Happy Birthday Sammy Kershaw!
Platinum-selling country music artist known for many top forty hits, including “She Don’t Know She’s Beautiful” and “Haunted Heart.”
He worked odd jobs and played music at roadhouses to support his family after the death of his father. As a teenager, he opened for acts like Merle Haggard.
He has run for the position of Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana multiple times without succeeding.
His grandfather gifted him his first guitar when he was seven years old. He was married to Kim Kershaw from 1985 to 1999 and fellow country singer Lorrie Morgan from 2001 to 2007.
He recorded a cover of the Chuck Berry song “Memphis, Tennessee” for a covers album titled Politics, Religion and Her.