Randy Travis is a popular American Country singer with an impressive list of hit albums and singles to his credit.
Randy Travis was born on May 4, 1959 in Marshville, North Carolina, USA.His birth name is Randy Bruce Tray wick. He had five other siblings. Randy Travis had a history of drug abuse and juvenile delinquency by the time he was a teenager. He is a high-school drop-out and was sentenced to jail. It is only after a club manager offered to hire him as a singer, did he take to a singing career. He later moved in and married the same manager, Elizabeth “Lib” Hatcher.
Randy Travis shot to fame following the release of his hit album “Storms of Life” by Warner Bros in 1986. He achieved the status of a platinum singer and a neotraditionalist in the field of Country music.His hit single “Three Wooden Crosses” topped the charts and earned him many awards. He also dabbled in gospel music for Dream Works Records after he quit Warner Bros. He acted for the first time on television in “Wind in the Wire” (1992). He also featured in many movies and television series during his career. Most of his films were Westerns. He has more than a dozen albums to his name.He volunteered to participate in “Voices That Care”, a campaign to raise money for the troops during the Gulf War.
Some of his hit albums include:
Some of his hit singles include: