The Country Men
The first month of the year is about to end. And it’s a good time to remember our country artists who were born this month as we celebrate with them as well.
Tracy Darrell Adkins (born January 13, 1962)
Trace Adkins, known for his passionate advocacy for life and soldiers, being exemplified in his song, made his debut in 1996 with the album Dreamin’ Out Loud In addition. That was the start of his countrified journey to stardom. He has charted more than 20 singles on the Billboard country music charts. And now, he is not only a renowned singer, but also an actor. His latest movie appearance is on the blockbuster Christian movie, “I Can Only Imagine,” in which he played the role of the Band MercyMe’s manager. His acting received favorable response from the sudience.
KID ROCK. Robert James Ritchie (born January 17, 1971)
Known professionally as Kid Rock, this country rapper continues to bring new touches to the music. In fact, his 1998 album Devil Without a Cause sold 14 million copies worldwide. This is an evidence on how his performances effectively connect to the audience.
Ronnie Lee Milsap (born January 16, 1943)
Country music industry in the 1970’s and 1980’s won’t be complete without the name of Milsap on the list. He was one of country music’s most popular and influential performers during the era. One of his best qualities is his ability to appealing on both country and pop music markets. His hit songs incorporated pop, R&B, and rock and roll elements.
John Michael Montgomery (born January 20, 1965)
Montgomery have peaked more than 30 singles on the Billboard country charts. His songs have been themes for celebrations especially romantic dates. Who can ever forget his voice that has the quality to make the ambiance warmer? His songs are the best choice for slow dances, if you would like to have some sweet moments with your partner.
The Country Ladies
Deana Kay Carter (born January 4, 1966)
The “Strawberry Wine” country singer found her breakthrough in 1996 with the release of debut album Did I Shave My Legs for This?. Considering it was her first released album, it’s already a success for it earning a 5× Multi-Platinum certification. Her career continued to bloom through the years that came.
Patty Loveless (born Patricia Lee Ramey; January 4, 1957)
Loveless has undeniably been one of the most popular female singers of the neotraditional country. Neotraditional country refers to the advancement of the themes in the genre, with some instrumental inclusions. Her emergence on the country music scene in late 1986 inspired many more lady singers to take their step on the stage.
Dolly Rebecca Parton Dean (born January 19, 1946)
Who doesn’t know the great Dolly Parton? And yeah, she just celebrated her birthday a few days ago!