Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2009 Jason Aldean nabbed a gold single for "Big Green Tractor"?

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It’s true! Listen to the song!

Here are 5 little known truths about Jason Aldean.

  • Jason Aldine Williams was born on February 28th, 1977 in Macon, Georgia.
  • His parents got divorced when he was just 3 years old. He lived with his mother during the school year, and spent the summers with his father in Homestead, FL, where his father taught him to play the guitar.
  • His musical influences are Alabama, George Strait, John Anderson, Ronnie Milsap, Tracy Lawrence, Hank Williams Jr., and John Mellencamp.
  • After high school, he joined a band, and played in college towns in Alabama, Florida and Georgia.
  • He was dropped from several record labels before he made it big.