Lorrie Morgan
American musician
Lorrie Morgan
Loretta Lynn "Lorrie" Morgan is an American country music singer. She is the daughter of George Morgan, a country music singer who charted several hit singles between 1949 and his death in 1975. Lorrie Morgan charted her first single in 1978, although she did not break into the top of the U.S. country charts until her 1989 single, "Trainwreck of Emotion.
Biography
Lorrie Morgan's personal information overview.
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Lorrie Morgan and Pam Tillis sing 'I Am a Woman'
Fox News - over 3 years
Daughters of country legends perform
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B.B. King, Mavis Staples, Willie Nelson highlight Arkansas fall music schedule
Arkansas Times - over 3 years
You know that any live music season that starts with Diarrhea Planet and ends with Smoke Up Johnny is going to be a very special one, and so it is with the 2013 fall slate of live music in Arkansas. by Robert Bell You know that any live music season that starts with Diarrhea Planet and ends with Smoke Up Johnny is going to be a very special one, and so it is with the 2013 fall slate of live music in Arkansas. And yes, that is the real, actual name of an actual, real band. On Sept. 27, Nashville punk outfit Diarrhea Planet returns to Little Rock for a show at Stickyz with openers The So So Glos. That same day sees the kickoff of the second edition of the two-day Arkansas Sounds Music Fest, presented by the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies and featuring Dan Hicks & The Hot Licks, Collin Raye, Tav Falco and Panther Burns, Bonnie Montgomery and more at First Security Amphitheater and the River Market pavilions. It's all free. A ...
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Trace Adkins, Jo Dee Messina & More Appear at Republican Rallies
GAC - Great American Country - over 4 years
Trace Adkins photo courtesy of Show Dog-Universal Music. Several country stars will make appearances at upcoming events for Gov. Mitt Romney and Congressman Paul Ryan’s campaign for the White House. Trace Adkins, the Oak Ridge Boys, Jo Dee Messina, Lee Greenwood, Lorrie Morgan, Collin Raye, Baillie & The Boys and more will all be making rally appearances. Dates and times of each rally will be announced closer to the event date. “I am honored to be able to perform before Gov. Romney,” Collin Raye said. “I haven’t delved into politics much in the past, but I felt it was time to help speak out and support the GOP during this campaign.” “We have been performing for Presidents since Ronald Reagan was in office,” said Duane Allen of The Oak Ridge Boys. “When we were in Tampa last month for the RNC, we performed for our people and we will continue to do so as long as we are asked.” Lorrie Morgan performed Monday in Denver, Colorado, at an evening rally event before Gov. Romney a ...
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Music City Beat: Lorrie Morgan, Shrek to deck Opryland halls
The Tennessean - over 4 years
Lorrie Morgan and Shrek will be the newest additions to Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center's holiday programming.
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Gaylord shareholder lashes out at Marriott deal
The Tennessean - over 4 years
UPDATE Gaylord Entertainment Co. said this morning it is 'surprised' that its largest shareholder opposes the Marriott deal and that the Nashville hotelier still stands behind the agreement. BLOG: Lorrie Morgan, Shrek join Gaylord Opryland's holiday programming
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GAC - Great American Country - about 5 years
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Start Your Search for Your Next Great Copywriter at the AWAI Job Fair - This ... - PR Web (press release)
Google News - over 5 years
Sit in on any session preferred and soak up riveting marketing and writing advice from copywriting legends, like Dan Kennedy, Joe Sugarman, Michael Masterson, Bob Bly, Mike Palmer, Lorrie Morgan-Ferrero, and more
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Tillis and Morgan to share songs and stories - Topeka Capital Journal
Google News - over 5 years
Lorrie Morgan, left, and Pam Tillis bring their Grits & Glamour Tour to northeast Kansas for a 7 pm Saturday show at the Prairie Band Casino & Resort north of Topeka. By Bill Blankenship Between them, Pam Tillis and Lorrie Morgan have plenty of hit
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Calendar | Concerts - Louisville Courier-Journal
Google News - over 5 years
John Michael Montgomery, Lorrie Morgan. Cardinal Stadium, Kentucky Exposition Center, 937 Phillips Lane, 8 pm Thursday. Kentucky State Fair Free Concert. Free with fair admission. Parking $8. www.kystatefair.org. Corydon Jamboree
