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The Whites
The Whites
is an American country music vocal group consisting of Sharon White (born 1953), her sister Cheryl (born 1955), and their father Buck (born 1930). In the 1980s, they scored such hits as "You Put The Blue In Me", "Hangin' Around", "Give Me Back That Old Familiar Feeling", "Pins And Needles", "If It Ain't Love (Let's Leave It Alone)", "Hometown Gossip", and "When The New Wears Off of Our Love". In August 1981,[1] Sharon White married Ricky Skaggs, who performed on several of the Whites' early releases. In 1987, the couple released the hit song, "Love Can't Ever Get Better Than This". In 1991, the Whites joined producers Randall Franks
Randall Franks
and Alan Autry on the In The Heat Of The Night TV series album entitled Christmas Time's A Comin', performing on the track, "Let's Live Everyday Like It Was Christmas" (Sonlite/MGM/UA). As of 2007, the Whites are regular performers on the Grand Ole Opry program in Nashville, Tennessee. Their collaborative album with Ricky Skaggs, "Salt of the Earth" won the 2008 Grammy for Best Southern/Country/Bluegrass Album. The Whites
The Whites
can be heard on the O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack with the song "Keep on the Sunny Side". They also appear in Down from the Mountain, the documentary of a concert given by the soundtrack artists. The Whites
The Whites
were inducted into the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame
Texas Country Music Hall of Fame
on Saturday, August 16, 2008, in Carthage, Texas. They were inducted along with Buck Owens
Buck Owens
and Mickey Newbury. Also performing on the Grand Ole Opry with Buck, Sharon and Cheryl is Rosanna, better known as Rosie, the third of the four White sisters. She performs high harmony and occasionally does solo performance of the Mel Tillis
Mel Tillis
classic "The Violet and the Rose".

Contents

1 Discography

1.1 Albums 1.2 Singles

1.2.1 Sharon White solo singles

2 Awards and nominations 3 References 4 External links

Discography[edit] Albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak positions

US Country US Grass

Buck White & the Down Home Folks (as Buck White & the Down Home Folks)

Release date: 1972 Label: County Records

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In Person (as Buck White & the Down Home Folks)

Release date: 1977 Label: County Records

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That Down Home Feeling (as Buck White & the Down Home Folks)

Release date: 1977 Label: Ridge Runner Records

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Poor Folks' Pleasure (as Buck White & the Down Home Folks)

Release date: 1978 Label: Sugar Hill Records

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More Pretty Girls Than One (Buck White solo)

Release date: 1979 Label: Sugar Hill Records

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Old Familiar Feeling

Release date: June 1983 Label: Curb / Warner Bros. Records

22 —

Forever You

Release date: June 1984 Label: Curb / MCA Records

37 —

Whole New World

Release date: March 1985 Label: Curb / MCA Records

42 —

Greatest Hits

Release date: 1986 Label: Curb / MCA Records

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Ain't No Binds

Release date: February 1987 Label: Curb / MCA Records

37 —

Doing It By the Book

Release date: 1988 Label: The New Canaan Records

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Give a Little Back

Release date: April 3, 1996 Label: Step One Records

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A Lifetime in the Making Music

Release date: August 15, 2000 Label: Ceili Music

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Love Never Fails (Sharon White with Barbara Fairchild
Barbara Fairchild
and Connie Smith)

Release date: August 12, 2003 Label: Daywind Records

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Salt of the Earth (with Ricky Skaggs)

Release date: September 25, 2007 Label: Skaggs Family Music

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Hearts Like Ours (Sharon White with Ricky Skaggs)

Release date: September 30, 2014 Label: Skaggs Family Music

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"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album

US Country CAN Country

1981 "Send Me the Pillow That You Dream On" 66 — N/A

1982 "You Put the Blue in Me" 10 — Old Familiar Feeling

"Hangin' Around" 9 5

1983 "I Wonder Who's Holding My Baby Tonight" 9 14

"When the New Wears Off of Our Love" 25 34

"Give Me Back That Old Familiar Feeling" 10 16

1984 "Forever You" 14 30 Forever You

"Pins and Needles" 10 12

1985 "If It Ain't Love (Let's Leave It Alone)" 12 22 Whole New World

"Hometown Gossip" 27 36

"I Don't Want to Get Over You" 33 —

1986 "Love Won't Wait" 36 46 Greatest Hits

"It Should Have Been Easy" 30 44 Ain't No Binds

1987 "There Ain't No Binds" 58 —

1989 "Doing It By the Book" 82 — Doing It By the Book

"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Sharon White solo singles[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album

US Country CAN Country

1987 "Love Can't Ever Get Better Than This" (with Ricky Skaggs) 10 7 Love's Gonna Get Ya! / Ain't No Binds

2003 "Closer to Home" (with Barbara Fairchild
Barbara Fairchild
and Connie Smith) — — Love Never Fails

