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CeCe Winans, born Priscilla Winans, is an American gospel singer. She was born in Detroit, Michigan. Her first solo album, Alone in His Presence, was released in 1995; she had previously recorded as part of a duet with her brother BeBe Winans. Many of her ten siblings, as well as her parents, were professional gospel singers.
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Many of her ten siblings, as well as her parents, were professional gospel singers. But along with his bluegrass and honky-tonk roots, Yoakam has written or covered many Elvis Presley-style rockabilly songs, including his popular covers of Queen's "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" in 1999 and Presley's "Suspicious Minds." He even recorded a cover of the Clash's "Train In Vain" in 1997. Her first solo album, Alone in His Presence, was released in 1995; she had previously recorded as part of a duet with her brother BeBe Winans. Having diverged from pop-icon status in country-western faire, Yoakam is today more likely to be identified as having an older, or more traditional style, and mentioned with his contemporaries such as George Strait. She was born in Detroit, Michigan. He has also appeared in Southern California live theater, combining his acting talents with the talents of director Peter Fonda. CeCe Winans, born Priscilla Winans, is an American gospel singer. Yoakam has also taken some acting roles, most notably as the abusive alcoholic Doyle in Billy Bob Thornton's Sling Blade (1996) and as a psychotic killer in 2002's Panic Room.
Throne Room (2003). Highway 23 runs north from Kentucky through Columbus and Toledo, and through the automotive centers of Michigan.). CeCe Winans (2001). (U.S. Alabaster Box (1999). Yoakam's song Readin', Writin', and Route 23 pays tribute to his childhood move from Kentucky, and is titled after a local expression describing the route that rural Kentuckians need to take to find a job. His Gift (1998). 1990's (1990 in music) If There Was a Way was another best-seller.
Everlasting Love (1998). His third LP, Buenas Noches from a Lonely Room, included his first #1, a duet with Buck Owens, "Streets of Bakersfield". Alone in His Presence (1995). The follow-up LP, Hillbilly Deluxe, was just as successful. "Honky Tonk Man" (Johnny Horton) and "Guitars, Cadillacs" were hit singles. His debut LP was 1986's Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc., Etc. and it instantly launched his career (1986 in music).
Yoakam debuted with the college radio staple A Town South of Bakersfield in 1984 (1984 in music). When he began his career, Nashville was oriented towards pop Urban Cowboy music, and Yoakam's brand of Bakersfield honky tonk was not considered marketable. He began playing live in the Los Angeles area, performing with punk bands like Dead Kennedys, Butthole Surfers and X; and roots-rock bands The Blasters and Los Lobos. Yoakam briefly attended The Ohio State University, but dropped out and moved to Nashville in the late '70s with the intent of becoming a recording artist. Outside of school, Yoakam sang and played guitar with local garage bands, and frequently entertained his friends and classmates as an amateur comedian, impersonating politicians and other celebrities, such as Richard Nixon, who, at that time, was heavily embroiled in the Watergate controversy.
During his high school years, he excelled in both music and drama, regularly securing the lead role in school plays, such as Charlie in the stage version of Flowers for Algernon. He graduated from Columbus's Northland High School on June 9, 1974. Yoakam was born in Pikeville, Kentucky, and raised in Columbus, Ohio, growing up with his mother and step-father, who had a white collar job in the automotive industry. Dwight David Yoakam (born October 23, 1956) is an American musician, songwriter, and actor.
Hollywood Homicide (2003). Panic Room (2002). The Newton Boys (1998). Sling Blade (1996).
Roswell (1994). Last Chance For A Thousand Years (Reprise, 1999). L'Croix D'Amour (Warner-France, 1992). This Is... (Warner-Japan, 1990).
Just Looking' For A Hit (Reprise, 1989). Population Me (Warner, 2003). South Of Heaven, West Of Hell (Soundtrack) (Warner, 2001). Tomorrow's Sounds Today (Reprise, 2000).
dwightyoakamacoustic.net (Reprise, 2000). A Long Way Home (Reprise, 1998). Under The Covers (Reprise, 1997). Come On Christmas (Reprise, 1997).
Gone (Reprise, 1995). Dwight Live (Reprise, 1995). This Time (Reprise, 1993). If There Was A Way (Reprise, 1990).
Buenas Noches From A Lonely Room (Reprise, 1988). Hillbilly Deluxe (Reprise, 1987). Etc. (Warner/Reprise, 1986). Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc.
Etc. (Oak, 1984) - independent release. Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc.