Randy Travis

Active - 1988 - 2011  |   Born - May 4, 1959 in Marshville, North Carolina, United States  |   Genres - Music, Children's/Family, Comedy, Western, Drama

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  • Performed with his older brother Ricky when they were both younger.
  • Worked as a cook and dishwasher (when he wasn't singing on stage) at the Nashville Palace in the early 1980s.
  • Storms of Life, his 1986 debut album, sold more than 4 million copies.
  • Inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in 1986.
  • Has an uncredited cameo in Young Guns (1988).
  • Appeared in seven episodes of Touched By An Angel and also lent the song "When Mama Prayed" to the series finale.
  • Released Anniversary Celebration in 2011, a collection of duets and collaborations in honor of the 25 years since the release of his debut album.
  • Suffered a stroke in 2013.