Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 1990 Vince Gill took home his first gold album?

It’s true! It was for "When I Call Your Name".

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Here are 5 interesting truths about Vince Gill.

  • Vincent Grant Gill was born on April 12, 1957 in Norman, Oklahoma.
  • He has worked played professionally since age 16 with several bands -- Bluegrass Alliance, Sundance, Pure Prairie League, Rodney Crowell's band The Cherry Bombs, and also a session singer and guitarist.
  • He enjoys playing golf. He actually dreams of joining professional golf's Seniors Tour.
  • He is taller than you might think. He stands at 6 feet, 3 inches.
  • He dresses for comfort, favoring shorts, golf shirts and flip flops.