Ronnie Milsap is not only one of country music's most successful solo artists (can we say 40 number one hits), he's also one of the genre's greatest human beings. For example, Milsap is an advanced amateur radio operator. His call sign is WB4KCG. The "KCG" stands for "kind country gentlemen" and Milsap has a reputation among operators as being delightful. Milsap rose to national prominence in the 1970s with a string of country hits. While country music has always been his forte, Milsap grew up idolizing rock and roll and began his career as an R&B singer. Furthermore, and throughout his legendary career, Milsap has incorporated elements of pop and rock into his music.
Some of his biggest crossover hits include "I Wouldn't Have Missed It for the World," "Any Day Now," and "Smoky Mountain Rain." Milsap enjoys performing live. Even as he gets on in age, Ronnie Milsap tickets are collected several times a year and all over the country. Milsap is also country music's first successful blind performer.
Milsap was born with a congenital disorder that robbed him of most of his sight. His lost the rest of his vision, as well as his eyes, later in childhood. Milsap showed a talent for music at an earlier age. Before hitting it big, Milsap played with Elvis Presley, Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, and J.J. Cale.