Good Friday, country music fans!

Russ Dixon
Russ Dixon

April 29, 1943 is the birth date of singer Duane Allen, born in Taylortown, Texas.  Allen is a member of Country Music Hall of Fame members, the Oak Ridge Boys.

Born in 1977, songwriter Ashley Gorley.  Gorley is the songwriter behind such hits as "Good Girl" by Carrie Underwood and "American Saturday Night" by Brad Paisley.

While entertaining US troops in the Middle East in 2011, Toby Keith hunkers down in a bunker when mortars explode very close by.

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