Travis Tritt At Grand Ole Opry Country Music Show - Nashville
Grammy-winning country artist Travis Tritt was born in February of 1963 in Marietta, Georgia. Tritt began singing and playing music at an early age, singing in his church’s Sunday school choir and teaching himself how to play guitar when he was eight years old. In high school, he began writing his own music and soon after founded a bluegrass group with his friends. The group won second place at a local tournament, playing “Mammas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys.” Also as a teenager, Tritt began playing in local clubs. In 1987, Warner Bros.’ Nashville division signed Tritt on to a recording contract. For the next five years, Tritt would release a string of successful songs and truly make a name for himself in country music. In 1992, he would join the ranks of the Grand Ole Opry.