Ricky Van Shelton

Ricky Van Shelton

Ricky Van Shelton  American Country Musician


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Ricky Van Shelton is a 64 year old American Country Musician. Born Richard Van Shelton on 12th January, 1952 in Danville, VA, he is famous for 1980s country singer in a career that spans 1986–2006. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Ricky Van Shelton is a member of the following lists: Singers from Virginia, Country musicians from Virginia and People from Danville, Virginia.


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First Name Ricky
Last Name Van Shelton
Full Name at Birth Richard Van Shelton
Age 64 years
Birthday 12th January, 1952
Birthplace Danville, VA
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Singer-songwriter
Occupation Country Musician
Claim to Fame 1980s country singer
Music Genre (Text) Country
Music Genre Country
Year(s) Active 1986–2006
Music Style New Traditionalist, Neo-Traditionalist Country, Contemporary Country
Music Mood Soothing, Amiable/Good-Natured, Rollicking, Relaxed, Confident, Romantic, Sophisticated, Organic, Laid-Back/Mellow, Sentimental, Wistful, Smooth, Earnest, Reflective, Bittersweet, Yearning, Slick
Instrument Guitar, Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals, Guitar
Record Label Columbia, Vanguard, Audium, RVS
Associated Acts Charlie Major, Jack Greene, Ned Miller, Dolly Parton, Steve Buckingham
Official Websites http://www.rickyvanshelton.com
Father Jenks Shelton
Mother Eloise Shelton
Brother Ronnie Shelton, Don Shelton
Sister Judy Shelton Underwood, Cacky Shelton Guill

Ricky Van Shelton (born January 12, 1952) is a retired American country music artist. Active between 1986 and 2006, he has charted more than twenty singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts. This figure includes ten Number One hits: "Somebody Lied", "Life Turned Her That Way", 'Don't We All Have the Right", "I'll Leave This World Loving You", "From a Jack to a King" (a cover of the Ned Miller hit), "Living Proof", "I've Cried My Last Tear for You", "Rockin' Years" (a duet with Dolly Parton), "I Am a Simple Man", and "Keep It Between the Lines". Besides these, seven more of his singles have landed in the Top Ten on the same chart. He has also released nine studio albums, of which his first four have all been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.

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