Jackie Keith Whitley (July 1, 1955 – May 9, 1989) was an American country music singer. During his career, Whitley only recorded two albums but charted 12 singles on the Billboard country charts, and 7 more after his death. Born in Ashland, Kentucky, Whitley grew up in nearby Sandy Hook, Kentucky. Whitley began his career there in 1970, performing in Ralph Stanley's band.
The discography of American country music singer Keith Whitley includes five studio albums, ten compilation albums, one extended play and 20 singles. Of his singles, 15 reached the top 40 of the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart between 1986 and 1992, including five number one hits ("Don't Close Your Eyes", "When You Say Nothing at All", "I'm No Stranger to the Rain", "I Wonder Do You Think of Me" and "It Ain't Nothin'"). Four of his albums have been certified Gold or Platinum by the RIAA in the . Lorrie Morgan's EPIC Keith Whitley Tribute (Must See!) ✪ Keith Whitley - Sad Songs and Waltzes. Keith Whitley - Kentucky Bluebird.
1973, worked with Jimmy Gaudreau in a short-lived band called The Country Store. 1975, returned to Ralph Stanley's Clinch Mountain Boys as lead singer and guitarist. 1981, worked with . Crowe and the New South.
Album · 2002 · 16 Songs. Keith Whitley & Lorrie Morgan. 16 Songs, 52 Minutes. Released: 4 Mar 2002. More By Keith Whitley.
Keith Whitley was one of the most-respected bluegrass pickers in the business when he decided to make a run at country music in the early 1980s. His first few projects for RCA were very much a mixed bag. There were some classic moments - Miami, My Amy being a prime example, but radio took their time warming up to the singer. Keith Whitley - "Brotherly Love". Whitley recorded his vocals on the track back in 1987, but the song stayed unreleased until RCA issued the track as the lead single from his Kentucky Bluebird disc. The tune also represented the final major hit for Conley, who was one of the top male vocalists of the 1980s. 9. Keith Whitley - "Homecoming '63". Veteran songwriters Dean Dillon and Royce Porter collaborated to pen this emotional record for Whitley, which became his second top 10 hit.
Keith Whitley left behind a huge hole in country music. He managed to blend sensitivity and honesty with a certain toughness and machismo that just came naturally. Whitley never really stooped to trends or tried to reaffirm his celebrity with silly ditties. A 1994 tribute album also featured renditions of his songs from Diamond Rio, Joe Diffie and Whitley's then-wife, Lorrie Morgan. Keith Whitley hasn't yet been inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, but is among the backlog of artists fans want to see recognized. Now Watch: Was Roy Acuff the True "King of Country Music"?
Jackie Keith Whitley" (b. July 1, 1954 in Sandy Hook, Kentucky d. May 9, 1989) was an American country music singer. Jackie Keith Whitley" (b. May 9, 1989) was an American country music singer
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