Country Pop Bites: Trisha Yearwood – August 31
Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2007 Trisha Yearwood and R&B singer Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds shot an episode of "CMT Crossroads" at Belmont University's Curb Entertainment Center in Nashville?
It’s true! The set list included "How Do I Live," "Change The World" and "Walkaway Joe".
Check out this Trisha Yearwood video!
Here are 5 little known truths about Trisha Yearwood.
- Patricia Lynn Yearwood was born on September 19, 1964, in Monticello, Georgia, to Gwen, a teacher, and Jack, a banker.
- She grew up listening to the classic country sounds of Hank Williams and Patsy Cline, but really liked Southern rock bands like the Allman Brothers and the Eagles.
- She attended Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. While working toward a degree in business administration, Yearwood interned as a receptionist for MTM Records. She graduated in 1987 and was hired as a full-time employee.
- She recorded a handful of demo tapes and worked as a backup singer for some up-and-coming artists, most notably, her future husband, Garth Brooks.
- She began an acting career in earnest, landing a multi-season recurring role on CBS's "JAG."