
The Father of Bluegrass Music
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 4 days before his 75th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Primary origin of Bluegrass music style. Mandolin musician.
International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame 1991.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1970.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997.
Group:Song:is now the state song.
Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2002.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1971.
National Medal of Arts 1995.
International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Billy Grammer

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Billie Wayne Grammer
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 18 days before his 86th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song:Grand Ole Opry.
Illinois Country Music Hall of Fame 1990.

Blake Shelton

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Blake Tollison Shelton
Birth Date:
Age today:
41, 10 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Miranda Lambert by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 5".
Songs:Television movie:TV show:Grand Ole Opry.
Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 2003.
Oklahoma Hall of Fame 2014.

Bobby Bare

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Joseph Bare
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Songs:Country Music Hall of Fame 2013.

Bobby Lord

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert L. Lord
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Host of TV program:on station:Book:

Boxcar Willie

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lecil Travis Martin
Also Known As:
Marty Martin
Nickname(s):
King of the Hobos
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

first cousin of

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Movies:22 years in the US Air Force.
First cousin to:Missouri Walk of Fame 2014.

Brad Paisley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Brad Douglas Paisley
Birth Date:
Age today:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Younger than Kimberly Williams-Paisley by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Songs:Movie:Guitarist.

Bradley Kincaid

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Bradley Kincaid
Nickname(s):
The Kentucky Mountain Boy
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio show:Gennett Records Walk of Fame 2009.
Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2002.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1971.
Grand Ole Opry.

Carl Smith

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Carl Milton Smith
Nickname(s):
Mister Country
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
husband of
Goldie Hill, until her earlier death.
Older than Goldie Hill by 5 years.
ex-husband of
Older than June Carter Cash by 2 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Songs:Movies:Country Music Hall of Fame 2003.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1517 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.

Carrie Underwood

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Carrie Marie Underwood
Birth Date:
Age today:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Younger than Mike Fisher by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Winner of TV series:season 4.
Albums:TV show:Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 2009.
Grand Ole Opry.

Charley Pride

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charley Frank Pride
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
In the Negro American League for the team:Song:Country Music Hall of Fame 2000.
Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame..
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 21 July 1999.

Charlie Daniels

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Edward Daniels
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Vocalist, fiddler, guitarist.
Songs:Music City Walk of Fame 2009.
North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 1999.
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum 2009.
Country Music Hall of Fame 2016.

Chet Atkins

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Chester Burton Atkins
Also Known As:
Mister Guitar
The Country Gentleman
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 10 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Highly respected guitarist and producer.
Album:Song:Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2002.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1973.
Guitar Center RockWalk 1997.
Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1995.
Grand Ole Opry.
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum 2009.
International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Chubby Wise

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Russell Dees
Also Known As:
Robert Russell Wise
Nickname(s):
Chubby
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Adopted, name changed to Wise.
Played fiddle with the:group:Famed for song:Co-wrote song:International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame 1998.

Clint Black

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Clint Patrick Black
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Album:Texas Heritage Songwriters' Hall of Fame 2010.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 12 December 1996.

Cowboy Copas

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lloyd Estel Copas
Death Date:

Relationships:

father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Fiddle and guitar.
Album:Song:Died in the same plane crash that killed:

Curly Fox

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Arnim LeRoy Fox
Also Known As:
Curley Fox
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 1 day after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Texas Ruby, until her earlier death.
Younger than Texas Ruby by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Fiddler with his wife, backup musician at the Grand Ole Opry.
Grand Ole Opry.

Darius Rucker

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Darius Carlos Rucker
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founder and lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist for band:Country music award winner as a new artist.
Grand Ole Opry.

Dave Akeman

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
David Akeman
Also Known As:
Stringbean
String Beans
Nickname(s):
Stringbean
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Played with:Star on the TV show:in role of:Also semi-pro baseball. Murdered (with his wife Estelle) in a home invasion robbery.
Bodies discovered by friend and neighbor:

Dolly Parton

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Dolly Rebecca Parton
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Stella Parton by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Movie:Movie:Songs:Composer for Broadway musical:Tony Award nomination.
Subject of television movie:Songwriters Hall of Fame 2001.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1999.
Small Town of America Hall of Fame 1988.
Blue Ridge Music Hall of Fame 2008.
The Americana Highway Hall of Fame 2006.
East Tennessee Hall of Fame 1988.
Music City Walk of Fame 2009.
Kennedy Center Honors 2006.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2011.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1986.
National Medal of Arts 2005.
GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 2009.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6712 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 14 June 1984.

