Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2012 David Nail's "Red Light" was certified gold?

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Here are 5 facts about David Nail that you might not have known.

  • He was born on May 19, 1979, in Kennett, Missouri.
  • As a young man, Nail was a gifted baseball player and was offered several sports scholarships.
  • His father was a band director and influenced his musical sensibility.
  • His influences include Glen Campbell and Elton John.
  • "Red Light," turned out to be Nail's first hit country song -- peaking at #7.