Vince Gill is a famous country singer, as well as a musician and a songwriter. With songs like When I Call Your Name, Whenever You Come Around, and Don’t Let Our Love Start Slipping Away in his discography, it’s safe to say that many are happy to hear his voice when he performs on stage – no matter what song he is singing. But Gill, a devout Christian, was almost stopped from performing a song he very much wanted to play on the stage of Grand Ole Opry alongside the band Little Big Town – all because he was singing about Jesus.
The good news is, he s tuck it out and defied the rules he was giving, which resulted in a stunning and touching performance.
Gill was born in Oklahoma back in 1957. His music career began with the Pure Prairie League, a rock band, and he eventually moved on to becoming a solo artist in the ‘80s. In recent years, he moved on to make and perform gospel music within the country genre, catering to his faith and passion.
Gill’s love of music may have stemmed from his father, who, despite being a judge and lawyer, was also part of a country band local to their area. It is from his father that Gill learned to play multiple different musical instruments and received the encouragement he needed to go forward with a music care