Larry Gatlin

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. 


The Gatlin Brothers Celebrate 40 Years of Billy Bob’s Texas

Nashville, Tenn. (April 5, 2021) —  Last Thursday, April 1, 2021, Larry, Steve & Rudy: The Gatlin Brothers made their triumphant return to the road to help celebrate 40 years of the Billy Bob's Texas, "The World's Largest Honky Tonk."Forty years ago on April...

Country Legend Larry Gatlin Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Nashville, Tenn. (March 12, 2021) —  Country music legend Larry Gatlin has tested positive for coronavirus. The diagnosis came days after getting his second dose of the Moderna vaccination. Gatlin received his vaccine on March 4, four days later on March 8, he tested...