Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 1986 Randy Travis scored his first #1 single in Billboard with "On The Other Hand"?

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Here are 5 little known facts about Randy Travis.

  • Randy Traywick was the second of six children born to Harold and Bobby Traywick on May 4, 1959, in Marshville, North Carolina.
  • He grew up on a farm where he learned to train horses and work cattle.
  • He dropped out of school and briefly held a job as a construction worker.
  • He was on the verge of being sent to prison at 18 years old for assault, breaking and entering, as well as other misdemeanor charges.
  •  Elizabeth Hatcher, a manager of a nightclub where he performed in Charlotte, North Carolina, became Randy's legal guardian.