Ronnie Milsap


Ronnie Lee Milsap was born Jan. 16, 1943, in Robbinsville, N.C. A congenital disorder left him almost blind, and he was raised by his grandmother in the Smoky Mountains until the age of five, when he was sent to the Governor Morehead School for the Blind in Raleigh, N.C. In the early 1960s, Milsap played his first professional gigs as a member of J.J. Cale’s band. In 1965, he released ÍžTotal Disaster,ÍŸ his first single as a solo artist, which achieved some local success in the Atlanta area. In 1976, Milsap established himself solidly as one of Country Music’s biggest stars. A string of seven No. 1 hits in a row, including Íž(I’m a) Stand By My Woman Man,ÍŸÍžWhat a Difference You’ve Made in My Life,ÍŸ and ÍžIt Was Almost Like a Song,ÍŸ which was the most successful single of the 1970s. ÍžSong” was the singer’s first crossover hit, peaking No. 7 on the adult contemporary chart; it paved the way for Milsap to be named Billboard’s Artist of the Year (in any genre) in 1976. This string of hits also kicked off a remarkable run in American pop music. With songs Íž(There’s) No Getting Over Me,ÍŸÍžI Wouldn’t Have Missed It For the World,ÍŸÍžAny Day Now,ÍŸÍžStranger In My House,ÍŸÍžLost in the Fifties Tonight,ÍŸÍžShe Keeps the Home Fires Burning,ÍŸÍžSnap Your Fingers,ÍŸ and ÍžWhere Do the Nights Go,ÍŸ Milsap did not leave the Top 10 for 16 years. With 40 No. 1 hits and more than 35 million albums sold, Milsap remainsone of Country’ Music’s most successful and beloved crossover artists. At 71, he continues to tour the country, playing his music for multiple generations of music lovers.

 

Paramount Arts Center

1300 Winchester Avenue
Ashland, KY
http://paramountartscenter.com
Saturday, May 06 @ 8:00 PM
$99.00, $59.00, and $45.00 (plus applicable fees)

Tickets also available at Paramount Arts Center Box Office and http://tickets.paramountartscenter.com


Ronnie Milsap


Paramount Arts Center

1300 Winchester Avenue
Ashland, KY
http://paramountartscenter.com
Saturday, May 06 @ 8:00 PM
$99.00, $59.00, and $45.00 (plus applicable fees)

Ticketes also available at Paramount Arts Center Box Office and http://tickets.paramountartscenter.com


Ronnie Lee Milsap was born Jan. 16, 1943, in Robbinsville, N.C. A congenital disorder left him almost blind, and he was raised by his grandmother in the Smoky Mountains until the age of five, when he was sent to the Governor Morehead School for the Blind in Raleigh, N.C. In the early 1960s, Milsap played his first professional gigs as a member of J.J. Cale’s band. In 1965, he released ÍžTotal Disaster,ÍŸ his first single as a solo artist, which achieved some local success in the Atlanta area. In 1976, Milsap established himself solidly as one of Country Music’s biggest stars. A string of seven No. 1 hits in a row, including Íž(I’m a) Stand By My Woman Man,ÍŸÍžWhat a Difference You’ve Made in My Life,ÍŸ and ÍžIt Was Almost Like a Song,ÍŸ which was the most successful single of the 1970s. ÍžSong” was the singer’s first crossover hit, peaking No. 7 on the adult contemporary chart; it paved the way for Milsap to be named Billboard’s Artist of the Year (in any genre) in 1976. This string of hits also kicked off a remarkable run in American pop music. With songs Íž(There’s) No Getting Over Me,ÍŸÍžI Wouldn’t Have Missed It For the World,ÍŸÍžAny Day Now,ÍŸÍžStranger In My House,ÍŸÍžLost in the Fifties Tonight,ÍŸÍžShe Keeps the Home Fires Burning,ÍŸÍžSnap Your Fingers,ÍŸ and ÍžWhere Do the Nights Go,ÍŸ Milsap did not leave the Top 10 for 16 years. With 40 No. 1 hits and more than 35 million albums sold, Milsap remainsone of Country’ Music’s most successful and beloved crossover artists. At 71, he continues to tour the country, playing his music for multiple generations of music lovers.