"Tracy Byrd" (born on December 17, 1966 in Beaumont, Texas) is a country music singer. He was raised in Vidor, Texas and was a student in the Vidor, Texas public school system. Byrd's first three albums sold over 3 million copies.
His first No. 1 single was 1993's "Holdin' Heaven," although many of his fans consider his follow-up hits "The Keeper of the Stars" (1995) and "I'm From the Country" (1998) the bigger hits. Byrd finally scored his second No. 1 hit in the fall of 2002, with "Ten Rounds With Jose Cuervo." He is also known for covering several 1970s-era hits for country music legend Johnny PayCheck, including "Someone to Give My Love To" (1993, Byrd's second chart hit) and "Don't Take Her She's All I Got" (1997).
Byrd is the National Spokesperson for Special Olympics International for the Country Music Association. He developed a crank bait fishing lure called ''The Lifestyles Of The Not So Rich & Famous" after his song of the same name marketed by ''Norman Lures''. For every one of the lures sold Byrd donates ten cents to the Special Olympics.
* ''Tracy Byrd'' (1993)
* ''No Ordinary Man'' (1994)
* ''Love Lessons'' (1995)
* ''Big Love'' (1996)
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