Country Pop Bites: Jamey Johnson – February 27
Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2009 Jamey Johnson taped an installment of "CMT Crossroads" at Rocketown in Nashville?
In fact, he did and was joined by Shooter Jennings. The set list naturally included "In Color". Check out the video a performance at the CMA’s in 2009.
Here are 5 little known things about Jamey Johnson.
- As a teen, he drank beer and played country songs at the grave of Hank Williams Sr.
- He served eight years in the Marine Corps Reserves and was discharged the same week his unit was ordered to Iraq.
- Moved to Nashville where he ran a construction business before finding success in country music.
- He signed with BNA Records and released The Dollar in 2005. Shortly after the release, the label dropped him, he divorced his wife, and he spent a year in seclusion to write songs.
- He has one daughter by the name of Kylee.