Toby Keith Never Wanted to Record ‘Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue’
Perhaps you've heard the story: a stewardess hands a record label executive a demo of Toby Keith's music, and days later, he scores a record deal. A few months later, he has a hit, and a few years later he's a superstar. It's a sexy story with a lot of unanswered questions, and it's not exactly true.
During this episode of You Think You Know Country? you'll learn who the airline attendant really was and how hard Keith worked prior to moving to Nashville. He spent nearly a decade hustling on his own, and once he signed he had to fight again and again for what he believed in. Strangely, the only time he didn't get to do what he wanted, he scored the biggest hit of his career.
Learn that story and find out why Keith refuses to join the NRA, even though he believes in much of what they stand for.
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