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  Vince Gill Biography
Gill was born April 5, 1957, in Norman, Oklahoma, but his tenor voice was bred in bluegrass bands (among them one with Ricky Skaggs).
Gill released moderately successful singles for RCA from 1984-1988, but he didn't find his niche until he signed with MCA and released "When I Call Your Name," a ghostly song of heartbreak that won the Country Music Association's Single Of The Year award and started a string of hugely successful hits.
Gill's records usually just scratch the surface of his talents (he's a lot more likely to let loose on his guitar in concert).
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  Vince Gill - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Vince Gill (born April 12, 1957) is an American country music musician, songwriter, and singer.
Gill is the lead singer on the band's biggest hit song, "Let Me Love You Tonight" (1980), which he was still performing in concert years later - thus, he said, confusing many fans who knew him only from his subsequent solo work.
Gill appeared on two subsequent albums along with then-wife Janis Gill before signing as a solo with RCA Records in 1983.
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 Vince Gill: The Key   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Vince Gill first came to national attention in the early 1980's, when he performed as the lead vocalist in the Cincinnati-based folk/rock group Pure Prairie League.
Vince Gill's new CD incorporates a variety of country styles, from the Bakersfield, California and Nashville sounds, to folk, swing and honky-tonk.
Vince Gill's other recent projects include the new album "Breath of Heaven," planned for the Christmas holidays, and a track for the compilation "Tribute to Tradition," which honors the music of country legends.
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 The 85th PGA Championship / News / Vince Gill: A man whose life is in tune (8/13/03)
The “Gill Touch” that he gives to a project or a cause is a state of selflessness that manifests itself in charitable organizations, big and small, from coast to coast.
Gill began playing golf at age 7, inspired by his father, Stan Gill, an administrative law judge who had moved the family from Norman to Oklahoma City when Vince was 4.
Gill’s support of the Tennessee Golf Foundation also resulted in some 1,300 junior golfers competing annually in 160 events on the Vince Gill Tennessee PGA Junior Tour, one of the country’s finest junior circuits.
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Gill's father, a lawyer who played in a part-time country band, encouraged his son to have a career in country music.
Gill later revealed he had turned down the offer to join Dire Straits for their 1992 world tour, preferring to concentrate on his own career.
Gill has mainly concentrated on romantic ballads, although he proved he could turn his hand to soul music when he duetted with Gladys Knight on "Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing" (although, at the time, Knight was not even sure who he was).
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 Vince Gill Bio
Vince Gill wrote solo all but three of the 13 tunes for The Key.
Vince Gill was one of the most popular mainstream country performers of the early'90s.
In 1985, Gill had two Top Ten hits including "If It Weren't for Vince Gill was one of the most popular mainstream country performers of the early '90s.
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 Vince Gill gets his way: 4CDs - and not all country - The Boston Globe
Vince Gill was tired, in his words, of being a ``hood ornament." The 49-year-old country star had built a hugely successful career in Nashville by being both talented and accessible.
As he would record the songs Gill cast the album a bit like a film director, matching singers and instrumentalists to the feel he was loo king to achieve.
Gill is pressing into action 16 musicians, including his regular band, a horn section, and background singers to play in different groupings a portion of each new album, bookended by his familiar hits.
www.boston.com /news/globe/living/articles/2006/10/15/vince_gill_gets_his_way_4cds___and_not_all_country   (1214 words)

 Vince Gill
Vince is still making the same great country music and tear-jerker love songs that he was making ten years ago.
Vince shows much maturity on this song which contains a line that says "sometimes you gotta stand back and watch 'em burn it to the ground, even though you built it, it's a young man's town." "Without You" is a great upbeat shuffle song.
Vince Gill is a class act, that was built to last.
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 Vince Gill Tickets, Vince Gill Concert Tickets at StubHub!
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Vince Gill, born April 12, 1957 in Norman, Oklahoma, is an American country music musician, songwriter, and singer, and he is married to singer Amy Grant.
