Montgomery Gentry is an American country music duo, founded by singers Eddie Montgomery and Troy Gentry, both natives of Kentucky, United States. They began performing together in the 1990s as part of two different bands with Montgomery’s brother, John Michael Montgomery. Although Gentry won a talent contest in 1994, he reunited with Eddie Montgomery after Gentry was unable to find a solo record deal, and Montgomery Gentry was formed in 1999. The duo is known for its Southern rock influences, and collaborated with Charlie Daniels, Toby Keith, Five for Fighting, and members of The Allman Brothers Band. Montgomery Gentry released six studio albums for Columbia Records’ Nashville division: Tattoos & Scars, Carrying On, My Town, You Do Your Thing, Some People Change, and Back When I Knew It All, and a Greatest Hits package.
About Troy Gentry
One half of the Kentucky-born country duo Montgomery Gentry with Eddie Montgomery. They have released half a dozen successful studio albums since they began playing together in the early 1990s.
In the early 1990s, he began playing in a number of bands with partner Eddie and Eddie’s brother, John Michael Montgomery. After he failed to secure a solo record deal when he won a talent contest in 1994, he formed Montgomery Gentry in 1999.
In 2000, Montgomery Gentry won the title of Top New Vocal Duo from the Academy of Country Music.
After marrying Angie McClure in 1999, they gave birth to a daughter named Kaylee in 2002. He also has a daughter named Taylor from a previous marriage.
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