Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 1991 Joe Diffie picked up a #1 country single in Billboard with "If The Devil Danced (In Empty Pockets)"?

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Here are 5 interesting facts about Joe Diffie.

  • His middle name is Logan.
  • His first musical performance came at age four, when he performed in his aunt's country music band.
  • In high school, he played football, baseball and golf in addition to running track; in his senior year he was recognized as Best All-Around Male Athlete.
  • He earned college credits toward a medical degree, but ultimately dropped out.
  • He first worked in oil fields, then drove a truck that pumped cement out of oil wells in Alice, Texas, before he moved back to Duncan to work in a foundry.