Randy Travis (Randy Bruce Traywick), the country singer, was born in Marshville
, North Carolina
, May 4, 1959
. He signed on to Warner Bros.
, releasing his first single in 1985
. His debut album, Storms Of Life, defined what was then the new style of country music, and his second album, Always & Forever, made him both wealthy and famous, selling over 5 million records.
Randy Travis Discography
Storms of Life June 1986
Always & Forever May 1987
Old 8x10 July 1988
An Old Time Christmas August 1989
No Holdin' Back September 1989
Heroes And Friends September 1990
High Lonesome August 1991
Greatest Hits Vol. 1 & 2 September 1992
Wind In The Wire September 1993
This Is Me April 1994
Full Circle 1996
A Man Ain't Made of Stone 1999
Super Hits Vol. 1 2000
Inspirational Journey 2000
He has won the Country Music Association
's Horizon Award
, and award for Male Vocalist, and Grammy
awards for his albums Always And Forever and Old 8x10.
He has become more recently involved in film, as well, with roles in Westerns, and in John Grisham's The Rainmaker.