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Keith Whitley (I) (1955–1989)

Jessie Keith Whitley was born July 1, 1955, in Sandy Hook, Kentucky. Learning to play guitar at age 6, he appeared on Buddy Starcher's regional TV show at age 8 and formed a bluegrass band with his friend Ricky Skaggs a few years later. When they were 15, Skaggs and Whitley were asked to play a local show when Ralph Stanley's entourage was running ... See full bio »

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(age 33) in Nashville, Tennessee, USA

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 2012 Blake Shelton's Not So Family Christmas (TV Special) (writer: "There's a New Kid in Town" - uncredited)
 2011 CMT: 40 Greatest Love Songs (TV Movie) (performer: "When You Say Nothing At All")
 1990 The Grifters (performer: "Heartbreak Highway" - uncredited)
 1988 The Blob (writer: "You Don't Have To Move The Mountain")
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 1984-1988 Hee Haw (TV Series)
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- Episode #20.5 (1988) ... Himself
- Episode #19.4 (1987) ... Himself
- Episode #16.3 (1984) ... Himself
 1985 Nashville Now (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 29 May 1985 (1985) ... Himself
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 2011 CMT: 40 Greatest Love Songs (TV Movie)
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 2004 Country Superstars: Video Hits (Video short)
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