Country Pop Bites: Toby Keith – July 20
Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2002 Toby Keith occupied the #1 position in Billboard with "Courtesy Of The Red, White And Blue?"
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Here are 5 interesting facts about Toby Keith.
- He received his first guitar when he was 8.
- He worked at a supper club run by his grandmother while he was in school. After he finished his work, the house band would allow him to join them on stage.
- He worked in the oil fields of Oklahoma after graduating high school.
- He met his wife, Tricia, in 1979 at a club where his band, Easy Money, was performing; they dated for three years before marrying.
- For two years during the early '80s, he played defensive end for the Oklahoma Drillers, a semipro team affiliated with the USFL's Oklahoma Outlaws.