Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2005 Dierks Bentley's "Lot Of Leavin' Left To Do" video debuted on CMT?

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Here are 5 interesting facts about Dierks Bentley.

  • His musical influences include George Jones, Hank Williams Jr. and Del McCoury Band.
  • At the age of 13, he taught himself to play guitar, and played mostly the rock songs his friends listened to, until a friend played him a Hank Williams, Jr. song, called "Man to Man."
  • When he was 19, he moved to Nashville, where he got a job with The Nashville Network (now Spike TV), researching country music performances.
  • He and wife Cassidy welcomed their first child, a girl, Evalyn Day Bentley, on October 4, 2008.
  • The following day, he attended his charity motorcycle event, called Miles & Music, which raises money for Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, where he announced the birth of his daughter.