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    VanOsdale, Gary

    Violist who has been a member of the Nashville String Machine and the Sheldon Kurland Strings. He has been active in the recording industry since the 1960s and has worked with artists such as Alabama, Eddie Arnold, Moe Bandy, Bobby Bare, Garth Brooks, George Burns, Roy Clark, Michael Crawford,  Skeeter Davis, The Dixie Chicks, Narvel Felts, Crystal Gayle, Bobby Goldsboro, Amy Grant, Nanci Griffith, Merle Haggard, Faith Hill, Al Hirt, The Imperials, George Jones, Doug Kershaw, Brenda Lee, Patty Loveless, Loretta Lynn, Richard Marx, The Mavericks, Martina McBride, Reba McEntire, Ronnie Milsap, Mickey Newbury, The Oak Ridge Boys, Daniel O’Donnell, Dolly Parton, Charley Pride, LeAnn Rimes, Kenny Rogers, Hank Snow, The Statler Brothers, George Strait, B.J. Thomas, Pam Tillis, Randy Travis, Bobby Vinton, Roger Whittaker, Andy Williams, Don Williams, Trisha Yearwood and Neil Young.  He has performed on hundreds of recordings and although they are far too many to mention here, they include Spreadin' Like Wildfire by The Archers, Everyday I Love You Pt. 1 by Boyzone, Boy in Me by Glen Campbell, Christmas is for You by Paulette Carlson, Columbia Records 1958-1986 by Johnny Cash, Miss Randy Crawford by Randy Crawford, Self Portrait by Bob Dylan, Connie Sings Buddy by Connie Francis, Places I’ve Done Time by Tom T. Hall, Brand New Dance by Emmylou Harris, Nashville Rebel by Waylon Jennings, Breakaway by Kris Kristofferson & Rita Coolidge, Shadowland by k.d. Lang, Mercury Smashes…and Rockin’ Sessions by Jerry Lee Lewis, Lay Some Happiness on Me: The Reprise Years by Dean Martin, Blue Obsession by Michael McDonald, Christmas by Don McLean, Back with a Heart by Olivia Newton John, The Memphis Record by Elvis Presley, Full Bloom by Tommy Roe, Face the Promise by Bob Seger, The Rising by Bruce Springsteen, Have a Little Talk With Myself by Ray Stevens, RCA Country Legends by Sylvia, Comes a Time by Neil Young and Handel’s Young Messiah.  Appearing on DVD and video releases he is seen on Neil Young: Heart of Gold as a member of the Nashville String Machine and as himself on Amy Grant: Building the House of Love.


    Kathy Barnes recordings

    Something’s Burning (Mac Davis)



    1. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1579570/
    2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_Is_for_You
    3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spreadin'_Like_Wildfire
    4. http://www.discogs.com/artist/Gary+Vanosdale
    5. http://don-williams-fan.tripod.com/discography1.htm
    6. http://shopping.yahoo.com/p:Gary%20VanOsdale:1927189268
    7. http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=11:azfqxqwgldte~T4
    8. http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=11:azfqxqwgldte~2~T40B
    9. http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=11:azfqxqwgldte~3~T40B
    10. http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=11:azfqxqwgldte~4~T40B













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