The versatile performer rose to fame in the 1970’s with songs like “Pure Love” and “Please Don’t Tell Me How the Story Ends.” His career took off as the decade progressed, with the release of his Grammy Award-winning song, “I’m a Stand By My Woman Man” and the smash hit “It Was Almost Like a Song.” Milsap achieved cross-over success when he began channeling pop, rock and R&B in his country music, with hits like “Show Her,” “Still Losing You” and “Stranger in My House.”
Six Grammys. CMA Entertainer of the Year and four Album of the Year Awards. The first country video played on MTV (the ironic “She Loves My Car”). An early champion of NFL star Mike Reid, who wrote many of Ronnie’s #1 hits and who’d go on to write Bonnie Raitt’s second most enduring classic “I Can’t Make You Love Me.