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After spending 20 years as one half of the highest selling duo in the history of Country music, Brooks & Dunn, Kix Brooks launched his solo music career in 2012. His debut Arista Nashville solo single "New To This Town" is currently climbing the Country radio charts.
Brooks is also the host of “American Country Countdown” which is an internationally syndicated radio program that counts down the top 40 country songs of the previous week, and owner of Arrington Vineyards, located south of Nashville, TN. Brooks has been married to his wife Barbara for 26 years and they have two children Molly and Eric.
"Louisianne" is a song that has been adopted as sort of a state anthem by many country music fans. No matter where you go you are likely to hear the lyrics of this song blaring through a set of speakers. From former LSU pitcher Alden Cartwright using it as his walk-out song to LSU Football creating their own video to the song and playing it in Tiger Stadium during football games to Drew Brees giving the song a shout out on YouTube to Mardi Gras parades all over the state, "Louisianne" has certainly found a pretty cool place in the hearts of country music fans all around Louisiana. Click the "View Archive" button below to read the story behind this song and others.View Archive