Country Pop Bites: Jo Dee Messina – March 10
Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2005 Jo Dee Messina's "My Give A Damn's Busted" video debuted on CMT?
It's true! Check out the video!
Here are 5 interesting facts about Jo Dee Messina.
- She was born on August 25, 1970, in Framingham, Massachusetts to Vincent and Mary Messina.
- Her musical influences growing up were Patsy Cline, Reba McEntire, and The Judds.
- By age 16 she was playing local clubs, singing while her brother and one sister provided backup on drums and guitar. The group continued performing until she graduated from high school.
- She worked various temp jobs, including computer programming and accounting while trying to make it in Nashville.
- She became involved with the Special Olympics after stumbling across an event while jogging. She has become an ambassador and performs at Special Olympics events in order to increase attendance.