For the Music: The Vince Gill Story

For the Music: The Vince Gill Story

by Jo Sgammato

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Overview

TO LOVE MUSIC IS TO LOVE VINCE GILL

His pure tenor voice, amazing guitar playing, and superb songwriting skills have earned Vince Gill eleven Grammies and seventeen Country Music Association Awards—making him the biggest CMA winner of all time. But it's the man behind the music who inspires so much love and devotion from his fans and his peers. Humble, wholesome, funny, and kind, Vince Gill is a superstar with heart—and his numerous volunteer activities raise millions of dollars for charity every year.

From his childhood as the son of a banjo-playing judge in Oklahoma to his roots in Kentucky bluegrass music . . . from his years in Los Angeles as the lead singer for the acclaimed group Pure Prairie League to his first forays into Nashville . . . from his mastery of bluegrass, rock, pop, and country to his acclaim as the host of the annual Country Music Association Awards national telecast . . . here is the heartwarming story of an inspiring man who gives his all for the future, for the fans, and . . .

FOR THE MUSIC

Vince Gill has won eleven Grammy Awards and seventeen Country Music Association Awards and has sold more than fifteen million albums worldwide.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780345472755
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/03/1995
Pages: 236
Sales rank: 425,612
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Jo Sgammato is a writer and journalist who writes about popular culture. She is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Dream Come True: The LeAnn Rimes Story and Keepin' It Country: The George Strait Story, and Country's Greatest Duo: The Brooks & Dunn Story and is coauthor (with Marjorie Jaffe) of The Muscle Memory Method. She divides her time between New York and Nashville.

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CHAPTER ONE Nicest Guy in Nashville
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