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Eric Church

Kenneth Eric Church was born on May 3, 1977 in Granite Falls, North Carolina. At 13, he bought a guitar and began writing songs of his own. By his senior year of high school, he had found a gig at a local bar, which occupied most of his time. He played many Jimmy Buffett cover songs and a few of his own original songs in some dive bars. Some of these places were so rough that he got into a few altercations from the stage. For a few years, the band played often in bars and restaurants throughout North Carolina. The band "Mountain Boys" consisted of his college roommate, brother, and a fellow guitarist.

Before moving to Nashville, Eric graduated from South Caldwell High School and then Appalachian State University with a degree in business. Upon graduation, Church became engaged with a Spanish teacher in Lenoir County. The future bride's father attempted to persuade Eric into a corporate career, which he rejected as an aspiring musician. She broke the engagement and he headed to Nashville with his father's financial backing. His father also provided the opportunity to make contacts, and more importantly, time to focus on developing his songwriting ability .


Eric toured with Rascal Flatts on the final leg of their "Me And My Gang" tour, which also featured Gary Allan, in 2006.
Eric's video for How 'Bout You reached number one on CMT.
If Eric could have a conversation with any dead country artist he would pick Waylon Jennings.
Eric's favorite city to visit while on tour is Seattle.
Eric's inspiration for Lightning came from watching The Green Mile.
Eric toured with Dierks Bentley on his "Locked and Loaded Tour" across Canada, which also featured Doc Walker in the beginning of 2007.
Eric graduated high school with a degree in marketing.
When Eric was four he stood on top of a table in a local restaurant and sang "Elvira" to one of the waitresses who rewarded him with change.
His parents were his inspiration for him to become a singer/song writer.
Eric's debut album was called "Sinners Like Me" which came out in 2006.
Eric Church graduated from Appalachian State University.
Eric used to be in the band called the Moutain Boys which consisted of Eric, his roommate, his brother, and another guitarist.
In high school Eric played many sports including golf, basketball, and baseball.
Eric Church taught himself how to play the guitar.
Eric was 13 when he started to write songs.

 

Country

Guys Like Me
Two Pink Lines
Creepin'
Drink In My Hand
Hell On The Heart
Homeboy
Like Jesus Does
Love Your Love The Most
Smoke A Little Smoke
Springsteen

Rock

Cold One
Give Me Back My Hometown
Like a Wrecking Ball
Talladega

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