Tracy Lawrence

Genres: Comedy Country & Bluegrass
Descriptive "tags": country tracy lawrence modern country traditional country Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Biography

27 January 1968, Atlanta, Texas, USA. The son of a banker, Lawrence was raised in Foreman, Arkansas, and sang in the church choir. He started working in honky tonks when he was 17 years old and moved to Nashville in 1990. He recorded his first album and the future looked bright until, on May 31 1991, he and his girlfriend were accosted by four thugs in a hotel parking lot. He suffered gunshot wounds and his album was put on hold for five months while he recovered. Sticks And Stones sold over 500, 000 copies and he had country hits with the Billboard chart-topping title track, ‘Today’s Lonely Fool’, ‘Runnin’ Behind’ and ‘Somebody Paints The Wall’.

In 1993, Lawrence enjoyed a hat trick of number 1s, ‘Alibis’, ‘Can’t Break It To My Heart’ and ‘My Second Home’ (the video for which served as a Who’s Who of New Country music). The following year Lawrence released I See...

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