Flashback: Holly Dunn’s 1986 Smash “Daddy’s Hands”

Flashback: Holly Dunn’s 1986 Smash “Daddy’s Hands”

Holly Dunn, born August 22, 1957, in San Antonio, burst onto the country scene in 1986 with the Top 10 smash “Daddy’s Hands,” a tribute to her father released the day after Holly’s birthday.

That song led to a number of high-profile honors, including the ACM New Female Vocalist Award in 1986 and the CMA Horizon Award the following year.

From there, Holly went on to score a pair of No. 1’s, “Are You Ever Gonna Love Me” and “You Really Had Me Going.”

A member of the Grand Ole Opry since 1989, she recently released the gospel album Full Circle.

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Garth Brooks – One of the 5 Honorees for Kennedy Center Honors 2021

Garth Brooks – One of the 5 Honorees for Kennedy Center Honors 2021

Congrats to Garth Brooks — he’s been named as one of the honorees for the 43rd Kennedy Center Honors. Along with Garth, the lifetime achievements of Debbie AllenJoan BaezMidori and Dick Van Dyke will be celebrated. When he learned of the honor, Garth shared, “I’m humble. I’m proud. I’m all the good things.”

The Kennedy Center Honors will air June 6 at 9 p.m. ET on CBS.

Photo Credit: Becky Fluke