Don Gibson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Donald Eugene Gibson
Nickname(s):
The Sad Poet
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Wrote songs:North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2010.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1973.
Country Music Hall of Fame 2001.

Don Williams

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Donald Ray Williams
Birth Date:
Age today:
78, 32 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Song:Country Music Hall of Fame 2010.

Dottie West

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Marie Marsh
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Sang duets with:Song:as an advertisement for Coca-Cola.
Died of injuries in a car accident.

Doug Kershaw

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Douglas James Kershaw
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fiddler.
Song:Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.
Grand Ole Opry.

Earl Scruggs

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Earl Eugene Scruggs
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs:with:in duo:Invented the three-finger roll on the banjo.
Joined the group:International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame 1991.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1985.
North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2009.
National Medal of Arts 1992.
Grand Ole Opry.
American Banjo Museum Hall of Fame 2014.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of Flatt & Scruggs.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 13 February 2003.

Eddy Arnold

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Richard Edward Arnold
Nickname(s):
The Tennessee Plowboy
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89, 7 days before his 90th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Songs:Country Music Hall of Fame 1966.
Music City Walk of Fame 2010.
National Medal of Arts 2000.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6775 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.

Emmylou Harris

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Emmylou Harris
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album:Alabama Music Hall of Fame 2003.
Country Music Hall of Fame 2008.
Music City Walk of Fame 2007.
Grand Ole Opry.

Ernest Tubb

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Dale Tubb
Nickname(s):
the Texas Troubadour
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Song:Country Music Hall of Fame 1965.
Music City Walk of Fame 2009.
Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 1999.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970.
Texas Trail of Fame 2000.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1751 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.

Faron Young

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Faron Young
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Top song hits include:Country Music Hall of Fame 2000.
NACMAI Hall of Fame 1998.
Grand Ole Opry.

Ferlin Husky

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ferlin Eugene Husky
Also Known As:
Terry Preston
Simon Crum
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Country singer/guitarist.
Songs:Country Music Hall of Fame 2010.
NACMAI Hall of Fame 2003.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6675 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.

Garth Brooks

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Troyal Garth Brooks
Also Known As:
Chris Gaines
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Trisha Yearwood by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Albums:Attended spring training for several baseball teams.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 2002.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 2011.
Country Music Hall of Fame 2012.
Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2000.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 30 June 1995.

George Hamilton IV

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Hege Hamilton IV
Birth Date:
Age today:
79, 21 days before his 80th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Not related to actor:Songs:North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2010.
Rockabilly Hall of Fame.

George Jones

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Glenn Jones
Also Known As:
Thumper Jones
Nickname(s):
The Possum
No Show Jones
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Tammy Wynette by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Songs:Nickname "No Show Jones" comes from excessive drinking problems he had - in 1979 he missed more than 50 concerts.
Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 2010.
Kennedy Center Honors 2008.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1992.
National Medal of Arts 2002.

George Morgan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Thomas Morgan
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51, 9 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Songs:Country Music Hall of Fame 1998.

Goldie Hill

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Argolda Voncile Hill
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Carl Smith, until she died.
Younger than Carl Smith by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Song:

Grandpa Jones

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Louis Marshall Jones

Relationships:

husband of
Ramona Jones, until her death.

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Banjo player.
On TV show:Found murdered body of:Country Music Hall of Fame 1978.
Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2002.

Hank Locklin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lawrence Hankins Locklin
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 21 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Songs:Last album:

Hank Williams

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Hiram King Williams
(Hiriam on birth certificate)
Also Known As:
Luke the Drifter
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Audrey Williams by less than 1 year.
husband of
Billie Jean Horton, until he died.
Older than Billie Jean Horton by 9 or 10 years.
father of
father of
son of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Songs:Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1961.
Alabama Music Hall of Fame 1985.
Music City Walk of Fame 2008.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970. Citation from the Pulitzer Prize committee April 2010.
NACMAI Hall of Fame 2004.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6400 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.

Hankshaw Hawkins

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Harold Franklin Hawkins
Nickname(s):
The Hawk
Eleven Yards of Personality
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Jean Shepard, until he died.
Older than Jean Shepard by 11 years.

Brief Facts:

Album:Song:Died in the same plane crash that killed:Grand Ole Opry.

Jack Anglin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jack Anglin

Relationships:

husband of

Brief Facts:

Group:with:Died in a car accident driving alone to the funeral for:Grand Ole Opry.

