Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 1979 Lee Brice wass born in Sumter, South Carolina?

It's true! He is known as an artist for such hits as "Love Like Crazy," "Hard To Love" and "I Drive Your Truck." He also wrote The Eli Young Band's "Crazy Girl" and Garth Brooks' "More Than A Memory".

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Here are 5 interesting facts about Lee Brice.

  • As a child, he learned to play the piano in addition to singing in church and writing his own songs and also played the guitar.
  • He entered and won three different talent contests in high school.
  • He attended Clemson University on a football scholarship. He played special teams as the long snapper, but, after an arm injury, he decided to focus on a country music career.
  • Besides his own material, he has co-written singles for Garth Brooks, Adam Gregory, Eli Young Band and Tim McGraw.
  • His younger brother, Lewis, was a contestant on Season 1 of Country Music Television's Can You Duet.