Jerry Reed (1937-2008) Died of Emphysema. He was a Country Music singer, guitarist, songwriter and actor. Co-starred with Burt Reynolds in "Smokey and the Bandit" which he wrote and sang the theme song, "East Bound and Down"".
My fav male country music singer :) Alan Jackson! Oh yeah, and Bill's competition =)
Mickey Gilley has had 17 #1 hits, and won Top New Male Vocalist, Top Male Vocalist, Song of the Year, Album of the Year, and Entertainer of the Year by the Academy of Country Music throughout his career.
Roy Clark - a very multi-talented country music star