Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2011 Zac and Shelly Brown had a daughter, Joni Mason Brown, at their home in the Atlanta area?

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It’s true! Check out the video for “Toes” where they were in the studio with Big D and Bubba.

Here are 5 other little known facts about Zac Brown.

  • He was raised in Dahlonega, Georgia, the 11th of 12 children.
  • He learned to play classical guitar at age 7.
  • As a teenager, he played solo gigs in local venues, doing country and pop cover songs.
  • He attended summer camp, and worked with mentally and physically challenged kids.
  • In 2004, he opened a music club and restaurant with his father, where the fare was southern-style cooking.