Birthdays For December 25th + Merry Christmas
If your birthday falls on Christmas Day, you are in good company. These country music legends celebrate with you.
1954- Steve Wariner is born in Noblesville, Indiana. The singer/songwriter/guitarist arrives in Nashville as Dottie West's bass player at age 17, acquiring a recording contract in 1978 which yields a string of smooth singles that stretches more than two decades
1948 - Barbara Mandrell is born in Houston, Texas. She wins the Country Music Association's Entertainer of the Year award twice while hosting the "Barbara Mandrell & The Mandrell Sisters" TV show, ultimately joining the Country Music Hall of Fame
1946 - Country singer and songwriter Jimmy Buffett is born in Mobile, Alabama. With a devout following of Parrot Heads, he combines pop, country and Caribbean influences, gaining a country hit with "Margaritaville" in 1977 and returning to the genre with several collaborations 30 years later.
Merry Christmas Everyone!
No Concho Valley birthdays today, but other celebrities celebrating include:
Gary Sandy, 69 actor. Famous for playing Andy, the program director, on TV's WKRP in Cincinnati.
Sissy Spacek, 65 actress. From the movies, "Carrie" and "Coal Miner's Daughter".
CCH Pounder, 62 actress. From CBS TV's NCIS New Orleans.