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Lorrie Morgan to perform Saturday at Steuben County Fair - Hornell Evening Tribune
Google News - over 5 years
In what she says will be a unique show, Lorrie Morgan, country music star, will be performing with Pam Tillis at the Steuben County fair on Saturday. Along with some of Morgan's hits and most recent work, the two will be singing
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Pam Tillis ready - Peterborough Examiner
Google News - over 5 years
As far as her future goes, Tillis will continue touring with Lorrie Morgan in The Grits and Glamour Tour. "Touring with Lorrie has been a great time," Tillis says about the 40-date tour. "It has been the highlight of my year
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Here comes the Fair - Steuben Courier
Google News - over 5 years
... destruction and really big tires, the fair also feature a wide range of music, with performances by the White River Band, a 7:30 pm Wednesday Battle of the Bands, and country music legends Pam Tillis and Lorrie Morgan showcased Saturday evening
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Country star Lorrie Morgan comes to Great Falls Saturday - Great Falls Tribune
Google News - over 5 years
At 52, country music superstar Lorrie Morgan could retire tomorrow having accomplished everything she ever hoped for as a musician. However, in an interview with the Tribune, Morgan said she has no plans to quit because she's still having the time of
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Studio helps fledging artists get their start - Cincinnati.com
Google News - over 5 years
"What Part of No (Don't You Understand)," performed by Lorrie Morgan (1992). "I'll Be There for You," performed by the Backstreet Boys (1999). "A Woman's Touch," co-written with Toby Keith (1997). "There Goes My Heart Again," performed by Holly Dunn
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Music will ring through eight nights at the Montana State Fair - The Prairie Star
Google News - over 5 years
Lorrie Morgan will finish off the concert series with a Saturday, Aug. 6. Her concert will also begin after the evening's rodeo performance is over. Starting at 9 pm she will entertain crowds with hits such as “What Part of No,” “Something in Red,” and
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Lady Antebellum, Darius Rucker, Zac Brown Band + More Play Country Thunder in ... - Taste of Country
Google News - over 5 years
Thousands of campers and country fans still filled up the venue, cheering on their favorites which also included legends like Lorrie Morgan, Neal McCoy and the Charlie Daniels Band. Lady Antebellum's set was a highlight; it included Hillary Scott
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Lorrie Morgan
    FIFTIES
  • 2016
    Age 56
    Morgan released a further solo album in 2016, Letting Go Slow.
    More Details Hide Details In October 2008, Morgan filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, citing up to $10 million in liabilities while listing her own assets as valued between $500,000 and $1 million.
  • 2010
    Age 50
    In December 2010, Morgan released her twelfth studio album I Walk Alone on iTunes and Amazon download.
    More Details Hide Details This was followed in 2014 by Dos Divas, a collaboration album with Pam Tillis.
    On September 15, 2010, Morgan married Tennessee businessman Randy White in a beachside ceremony.
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  • FORTIES
  • 2007
    Age 47
    Morgan filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences on October 23, 2007.
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  • 2004
    Age 44
    Morgan, who has been married six times, is known for her turbulent personal life - she told Larry King in a July 2004 interview that "drama is something that lets you know you're still alive."
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  • 2001
    Age 41
    She married her fifth husband, singer Sammy Kershaw, on September 29, 2001.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1996
    Age 36
    In 1996 Morgan married Jon Randall, a singer/songwriter now credited with writing the 2004 Brad Paisley/Alison Krauss hit "Whiskey Lullaby"; they divorced three years later.
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  • 1994
    Age 34
    From 1994 to 1996, Morgan was romantically linked to actor and politician Fred Thompson.
    More Details Hide Details In her autobiography Forever Yours, Faithfully: My Love Story, Morgan describes their relationship:
  • 1991
    Age 31
    In 1991, she married Brad Thompson, the one-time bus driver for Clint Black; they divorced in 1993.
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    Morgan's second album, Something in Red, was released in 1991 and went platinum.
