Keith Whitley

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by Keith Whitley

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1 July 1955, Sandy Hook, Kentucky, USA, d. 8 May 1989, Goodlettsville, Tennessee, USA. Whitley, who grew up in a musical family, learned to play the guitar from the age of six and was on the radio with Buddy Starcher in Charleston, West Virginia, aged eight. He joined Ralph Stanley And His Clinch Mountain Boys when he was 15, and both he and his friend Ricky Skaggs made their recording debut on the same record, Cry From The Cross. At the age of 17, he survived a 120 mph car crash that killed a... Read more

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