"Josh Turner" (born November 20, 1977 in Hannah, South Carolina) is an American country music singer. Turner possesses a very distinctive bass voice.
Growing up in church, Josh Turner sang baritone and bass parts in the choir. Turner moved to Nashville after high school to pursue a career in music and attend Belmont University.
He debuted on the Grand Ole Opry on December 21, 2001 and sang a song he had written himself, "Long Black Train." The audience raved over Josh and the track, sealing its fate as a future hit.
In June of 2003, Josh married Jennifer Ford. The two met at Belmont University and were married four months to the day before the release of Josh's first album. http://www.joshturner.com/pages/josh.htm
Josh and Jennifer are expecting their first son this October.
In 2003, Turner released his debut album, ''Long Black Train''. Prior to its release, Turner had released 7" vinyl singles of "She'll Go On You" and "Long Black Train." Both singles featured ''Long Black Train'' album track "Backwoods Boy" as a B-side. "She'll Go On You" didn't garner much if any attention. "Long Black Train" went on to be a hit single.
In 2004, the alb...
|Born||November 20, 1977|
|Origin||Hannah, South Carolina|