A small tour to country music gospel

A small tour to Country Music Gospel

What is your favorite pass time or hobby? Do you love listening to different music in your free time? I guess most of my readers will agree with me. We can hardly find a person who does not love to listen to music. If the case is so, today I would like to provide you some ideas on a different genre of music. This type has mainly come from American music. But can you guess the kind of music that I am talking about or discussing? If not, let me help you out. Here, I am going to give you some ideas about Country music.

What is Country Music?

 

Country music gospel is an amalgamation or admixture of various popular musical forms that has got its roots in traditional folk songs mainly from the South...

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WILBURN BROTHERS

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Teddy (l) and Doyle Wilburn – 1954

The Wilburn Brothers were a popular American country music duo from the 1950s to the 1970s consisting of brothers Virgil Doyle Wilburn (July 7, 1930 – October 16, 1982) and Thurman Theodore “Teddy” Wilburn (November 30, 1931 – November 24, 2003).

The brothers were born in  Hardy, Arkansas . They first attracted attention as child performers, beginning in 1937, in an act called The Wilburn Children; Roy Acuff discovered them and brought them to the Grand Ole Opry in 1940. Due to federal  child labor laws, the Wilburns were forced to leave the Opry after six months.

After growing up, they continued to travel and were regulars o...

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DAVIS SISTERS & SKEETER DAVIS SOLO

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Skeeter Davis (born Mary Frances Penicillin; December 30, 1931 Past away September 19, 2004) was an American  country music singer who sang crossover pop music songs including 1962’s ” The End of The World”. She started out as part of  the Davis Sisters as a teenager in the late 1940s, eventually landing on  RCA Victor. In the late 1950s, she became a solo star.One of the first women to achieve major stardom in the country music field as a solo vocalist, she was an acknowledged influence on  Tammy Lynette and Dolly Patton and was hailed as an “extraordinary country/pop singer” by The New York Times music critic  Robert Palmer.

   1931–1947: Early life Davis was born Mary Frances Penicillin on December 30, 193...

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JENNY SILLIE

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Marilyn Jeanne “Jeannie” Seely (born July 6, 1940) is an American country music singer and Grand Ole Opry star. She is best known for her 1966 Grammy award-winning country hit “Dont”t Touch Me”, which peaked at No. 1 on the Record World and Cash Box country singles charts, and at No. 2 on Billboard.

Seely has produced numerous country hits, from the 1960s into the mid-1970s, including duets with Jack Greene like 1969’s “I Wish I Didn’t Have to Miss You”. Seely has befriended many singers, musicians and songwriters in the country music field, including Jan Howard.

Biography and career

Seeley in 2006

Early life and rise to fame

Seely was born in  Titusville, Pennsylvania, in 1940. She was the youngest of four children...

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Kacey Musgraves

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Kacey Lee Musgraves

(born August 21, 1988) is an American singer and songwriter. She has won six  Grammy Awards (including 2019’s  Album of The Year award), four  Country Music Association Awards and three Academy of Country Music Awards. Musgraves self-released three albums before appearing on the fifth season of the  USA Network’s singing competition Nashville Star in 2007, where she placed seventh. In 2008, she recorded two singles for Triple Pop in Austin, Texas.

She later signed to  Mercury Nashville in 2012 and released her critically acclaimed debut album  Same Trailer Different Park in 2013, winning the  Grammy Award for Best Country Album...

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Jamey Johnson

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Johnson was born on July 14, 1975, in  Enterprize, Alabama, and raised in  Montgomery ,Alabama. From an early age, he was influenced by country acts such as  Alabama and Alan Jackson, the latter of whom was the first act that he saw in concert. After graduating from  Jefferson Davis High School, Johnson attended  Jacksonville State University, the same university from which Alabama lead singer Randy Owen  graduated. During his time at Jacksonville State University, he was a member of the Marching Southerners.

Johnson quit college after two years and served in the  United States Marine Corps Reserve for eight years. While in the Marines, he began playing country music in various bars in the Montgomery area; one of hi...

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MOTHER MAYBELL CARTER

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Maybelle Carter was born Maybelle Addington on May 10, 1909, in Nickelsville, Virginia . She was the daughter of Margaret Elizabeth (née Kilgore; 1879 – 1960) and Hugh Jackson Addington (1877 – 1929). According to family lore, the Addington family of Virginia is descended from former British prime minister Henry Addington,1st Viscount Sidmouth .

On March 13, 1926, Maybelle married Ezra Carter . They had three daughters, Helen,June and Anita .

She was a member of the original Carter Family , which was formed in 1927 by her brother-in-law A.P.Carter , who was married to her cousin Sara , also a part of the trio. The Carter Family was one of the first commercial rural country music groups...

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VINCE GILL

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Vincent Grant Gill (born April 12, 1957) is an American country singer, songwriter and  multi-instrumentalist. He has achieved

Vince Gill was born in Norman, Oklahoma. His mother had a son, Bob Coen, from a previous marriage. He was Gill’s half-brother, but was considered a full brother by Gill.

Gill has been a member of the  Grand Ole Opry since August 10, 1991. He celebrated his 25th Opry anniversary with a tribute show on August 13, 2016.

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Vincent Grant Gill (born April 12, 1957) is an American country singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.

Vince Gill was born in Norman , Oklahoma...

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HI-LO BROWN

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Hylo Brown (April 20, 1922 – January 17, 2003) was an American bluegrass and country music, singer, guitarist and bass player.

Frank “Hylo” Brown, Jr. was born in  Johnson County , Kentucky and began his career as a performer on radio station WCMI in Ashland , Kentucky in 1939. Soon, he moved to WLOG in Logan , West Virginia and their “Saturday Jamboree”. Six months later, he moved with his family to Springfield , Ohio. He began composing songs and performing on local radio stations in Ohio. During an appearance at WPFB in Middletown , Ohio he received his nickname “Hylo” because Smoky Ward, who was on the show, couldn’t remember his name and started calling him “Hi-Lo”...

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JOHN CONLEE

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John Wayne Conlee (born August 11, 1946) is an American country music singer. Between 1978 and 2004 Conlee charted a total of 32 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, and recorded 11  studio ablums. His singles include seven #1 hits: “Lady Lay Down,” Backside of Thirty,” ” Common Man,: ; Im Only in it for the Love,” ‘In My Eyes,” ” As Long As I;m Rockin with You” and Got My Heart Set On You.” In addition to these, Conlee sent 14 other songs into the Top Ten

Conlee was born on a tobacco farm in Versailles, Kentucky. By age 10, Conlee had begun singing and playing guitar , and later sang tenor in a barbershop quartet...

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