Country Pop Bites: Vince Gill – September 29
Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 1993 the Country Music Association awarded co-host Vince Gill wins five trophies?
It’s true! They were: Entertainer and Male Vocalist of the Year; Song and Album, for "I Still Believe In You"; and Vocal Event, for his role in George Jones' "I Don't Need Your Rockin' Chair"
Check out this Vince Gill video!
Here are 5 interesting facts about Vince Gill.
- His full name is Vincent Grant Gill.
- He dresses for comfort, favoring shorts, golf shirts, flip flops and jeans.
- He has played professionally since age 16 with several bands -- Bluegrass Alliance, Sundance, Pure Prairie League, Rodney Crowell's band The Cherry Bombs also a session singer and guitarist.
- He plays guitar, banjo, piano, mandolin, fiddle and Dobro.
- He loves playing golf. He actually dreams of joining professional golf's Seniors Tour.