Country Pop Bites: Vince Gill – August 10
Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 1991 Vince Gill joined the Grand Ole Opry?
It's true! He was introduced by Roy Acuff, who shed tears as Gill delivered "When I Call Your Name".
Check out the video!
Here are 5 interesting facts about Vince Gill.
- He was a guitarist and singer for Pure Prairie League from 1976 to 1980 and a backup singer and guitarist for Rodney Crowell from 1980 to 1984.
- He had minor roles in the1994 movies Maverick and 8 Seconds.
- He is well known for his charity work and received the CMA's 2006 Humanitarian Award.
- He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2007.
- He became a full-time member of the western swing band the Time Jumpers in 2010.