Trace Adkins

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Horror Music Videos & Concerts Television Westerns
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Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Biography

13 January 1962, Sarepta, Louisiana, USA. Before entering the entertainment world and the Nashville music community, Trace Adkins was employed as an oil-rigger. What some critics have labelled his ‘blue-collar authenticity’ was first conveyed to audiences on the honky-tonk circuit on his evenings off work. This eventually led him to Nashville and a meeting with Scott Hendricks of Capitol Records. Adkins became Hendricks’ first signing. Hendricks also served as co-producer of Adkins’ 1996 debut album, Dreamin’ Out Loud. This was promoted by the release of three successful singles - ‘Every Light In The House’, ‘I Left Something Turned On At Home’, and the number 1 hit ‘(This Ain’t) No Thinkin’ Thing’. By February 1997 the album had reached the Billboard Top 100, despite strong competition from an emerging new generation of Nashville singer-songwriters. Adkins’ profile was increased by singing the...

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