the internet lyrics database
Try our new website!

Anne Murray

Follow 8
4.0 / 5 (2)
Anne Murray cover
Do not confused this artist with Anne-Marie Murray
Do not confused with the soprano Ann Murray

Born: June 20, 1945 Murray grew up with five brothers and the only daughter of a physician James Carson Murray and his wife Marion Margaret, a trained nurse.

She enjoyed pop and folk music while in high school and in 1964, when in her second year at the University of New Brunswick (where she received a degree in physical education), she auditioned for the CBC-TV show Singalong Jubilee. She didn't get the job, since there were enough altos
in the cast, but co-host and associate producer Bill Langstroth tracked her down two years later and convinced her to join the show.

Giving up her brief career as a physical education teacher, Murray has never looked back. She married Langstroth in 1975, settled in Toronto.

Her first album was "What About Me", released in 1968 on the little Canadian Arc label. Her first big hits were "Snowbird [Singalong Jubilee] - Anne Murray", in 1970 (on "This Is My Way") and "Danny's Song", in 1973 (on "Danny's Song).

Her worldwide album sales are in excess of 24 million and her records have attained multi-platinum status in North America and Australia, and silver status in the UK. "You Needed Me - Anne Murray feat. Shania Twain" was No. 1 in Malaysia for 10 straight weeks and won her a Grammy in 1978.

There have been 4 Grammys in total, three American Music Awards, three Country Music Association Awards, three Canadian Country Music Association Awards, 25 Juno Awards, and was inducted into the Juno Hall of Fame in 1993.

In November of 1995, Anne was presented with the prestigious Governor General's Award, which is given to Canadians of "extraordinary talent and accomplishment." She is a Companion of the Order of Canada, has been inducted into Nashville's Walkway of Stars, has her own star at Hollywood and Vine in Los Angeles, and in 1989 the Anne Murray Centre opened in her hometown of Springhill, N.S.

She performed for capacity crowds at venues such as Carnegie Hall and Radio City Music Hall in New York City, The Palladium in London, England, and the Royal Alexandra Theatre in Toronto, and Murray has opened in Vegas while Frank Sinatra played across the street.
Over the years her many CBS and CBC television specials have reached millions of fans the world over. In 1996 Murray released her 30th, and self-titled, LP on EMI and recorded a TV special for the CBC based on guest appearances featured on the disc by Bryan Adams, and Jann Arden among others.

Most Popular Songs (More)

I Can See Arkansas lyrics
Anne Murray
Heaven Is Here lyrics
Anne Murray
Hey There lyrics
Anne Murray
Highly Prized Possesion lyrics
Anne Murray
Let It Be Me lyrics
Anne Murray feat. Vince Gill
Let It Be lyrics
Anne Murray
Danny's Song lyrics
Anne Murray and Martina McBride
Let It Be Me lyrics
Anne Murray
Golden Oldie lyrics
Anne Murray
Hi Lili Hi Lo lyrics
Anne Murray

Most Popular Albums (More)

Pictures (86)

Anne MurrayAnne MurrayAnne MurrayAnne MurrayAnne MurrayAnne MurrayAnne MurrayAnne MurrayAnne MurrayAnne MurrayAnne MurrayAnne MurrayAnne MurrayAnne MurrayAnne Murray
show more (16-31 of 86)

Fans (8)


Similar Artists

Rascal FlattsKeith UrbanBrad PaisleyKenny ChesneyReba McEntireJason AldeanToby KeithLonestarSugarlandTrace AdkinsDolly PartonAlabamaKellie PicklerLuke BryanZac Brown Band
show more (16-31 of 60)

Artists you may also like

  • popular on LSI
  • new on LSI



Comments (8)