    More Details Hide Details The same year, she married her third husband, Brad Thompson, Clint Black's bus driver. Watch Me, her third album, was released on RCA's newest label, BNA Records; it contained the number-one single, "What Part of No." Watch Me also was certified platinum, making Morgan the first female country artist to have three albums in a row to be certified platinum. Morgan's romantic life gained tabloid attention with Dallas Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman. In 1994 she was voted "Female Vocalist of the Year" by the fans in TNN's Music City News Awards. She would earn this honor again in 1996, 1997 and 1998. Morgan also appeared on Frank Sinatra's Duets II album, singing a version of "How Do You Keep the Music Playing" intertwined with Sinatra's "My Funny Valentine." Morgan's Greatest Hits album, which produced her third and, to date, last number-one single in the song "I Didn't Know My Own Strength", was released in 1995. The next year, Morgan was featured on the Beach Boys' now out-of-print album, Stars and Stripes Vol. 1, performing a cover of their 1964 hit, "Don't Worry Baby." The Beach Boys provided the harmonies and backing vocals. Lorrie appeared on the 2006 album She Was Country When Country Wasn't Cool: A Tribute to Barbara Mandrell. Morgan's eleventh album A Moment in Time was released on October 27, 2009, on the Stroudavarious label.
  • 1990
    Age 30
    In 1990, Morgan had her first number one single, "Five Minutes."
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1989
    Age 29
    Four years later, she signed with RCA Records, her first major label; her first album on that label, Leave the Light On, was released in 1989.
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  • 1984
    Age 24
    In 1984, Morgan scored a minor hit with "Don't Go Changing."
    More Details Hide Details That year she became the youngest singer ever to join the Grand Ole Opry.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1979
    Age 19
    She has a daughter, Morgan Anastasia Gaddis (born December 22, 1980) from her first marriage to Ron Gaddis, a former bass player in George Jones' band; they were married for only a brief time from 1979 to 1980. She has a son, Jesse Keith Whitley (born June 15, 1987) with her second husband, Keith Whitley. That marriage lasted from 1986 until his death in 1989.
    More Details Hide Details After that marriage, she had a lengthy involvement with Dallas Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman.
  • 1978
    Age 18
    Morgan had one minor hit single in 1978; the following year she recorded another minor hit with "I'm Completely Satisfied With You," an electronically dubbed duet with her father who died in 1975.
    More Details Hide Details She began touring Nashville nightclubs and opened for a number of acts, including Jack Greene, Billy Thunderkloud and Jeannie Seely. She toured as a duet partner with George Jones and spent two years as part of the Opryland USA bluegrass show and as a regular singer on TNN's Nashville Now.
  • 1977
    Age 17
    Within a few years she disbanded the group, and in 1977 she joined the Little Roy Wiggins band.
    More Details Hide Details She then became a receptionist and demo singer at Acuff-Rose Music, where she also wrote songs. In the late 1970s, she was the featured vocalist on a morning television show hosted by Ralph Emery, on Nashville's WSM-TV (now WSMV); Emery was a longtime friend of her father, who appeared on Emery's Opry Star Spotlight, an overnight music and interview show that ran for many years on WSM-AM.
  • 1975
    Age 15
    She is the daughter of George Morgan, a country music singer who charted several hit singles between 1949 and his death in 1975.
    More Details Hide Details Morgan charted her first single in 1978, although she did not break into the top of the U.S. country charts until her 1989 single, "Trainwreck of Emotion." Since then, she has charted more than 25 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks charts, with three number one hits: "Five Minutes," "What Part of No" and "I Didn't Know My Own Strength." She has also recorded more than 15 studio albums. At various points in her life, Morgan has been married to three different country singers: Keith Whitley, Jon Randall and Sammy Kershaw. She has sold over 6 million records worldwide. Morgan was born in Nashville, Tennessee, and made her first appearance on the Grand Ole Opry at age 13, performing Fred Spielman and Janice Torre's "Paper Roses." After her father died in 1975, she took over his band at age 16 and began leading the group through various club gigs.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1959
    Born
    Born on June 27, 1959.
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