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  • Southern Gospel Concert 
  • Country Diamonds Show
  • Tribute To Patsy Cline Show
  • Classic Cabaret/Big Band/Pop Tunes Show
  • Fabulous Fifties Show
  • Christmas Is Love Concert

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About Carol and George...

In the early 1980s, Carol and George Kline began singing with a gospel/prison ministry group from Harrisburg, PA. When the group disbanded, they formed a small gospel string group featuring George's talent on the five-string banjo. Because of increased interest in hearing "the soft sounds" and low register of Carol's voice, she continued to enlarge her repertoire, singing on her own using professionally recorded accompaniment music.

Again, because of increased interest, Carol continued to add old-time country favorites to honor requests for popular music programs. She included the songs of Tammy Wynette, Patsy Cline, Jim Reeves, and many others. Carol's popularity continued to grow and, in April 1999, she performed her first full tribute to Patsy Cline, receiving a standing ovation. Eventually, she added a mixed music program (she calls it her Cabaret-style show) to include Big Band and other old-time popular favorites.

Originally from Delaware, Carol moved to Pennsylvania in 1970. She married George Kline, a Lebanon, Pennsylvania native, in 1981, and believes their relationship is "a precious gift from God!" George is an accomplished musician, but fully enjoys his role as sound technician and musical advisor for his wife, especially since his retirement in March 2001. The Klines now make their home in Sebring, Florida.

Through the years, Carol Kline has worked in promotional design, public relations, holds a certificate in non-fiction writing, had her own column in their hometown newspaper, The Lebanon Daily News in Lebanon, PA, worked as a radio personality with her own country music show at WWSM 1510, Annville, PA, served as public relations director in health care settings for almost 20 years, and is a certified activities director.  

As of February, 2013, Carol Kline became a correspondent and feature writer for The News-Sunwww.newssun.com ), a local newspaper in Sebring, FL.  In addition to numerous feature stories, she wrote a four-part series about their daughter (Major Kristine Ratliff, RN, USAF, Retired) concerning the need for more specialized care of our men and women veterans today.  Nursing homes are not the answer!  A book entitled "Home Of the Brave" is based on these articles and is due to be published later this year.  In addition, she has written and illustrated three children's books: "An Unlikely Pair," "Miss Maggie Down On Main Street," and "Ananais and the Sawgrass Mysteries."  All are available on Amazon.com as well as on Kindle.com.  Look for all of her books by name and author on Amazon.com.

As an entertainer, she has six recordings to her credit. The first, "Blue Moon Of Kentucky," is a compilation of Patsy Cline favorites, and the second, "Touch Through Me," offers some of the best loved old-time gospel favorites.  Both include numerous duets with hubby, George "Love Bucket" Kline!  A Christmas recording ("Christmas With Carol") was followed by "A Sweet Mix," which features two duets with George.  "Love Songs & Praise," produced in 2003, is a collection of beautiful love songs and gospel favorites featuring four duets in addition to two original gospel songs written by Carol Kline herself.  Their newest release -- "I'll Need Time" -- was released in May, 2010, and features the songs of some of the greatest in country music: Jim Reeves, Tammy Wynette, George Jones, Dottie West, Kenny Rogers, and many others.  Numerous duets and even a solo by "Love Bucket" highlights this latest release.

In 2001, after working 34 years as a lineman, George retired from the electric company in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, and the couple took their part-time singing career to full time status. His interest and talent in music and sound technology has proven invaluable to their on-stage performances, and his deep bass voice lends itself to what some consider to be a real Jim Reeves style and sound!

The Klines have performed extensively in Pennsylvania and Florida, in addition to gospel concerts and/or shows in Texas, Ohio, Iowa, Kentucky, Indiana, Delaware, Virginia, Maryland, New York, Tennessee, and Michigan, as well as several appearances at resorts in Branson, MO. In addition, they have performed three shows on the Carnival Cruise ship, Inspiration (January 2003), three shows on Carnival's, Glory, (January 2004), and four shows on the Carnival cruise ship, Liberty (February, 2009).   

The Klines travel in their RV, performing wherever bookings or invitations take them. With their passion for singing still rooted in gospel music, they have touched congregations as well as audiences everywhere. Whether they perform old-time gospel, or their newest country show, whether they sing patriotic or popular favorites, they wrap their hearts around every song. You are sure to enjoy their marvelous harmony and, most of all, you will long feel the warmth of their love for God, Country, and each other!

 

Personal note: For most of 2010 through 2014, The Klines were not able to travel and perform during the summer months due to the tragic accident their daughter, Maj. Kristine Ratliff, RN, USAF, had in April 2010.  They did travel briefly and perform in 2012 and in 2013, but on a very limited basis.  Kristine continues to recuperate now at an assisted living facility in San Antonio, Texas.  She has come a very long, long way.  At the end of 2015, it was our prayer to soon bring her to Florida with us.  Many setbacks and ongoing issues keep that from happening.  We trust in God's timing and pray fervently she will be able to come in 2016.  It's where she desperately wants to be, needs to be, and should be.  Your continued prayers are coveted and greatly appreciated! 

To read the updates about our daughter,

go to the pages "About Kris..." and "More About Kris."

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