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Who was Tyler Farr's inspiration?

by Paul Heling

Tyler Farr has always been in the music scene. CMT reports Farrs stepfather actually played lead guitar for country legend George Jones.

At age 16, Farr watched Jones perform from the side of the stage and recalls thats when he knew he wanted to be a country singer. After high school he made the move to Nashville. There he landed a job at Tootsies Orchid Lounge. As an employee he took the stage a few nights a week to showcase his talent.

Later, Farr attracted the notice of singer-songwriter Rhett Atkins. Together the pair wrote with several of the best song writers in Nashville. Farr wrote Hey Yall for Colt Ford. His song writing ultimately helped Farr land his recording contract with Sony Music Nashvilles BNA Records.

Catch Tyler Farr singing his hit "Redneck Crazy" at this years Country USA.