Gill debuted on the country scene in 1979 with the country rock band Pure Prairie League, and was the lead singer for their hit song, "Let Me Love You Tonight." Loved by audiences and fellow singers alike, Gill has sung duets with numerous artists, including Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire and other celebrities.
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 CMT.com : Vince Gill : Biography
During their tenure in the Cherry Bombs, Gill and keyboardist Tony Brown began a friendship that led to Gill being signed to both the RCA and MCA labels.
Gill's output at RCA resulted in three Top 10 singles -- "If It Weren't for Him" (with Rosanne Cash), "Oklahoma Borderline" and "Cinderella." However, Gill's early singles failed to propel him to immediate stardom.
Gill was married to Janis Oliver of Sweethearts of the Rodeo from 1980 until 1997.
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 Vince Gill News
Vince Gill is readying an unusual boxed set for fall release, Billboard.com has learned.
Vince Gill, country music's self-proclaimed "Ambassador," has set an Oct. 17 release date for his new album, "These Days," an astonishing 4-CD set of 43 new originals.
Vince Gill, Sugarland and Keith Urban will all be issuing new albums before the end of the year, and they gave reporters backstage at the Academy of Country Music Awards some insight about what to expect -- and...
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 Vince Gill tickets, concerts and tour dates. Official Ticketmaster site.
Vince Gill paid nearly a decade and a half of dues en route to becoming one of the most popular country stars of the '90s.
Gill graduated in 1975 and moved to Louisville to join the band Bluegrass Alliance, with whom he stayed for a year.
Gill, his wife Janis (née Oliver, a member of the Sweethearts of the Rodeo), and their young daughter moved to Nashville.
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 Vince Gill: Humble Country Star , Country Music Icon Makes A Career Of Being A Nice Guy - CBS News
Gill followed the song with a string of hits such as the rousing “Liza Jane” and the romantic “Look at Us,” which quickly became a staple of anniversary parties.
Gill says after 30 years of performing, he would like people to say his music was decent.
But, whether he likes it or not, Vince Gill will be remembered for some of the biggest hits in the history of country music.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2003/10/24/sunday/main579998.shtml   (1259 words)

 Vince Gill - AOL Music
Biography: Vince Gill paid nearly a decade and a half of dues en route to becoming one of the most popular country stars of the '90s.
The Boot: Vince Gill and Amy Grant are set to host a songwriter's night in Washington, D.C. to benefit wounded soldiers.
The Boot: Vince Gill returned last week to the place where he made his first public performance at age seven.
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 Vince Gill: listen to free MP3 song download and music video
Vince Gill, Mel Tillis and Ralph Emery have been selected to receive the tremendous honor in October during an invitation only event.
Gill launched his solo career in the mid 80s, and has since played a large role in mainstream country music.
Gill is a fantastic musician with a nose for brilliant arrangements and when a musician of his...
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 Vince Gill
Vincent Grant Gill was born April 12, 1957, in Norman, Oklahoma, the son of a federal judge and a homemaker.
Vince is also the father of Amy’s three children from her previous marriage with singer/songwriter and former TV talk show host Gary Chapman: Matt Chapman, Millie Chapman and Sara Chapman.
Gill switched to MCA Records in 1989 and recorded his breakthrough hit, the title track "When I Call Your Name," which climbed to #2 and won Gill his first Grammy.
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 VINCE GILL | Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum | Nashville, Tennessee
Gill relocated to Los Angeles in 1976, where he worked with fiddler Byron Berline in the group Sundance before joining Pure Prairie League in 1979.
Gill married Amy Grant in 2000, and the singing duo have toured together and collaborated in the studio.
Since 2005, Gill has been president of the Board of Officers and Trustees of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and he has supported the museum through his All for the Hall initiative, which encourages fellow artists to support the not-for-profit educational organization.
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Vince Gill and Patty Loveless at James H. Gray Civic Center in Albany, GA on May 2, 1996 (photos by Evelyn Whiteley and Rhonda Ballew).
Vince Gill and Patty Loveless at Jacksonville Coliseum in Jacksonville, FL on May 3, 1996 (photos by Evelyn Whiteley).
