This raucous honky-tonk duo comprises Eddie Montgomery (Gerald Edward Montgomery, 30 September 1963, Lancaster, Kentucky, USA; vocals/guitar) and Troy Gentry (b. 5 April 1967, Lexington, Kentucky, USA; vocals/guitar). Eddie is the brother of country star, John Michael Montgomery. Their parents toured as Harold Montgomery And The Kentucky River Express and when Eddie was 13, he replaced his mother as the acts drummer. Gentry wanted to be a singer ever since first hearing Randy Travis, but he went to university, majoring in marketing and business management. In the early 90s Montgomery and Gentry worked together with John Michael as Young Country, then Gentry, as a solo performer, won the Jim Beam National Talent Contest in 1994. He opened for several country stars before forming Deuce with Eddie Montgomery. The duo, subsequently renamed Montgomery Gentry, won plaudits for their 1999 debut Tattoos & Scars, which includes the great honky-tonk tracks...
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