Brantley Gilbert is one of the most interesting and mysterious men in country music. The 'One Hell of an Amen' singer doesn't talk about his past much, preferring to write songs and sing about the events that led him to country music stardom. During this episode of 'You Think You Know Country?' we do the talking for him.

Gilbert grew up in Jefferson, Ga. and picked up the guitar at a young age. For a few years he was sneaking out to play bars, but that's not what his parents thought he was up to. Learn all about that, the near-tragedy that changed his life and the difference between Good Brantley and Bad Brantley now.

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