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Ricky Van Shelton was one of country music's biggest male stars during the late '80s and early '90s, prior to the emergence of crossover sensations like Garth Brooks. Shelton's smooth baritone croon made him especially popular as a country-pop ballad stylist, but elsewhere he incorporated elements of rock, gospel, and classic honky tonk. Shelton was born in Danville, VA, in 1952 and grew up in the small town of Grit. He learned to sing at church and discovered country music… read more

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  • getting religion ain't bad......
  • Great looking guy,great songs....what happened to him?...did he get religion,or something worse?
  • I like this song.
  • Miss your music
  • great music,real life
  • got me thru some really bad times with his music thanks to his wonderful voice and touching lyrics
  • Ricky Van Shelton is one of the best ballad country singers of all time. I've been a fan since 1987. I sure do miss him, but I'm happy he's given his life to God. I hope he records another gospel album. Gwen Weaver
  • This man is proof that country music stopped being good when Garth Brooks showed up.
  • Ricky has one of the best voices i've ever heard. I could listen to him all day. Would love to have him make more recordings and be heard on the radio more than just going back in time.
  • Life turned her that way, a great country song given class by a wonderful vocalist

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