Tribute and Variety
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Too restless and innovative to rest on his laurels as one of the great country music entertainers of all time, Ronnie Milsap continues to
evolve. One of the most versatile and talented performers in country music, Milsap's trademark country-soul voice has earned him 40 #1 hits,
6 Grammy Awards and the industry's highest recognition - the coveted CMA Entertainer of the Year. He is a classically trained pianist who has mastered such instruments as guitar, violin, clarinet and
cello and also one of the few country performers to venture beyond the parameters of country music and find mass success in the pop arena.
His smooth voice has been a mainstay on both pop and country radio for
3 decades with such hits as "Day Dreams About Night
Things", (There's) No Gettin' Over
Me", "I Wouldn't Have Missed It For The World", "Smoky Mountain Rain" and
"Any Day Now". His live shows, known for their spontaneity and diversity, are among the most popular in country
Born with congenital cataracts that left him blind, Milsap was raised by his paternal grandparents in Robbinsville, NC. His first musical exposure was to the gospel music played at revival tent meetings and the bluegrass sounds coming from local
musicians. He began his professional career in 1965 with Scepter Records, an R&B label, and hit the Top 5 with
"Never Had It So Good". He then moved to Memphis and played in numerous sessions and concerts, backing such acts as J.J. Cale, Petula Clark and Dionne Warwick. A highlight of this era was Milsap's unforgettable keyboard work on Elvis Presley's "Kentucky
Rain". He moved to Nashville in 1972 and his career skyrocketed six months later when he signed with RCA Records. He celebrated his first No. 1,
"Pure Love" one year later. That was followed by 39 other chart-toppers celebrated from the seventies until the nineties, including the million-selling
"It Was Almost Like A Song" and "What A Difference You've Made In My
Milsap is a three-time CMA Male Vocalist of the Year winner, and a four-time CMA Album of the Year recipient. The Academy of Country Music named him Best Male Vocalist in 1983 and he won Song of the Year in 1986 for
"Lost In The Fifties Tonight". He is the recipient of the only gold Braille album ever awarded.