Keith Whitley

Keith Whitley

Real Name:
Jessie Keith Whitley
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From Sandy Hook, Kentucky.
1970, at age 15, began his professional musical career when he and his friend Ricky Skaggs worked with Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys. That same year, Keith and Ricky recorded a duet album.
1973, worked with Jimmy Gaudreau in a short-lived band called “The Country Store.”
1975, returned to Ralph Stanley's Clinch Mountain Boys as lead singer and guitarist.
1981, worked with J.D. Crowe and the New South.
Embarked on solo career in 1985; hit the charts with his RCA single, “Miami, My Amy” in 1986.
Died on May 9, 1989 in Nashville of alcohol poisoning. He was 35 years old.
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Keith Whitley Discography

Albums

SLP-1504 Keith Whitley & Ricky Skaggs Keith Whitley & Ricky Skaggs - 2nd Generation Bluegrass (Album) Rebel Records (3) SLP-1504 US 1971 Sell This Version
JLP-129 Ralph Stanley And The Clinch Mountain Boys Featuring Keith Whitley & Ricky Skaggs Ralph Stanley And The Clinch Mountain Boys Featuring Keith Whitley & Ricky Skaggs - Tribute To The Stanley Brothers (Album) Jalyn Records JLP-129 US 1971 Sell This Version
PLP-57 Ralph Stanley And The Clinch Mountain Boys Including Ricky Skaggs & Keith Whitley Ralph Stanley And The Clinch Mountain Boys Including Ricky Skaggs & Keith Whitley - Bluegrass(LP, Album) Plantation Records PLP-57 US 1983 Sell This Version
PLP 56 Ralph Stanley And The Clinch Mountain Boys Including Ricky Skaggs And Keith Whitley Ralph Stanley And The Clinch Mountain Boys Including Ricky Skaggs And Keith Whitley - Gospel Echoes Of The Stanley Brothers(LP, Album) Plantation Records PLP 56 US 1983 Sell This Version
07863-58525-2 Keith Whitley A Hard Act To Follow (MiniAlbum) RCA 07863-58525-2 Canada 1984 Sell This Version
CPL1-7043 Keith Whitley L.A. To Miami (Album) RCA CPL1-7043 US 1985 Sell This Version
6494-1-R Keith Whitley Don't Close Your Eyes (Album) RCA, BMG Music 6494-1-R Canada 1988 Sell This Version
9809-1-R Keith Whitley I Wonder Do You Think Of Me (Album) RCA, BMG Music 9809-1-R Canada 1989 Sell This Version
07863-66762-2 Keith Whitley Wherever You Are Tonight(CD, Album) BNA Records Label 07863-66762-2 US 1995 Sell This Version
11661-0399-2 Keith Whitley Sad Songs & Waltzes(HDCD, Album, RE) Rounder Records 11661-0399-2 US 2000 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

JK-13996 Keith Whitley A Hard Act To Follow(7", Promo) RCA JK-13996 US 1984 Sell This Version
JK-14363 Keith Whitley 7" 45 "Ten Feet Away" / Nobody In His Right Mind Would've Left Her (Single) RCA JK-14363 US 1985 Sell This Version
5013-7-RAA, 5013-7-R Keith Whitley Homecoming '63 / On The Other Hand RCA 5013-7-RAA, 5013-7-R US 1985 Sell This Version
JK-14173 Keith Whitley I've Got The Heart For You RCA JK-14173 US 1985 Sell This Version
PB-14285 Keith Whitley Miami, My Amy / I've Got The Heart For You (Single) RCA PB-14285 US 1985 Sell This Version
JK-14238 Keith Whitley A Christmas Letter RCA JK-14238 US 1985 Sell This Version
5050-7-RAB Pake McEntire, Keith Whitley Pake McEntire, Keith Whitley - A Christmas Letter(7", Promo) RCA Victor 5050-7-RAB US 1985 Sell This Version
5326-7-R Keith Whitley Same Old Side Road (Single) RCA 5326-7-R US 1987 Sell This Version
5237-7-RAA Keith Whitley Would These Arms Be In Your Way RCA 5237-7-RAA US 1987 Sell This Version
8797-7-R-AA Keith Whitley I'm No Stranger To The Rain (Single) RCA 8797-7-R-AA US 1988 Sell This Version
6901-7-RAA Keith Whitley Don't Close Your Eyes RCA 6901-7-RAA US 1988 Sell This Version
8637-7-RAA Keith Whitley When You Say Nothing At All / Lucky Dog (Single) RCA 8637-7-RAA US 1988 Sell This Version
WHIT 1 Keith Whitley The Birmingham Turnaround / Don't Close Your Eyes(7") RCA WHIT 1 UK 1988 Sell This Version
9025-7-RH Keith Whitley Don't Close Your Eyes / I'm No Stranger To The Rain(7", Single) RCA 9025-7-RH US 1988 Sell This Version
9059-7-R Keith Whitley It Ain't Nothin' / Heartbreak Highway RCA 9059-7-R US 1989 Sell This Version