Saturday, 7 January 2017

Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers Celebrate 40 Years as Opry Members

LARRY GATLIN & THE GATLIN BROTHERS CELEBRATE
40 YEARS AS MEMBERS OF THE GRAND OLE OPRY

























Photo ID L to R:
Santa, Steve Gatlin, Larry Gatlin, Rudy Gatlin, Opry Vice President
and General Manager Pete Fisher Photo credit: Chris Hollo

 CAPTION:
On Christmas Eve, Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers celebrated 40 years as members of the Grand Ole Opry.  The Opry presented Larry, Steve and Rudy with commemorative Hatch Show Prints as well as personalized Christmas sweaters with each brothers' name and embroidery reading, "Opry Member since 1976."

About Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers
For more than 60 years, the close family harmonies of Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers have given the trio a signature sound that led to country classics like "All The Gold In California" and "Houston (Means I'm One Day Closer To You)."  The brothers won a GRAMMY® for their 1976 breakthrough hit, "Broken Lady," and reached #1 with "I Just Wish You Were Someone I Love" soon after.  Along with five career nominations for the ACM Vocal Group, the Gatlin Brothers picked up three 1979 trophies – Single of the Year ("All The Gold In California"), Album of the Year (Straight Ahead) and Male Vocalist of the Year for Larry Gatlin.  Larry has written songs that were later recorded by Elvis PresleyGlen CampbellBarbra StreisandJohnny CashKris KristoffersonCharlie RichDottie West and more.  The brothers' latest album, The Gospel According to Gatlin, is available now from Curb Records.


For more information on Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers, visit www.gatlinbrothers.com.

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