At a time when country music was becoming overrun with artists whose style had more to do with pop and dance music than the traditional sounds that built Nashville, Mo Pitney enjoyed his first success as a singer and songwriter who enthusiastically embraced a classic country sound, earning a standing ovation during his first appearance at the Grand Ol’ Opry.
Terri Gibbs learned to play the piano at three years of age and was influenced by a variety of musical styles in her formative years. Her most successful hit was in 1981, “Somebody’s Knockin'”, a #8 country and #13 pop hit. Terri received the ACM’s Best New Female Vocalist award. She also won the CMA’s inaugural Horizon Award (for artists rising to new levels of prominence). Terri was born in Miami, Florida and raised in Grovetown, Georgia from age one.