Vince Gill and Patty Loveless at Paulson Stadium in Statesboro, GA on May 4, 1996 (photos by Evelyn Whiteley).
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 Amy Grant Marries Vince Gill
For those of you you follow the Christian Music News and knew that Vince and Amy have been friends for some time, this may not be a surprise at all.
Racing her biological clock, Amy Grant convinced Vince Gill they should marry as soon as possible -- because she wants to bear him a child.
Vince is taking a year off, after being non-stop on the road the past few years.
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 Great American Country - Vince Gill   (Site not responding. Last check: )
But during the next five years Vince was busier backing others in the studio or touring with Emmylou Harris than he was as a solo hitmaker.
oday, Vince Gill stands at the threshold of a new period of growth and artistic development.
Vince Gill is a man who keeps even his deepest and most intense emotions close to the surface.
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 Vince Gill - Official Page at GACTV.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Gill, who produced himself for the first time, put together a stellar line-up of musicians, then worked them into a live band in the studio.
The album touches on many of Gill's influences, from country to bluegrass, from pop to R&B, from folk to flamenco.
And while the past few years have been marked by happy events, Gill isn't afraid to show a bittersweet side on songs like the rueful "In These Last Few Days," which features a man looking back upon his life with a mournful Gill solo on mandolin.
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 Vince Gill Tickets - Get Vince Gill Ticket Information, Buy Vince Gill Tickets
Gill, his wife Janis, and their young daughter moved to Nashville.
Gill issued the stopgap holiday album Let There Be Peace on Earth in late 1993, and returned with When Love Finds You in 1994, which became his first album to break the pop Top Ten.
Returning to his bluegrass roots, Gill crafted a tour of American roots-music styles that earned him some positive critical attention, even if overall reviews were mixed.
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 Vince Gill Tour
Actually, Gill is sitting out 2000 to write songs, complete an album and conceivably work in a few months of golf.
Gill's upcoming album for MCA Records is due to hit stores on April 18.
At Wednesday night's Grammy Awards, Gill won for Best Country Instrumental Performance for his participation in Asleep At The Wheel's "Bob's Breakdown." This brings his Grammy total to 14 and ties him with Chet Atkins as the country artist with the most Grammys ever.
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 William Morris Agency
Gill is a member of the Grand Ole Opry, and has received 19 Grammy Awards to date, the most of any male Country artist.
Besides being known for his talent as a performer, musician and songwriter, Gill is regarded as one of Country Music’s best known humanitarians, participating in hundreds of charitable events throughout his career.
Gill is the third artist inducted in the "Career Achieved National Prominence Between 1975 and the Present" category, which was created in 2005.
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 These Days - Vince Gill
He encouraged Gill to go back into the studio and cut enough quality material for a fourth disc and release them all as a box set.
The end result is a magical mystery tour through Gill's own wildly varying aesthetic interests and his uncanny ability to pull off his diverse ideas on tape.
These Days is not only a showcase of Gill's multidimensional musical persona, but a virtual treatise on the expansive, open-minded, under the umbrella viewpoint that has taken over Nashville in the current era.
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 Vince Gill - MCA
The collection is an artistic tour de force that displays Gill’s mastery of lyrics and musical styles, ranging from traditional country and bluegrass to jazz and rock.
To accompany him on this ambitious undertaking, Gill turned both to artists he knew and had worked with before and to those whose music he admired at a distance.
In an unmatched outpouring of virtuosity and energy, Vince Gill has created These Days, a 4-CD set of 43 new and original songs to be released Oct. 17.
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 Grand Ole Opry: Members
Vince moved to Nashville in 1984 and landed his first recording contract.
In recent years, Gill has enjoyed a unique status as one of country music’s youngest “elder statesmen.” Renewing his interest in bluegrass, he hosted 2003’s PBS special, the All*Star Bluegrass Celebration, and has recorded as a harmony singer with up-and-coming bluegrass artists as well as country favorites and newcomers.
Gill found himself among the most elite country music greats in 2007 when he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
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