His grandmother owned a small restaurant and young Toby was fascinated by the musicians. Sometimes he would play with the band. He was just eight years old when he got his first guitar.
Music as a career was not first and foremost. Toby played semi-pro football and worked as a derrick hand in the oil fields of Oklahoma, eventually becoming an operation manager.
He loved music, and promised himself if he didn’t have a recording contract by his thirtieth birthday, he would give up on the idea.
He got that contract and has since achieved twenty number one hits.
Join me next Saturday, June 23 at 9:20 for more with Toby Keith!
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