If you’re one of those fans who loves Justin Moore’s “beer-drinking songs,” as he calls them, don’t worry. His brand-new album serves up a few of them, and a lot more including his new hit song, “Stray Dogs”.
I was born in Kentucky and grew up on a farm until we moved to Florida when I was six. My first introduction to fishing was freshwater fishing, and then when we moved to Sarasota, and I was introduced to saltwater fishing.
Michael Hardy was raised in Philadelphia, Mississippi, somewhere in the endless sea of pine trees and magnolias north of I-20 between Meridian and Jackson. Look it up on Google maps, and you’ll have to click three times before you see a city name you recognize.
After standing on stage for more than 2,500 shows, Whiskey Myers’ frontman Cody Cannon admits to approaching life on the road with blinders on. No matter where the band stops, Cannon has one job: rock out for two hours and give the fans a high-energy performance before heading to the next town to do it all over again.
This was my first indication that Michael Waddell—champion turkey caller-turned hunting show host—was every bit the guy you see cleaning his own kills on TV. He’s a diligent, honest, legitimate southern boy who despite his success still values hard work and doing the job right. Even if that means doing all the work himself.
Joe Nichols looks out at his smiling audiences these days and sees lots of lips moving. It’s a great feeling to see his fans singing along with his latest hit song, which is basically a three-minute reminder that it’s OK to enjoy life. His upbeat “Good Day for Living” has a simple message that even Nichols seems to be taking to heart.
My dad is a police officer—this year he has 32 years on the job, so I grew up in a police world. It was everything that I knew. My dad’s partner and his family would come over to our house, and it really felt like one big family. I loved seeing how close they were.
Drake White -the optimist- proves that second chances are sometimes the best kind. When he was 12 years old, Drake White was faced with a choice: Hit the Coosa River with his grandfather for the crappie bite or join his buddies for a birthday party and video games.
Jake Herak, a star of the History channel’s Mountain Men series, discovered his life’s ambition when he was still in kindergarten. It came one day while the six-year-old was watching Jeremiah Johnson, a 1972 film starring Robert Redford as a 19th-century war veteran who reinvents himself as a gritty survivor high in the Rocky Mountains.
KEVIN HOLLAND: the only publicly known member of both SEAL Team Eight, Naval Special Warfare Development Group (Red Squadron), and the U.S. Army Special Mission Unit 1st SFOD-Delta. America’s ace in the hole.
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