Contact Us

Emily Robertson, Marc Fortney Welcome Baby Tug

Angela Weiss, Getty Images For PEOPLE Magazine

Emily Robertson is a first time mom! The Carter’s Chord member gave birth to a baby boy on Oct. 19. Emily’s husband, Marc “Butter” Fortney, formerly of Trailer Choir, told Taste of Country that they decided on the name Tug for their son.

“We loved the name Tug. Obviously, Tug McGraw is the only Tug we know, and I am a huge baseball fan, so it just worked for him,” the proud dad said. “I’m a pretty big dreamer and wide thinker, and (fatherhood) exceeded anything I could be ready for. It’s something sweeter than I ever thought it could be and feel like.”

Tug weighed in at 7 pounds and measured 20 inches long on his birthday. Although Trailer Choir has broken up, Tug’s dad has been busy co-writing songs for Toby Keith and working on his own musical project with Rattlecan. Right now though, his focus is on diapers.

“I’m the second diaper changer. You know how you have a producer? Well I’m the second engineer!”

Watch Carter Chord’s “A Little Less Comfortable” Video

See Photos of New Musical Parents

%VIRTUAL-MultiGallery-153098|169323|168491%

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Best of The Boot

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://theboot.com using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Register on The Boot quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a member? Sign up here

Register on The Boot quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!