Guess Who This Is

86 Persons in the Country Music Hall of Fame:

Location:
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
222 5th Ave S
Nashville, Tennessee 37203
Web Site:
Years Active:
1961 to present

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.

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 Sherrill

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Billy Norris Sherrill
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-composer of song:Worked with:and:Alabama Music Hall of Fame 1995.
Country Music Hall of Fame 2010.
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum 2008.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1984.

Bob Wills

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Robert Wills
Nickname(s):
The King of Western Swing
Jim Rob
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Western swing band:Songs:Country Music Hall of Fame 1968.
Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 2000.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970.
West Texas Walk of Fame 1990.
Texas Trail of Fame 1998.
Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of The Texas Playboys.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1999 as a member of The Texas Playboys.
Western Music Association Hall of Fame 1995 as a member of The Texas Playboys.

Bobby Bare

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Joseph Bare
Birth Date:
Age today:
81, 14 days before his 82nd birthday
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 Braddock

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Valentine Braddock

Brief Facts:

Wrote song:recorded by:Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1981.
Country Music Hall of Fame 2011.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 2015.

Boudleaux Bryant

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Diadorius Boudleaux Bryant
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Felice Bryant, until he died.
Older than Felice Bryant by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

First name pronounced Bood-Low.
Composed many songs with his wife including:performed by the Everly Brothers. Violinist and fiddler.
Music City Walk of Fame 2006.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 1986.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1991.
NACMAI Hall of Fame 1999.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1972.
Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1982.
Rockabilly Hall of Fame.

Brenda Lee

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Brenda Mae Tarpley
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs:Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2002.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1997.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007.
Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1982.
Rockabilly Hall of Fame.

Buck Owens

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alvis Edgar Owens Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Co-host with:of TV show:Movie:Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1996.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1996.
Song:Died at his home in Bakersfield, California.
Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 2008.
Rockabilly Hall of Fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6667 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.

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.

Charley Pride

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charley Frank Pride
Birth Date:
Age today:
79, 6 days after his birthday
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.

Cindy Walker

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Cindy Walker
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Compositions for many artists, winning awards.
Songs:Texas Heritage Songwriters' Hall of Fame 2011.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1997.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970.
National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame 1998.
Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 1998.

Cliffie Stone

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Clifford Gilpin Snyder
Also Known As:
Cliffie G. Stone
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Bass player.
Radio show:Co-wrote song:The Pioneer award by the Academy of Country Music is called the "Cliffie".
Country Music Hall of Fame 1989.
Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 1990.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1501 Vine Street for contributions to radio; ceremony: 1 March 1989.

Cowboy Jack Clement

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jack Henderson Clement
Birth Date:
Age today:
85, 12 days before his 86th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1973.
Rockabilly Hall of Fame.
Music City Walk of Fame 2009.
Country Music Hall of Fame 2013.

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:
77
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.

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.

Elvis Presley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Elvis Aron Presley
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
twin brother of
The same age as Jesse Presley.
father of
ex-husband of
Older than Priscilla Presley by 10 years.
grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Songs:Movie:Died of a drug overdose.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1998.
Music City Walk of Fame 2008.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2004.
Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame.
Guitar Center RockWalk 1990.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007.
Rockabilly Hall of Fame.
Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.
GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 2001.
The Southern Legends Entertainment & Performing Arts Hall of Fame 2005.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6777 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
Las Vegas Walk of Stars:
A star at Riviera Hotel; ceremony: 26 September 2008.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 100 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 27 March 1994.

Emmylou Harris

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Emmylou Harris
Birth Date:
Age today:
69, 9 days before her 70th birthday
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.

Felice Bryant

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Matilda Genevieve Scaduto
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Boudleaux Bryant, until his earlier death.
Younger than Boudleaux Bryant by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Wrote over 800 songs including:with husband:- many for the Everly Brothers.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1991.
Music City Walk of Fame 2006.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 1986.
NACMAI Hall of Fame 1999.
Georgia Music Hall of Fame 2006.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1972.
Rockabilly Hall of Fame.

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.

Floyd Cramer

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Floyd Cramer
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pianist, known for his slip note piano style.
Songs:Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame 1998.
Country Music Hall of Fame 2003.
Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.
NACMAI Hall of Fame 1998.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2003.

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.

Gene Autry

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Orvon Grover Autry
Also Known As:
The Singing Cowboy
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 3 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Traveled and performed with the Fields Brothers Marvelous Medicine Show.
Songs:Was owner of the baseball team:and a Los Angeles television station.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1969.
Hall of Great Western Performers 1972.
Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 1998.
Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 1998.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 1981.
Texas Aviation Hall of Fame 1999.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970.
Western Music Association Hall of Fame 1989.
Gennett Records Walk of Fame 2007.
Texas Trail of Fame 1998.
National Radio Hall of Fame 2003.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1980.
Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1991.
Anaheim / OC Walk of Stars:
A star; ceremony: 7 April 2008.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6644 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 6384 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
A star at 6520 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
A star at 6667 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater.

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.

