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Ronnie Milsap Profile

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Ronnie Milsap

Name:

Ronnie Milsaps. A reporter mispelled his name in the early 60's when writing a review of a show in Atlanta. Rather than deal with making a fuss about it since it was his first major press, he just went to the courthouse and changed his name legally.

Birthday:

January 16, 1944

Birthplace:

Robbinsville, NC

Musical Influences:

Ray Charles, Little Richard and Patsy Cline

Instruments played:

Ronnie is classically trained musician, and can play any woodwind or string instrument.

Awards:

CMAs:
1974 – Male Vocalist
1975 – Album of the Year – "Legend In My Time
1976 – Male Vocalist
1977 – Male Vocalist
1977 – Album of the Year "Ronnie Milsap Live
1977 – Entertainer of the Year
1978 – Album of the Year – "It Was Almost Like A Song"
1986 – Album of the Year – "Lost In The Fifties Tonight"

ACMs:
1983 – Male Vocalist
1985 – Song of the Year "Lost In The Fifties Tonight"
1988 – Instrumentalist of the Year, Keyboards
2002 – Pioneer Award

Discography:

  1. Ronnie Milsap
  2. Pure Love
  3. Where My Heart Is
  4. A Legend in My Time
  5. A Rose By Any Other Name
  6. Night Things
  7. 20/20 Vision
  8. It Was Almost like a Song
  9. Live
  10. Only One Love in My Life
  11. Images
  12. Milsap Magic
  13. There's No Gettin' Over Me
  14. Out Where the Bright Lights Are Glowing
  15. Inside
  16. Heart and Soul
  17. Keyed Up
  18. Greatest Hits 2
  19. Greatest Hits 3
  20. Greatest Hits
  21. One More Try for Love
  22. Lost in the Fifties Tonight
  23. Christmas with Ronnie Milsap
  24. Heart & Soul
  25. Stranger Things Have Happened
  26. Believe It
  27. Back to the Grindstone
  28. Back on My Mind
  29. True Believer
  30. 40 #1 Hits
  31. Sings His Best Hits for Capitol Records
  32. Christmas in Dixie
  33. Branson City Limits [live]
  34. Wish You Were Here
  35. Live [2002]
  36. Just for a Thrill
  37. My Life
  38. Essential Ronnie Milsap
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