George Strait

updated 05/09/1990 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 05/09/1990 AT 01:00 AM EDT

Upstanding, heart-tugging country and western balladeer and fourth-generation Texan; 37. Hitched to high school honey Norma; one child. "It's very important for a country star to be able to sing. Anything else, like looks, is pretty secondary."

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