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Toby Keith

Toby Keith

Oklahoma native Toby Keith Covel got his first guitar as a child and formed a band in his early 20s, but it took Keith until his 30s to start his country music career. Prior to moving to Nashville in the early 1990s, Keith worked in his home state’s oil fields and played high school, college and semi-pro football. He released his self-titled debut album on Mercury Records in 1993, and its first single, “Should’ve Been a Cowboy,” became his first No. 1. Since then, Keith’s ridden a consistent streak of Top 10 albums, 10 of which hit No. 1, and 20-plus No. 1 singles to country music superstardom. In 2005, he founded his own record label, Show Dog Nashville, which later merged with Universal South in 2009 to become Show Dog Universal. In 2008, Keith wrote and starred in ‘Beer for My Horses’, a comedy film based on his 2003 hit of the same name, a duet with Willie Nelson. An avid supporter of the troops, Keith has performed numerous USO Tours overseas. He also owns his own restaurant chain, I Love This Bar & Grill, a play on his 2003 single “I Love This Bar,” and has his own line of mezcal, Wild Shot.

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15 Years Ago: Toby Keith Hits No. 1 With ‘Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue’

On July 20, 2002, Toby Keith earned his ninth No. 1 single with his tune "Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue (The Angry American)."

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Story Behind the Song: Tyler Farr, ‘I Should Go to Church Sometime’

Tyler Farr tells The Boot the story behind his single "I Should Go to Church Sometime."

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Toby Keith Plans New Album, ‘The Bus Songs’

Toby Keith has announced a new album, and it might be NSFW.

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Eric Church, Dolly Parton and More Among 2017’s Highest-Paid Country Stars

'Forbes' magazine has released its 2017 list of the highest-paid country stars.

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13 Years Ago: Toby Keith Hits No. 1 With ‘Whiskey Girl’

On July 10, 2004, Toby Keith stormed to the top of the charts with his song "Whiskey Girl."

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Top 10 Toby Keith Songs

Toby Keith's songs are some of the most popular of the last two decades in country music.

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Toby Keith Named His Easy Money Band in Honor of His First Gig

Toby Keith's first show made such a lasting impression that he ended up naming his Easy Money Band after the memory.

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Top 5 Toby Keith Music Videos

Toby Keith videos are some of the most entertaining clips in country music.

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Country Stars Land on Forbes’ 2017 Highest-Paid Celebrities List

'Forbes' has released their 2017 list of the world's 100 highest-paid celebrities list, and seven country stars made the cut.

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Top 10 Patriotic Country Songs

Whether in times of war or peace, American anthems have been fan-favorite country songs for decades, and there are a slew of country tunes that proudly proclaim the beauty and benefits of the United States of America.

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