Aaron Tippin Biography
Aaron Tippin began singing as a child while bailing hay, running combines and plowing the back forty. In order to hear himself over the diesel engine of the tractor, he had to develop some pretty strong vocal cords. That is where it all began for him.
He went to high school in Greer, South Carolina. He played football and ran track. It was during that time that he began hanging out at the airport with his Dad. Learning how to fly and work on airplanes, his career was pretty much set in stone that he would become a professional pilot like his Dad.
He became a Multi-Engine Instrument Commercial Pilot and flew as a freelance and corporate pilot in route to becoming a major airline pilot. While building flight time and studying for his Airline Transport Rating, the fuel shortage hit and the major carriers started furloughing pilots. That is about the time that he began pursuing the music business.
Aaron moved to Nashville in 1986, started songwriting pretty heavy and began his quest for a record deal. In 1990, he signed with RCA Records and went on to release on platinum and four gold albums. In 1998, he signed with Disney's Lyric Street Records. His first album on Lyric Street, titled "What This Country Needs" was released in October.
You will find a great article about Aaron, his wife Thea and son Teddy in Country Weekly. There is a condensed version on the Country Weekly Web Site. You can see a Christmas 1998 photo of the family and read about the 1998 Christmas season at the Tippin household...including some Christmas traditions in the making.
The February 1999 issue of Music City News magazine had an in-depth article about Aaron and his family...including several pictures. You can subscribe to the magazine by calling 1-877-MCN-1500. Come back here often. We will provide a link to the online version of the article as soon as the February 1999 issue is added to the Music City News Web Site.
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distant relative | Reviewer: Kristine Johns Renner | 11/6/12
I am also a distant relative, My grandfather's name is Pearle Fremont Tippin, born and lived in Fairbury Nebraska. My grandmother's name is Goldia Levita Tippin also from Nebraska,. My mother's name LaVonne Arlene Tippin Johns, also from Nebraska.
Family Tree | Reviewer: Mary Ellen Tippin | 10/3/10
Every time I look at Aaron, I see a family resembles. I am from Oshawa Ontario Canada. I have been doing the Tippin Family tree. The one question that every one ask me, are we related to Aaron Tippin because he has our eyes.
I know this is a long shot but can Aaron email me back with some more family history. Please and Thank you.
By the way, my great grand father settled in Arran township in Bruce County in Ontario.
Mary Ellen Tippin
Aaron Tippin is the greatest | Reviewer: Darlene Thomas | 8/27/10
I first saw Aaron in concert at Refro Valley in 1998 the show was fantastic i loved every minute of it the only thing was that i didnt get to meet him, but in 2009 i got the best birthday present ever my son Benji was working at a cracker barrell store he met Aaron and got me an autoghraphed album of him and i got to meet him that night it was the highlight of my life to get to meet him i will always be a big fan hope to get to see and talk to him again someday
Aaron Tippin-The Original country singer | Reviewer: Kellie Bacon-Terruli | 8/8/07
I first saw Aaron back in the eighties and carry a picture of him and I meeting after a concert in Rochester N.Y in my glove compartment of my new truck( a 2007 Silverado-quad cab 4x4),I wanted him to know he is special to me. His bio was very aspiring to me.
Aaron Tippin's Bio | Reviewer: Peter Maillet(Stormchaser) | 2/10/07
This bio of Aaron was, supprisingly informative for me. I would like more information on him if you would. Either if you would send it to me or, give me some link websites other than Aaron Tippin.com. Whitch I've already checked out. Thank you
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