Dwight Yoakam Overview

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Born: October 23, 1956

Born in Pikeville, Kentucky, Yoakam was the eldest of three children and spent most of his childhood in Ohio after his family moved there when he was two. Although music was always a part of his life, he participated in school plays throughout high school. He attended Ohio State University to study philosophy and history before the draw of his music became too great and he left for Nashville to seek his fortune. But Nashville didn't welcome his country music with open arms, so he decided to... See All

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