Before Ronnie and Kix worked together, things didn’t work out as solo recording artists. Tim DuBois, a Nashville-based music executive for Arista record company, told them they should try composing together (Fabian). He liked both of their music separately but thought they could be great as a duo. They hit it off together right away during their first single, “Brand New Man”, which soon became a number one hit. They wanted something Western like a George Strait band, but also something that rocked. They sure got that in almost every song they wrote.
Even though the two singers had very different qualities, both singing and performing, it worked out quite well and they were quite successful. The two singers were very different from each other but they never wanted to change that. One didn’t force the other to be more like them. This made the duo very unique. They didn’t want to change who they were. That is how the public knew them. One of ...
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...ike Brooks and Dunn had done. I think it’s neat that even though things were popular a long time ago they are brought back time and time again through music. Whether it be songs, dances, music, events or memories, it’s nice to have something to remember.
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Fabian, Shelly. "Brooks and Dunn Biography." About.Com Country Music. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 Dec. 2013.
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Mansfield, Brian. "You can call Brooks & Dunn Done & Done after final tour." USA Today. N.p., 6 Dec. 2009. Web. 2 Dec. 2013.
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