2004 "Love Never Fails" (with Barbara Fairchild
Barbara Fairchild
and Connie Smith) — —

2014 "Forever's Not Long Enough" (with Ricky Skaggs) — — Hearts Like Ours

"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Awards and nominations[edit] The Whites
The Whites
have been nominated for 5 CMA Awards
CMA Awards
(The Horizon/New Artist award 1983, Vocal Group of the Year 1983/1985 and Instrumental Group of the Year 1983/1985) and won the Album of the Year honour in 2001 for their contribution to "O Brother, Where Art Thou?". In 1987, Sharon White and her husband Ricky Skaggs
Ricky Skaggs
won the Vocal Duo of the Year award. They also received Top Vocal Group nominations in 1982 and 1983 from the ACM Awards
ACM Awards
and an album of the year nomination for "O Brother, Where Art Thou?". In 1984, they were inducted into the Grand Ole Opry. Also for their contribution to "O Brother, Where Art Thou?", The Whites won Album of the Year at the 2001 International Bluegrass Music Awards. That same year, Sharon and Cheryl also received the Recorded Event of the Year award for their contribution to "Follow Me Back to the Fold: A Tribute to Women in Bluegrass". In 2006, they were awarded the IBMA's Distinguished Achievement Award for their contributions to the genre. The Whites
The Whites
were among the artists honoured with the prestigious Grammy Award for Album of the Year for "O Brother, Where Art Thou?". Salt of the Earth, their 2007 collaboration with Ricky Skaggs
Ricky Skaggs
won them a Grammy Award for Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album. In 2007, The Whites
The Whites
and Ricky Skaggs
Ricky Skaggs
received a GMA Dove Award for Bluegrass Recorded Album of the Year. In 2008, they were inducted into the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame. References[edit]

^ Offstage with Ricky and Sharon Skaggs March 2002. Retrieved 5 March 2013.

External links[edit]

The Whites
The Whites
- Skaggs Family Records

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Members of the Grand Ole Opry

Roy Acuff Trace Adkins David "Stringbean" Akeman Bill Anderson Jack Anglin Eddy Arnold Ernest Ashworth Chet Atkins DeFord Bailey Bobby Bare Bashful Brother Oswald Humphrey Bate Dierks Bentley Binkley Brothers' Dixie Clodhoppers Clint Black Margie Bowes Rod Brasfield Garth Brooks Jim Ed Brown The Browns Carl Butler and Pearl Archie Campbell Bill Carlisle Martha Carson The Carter Sisters Maybelle Carter Johnny Cash June Carter Cash Roy Clark Terri Clark Zeke Clements Patsy Cline Jerry Clower John Conlee Stoney Cooper Wilma Lee Cooper Cowboy Copas Dailey & Vincent Charlie Daniels Skeeter Davis The Delmore Brothers The DeZurik Sisters Diamond Rio Little Jimmy Dickens Joe Diffie Danny Dill Jimmy Driftwood Roy Drusky The Duke of Paducah Holly Dunn The Everly Brothers Lester Flatt Red Foley Curly Fox Lefty Frizzell Larry Gatlin Crystal Gayle Don Gibson Vince Gill Billy Grammer Jack Greene The Gully Jumpers Theron Hale Tom T. Hall George Hamilton IV Sid Harkreader Emmylou Harris Hawkshaw Hawkins George D. Hay Hoot Hester Goldie Hill David Houston Jan Howard Ferlin Husky Alan Jackson Stonewall Jackson Sonny James Chris Janson Norma Jean Jim & Jesse Johnnie & Jack George Jones Grandpa Jones The Jordanaires Doug Kershaw Hal Ketchum Bradley Kincaid Pee Wee King Alison Krauss Little Big Town Hank Locklin Lonzo and Oscar Bobby Lord The Louvin Brothers Charlie Louvin Ira Louvin Patty Loveless Bob Luman Loretta Lynn Uncle Dave Macon Rose Maddox Barbara Mandrell Kerry Marx Martina McBride Del McCoury Mel McDaniel Reba McEntire McGee Brothers Jesse McReynolds Ronnie Milsap Bill Monroe Montgomery Gentry Craig Morgan George Morgan Lorrie Morgan Moon Mullican Willie Nelson Jimmy C. Newman The Oak Ridge Boys Old Crow Medicine Show Osborne Brothers Brad Paisley Dolly Parton Johnny Paycheck Minnie Pearl Stu Phillips Webb Pierce Ray Pillow Ray Price Charley Pride Jeanne Pruett Rascal Flatts Del Reeves Jim Reeves Riders in the Sky Tex Ritter Marty Robbins Darius Rucker Johnny Russell Rusty and Doug Earl Scruggs Jeannie Seely Blake Shelton Ricky Van Shelton Jean Shepard Ricky Skaggs Mississippi Slim Carl Smith Connie Smith Fiddlin' Arthur Smith Mike Snider Hank Snow Red Sovine Ralph Stanley Marty Stuart Texas Ruby B. J. Thomas Uncle Jimmy Thompson Mel Tillis Pam Tillis Tompall & the Glaser Brothers Randy Travis Travis Tritt Ernest Tubb Justin Tubb Josh Turner Carrie Underwood Keith Urban Leroy Van Dyke Porter Wagoner Billy Walker Charlie Walker Steve Wariner Kitty Wells Dottie West The Whites Slim Whitman The Wilburn Brothers Don Williams Hank Williams Boxcar Willie The Willis Brothers Chubby Wise Del Wood Marion Worth Johnnie Wright Tammy Wynette Trisha Yearwood Chris Young Faron Young

