Darius Rucker, American musician. He first gained fame as the lead singer & rhythm guitarist of the rock band Hootie & the Blowfish, which he helped found. As a solo country music artist, with the single, Don't Think I Don't Think About It, he became the 2nd African American to chart a #1 on the Hot Country Songs charts. He also became the 1st African American to win the New Artist Award from the Country Music Association, & only the 2nd African American to win any award from the…
John Rich - Born in Amarillo, Texas. American country music singer-songwriter. From 1992 to 1998, he was a member of the country music band Lonestar. In 2002, he joined Big Kenny to form the duo Big & Rich. In 2009, he released his popular single "Shuttin' Detroit Down".
Dolly Parton (Solo country vocalist & multi-instrumentalist. She has won 8 Grammys, 2 Academy Award nominations, 10 Country Music Choice Awards, 7 Academy of Country Music Awards, 3 American Music Awards, & Country Music's Entertainer of the Year. She has penned over 3,000 songs & has 46 Grammy nominations. Inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1999, & starred in musical films 9 to 5, Joyful Noise, & The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas)
Country singer Charley Pride was born on March 18, 1938, into a sharecropping family with 11 children. Drawn to the radio music of Hank Williams Roy Acuff, he acquired a Sears Roebuck guitar and taught himself to play at age 14. Pride hoped to make his name as a baseball player, and played in the Negro Leagues for some time, entertaining teammates on the bus with his guitar and singing, and gaining stage experience by joining bands in performance from time to time.
Glen Campbell (aka Glen Travis Campbell) (1936 - ) American country music singer, guitarist, television host, actor - Inducted into Country Music Hall of Fame 2005 - Known for "Rhinestone Cowboy" and "Southern Nights: 1970s - In June 2011, Campbell announced that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease six months earlier.
THIS IS MY ALL TIME FAVORITE COUNTRY BAND "ALABAMA" AND I CAN HONESTLY SAY I LOVE THESE GUYS AND THEY MADE SOME OF THE BEST COUNTRY MUSIC SONGS OF ALL TIME!! THEY WERE GUYS WHO STARTED OUT PLAYING AT A LITTLE BAR FOR TIPS AND I HEARD RANDY OF THE BAND SAY ONE TIME THAT THEY ARE GREAT EXAMPLES OF GUYS WHO NEVER QUIT OR GAVE UP THERE DREAM OF MAKING IT BIG IN COUNTRY MUSIC AND GUESS WHAT? THEY ARE DEFINATELY THE GREATEST COUNTRY BAND OF ALL TIME AND MAYBE JUST THE BEST EVER!!