Larry Gatlin was born in 1948 in Seminole, Texas, the son of a driller in the oil field. The oldest of the three Gatlin brothers, he was by age seven, already accompanying younger brothers, Steve and Rudy in singing at family and church events.
After high school, Larry went to the University of Houston on a football scholarship. Larry majored in English and developed “a love affair with the English Language” that later served him well in his songwriting.
Introducing Professor Larry Gatlin: Hit Singer-Songwriter to Teach Master Class at University of Texas Permian Basin
Nashville, Tenn. (January 17, 2023) — GRAMMY® Award-winning Larry Gatlin is headed back to school. Not to learn— but to teach! The University of Texas Permian Basin (located in Odessa, TX) will debut its latest faculty member, Professor of...
ICYMI: Larry Gatlin Remembers Lisa Marie Presley
Nashville, Tenn. (January 14, 2023) — Since the passing of Lisa Marie Presley earlier this week, country legend Larry Gatlin made several national television appearances remembering the only child of the late Elvis Presley. Over the past...
The Gatlin Brothers Celebrate 45 Years as Grand Ole Opry Members
Nashville, Tenn. (December 21, 2021) — This Saturday, Christmas Day, legendary country group Larry, Steve & Rudy: The Gatlin Brothers will hit a major career milestone: 45 years as members of the Grand Ole Opry. The GRAMMY® Award-winning brothers were officially...