Can You Guess Which Country Artist This Kid Grew Up to Be?
By the time this young man became a country superstar he’d fixed the gap-toothed smile that marks this decades-old photograph. Here he is in black and white at age 10. It’d be another 15 years before he began to leave his impression on the country music world. That wouldn’t come until after he’d started a family and after he’d served in the U.S. military.
Can you guess which country artist this kid grew up to be? The overalls hint that the boy may have grown up on a farm… a cotton farm perhaps. Music was always his calling, and he grew up singing with his mother while listening to bands like the Carter Family on the radio. Click the button below to find out if your guess is right and to see more photos of country stars as kids.