Jean Shepard

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Ollie Imogene Shepard
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Hankshaw Hawkins, until his earlier death.
Younger than Hankshaw Hawkins by 11 years.

Brief Facts:

Song:Grand Ole Opry.
Country Music Hall of Fame 2011.
Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 2010.

Jeannie Seely

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Marilyn Jeanne Seely
Birth Date:
Age today:
76, 8 days before her 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Song:

Jim Reeves

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Travis Reeves
Nickname(s):
Gentleman Jim

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Songs:which was written by:Died in a plane crash.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1967.
Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 1998.

Jimmy C. Newman

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jimmy Yves Newman
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The "C" middle name stood for "Cajun."Grand Ole Opry.
Louisiana Music Hall of Fame 2009.
Cajun Music Hall of Fame 2004.

Johnnie Wright

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Johnnie Wright

Relationships:

husband of
Kitty Wells, until her death.
brother of

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Group:with:Song:

Johnny Cash

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
J.R. Cash
Also Known As:
John R. Cash
Nickname(s):
The Man in Black
J.R.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

step-father of
husband of
June Carter Cash, until her earlier death.
Younger than June Carter Cash by 2 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Songs:TV series:Movie for television:Country Music Hall of Fame 1980.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1992.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 1977.
Kennedy Center Honors 1996.
Guitar Center RockWalk 1990.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1977.
National Medal of Arts 2001.
Rockabilly Hall of Fame.
Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame 1996.
GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 2010.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6320 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.

Johnny Paycheck

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Donald Eugene Lytle
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Song:

Josh Turner

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joshua Otis Turner
Birth Date:
Age today:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Deep bass voice.
Songs:Music City Walk of Fame 2009.

June Carter Cash

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Valerie June Carter
Also Known As:
June Carter
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Anita Carter by 3 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than Carl Smith by 2 years.
mother of
younger sister of
Younger than Helen Carter by 1 year.
wife of
Johnny Cash, until she died.
Older than Johnny Cash by 2 years.
daughter of
step-mother of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
In group:Cowrote song:Movie for television:Christian Music Hall of Fame 2009.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1970 as a member of Carter Family.
International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of Carter Family.

Justin Tubb

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Justin Wayne Tubb
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Songs:

Keith Urban

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Keith Lionel Urban
Birth Date:
Age today:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Younger than Nicole Kidman by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Australian, after birth in New Zealand.
Albums:Music City Walk of Fame 2011.
Grand Ole Opry.

Kitty Wells

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Ellen Muriel Deason
Nickname(s):
Queen of Country Music
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Song:Country Music Hall of Fame 1976.
NACMAI Hall of Fame 1999.

Larry Gatlin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Larry Wayne Gatlin
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Member of:Songs:Texas Heritage Songwriters' Hall of Fame 2007.
Grand Ole Opry as a member of The Gatlin Brothers.
Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of The Gatlin Brothers.
West Texas Walk of Fame 1990 as a member of The Gatlin Brothers.

Lefty Frizzell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Orville Frizzell
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Album:Song:Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1972.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1982.
Rockabilly Hall of Fame.
Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 2003.
Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame 2005.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6927 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.

Lester Flatt

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lester Raymond Flatt
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Songs:with:AKA duo:Member of the:in the mid 1940s.
International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame 1991.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1985.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of Flatt & Scruggs.

Little Jimmy Dickens

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Cecil Dickens
Nickname(s):
Tater
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94, 14 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 4'11".
Songs:Country Music Hall of Fame 1983.
Music City Walk of Fame 2010.
NACMAI Hall of Fame 2000.
Grand Ole Opry.
West Virginia Music Hall of Fame 2007.

Loretta Lynn

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Loretta Webb
Birth Date:
Age today:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Crystal Gayle by 18 years.
older sister of
Older than Peggy Sue by 14 years.

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Subject of movie:Songs:Country Music Hall of Fame 1988.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 2008.
Kennedy Center Honors 2003.
Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2002.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1982.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 2013.
The Southern Legends Entertainment & Performing Arts Hall of Fame 2006.
Music City Walk of Fame 2015.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1515 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.

Martina McBride

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Martina Mariea Schiff

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. From Kansas.
Albums:Some songs are crossover hits, both country and contemporary.
Songs:Music City Walk of Fame 2008.

Marty Robbins

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Martin David Robinson
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Songs:Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1975.
Western Music Association Hall of Fame 1989.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1982.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6666 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.

