David Ruffin, aka Davis Eli Ruffin, member of The Temptations, was born Jan. 18, 1941 in Whynot, Mississippi. Ruffin was the lead singer of the Temptations from 1964-68. He was the lead voice on such famous songs as "My Girl" and "Ain't Too Proud to Beg." He died on June 1, 1991 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania of an accidental drug overdose. He is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery in Detroit, Michigan.
FIRST LADY OF COUNTRY ~ Loretta Lynn (born Loretta Webb April 14, 1935) is an American country music singer-songwriter, author and philanthropist. Born in Butcher Hollow, Kentucky to a coal miner father, Lynn married at 13 years old, was a mother soon after. She along with Lynn Anderson, Tammy Wynette, Dotty West, Barbara Mandrell, Dolly Pardon and Emmylou Harris were my early C idols.
Glen Campbell (aka Glen Travis Campbell) (1936 - ) American country music singer, guitarist, television host, actor - Inducted into Country Music Hall of Fame 2005 - Known for "Rhinestone Cowboy" and "Southern Nights: 1970s - In June 2011, Campbell announced that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease six months earlier.