Garth Brooks is one of the most Successful country music artists of all time. Here are some facts and information about him. Here you’ll find information about his early life and home, his musical influences, and his breakthrough and success. Garth never knew he’d be famous for anything, but little did he know that he was soon to be a big name in the music industry. Soon enough he’d be breaking records, and selling millions of his own albums.
For my Hispanic heritage project I decided to do Ricky Martin. Ricky’s occupations are singing, acting, and being an author. He was born on December 24th, 1971 in San Juan. San Juan is the capital of Puerto Rico. Ricky was in commercials from the age of six. His commercials were mainly advertisements for fast food and soft drinks. After being in those commercials he decided to try out for an all boy pop group called Menudo. He had auditioned three times for this group before earning his final spot in 1984 at the age of 13. He was in the group for a total of five years. During his time in the group Ricky toured around the world singing in different languages. After his five years he had reached the group’s age limit which is 18. He then returned
Blake Shelton may be going through a hard time after his own divorce from country singer Miranda Lambert, but he is actually helping Gwen Stefani through her divorce as well. Hollywood Life shared that laughter is the best medicine and that Blake Shelton is helping Gwen by using it. The two are together all the time for filming The Voice.
“I want to reach the point where people hear my name and immediately think of real country music (“George Strait Quotes,” 2018).” George Strait made this happen too, with hard work and persistence. Being turned down by multiple record companies was very hard on Strait. He kept working though, and it paid off. George won many awards, was inducted in the Hall of Fame, and kept old country alive when the “urban country” era started, making him one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century.
Johnny Cash Originally wanted to sing gospel music, but he went another route, went down a path of destruction, but found June Carter to save him.
In the article, Always go to the Funeral by Deirdre Sullivan, he points out the important things that he was taught when he was in the fifth grade. Although some of the things he was taught by his father he didn’t quite like, he still obeyed his father’s rules. I too can relate to Dee when it comes to attending funerals because when I was a sophomore in high school, within my first semester, I lost three close family members.
Hope is a powerful thing; more powerful than death itself. Night, by Elie Wiesel, is about a jewish boy who is put into a concentration camp during the Holocaust. Elie doubted his faith to survive but had others to lean on during the hardship. Elie had the support of others as a sense of hope to survive the long, cold nights, with little food and water.
While they were on the road to success, they became well know for country music. They both overcame their poor childhood and became wealthy doing what they loved. While they were in their fame they both got hooked on drugs and alcohol. This action decreased their performance and put their lives in danger. This challenged them in a way where they would have to pick between cleaning their lives up or keep doing drugs and drinking alcohol.
When you hear the name Manning most people think football. That would be because the Manning family is the most popular family in NFL. If you live in America there is a great chance you have hear the name Archie Manning. To the younger generation like mine he is known as the father of Peyton and Eli. However to those that watched football in the late 1970s and 1980s he is own as one of the greatest quarterbacks not to win the Super Bowl.
Kenny Rogers has touched many people with his music, and has also had an effect on bands that he was in because of his amazing music. He preformed really well for his fans when he went out on stage and sang his song. He played in a lot of places and all of his fans liked his songs. Kenny Rogers was very young when he first started to sing and play instruments.Kenny Rogers impacted country music with the amount of awards he won in his lifetime, due to his popular songs.
One artists that used music as an expression was Johnny Cash, who brought country music back to the people after loosing popularity to rock and roll. Despite having his own style, Cash often recorded with rock and roll artists like Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins, who formed the Million Dollar Quartet. Johnny Cash is credited for “bridging the world of country music, rock'n'roll and the folk revival with the epic narratives” (A History of Popular Music before Rock Music). Cash’s music had a “raw, lean rhyme” with lyrics focused on the dirt-poor roots of country music and the “common man fallen from grace” (Lost Highway: The Story of Country Music). He too represented this common man and was the image of an adored bad boy who often got in trouble
“Woohoo,” the crowd falls in applause by yet another one of Brooks and Dunn’s fantastic concerts. They are one of the best country duos of all time. Brooks and Dunn are extremely special for country music history, and fans adore them. When Brooks and Dunn met at Arista Records, they were both planning to have solo careers, but little did they know, they would earn so many achievements throughout the 1990's and the 2000's together.
Tony Bennett’s real name is Anthony Dominick Benedetto, he was born on August 3, 1926, in Astoria, Queens, New York. His mother 's and father 's names were Anna Suraci and John Benedetto. His mother was a seamstress and his father was a grocer. His father came to the United States in 1906 and his mother was born in the United States, but her parents came to America from Italy. From the 1865 to 1914 twenty-five million Europeans came to America, Tony’s father and grandparents were some of the many to make the trip. Tony’s father was sick often and unable to work. Tony and his two older siblings, John Jr. and Mary grew up in poverty. If you ask Tony Bennett, he will say his father was the one who introduced him to his love of literature and
Haven Peck is the father of Robert Peck. They are both respectful to momma and Aunt Carrie. Robert and Haven Peck have lots of similarities and differences.
Luke Bryan has worked over the years to become the successful country artist he is today. He grew up working on his father’s peanut farm, but in his early teens, he decided that he wanted to have a career in music (Luke Bryan Biography 1). Luke began writing songs with the help from others, which benefited him in the long run since many of his songs and albums have made it on the Billboard Hot 100 and the Billboard 200 charts (Luke Bryan Biography 1; Demings Award Section). Although Luke Bryan came from humble beginnings, growing up working on a farm in Georgia, his hard work and dedication through the years have propelled him to a very successful country career.