Glen Campbell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Glen Travis Campbell
Birth Date:
Age today:
80, 29 days before his 81st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show:Songs:Albums:Toured briefly with the Beach Boys.
Movie:Country Music Hall of Fame 2005.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009.
Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame 1996.
International Guitar Hall of Fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6925 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.

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 Cochran

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Gaylord Perry Cochran

Relationships:

ex-husband of

Brief Facts:

Co-wrote song:with:Made popular by:Songs:Performed for a while with:- not related.
Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1974.
Country Music Hall of Fame 2014.

Hank Thompson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Henry William Thompson
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Honky tonk Western swing.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1989.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1997.
Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 2002.
Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 1999.
Texas Trail of Fame 2006.

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.

Harlan Howard

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Harlan Perry Howard
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-wrote song:with:Songs:were written by him.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 1997.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1973.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1997.

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.

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.

Jimmie Davis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Houston Davis
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
101
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Two-term governor of Louisiana (1944-1948 and 1960-1964.) Songs:Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1971.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1972.
Southern Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame 1971.
Delta Music Museum Hall of Fame.
Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.

Jimmie Rodgers

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Charles Rodgers
Nickname(s):
The Singing Brakeman
The Blue Yodeler
The Father of Country Music
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Known for his yodelling style.
Songs:Died of tuberculosis.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1961.
Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970.
Rockabilly Hall of Fame.
Blues Hall of Fame 2013.

Jimmy Dean

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jimmy Ray Dean
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song:Movie:in role of:Sold "Jimmy Dean" sausage in ads on television.
Country Music Hall of Fame 2010.
Virginia Country Music Hall of Fame 1997.
Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 2005.
West Texas Walk of Fame 1984.

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.

Kenny Rogers

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth David Rogers
(also reported as:) Kenneth Donald Rogers
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song:Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008.
Georgia Music Hall of Fame 2003.
Country Music Hall of Fame 2013.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6666 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 7 September 1979.

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.

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:
84, 21 days before her 85th birthday
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.

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.

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.

Merle Haggard

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Merle Ronald Haggard
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79, his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs:California Hall of Fame 2010.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1994.
Kennedy Center Honors 2010.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1977.
Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 1997.

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.

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.

Patsy Montana

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Ruby Rose Blevins
Also Known As:
Rubye Rose Blevins
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song:first country recording by a female to pass 1 million records sold.
Movie:National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame 1987.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1996.
Western Music Association Hall of Fame 1989.
Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame 1996.

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.

Pete Drake

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roddis Franklin Drake
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Steel guitar. Record label owner.
Songs:Country Music Hall of Fame 1970.
Steel Guitar Hall of Fame 1987.
Georgia Music Hall of Fame 2010.
International Guitar Hall of Fame.

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.

Ralph Emery

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Walter Ralph Emery
Birth Date:
Age today:
84, 14 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Late-night country music disc jockey on Nashville's station:Host of TV show:Country Music Hall of Fame 2007.
National Radio Hall of Fame 2010.

Randy Travis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Randy Bruce Traywick
Also Known As:
Randy Ray
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
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:
61, 4 days before her 62nd birthday
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.

Roger Miller

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roger Dean Miller
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs:Country Music Hall of Fame 1995.
Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 2004.
Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 2005.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1973.
Texas Heritage Songwriters' Hall of Fame 2013.
Oklahoma Hall of Fame 2011.

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:
83, 22 days before his 84th birthday
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.

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.

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.

Tennessee Ernie Ford

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Jennings Ford
Nickname(s):
The Ol' Pea-Picker
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song:TV show:Country Music Hall of Fame 1990.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1984.
GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 1994.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6922 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
A star at 1600 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
A star at 6311 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

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.

Tom T. Hall

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Hall
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
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.

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.

Vernon Dalhart

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Marion Try Slaughter
Also Known As:
Vel Veteran
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Very early recordings done by:First country song to sell one million records::Song:Country Music Hall of Fame 1981.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970.
Gennett Records Walk of Fame 2007.

Vince Gill

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Vincent Grant Gill
Birth Date:
Age today:
59, 19 days before his 60th birthday
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.

Waylon Jennings

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Waylon Arnold Jennings
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
husband of
Jessi Colter, until he died.
Older than Jessi Colter by 9 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Songs:and the theme song for the TV show:Muppet movie:Guitarist.
Member of the:band - gave up his seat on the plane which crashed, to:Country Music Hall of Fame 2001.
Member of groups:Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 1999.
Guitar Center RockWalk 2006.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1995.
West Texas Walk of Fame 1980.
International Guitar Hall of Fame.

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.

Whitey Ford

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edward Charles Ford
Nickname(s):
Whitey
Birth Date:
Age today:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher.
Team:1950, 1953-67. Led them to 11 Pennant wins and 6 World Series Championships. During his career, led them in these categories: games pitched, innings pitched, wins, strikeouts and shutouts.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1986.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1974.
Nassau County Sports Hall of Fame 2003.
Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1987.
Cy Young Award 1961.
Babe Ruth Award 1961.

Willie Nelson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Willie Hugh Nelson
Nickname(s):
Red-Headed Stranger
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
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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