22 Greatest Classic Country Artists of the Modern Era

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[tps_title]Keith Whitley[/tps_title]

Keith Whitley

 

In 1986, when he broke onto the scene, Whitley’s star was somewhat overshadowed by Randy Travis and Dwight Yoakam. But, his second album — 1988’s Don’t Close Your Eyes — helped to establish him as one of the dominant balladeers of his day. Sadly, a long career wasn’t meant to be — as his May 1989 death stilled his voice. But, talk to any singer who has come along since — such as Tim McGraw, Chris Young, or Alan Jackson, and they will tell you just how deep his influence still runs — even after 25 years.

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