Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2004 Pat Green netted his first gold album, for "Wave On Wave"?

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Here are 5 things about Pat Green that you might not have known.

  • He was born in San Antonio, Texas.
  • His full name is Patrick Craven Green. (I love his middle name!)
  • He didn’t begin writing songs until he was 18 and didn’t start playing seriously until his college years.
  • His influences include native Texans like Robert Earl Keen and Jerry Jeff Walker.
  • His musical interest came from mother and father who performed in regional theaters.