Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 1996 MCA released Vince Gill's album "High Lonesome Sound"?

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Here are 5 interesting facts about Vince Gill.

  • His father, J. Stanley Gill, was a lawyer and administrative law judge who played in a country music band part-time and encouraged Vince to pursue a music career.
  • He first played with a teenage band called Bluegrass Revues in the late 1970s.
  • While in high school, he performed with Mountain Smoke, a bluegrass band that once opened for Pure Prairie League and Kiss.
  • He's a big fan of the University of Oklahoma football team. He also attends nearly every men's basketball game at Belmont University in Nashville.
  • He is an avid golfer, with a handicap around 1 or 2.