Catching Up With The Country Stars Of The 80s – The Oak Ridge Boys, Ricky Skaggs, Larry Gatlin, Lee Greenwood
This is a rare chance for Country Music fans to see some the biggest stars of the 80s on one stage at the same time, sharing stories about their biggest hits and reminiscing about the events and music that shaped our industry in the 80s.
Since the CMA Music Festival is all about the fans, we want to give you a chance to ask these influential groundbreaking artists questions about their contributions to Country Music. Please leave your questions for any one of these 80s superstars in the comment section below (don’t forget to include your town and state, as we may use some of these questions during our show).
Catching Up With The Stars Of The 80s- CMA Close Up Stage at Music City Center, June 7, 3pm
Larry Gatlin of The Gatlin Brothers- 7 CMA Nominations in the 80s, including 1980 CMA Entertainer of the Year. 17 Top 10 Billboard Hits. ‘All The Gold In California’ ‘Houston (Means I’m One Day Closer To You)’ ‘I Just Wish You Were Someone I Love.’
The Oak Ridge Boys- 12 CMA Nominations in the 80s including a win for 1981 Single of the Year ‘Elvira.’ 17 Number One Billboard Hits. ‘Bobbie Sue’ ‘American Made’ ‘Fancy Free.’
Lee Greenwood- 1983 and 1984 CMA Male Vocalist of the Year, 1985 Song of the Year ‘God Bless The U.S.A..’ 20 Top 10 Billboard Hits. ‘Dixie Road’ ‘I.O.U.’ ‘Somebody’s Gonna Love You.’
Ricky Skaggs- 1982 Horizon Award and Male Vocalist of the Year, 1985 Entertainer of the Year with a total of 18 CMA Nominations in the 80s. 19 Top 10 Billboard Hits. ‘Crying My Heart Out Over You’ ‘I Wouldn’t Change You If I Could’ ‘Honey (Open That Door).’