Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 1993 Clay Walker earned his first #1 single in Billboard with "What's It To You"?

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Here are 5 interesting facts about Clay Walker.

  • His full name is actually Ernest Clayton "Clay" Walker, Jr.
  • He got his first guitar when he was just 9-years-old.
  • He began playing in talent competitions at the age of 15.
  • After leaving his shift as nighttime desk clerk at a Super 8 Motel, he stopped at a local radio station to deliver a tape of a song that he had written. Although the morning disc jockey told him that the station's policies prohibited playing self-submitted tapes, he played Walker's song and said that it was "too good to pass up."
  • He used to work at a Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company plant before he made it big in music.