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Happy Birthday Charlie Wilson!!!


Charlie Wilson is celebrating his 63rd birthday today.

Check out a few facts about Charlie Wilson that you may not have known.

He was the middle child

His father was Rev. Oscar Wilson

He sang in his junior high school choir

He was the drum major for the Langston University Marching Pride

The Gap Band released 30 albums before the group officially announced its retirement in 2010.

The Gap Band’s music catalog has some of the most sampled songs in music history.

Charlie Wilson has been nominated for 11 Grammy awards

Awarded the Soul Train Icon award in 2009

He married Mahin Tat who was his drug rehabilitation counselor in 1995

He lives with his wife on a 20-acre ranch outside of Los Angeles

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