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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 06 Sep 2012
  • Address:
    6807 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 396th
    Monthly Average: 328th
  • Notes: Selected for 2012, The 2,478th Star.

Vince Gill

Next star: Robin Williams
Previous star: Broderick Crawford

Biography

Gill at a ceremony to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in September 2012

Vincent Grant "Vince" Gill (born April 12, 1957) is an American country singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He has achieved commercial success and fame both as frontman to the country rock band Pure Prairie League in the 1970s and as a solo artist beginning in 1983, where his talents as a vocalist and musician have placed him in high demand as a guest vocalist and a duet partner.

Fact file

  • Birth name: Vincent Grant Gill
  • Born: April 12, 1957 (age 59) Norman, Oklahoma, United States
  • Genres: Country, bluegrass, blue-eyed soul, country pop, Southern rock
  • Occupation(s): Singer, songwriter
  • Instruments: Vocals, guitar
  • Years active: 1979–present
  • Labels: RCA Nashville, MCA, MCA Nashville
  • Associated acts: The Notorious Cherry Bombs, Pure Prairie League, Rodney Crowell, Ricky Skaggs
  • Website: vincegill.com

Read more about Vince Gill at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Brad Paisley knows the Grand Ole Opry has its ghosts, but March 21 felt downright eerie. There was no anticipatory murmur of excitement from fans filing into the Grand Ole Opry House that night. No curtain going up. No applause marking the moment the show began. Instead, Paisley and fellow ...

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USA Today Music, 2020-03-24 21:34:42
Brad Paisley and Marty Stuart joined Vince Gill for the tribute as the Grand Ole Opry went on without an audience.       

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Variety, 2020-03-21 23:13:07
The live-stream concert phenom continues in earnest this weekend with a couple of powerful multi-artist bills, starting with Sunday’s stripped-down, all-star version of the Grand Ole Opry with acoustic performances by Vince Gill, Brad Paisley and Marty Stuart, stepping into the Ryman without a live audience or the usual backing ...

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