Discussion and Performance: I Wonder Do You Think of Me: The Life of Keith Whitley
Jun 06, 201912:00 PM - 01:30 PM
12 PM – 1:30 PM
with Garth Fundis, Joe Galante, Lorrie Morgan, Ricky Skaggs, and Jesse Keith Whitley
To mark the new exhibition Still Rings True: The Enduring Voice of Keith Whitley, family members and colleagues of the late singer will discuss his life and career and pay tribute to his music with special performances. Record producer Garth Fundis collaborated with Whitley on his landmark album, Don’t Close Your Eyes, and subsequent releases. Former RCA president Joe Galante signed Whitley to his solo contract and oversaw his country music career. Singer Lorrie Morgan married Whitley in 1986 and manages his significant artistic legacy. At age fifteen, Country Music Hall of Fame member Ricky Skaggs began performing with Whitley in bluegrass bands, and remained a lifelong friend. The program will include performances by Morgan and her son, Jesse Keith Whitley. Presented in support of the exhibit Still Rings True: The Enduring Voice of Keith Whitley. Ford Theater. Limited seating. Included with museum admission. Free to museum members. Program ticket required. The program will be streamed live at countrymusichalloffame.org/streaming.
Included with Museum admission. Free to Museum members.
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