Watch Toby Keith And Sammy Hagar Perform ‘Rum Is The Reason’ Together
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In a heartfelt conversation, country star Toby Keith and rock legend Sammy Hagar sat down to chat about their love for music and songwriting. Toby shared how his childhood love for music, spanning various genres from country to rock, laid the foundation for his songwriting journey.
One of Toby’s biggest hits, “Should’ve Been a Cowboy,” marked a turning point in his career, propelling him to fame. He explained how this breakthrough allowed his music to reach a wider audience and allowed him to share more of his songs.
As Toby and Sammy strolled through Toby’s hometown in Oklahoma, they paused at Hollywood Corner, a charming relic of the past—a gas station turned diner with a rich history. Toby shared anecdotes from his youth, highlighting the importance of preserving the heritage of such places in a rapidly changing world.
When Rum Fuels a Song
They then talked about their song, “Rum Is The Reason,” a vibrant tribute to the spirit of adventure and friendship that can be found over a bottle of rum. Toby and Sammy played the song with passion, bringing it to life with their well-balanced harmonies and mutual love of creating music.
As the day came to a close, Toby and Sammy raised a toast to their friendship and the shared love of music that bonds them. Their camaraderie serves as a reminder of the unifying force of music in a world that often feels divided.