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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 06 Sep 2012
  • Address:
    6807 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 367th
    Monthly Average: 193rd
  • 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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Vince Gill, Patsy Cline the Big Sales & Streaming Winners From Ken Burns' 'Country Music' Doc
Billboard, 2019-10-04 14:40:05
Patsy Cline, Vince Gill and Johnny Cash were among the biggest winners following PBS’ Ken Burns-helmed Country Music documentary series, with...

Ken Burns' 'Country Music': Vince Gill, Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard, Patsy Cline Sales Soar After PBS Doc Airs
Billboard, 2019-09-26 22:51:13
Ken Burns’ latest documentary, this time covering country music, looks to be a hit for music sales, with various songs from the eight-part...

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