Country Pop Bites: Brooks & Dunn – May 9
Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 1992 Brooks & Dunn's "Neon Moon" hit #1 on the Billboard country singles chart?
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Here are 5 fun facts about Brooks & Dunn.
- The duo consisted of Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn, who were both vocalists and songwriters. They formed Books and Dunn in 1990.
- Leon Eric "Kix" Brooks III was born May 12, 1955 in Shreveport, Louisiana; Ronnie Gene Dunn was born June 1, 1953 in Coleman, Texas.
- Ronnie Dunn briefly studied theology at Hardin-Simmons University with the intention of becoming a Baptist preacher, but was kicked out because he played music in bars.
- Kix Brooks made his acting debut in an independent film called Thriftstore Cowboy.
- After announcing their retirement in August 2009, they performed their final concert on September 2, 2010 at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.