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In Remembrance of Toby Keith

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Toby Keith, the country music singer, died peacefully with surrounding family Monday, February 5th at 62 years old.

Toby Keith Cover was born July 8, 1961. He grew up in Moore, Oklahoma. Toby Keith got his first guitar at 8 years old. After graduating from high school, he worked with his father in oil fields. Toby Keith started a group with his buddies called the Easy Money Band.¬†A fan of his slipped Toby Keith’s demo tape into Harold Shedd, a producers, bag. After this, he began to evolve in his singing career.

Toby Keith was one of the biggest stars to come from Nashville in 3 decades. He is known for the songs, “Red Solo Cup,” released in 2011. “Who’s your daddy,” released in 2008. One more song is, “The Courtesy of the Red, White, and Blue,” also released in 2008.

Toby Keith signed his first record label in 1993. In his lifetime, more than 60 of his singles reached the country chart, including 20 number 1 hits. He sold more than 40 million albums worldwide. He was inducted to the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2015.

Toby Keith announced in 2022 that he had been diagnosed with stomach cancer. He said he was being treated with chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery. Toby Keith had a recent interview and stated, “Cancer is a roller coaster,” “You just sit here and wait on it to go away – it may not ever go away.”

Unfortunately, Toby Keith’s cancer did not go away, and took his life away from him. This is a very sad reality, but happens a lot with cancer. Listen to a Toby Keith song today, and think about the mark he left to this world!

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