Marty Stuart

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Marty Stuart
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Played with:Music City Walk of Fame 2009.
Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame.
International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Maybelle Carter

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Maybelle Addington
Nickname(s):
Mother Maybelle
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
grandmother of
mother of
mother of
step-grandmother of
cousin of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Groups:Grand Ole Opry.
International Guitar Hall of Fame.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1970 as a member of Carter Family.
International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of Carter Family.

Mel McDaniel

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Mel McDaniel
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Song:Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 2006.

Mel Tillis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lonnie Melvin Tillis
Birth Date:
Age today:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21

Relationships:

father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Known for stuttering when speaking, but no effect on performance.:covered his song:Country Music Hall of Fame 2007.
Music City Walk of Fame 2010.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1976.
National Medal of Arts 2011.

Minnie Pearl

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Sarah Ophelia Colley
Also Known As:
Sarah Ophelia Colley Cannon
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Comedienne.
TV show:Wore hats with a price tag still attached, and her greeting "Howwww-DEE!".
Country Music Hall of Fame 1975.
National Medal of Arts 1992.

Mississippi Slim

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Carbel Lee Ausborn
Birth Date:
Death Date:
2011
Age:
88 or 89
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Station:in Tupelo, Mississippi during the later 1940s. Hillbilly singer.
See also:

Moon Mullican

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Aubrey Wilson Mullican
Nickname(s):
Moon
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Piano player.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1976.
Rockabilly Hall of Fame.
Grand Ole Opry.

Norma Jean

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Norma Jean Beasler
Also Known As:
Pretty Miss Norma Jean
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
TV show:Songs:

Pam Tillis

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Pamela Yvonne Tillis
Birth Date:
Age today:
59, 26 days before her 60th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21

Relationships:

daughter of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Albums:

Patsy Cline

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Virginia Patterson Hensley
Nickname(s):
Ginny
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
30
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Died in an airplane crash.
Also killed -:Songs:which was written by:Country Music Hall of Fame 1973.
NACMAI Hall of Fame 1998.
Rockabilly Hall of Fame.
National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame 1994.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6160 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 3 August 1999.

Patty Loveless

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Ramey
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Song:Album:Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2011.
Georgia Music Hall of Fame 2005.

Pee Wee King

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Julius Frank Anthony Kuczynski
Also Known As:
Frank "Pee Wee" King
Nickname(s):
Pee Wee
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 18 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
In the:movie:Wrote song:with:chosen by Tennessee in 1965 as the state song - sung by:Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1974.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1715 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.

Porter Wagoner

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Porter Wayne Wagoner
Nickname(s):
Mr. Grand Ole Opry
The Thin Man From West Plains
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Guitarist. Known for wearing rhinestone suits.
Movie:TV show:Often sang duets with:Songs:Missouri Wall of Fame.
Country Music Hall of Fame 2002.

Randy Travis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Randy Bruce Traywick
Also Known As:
Randy Ray
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Albums:Songs:TV series:Suffered a stroke in 2013, unable to speak or sing.
Grand Ole Opry.
Music City Walk of Fame 2008.
North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2009.
Movie:Country Music Hall of Fame 2016.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 29 September 2004.

Ray Price

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ray Noble Price
Birth Date:
Age today:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Songs:Country Music Hall of Fame 1996.
Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 2001.

Reba McEntire

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Reba Nell McEntire
Also Known As:
Reba
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
TV series:Movie:Broadway musical:Grammy Award winner.
Music City Walk of Fame 2006.
Hall of Great Western Performers 1995.
Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1998.
Country Music Hall of Fame 2011.
Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2012.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 18 September 1998.

Red Foley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Clyde Julian Foley
Nickname(s):
Red
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
grandfather of
grandfather of
great grandfather of
grandfather of
husband of
Pauline Foley, until her earlier death.
Older than Pauline Foley by 2 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Songs:Country Music Hall of Fame 1967.
Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2002.
Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame 2008.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6225 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
A star at 6300 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Red Sovine

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Woodrow Wilson Sovine
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist.
Recorded songs:Trucking songs, often spoken rather than sung.
Duet with:- song:Grand Ole Opry.
West Virginia Music Hall of Fame 2008.

Ricky Skaggs

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ricky Lee Skaggs
Birth Date:
Age today:
62, 20 days before his 63rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Guitar, fiddle, mandolin (his primary instrument), banjo. Mostly bluegrass music.
Played mandolin at age 6 with:Groups:Albums:Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2004.
GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 2012.

Ronnie Milsap

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ronnie Lee Milsap
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Blind. Grammy and CMA awards.
Album:Music City Walk of Fame 2006.
Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1990.
North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2002.
Country Music Hall of Fame 2014.

