Country Pop Bites: Bucky Covington – February 15
Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2007 Bucky Covington's first video, for "A Different World," had its world premiere on CMT?
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Here are 5 interesting facts about Bucky Covington.
- William Joel “Bucky” Covington III was born November 8, 1977 in Rockingham, North Carolina.
- He has an identical twin brother named Robert David “Rocky”.
- At the age of 18, he taught himself how to play the guitar and began performing at clubs. He is also a bassist, drummer and songwriter.
- In 1998 when the Covington twins were 20 years old, they were in a minor automobile mishap. Bucky allegedly pretended to be Rocky. They were arrested for confusing the authorities. The plaintiff failed to identify which twin was driving, since the twins were identical.
- After Idol, Bucky bought a house in Franklin, Tennessee, near Nashville, which he shared with Rocky and his wife Terra. Rocky also joined Bucky’s band as a drummer. On February 13, 2007, he and his wife Crystal separated after more than seven years of marriage. Covington became engaged to Katherine Cook in 2011.