George Strait

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George Strait
Background information
Birth name George Harvey Strait
Born May 18, 1952 (1952-05-18) (age 61)
Origin Poteet, Texas
Genres Country
Occupations Singer, record producer, actor
Instruments Vocals, Guitar, Piano
Years active 1981–present
Labels MCA (MCA Nashville)
Associated acts Ace in the Hole
Dean Dillon Mindy McCready Reba McEntire Lee Ann Womack
Website www.georgestrait.com

George Harvey Strait (born May 18, 1952) is an American country music singer, actor, and music producer. Strait is referred to as the "King of Country," and critics call Strait a living legend.[1] He is known for his unique style of western swing music, bar-room ballads, honky-tonk style, and fresh yet traditional Country music. George Strait holds the world record for more number-one hit singles than any other artist in the history of music on any chart or in any genre, having recorded 59 number-one hit singles as of 2012.

References[change | edit source]

  1. Bego, Mark. George Strait: The Story of Country's Living Legend. New York: Citadel Press, 2001.