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The Whites performing on August 8, 2008.
|Origin||Fort Worth, Texas, US
Nashville, Tennessee, US
|Associated acts||Ricky Skaggs|
The Whites are an American country music vocal group consisting of lead singer Sharon White, her sister Cheryl (born 1955), and their father Buck (born 1930). In the 1980s, they scored such hits as "You Put The Blue In Me", "Hangin' Around", "Give Me Back That Old Familiar Feeling", "Pins And Needles", "If It Ain't Love (Let's Leave It Alone)", "Hometown Gossip", and "When The New Wears Off Of Our Love".
In 1991, the Whites joined producers Randall Franks and Alan Autry on the In The Heat Of The Night TV series album entitled Christmas Time's A Comin', performing on the track, "Let's Live Everyday Like It Was Christmas" (Sonlite/MGM/UA).
As of 2007, the Whites are regular performers on the Grand Ole Opry program in Nashville, Tennessee. Their collaborative album with Ricky Skaggs, "Salt of the Earth" won the 2008 Grammy for Best Southern/Country/Bluegrass Album.
The Whites can be heard on the O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack with the song "Keep on the Sunny Side". They also appear in Down from the Mountain, the documentary of a concert given by the soundtrack artists.
The Whites were inducted into the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame on Saturday, August 16, 2008, in Carthage, Texas. They were inducted along with Buck Owens and Mickey Newbury. Also performing on the Grand Ole Opry with Buck, Sharon and Cheryl is Rosanna, better known as Rosie, the third of the four White sisters. She performs high harmony and occasionally does solo performance of the Mel Tillis classic "The Violet and the Rose".
|1972||The Down Home Folks||County|
|That Down Home Feeling||Ridge Runner|
|1978||Poor Folks Pleasure||Sugar Hill|
|1979||More Pretty Girls Than One|
|1983||Old Familiar Feeling||22||Warner Bros.|
|1985||Whole New World||42|
|Ain't No Binds||37|
|1988||Doin' It By the Book||Canaan|
|1996||Give a Little Back||Step One|
|2000||A Lifetime in the Making||Ceili|
|2007||Salt of the Earth (w/ Ricky Skaggs)A||45||Skaggs Family|
- ASalt of the Earth also peaked at No. 1 on Top Bluegrass Albums.
|US Country||CAN Country|
|1981||"Send Me the Pillow That You Dream On"||66||—||Single only|
|1982||"You Put the Blue in Me"||10||—||Old Familiar Feeling|
|"I Wonder Who's Holding My Baby Tonight"||9||14|
|"When the New Wears Off of Our Love"||25||34|
|1984||"Give Me Back That Old Familiar Feeling"||10||16|
|"Forever You"||14||30||Forever You|
|"Pins and Needles"||10||12|
|1985||"If It Ain't Love (Let's Leave It Alone)"||12||22||Whole New World|
|"I Don't Want to Get Over You"||33||—|
|1986||"Love Won't Wait"||36||46||Greatest Hits|
|1987||"It Should Have Been Easy"||30||44||Ain't No Binds|
|"There Ain't No Binds"||58||—|
|1989||"Doin' It By the Book"||82||—||Doin' It By the Book|