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Sammy Kershaw


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Samuel Paul “Sammy” Kershaw (born February 24, 1958, in Kaplan, Louisiana) is an American Country and Western music singer and songwriter.

He is a relative of Cajun music legend, Doug Kershaw.

After the death of his father when Sammy was 11, he worked a variety of jobs by day while playing roadhouses at night to support his family.

During that time, he opened shows for Ray Price, Merle Haggard and George Jones while barely into his teens. When the pressures of growing up fast took their toll in the form of a serious drug and alcohol problem, he quit his bad habits cold turkey in 1988 and took a break from music to work as a remodeling supervisor at Wal-Mart.

One of Kershaw’s demo tapes made its way to Mercury Records, which released his debut album in 1991. His traditional country voice found a receptive audience in the early 1990s, with hits like “Cadillac Style,” “She Don’t Know She’s Beautiful” and a remake of the Amazing Rhythm Aces’ “Third Rate Romance.”

Shortly thereafter, Kershaw and Lorrie Morgan divorced their spouses and married in 2001. They separated two years later, but quickly reconciled. Prior to their marriages, Kershaw and Morgan recorded two duets - “Maybe Not Tonight” and “He Drinks Tequila”, both of which made the Top 40.

He has released over 14 albums in his career including “I Want My Money Back” on Audium Records in 2003.


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  • PamelaDerouen

    Love you Sammy!! Louisiana Hot Sauce...Lahotsauce200359

    29 Jul 2011 Reply
  • ammarentia

    absolutely wonderful!!!

    18 May 2009 Reply

    awesome album!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    9 Apr 2009 Reply

    #1 send's tingle's down my spine , when i hear this song!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!..Queeeeen of the dbl. wide trailer!!!!!!!!

    9 Apr 2009 Reply
  • SweetMelissa12

    Feel free to check out and join the Country Artist of the Week group. Members vote for their favorite country artists each week to become the group's "Country Artist of the Week".

    27 Mar 2009 Reply
  • snake0926

    great song

    12 Oct 2008 Reply
  • KittyKat79

    I love Sammy! His music is great and he is not bad looking for his age either. ^_^

    10 Sep 2008 Reply
  • Mrblueyes68

    got me a double wide without the polyester curtians with a redwood deck!

    30 May 2008 Reply
  • Bob3743

    Gotta get me a double wide with polyester curtains and a redwood deck!

    6 Sep 2007 Reply

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