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America’s Man. Early Life. Real name is Toby Keith . Covel. Born July 8, 1961. Early interest in music. . Early activities. . Career Beginnings. First gigs. . Early Work.. Conflict of interests.. Other career options. . ID: 511076

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Toby Keith

America’s Man

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Early Life

Real name is Toby Keith

Covel

Born July 8, 1961

Early interest in music.

Early activities.

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Career Beginnings

First gigs.

Early Work.

Conflict of interests.

Other career options.

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Discovery

Discovery =Luck + Networking.

Helping hands.

First record label.

First Hit

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The first sign of Attitude

Rocky beginnings.

Other options.

Another hit song.

Album of the Year.

First signs of attitude.

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Gaining Momentum

Continued success.

Keith was critical of his own music.

Experience made him a better performer.

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Steady Career Progression

Keith writes all of his own musicConsistent productionHe also knows his audience

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Four main themes

Keith sets himself apart in the music industry by sticking to four popular themesComedyPatriotismAlcoholBlue Collar

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Comedy via Music

Red Solo Cup

Taliban Song

Trailorhood

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Songs for the Soldiers

American Soldier

Be proud of the men in uniform

The Angry American

Be angry in response of attack

The Taliban Song

A comedic look at the life of a terrorist

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Bar Songs

Red Solo CupI Love this BarWhiskey GirlBeer for the Horses. Beers Ago

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Blue Collar Music

Made in AmericaTrailorhoodBullets in the Gun

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Bullets in the Gun.

Written by Toby Keith

Written in 2010

Acoustic Guitar – Toby Keith

Acoustic Guitar – Pat Bergeson

Electric Guitar – Tom

Bukovac

Bass Guitar – Kevin

Grantt

Drums – Chad Cromwell

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Listening Guide: Bullets in the Gun

Introduction:

Banjo and guitars. Quiet beginning.

Chorus:

Powerful instruments. Increased tempo.

Second verse

is faster than the first. Guitar combo is signature.

The

Second verse

is the peak of the song. Loudest instruments.

Slow

third verse

is excellent use of rise and fall of rhythm.

Final chorus:

energetic ending fades to the end.

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I Love this Bar

Written in 2003 by Toby Keith

Co-written by Scotty

Emerick

Shok’n

Yall

album

Acoustic Guitar – Toby Keith

Electric Guitar – Brent Mason

Bass Guitar - Mike

Brignardello

Acoustic Guitar – Larry

Byrom

Steel Guitar – Paul Franklin

Drums – Owen Hale

Five weeks at the No. 1 Spot of the Country Music Billboard

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Listening Guide: I Love this Bar.

Much slower song

First verse

is slow with guitars and light percussion.

Chorus

the faster part of the song.

Second verse

brings out the banjo and more.

Final chorus

: the drummer brings the beat and a guitar solo here.

Final verse

keeps the volume up, guitars add a little.

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American Soldier

Also from

Shock’n

Yall

Written in 2003

Written b Toby Keith and Chuck Cannon

Produced by DreamWorks

Acoustic Guitar - Toby Keith

Acoustic Guitar – Larry

Byrom

Electric Guitar – Brent Mason

Bass Guitar – Mike

Brignardello

Steel Guitar – Paul Franklin

Piano – Clayton Ivey

Drums – Own Hale

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Listening Guide: American Soldier

Piano, violins, and two acoustic guitars open this song.

Electric guitar joins the song halfway into the verse.

Chorus:

more beat please? Several guitars come together here.

No second verse to be heard.

Repeat chorus

: sort-of-solo from a guitar and climax in the song.

Marching drums and piano close the song.

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Attitude off the Stage

Plain-spoken and unafraidFeuds with the Dixie ChixRolling StonesSpeaks openly about his relationship with his familyEx-wivesDating Daughters

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Toby’s Helping Hand

Fame and fortune have not gone to Keith’s head.Volunteer EffortsHome in Oklahoma City for kids with cancer so they don’t have to travel so far for treatment.Make a Wish FoundationYearly USO tours for the militaryConcerts for tornado victims

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Other Projects for Toby

Mr. Keith now runs his own record label, Show Dog UniversalHe owns a restaurant, I Love this Bar and Grill.Toby Keith’s Wild Shot MezcalOwn’s 10% of Taylor Swift’s record label.

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The Next Line of Keiths

Daughters is a college graduate and is breaking into country music industry

Son is an All American football player

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Success

16 original album 5 Greatest Hits albumsTakes in up to $1million in concert revenue per city playedForbe’s Highest Paid Country Singer

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Bibliography

http://www.biography.com/people/toby-keith-16549809?page=1

http://www.cmt.com/artists/toby-keith/biography/

http://www.countryweekly.com/news/toby-keith-country-musics-500-million-man

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5eD0tX0XD9E

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6E-HzcmRYnA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uv_udzPBUYI

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