Jesse Keith Whitley’s “Don’t Close Your Eyes” needlessly sends chills down the spine of its original singer’s fans. Written by Bob McDill, the song was released in March 1988. Jesse’s father and his namesake, Keith Whitley, brought the single to ...

Keith Whitley’s death remains to be one of the saddest and darkest days in Nashville’s music history. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Keith Whitley (@keith_whitley_official) It was early in the month of May 1989 when Whitley ...

Keith Whitley released “Don’t Close Your Eyes” as the third single of his album of the same name in 1988. It shot straight to No. 1 on the country charts, while peaking at No. 2 in Canada. It also became ...

“‘Til a Tear Becomes a Rose” was another posthumously released song of Keith Whitley off his Greatest Hits album. The song was also the only single released from the album in 1990, and it ended up peaking No. 13 on ...

“I’m Over You” is one of Keith Whitley’s song that was released after his death. A year after he died, the song was posthumously released as the third single off his 1990 album I Wonder Do You Think of Me. ...

Early Life Tracy Lawrence was born in Atlanta Texas on January 27, 1968. He has two brothers and three sisters. At four-years-old, Lawrence and his family moved to Foreman Arkansas. As Tracy’s family welcomed a new environment, it also gave ...