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Grammy Award for Album of the Year

1959–1979

The Music from Peter Gunn
The Music from Peter Gunn
Henry Mancini
Henry Mancini
(1959) Come Dance with Me! – Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra
(1960) The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart
The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart
Bob Newhart
Bob Newhart
(1961) Judy at Carnegie Hall
Judy at Carnegie Hall
Judy Garland
Judy Garland
(1962) The First Family – Vaughn Meader
Vaughn Meader
(1963) The Barbra Streisand Album
The Barbra Streisand Album
Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand
(1964) Getz/Gilberto
Getz/Gilberto
– Stan Getz, João Gilberto
João Gilberto
(1965) September of My Years Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra
(1966) A Man and His Music Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra
(1967) Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
The Beatles
The Beatles
(1968) By the Time I Get to Phoenix – Glen Campbell
Glen Campbell
(1969) Blood, Sweat & Tears – Blood, Sweat & Tears (1970) Bridge over Troubled Water
Bridge over Troubled Water
– Simon & Garfunkel (1971) Tapestry – Carole King
Carole King
(1972) The Concert for Bangladesh – Various (1973) Innervisions
Innervisions
Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder
(1974) Fulfillingness' First Finale
Fulfillingness' First Finale
Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder
(1975) Still Crazy After All These Years
Still Crazy After All These Years
Paul Simon
Paul Simon
(1976) Songs in the Key of Life
Songs in the Key of Life
Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder
(1977) Rumours – Fleetwood Mac
Fleetwood Mac
(1978) Saturday Night Fever – Bee Gees/Various (1979)

1980–2000

52nd Street – Billy Joel
Billy Joel
(1980) Christopher Cross
Christopher Cross
Christopher Cross
Christopher Cross
(1981) Double Fantasy
Double Fantasy
John Lennon
John Lennon
and Yoko Ono
Yoko Ono
(1982) Toto IV
Toto IV
– Toto (1983) Thriller – Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson
(1984) Can't Slow Down – Lionel Richie
Lionel Richie
(1985) No Jacket Required
No Jacket Required
Phil Collins
Phil Collins
(1986) Graceland – Paul Simon
Paul Simon
(1987) The Joshua Tree
The Joshua Tree
– U2 (1988) Faith – George Michael
George Michael
(1989) Nick of Time – Bonnie Raitt
Bonnie Raitt
(1990) Back on the Block
Back on the Block
Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones
and various artists (1991) Unforgettable... with Love Natalie Cole
Natalie Cole
(1992) Unplugged – Eric Clapton
Eric Clapton
(1993) The Bodyguard – Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston
(1994) MTV Unplugged – Tony Bennett
Tony Bennett
(1995) Jagged Little Pill
Jagged Little Pill
Alanis Morissette
Alanis Morissette
(1996) Falling into You
Falling into You
Celine Dion
Celine Dion
(1997) Time Out of Mind – Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan
(1998) The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
Lauryn Hill
Lauryn Hill
(1999) Supernatural – Santana (2000)

2001–present

Two Against Nature
Two Against Nature
Steely Dan
Steely Dan
(2001) O Brother, Where Art Thou? Soundtrack (2002) Come Away with Me
Come Away with Me
Norah Jones
Norah Jones
(2003) Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
Outkast
Outkast
(2004) Genius Loves Company
Genius Loves Company
Ray Charles
Ray Charles
and various artists (2005) How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb
How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb
– U2 (2006) Taking the Long Way
Taking the Long Way
Dixie Chicks
Dixie Chicks
(2007) River: The Joni Letters – Herbie Hancock
Herbie Hancock
(2008) Raising Sand
Raising Sand
Robert Plant
Robert Plant
& Alison Krauss
Alison Krauss
(2009) Fearless – Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift
(2010) The Suburbs
The Suburbs
Arcade Fire
Arcade Fire
(2011) 21 – Adele
Adele
(2012) Babel – Mumford & Sons (2013) Random Access Memories
Random Access Memories
Daft Punk
Daft Punk
(2014) Morning Phase
Morning Phase
Beck
Beck
(2015) 1989 – Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift
(2016) 25 – Adele
Adele
(2017) 24K Magic – Bruno Mars
Bruno Mars
(2018)

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