Vince Gill

Genres: Christian & Gospel Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Music & Radio Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Special Interest Westerns
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Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Biography

Vincent Grant Gill, 12 April 1957, Norman, Oklahoma, USA. Gill’s father, a lawyer who played in a part-time country band, encouraged his son to have a career in country music. While still at school, Gill joined the bluegrass group Mountain Smoke. He moved to Louisville in 1975 and joined Bluegrass Alliance before demonstrating his vocal, guitar, banjo and fiddle talents on the Pure Prairie League’s albums Can’t Hold Back, Firin’ Up and Something In The Night. In the early 80s, Gill moved on to Rodney Crowell’s backing group, the Notorious Cherry Bombs, and recorded an album with David Grisman, before inaugurating his solo recording career with a six-track mini-album for RCA Records, Turn Me Loose. His 1985 hit duet with Rosanne Cash, ‘If It Weren’t For Him’, was later withdrawn due to contractual difficulties. Gill also continued to work prolifically as a session musician and songwriter, working with artists including Cash,...

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