Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 1979 Chuck Wicks was born in Dover, Delaware?

It's true! Happy Birthday, Chuck! He was first introduced on the 2007 FOX-TV show "Nashville," he became the first Delaware-born singer to reach country's Top 15 with "Stealing Cinderella".

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Here are 5 interesting facts about Chuck Wicks.

  • He was raised on a farm in Delaware.
  • He played baseball in high school and college; hoped to become a professional ballplayer.
  • He quit college just two classes short of earning a degree and relocated to Nashville to pursue a music career.
  • He wrote songs during the day and worked as a parking valet at a steakhouse at night.
  • He co-wrote 10 of the 11 songs on his debut album, Starting Now.