Steve Wariner At Grand Ole Opry Country Music Show - Nashville
Grand Ole Opry member Steve Wariner was born on Christmas Day in 1954 in Noblesville, Indiana. He has listed his early influences as George Jones and Chet Atkins, and, at a young age, he began performing in his father’s band and later in local clubs. By the time he turned seventeen, he was hired as a bass guitarist by Dottie West. He has also worked with Glen Campbell and Grand Ole Opry star Bob Luman. During his time with Luman, he signed to RCA Records by one of his biggest inspirations, Chet Atkins. Throughout the late 70s and the 80s, Wariner released eight albums and dozens of singles, including nine Number One hits. In 1996, he was invited to become a member of the Grand Ole Opry.