Country Pop Bites: Clint Black – January 23
Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 1990 Clint Black collected his first platinum album, for "Killin' Time"?
It's true! Check out the video!
Here are 5 interesting facts about Clint Black.
- He was born on February 4, 1962, in Long Branch, New Jersey, but was actually raised in Houston, Texas.
- After dropping out of high school, he worked days as a fishing guide and iron-worker while singing in local bars at night.
- His musical influences include George Jones, Lefty Frizzell and Dire Straits.
- In 1987, Black met Z.Z. Top manager Bill Ham. Within six months, Ham had succeeded in signing Black with RCA.
- In October 1991, Black married former Knots Landing star Lisa Hartman, also a singer.