If you're like me, you love hearing how artists got their start before music was a full time career. Gary Allan, who these days, has no problem making chart topping hits, used to own a construction company, and work at a car dealership.
One very generous donation, and a flight to Nashville Gary Allan started his music career and is now one of the biggest names in the game.
Check out this video for the full story. Pretty darn cool.
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