Trace Adkins Overview

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Born: January 13, 1962

Born in Sarepta, Louisiana, county singer Trace Adkins (full name: Tracy Darrell Adkins) first toiled as an oil rig worker before deciding to try his luck as a country singer. He was a member of a gospel musical group in high school, having been taught to play guitar by his father Aaron, a mill worker. Trace moved to Nashville in the early 1990s, where he was discovered by the president of Capitol Records Nashville while performing at a pub. His debut album, "Dreamin' Out Loud," was released in... See All

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