Country music superstar Toby Keith owes his career to a flight attendant. It was the early 1990's and Keith, in his early 30's, was on the verge of giving up on the music business. Unbeknownst to him, a flight attendant, and fan of his music, passed along one of his demo tapes to a record executive that was on a flight she was working. The executive liked Keith's sound and went to hear him perform live. The executive was so enamored by Keith that he signed him to a record deal. Keith's debut single was released in February of 1993. It was called "Should've Been A Cowboy" and it went to the top of the country singles chart. Meanwhile, his self-titled debut album went on to be certified platinum.
Keith was born in Clinton, Oklahoma in 1961, but his family moved... Read more