Whitley’s career in mainstream country music lasted from 1984 till his death in but he continues to influence an entire generation of singers and songwriters. Born in Sandy Hook, KY, died in Tennessee.
Virginia Patterson Hensley aka Patsy Cline - American country music singer as part of the early Nashville sound. Cline successfully "crossed over" to pop music. At age she died at the height of her career in a private plane crash
Known as Country music singer-songwriter Loretta Lynn , she was one of the leading country vocalists and songwriters during the and The movie “Coal Miners Daughter” is based on her life story. Born in Butcher Hollow, Kentucky.
Glen Campbell (aka Glen Travis Campbell) - ) American country music singer, guitarist, television host, actor - Inducted into Country Music Hall of Fame 2005 - Known for "Rhinestone Cowboy" and "Southern Nights: - In June Campbell annou
Johnny Paycheck was the stage name of Donald Eugene Lytle - born in Greenfield, Ohio - a country music singer and Grand Ole Opry member most famous for recording the David Allan Coe song "Take This Job and Shove It".