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23 Persons in the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame:

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 Blue Grass Boys. Song Blue Moon of Kentucky 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.

Boots Randolph

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Homer Louis Randolph III
Also Known As:
Randy Randolph
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 30 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Saxophonist. Best known for solo on song Yakety Sax. Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2004. NACMAI Hall of Fame 2000.

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 National Barn Dance. Gennett Records Walk of Fame 2009. Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2002. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1971. Grand Ole Opry.

Crystal Gayle

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Brenda Gail Webb
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than Loretta Lynn by 18 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Peggy Sue by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Song Don't it Make Your Brown Eyes Blue. Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2008. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1515 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 2 October 2009.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Dottie Rambo

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Joyce Reba Luttrell
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Gospel music. Songs He Looked Beyond My Fault and Saw My Need, We Shall Behold Him, I Go to the Rock. Died in an accident when the bus she was in crashed. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 2008. Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2006. NACMAI Hall of Fame 2005. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 2007. GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 1992. Music City Walk of Fame 2011. Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame 2007.

Dwight Yoakam

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Dwight David Yoakam
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Ain't That Lonely Yet. Movies Hollywood Homicide, Sling Blade, Red Rock West, Panic Room. Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2008. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 5 June 2003.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Florence Henderson

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Florence Agnes Henderson
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of Carol Brady on TV show The Brady Bunch. The first woman to guest host TV show The Tonight Show. Contestant on the TV show Dancing with the Stars with Corky Ballas. Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2008. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7070 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 14 February 1996.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

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 Hee Haw. Found murdered body of Dave Akeman. Country Music Hall of Fame 1978. Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2002.

Lionel Hampton

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lionel Leo Hampton
Nickname(s):
The Gates of Swing
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Drums and vibraphone. Song Flying Home. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1986. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1987. Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame 1992. Kennedy Center Honors 1992. Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2006. National Medal of Arts 1996. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001. Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame 2013. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 14 June 1982.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Loretta Lynn

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Loretta Webb
Birth Date:
Age today:
86
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 Coal Miner's Daughter. Songs Coal Miner's Daughter, I'm a Honky Tonk Girl, Lousiana Woman, Mississippi Man. 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.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Mary Travers

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Mary Allin Travers
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Peter, Paul & Mary. Songs If I Had a Hammer, Puff, the Magic Dragon. Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2006. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of Peter, Paul & Mary.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a member of Peter, Paul & Mary.

Molly O'Day

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Lois LaVerne Williamson
Also Known As:
Mountain Fern
Dixie Lee

Brief Facts:

Popular in the 1940s. Songs Tramp on the Street, Don't Sell Daddy Any More Whiskey. Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2011. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1708 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Naomi Judd

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Diana Ellen Judd
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
ex-wife of
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Albums of The Judds. Song Mama He's Crazy. Career suspended due to Hepatitis C. Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2006.

Norro Wilson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Norris D. Wilson

Brief Facts:

Wrote song The Most Beautiful Girl recorded by
Charlie Rich
. Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2008. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1996.

Patty Loveless

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Ramey
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry. Song How Can I Help You Say Goodbye. Album The Trouble with the Truth. Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2011. Georgia Music Hall of Fame 2005.

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 Alabama Jubilee, Peace in the Valley, Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy. 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.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6300 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Ricky Skaggs

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ricky Lee Skaggs
Birth Date:
Age today:
63, 27 days before his 64th 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 Bill Monroe. Groups Kentucky Thunder, Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys. Albums Highways and Heartaches, Don't Cheat in Our Hometown. Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2004. GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 2012.

Rosemary Clooney

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Rosemary Clooney
Nickname(s):
Rosie
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
mother of
aunt of
ex-wife of
Younger than Josť Ferrer by 19 years.
mother of
older sister of
Older than Nick Clooney by 5 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie musical White Christmas. Songs Come on-a My House, Tenderly, Hey There. TV show The Rosemary Clooney Show. Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2002. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1995. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6325 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Steve Wariner

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Steven Noel Wariner
Birth Date:
Age today:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Baby I'm Yours, Some Fools Never Learn, Small Town Girl. Grand Ole Opry. International Guitar Hall of Fame. Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2011. Music City Walk of Fame 2008.

Tom T. Hall

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Hall
Birth Date:
Age today:
82, 27 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Harper Valley P.T.A., (Old Dogs, Children and) Watermelon Wine, I Love. Country Music Hall of Fame 2008. Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2002. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1978. Grand Ole Opry.

Vestal Goodman

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Vestal Freeman
Nickname(s):
The Queen of Gospel Music (Southern Gospel)
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 14 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Southern gospel singer. A founding member of group The Happy Goodman Family. Southern Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame 2002. Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2004. GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 2004.

Wynonna Judd

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Christina Claire Ciminella
Also Known As:
Wynonna
Birth Date:
Age today:
54, 22 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

half-sister of
Older than Ashley Judd by 3 years.
wife of
Younger than Cactus Moser by 7 years.
daughter of
step-daughter of
daughter of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Song Mama He's Crazy. Group The Judds. Music City Walk of Fame 2007. Kentucky Music Hall of Fame 2006.
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