Roy Acuff

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roy Claxton Acuff
Nickname(s):
King of Country Music
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Band:Song:Country Music Hall of Fame 1962.
Kennedy Center Honors 1991.
National Medal of Arts 1991.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1988.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1541 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.

Roy Clark

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roy Linwood Clark
Birth Date:
Age today:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Co-host of TV show:with:TV series:Movies:Guitarist and banjo and mandolin player.
Country Music Hall of Fame 2009.
Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 2000.
Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1982.
International Guitar Hall of Fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6840 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.

Roy Drusky

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roy Frank Drusky Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Song:

Skeeter Davis

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Mary Frances Pennick
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Song:

Sonny James

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Loden
Nickname(s):
The Southern Gentleman
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song:Country Music Hall of Fame 2006.
Alabama Music Hall of Fame 1987.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009.
Grand Ole Opry.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6630 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.

Stonewall Jackson (musician)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Stonewall Jackson
Birth Date:
Age today:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Named for the Confederate soldier, not a nickname.
Songs:NACMAI Hall of Fame 2005.
North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2012.
Grand Ole Opry.

Stoney Cooper

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Dale Troy Cooper
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Fiddler and guitarist.

Tammy Wynette

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Virginia Wynette Pugh
Nickname(s):
First Lady of Country Music
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55, 29 days before her 56th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than George Jones by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Often sang with:Songs:Country Music Hall of Fame 1998.
Alabama Music Hall of Fame 1993.
Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 2009.

Terri Clark

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Terri Lynne Clark
Birth Date:
Age today:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Canadian.
Albums:

Tex Ritter

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Woodward Maurice Ritter
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68, 10 days before his 69th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Dorothy Fay, until he died.
Older than Dorothy Fay by 10 years.
grandfather of
father of
grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1964.
Hall of Great Western Performers 1980.
Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 1998.
Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 1982.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1971.
Western Music Association Hall of Fame 1989.
Texas Trail of Fame 2002.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6631 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.

Texas Ruby

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Ruby Agnes Owens
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Curly Fox, until she died.
Older than Curly Fox by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Songs:Died in a house fire in her mobile home when she fell asleep while smoking.

Tom T. Hall

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Hall
Birth Date:
Age today:
81, 34 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs:Country Music Hall of Fame 2008.
Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2002.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1978.
Grand Ole Opry.

Trace Adkins

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Tracy Darrell Adkins
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Album:TV show:Music City Walk of Fame 2008.

Travis Tritt

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Travis Tritt
Birth Date:
Age today:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Songs:Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1999.

Trisha Yearwood

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Lynn Yearwood
Birth Date:
Age today:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Younger than Garth Brooks by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Songs:Recurring part on TV series:TV show:on the channel:Cookbook:Album:Active with Habitat for Humanity and Make a Wish Foundation.
Georgia Music Hall of Fame 2000.
Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2005.

Uncle Dave Macon

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
David Harrison Macon
Nickname(s):
The Dixie Dewdrop
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Banjo.
Songs:Country Music Hall of Fame 1966.
Gennett Records Walk of Fame 2008.

Uncle Jimmy Thompson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jesse Donald Thompson
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
83 or 84
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Old time fiddler. Drank whiskey from a jug before performing, "to loosen up my arm."

Vince Gill

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Vincent Grant Gill
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Amy Grant by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Songs:Country Music Hall of Fame 2007.
Music City Walk of Fame 2007.
Hall of Great Western Performers 1997.
Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 1999.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 2005.
Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1997.
International Guitar Hall of Fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 6 September 2012.

Webb Pierce

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Webb Michael Pierce
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs:13 No. 1 singles in his career.
Country Music Hall of Fame 2001.
Louisiana Music Hall of Fame 2008.
Grand Ole Opry.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1600 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.

Willie Nelson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Willie Hugh Nelson
Nickname(s):
Red-Headed Stranger
Birth Date:
Age today:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Composed songs:Songs:Member of group:Movies:Once a disc jockey for Vancouver (Washington) station:and in Fort Worth, Texas. Developed a bio-diesel business. Originated Farm Aid concerts in 1985.
Kennedy Center Honors 1998.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1993.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 2001.
Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 1998.
Texas Film Hall of Fame 2002.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2010.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1973.
National Agricultural Hall of Fame 2011.
Austin City Limits Hall of Fame 2014.
Texas Heritage Songwriters' Hall of Fame 2009.
International Guitar Hall of Fame.
Texas Trail of Fame 2012.
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