Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2000 Jerrod Niemann visited Nashville for the first time?

It’s true! It was one month before he moved permanently from Texas.

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Here are 5 little known truths about Jerrod Niemann.

 

  • His musical influences growing up were Lefty Frizzell, Keith Whitley and George Strait.
  • At age of 10 he performed original songs in local talent shows in Kansas.
  • He co-wrote three singles for Garth Brooks: the Chris LeDoux tribute "Good Ride Cowboy", "That Girl Is a Cowboy" and "Midnight Sun".
  • Other artists who have recorded his work include Jamey Johnson, Neal McCoy, Julie Roberts, John Anderson, Flynnville Train and Zona Jones.
  • His tour bus caught fire on March 6, 2012. Luckily, he was unharmed.