Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2007 Dierks Bentley rode to #1 on the Billboard country singles chart with "Free And Easy”?

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Here are 5 little known facts about Dierks Bentley.

  • He was born November 20, 1975 in Phoenix, Arizona.
  • His musical influences include George Jones, Hank Williams Jr. and Del McCoury Band.
  • He marries his high school sweetheart, Cassidy Black in Mexico on December 17, 2005.
  • He and his wife have a daughter named Evelyn Day whom they call Evie and a daughter named Jordan Catherine.
  • The name, Dierks, was his mother's maiden name, and he doesn't have a middle name.