Bonnie Lynn Raitt (b. Nov. 8, 1949) is an American blues singer-songwriter and slide guitar player. Raitt is listed as number 50 in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 100 Greatest Singers of All Time. Wikip "I think people must wonder how a white girl like me became a blues guitarist. The truth is, I never intended to do this for a living." brainyquotes.com
Conway Twitty (September 1,1933 – June 5,1993), born Harold Lloyd Jenkins, wasa country music artist. He began in rockabilly, then to pop music. He held the record for the most number one singles of any act with 40 No. 1 Billboard country hits until George Strait broke the record in 2006. From 1971-76. He was never a member of the Grand Ole Opry, but was inducted into both the Country Music and Rockabilly Halls of Fame.
Keith Whitley (July 1, 1954-1989) – American country music singer. Whitley’s career in mainstream country music lasted from 1984 till his death in 1989, but he continues to influence an entire generation of singers and songwriters. Born in Sandy Hook, KY, died in Tennessee.
Johnny Paycheck was the stage name of Donald Eugene Lytle - born in Greenfield, Ohio - a country music singer and Grand Ole Opry member most famous for recording the David Allan Coe song "Take This Job and Shove It". He achieved his greatest success in the 1970s as a major force in country music's "Outlaw Movement"