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January 27, 1968

Tracy Lee Lawrence is born in Atlanta, Texas


May 21, 1991

Signs recording contract with Atlantic Records


October 28, 1991

Debut album, Sticks and Stones is released. Listen Here.

January 25, 1992

“Sticks and Stones” becomes Tracy’s first #1 single

March 9, 1993

Tracy’s sophomore album, Alibis is released

May 1, 1993

“Alibis” goes #1 on the country charts

May 11, 1993

Tracy wins Top New Male Vocalist at the 28th Annual Academy of Country Music awards


September 20, 1994

The I See It Now album is released, featuring some of Tracy’s biggest hits including “If The World Had a Front Porch” & “Texas Tornado” Listen Here.

January 23, 1996

Tracy’s Time Marches On album is released. “Time Marches On” will go on to be a career-defining song for Tracy.

March 18, 1997

Atlantic releases Tracy’s album The Coast is Clear, which includes the hits “Beter Man, Better Off” & “How a Cowgirls Says Goodbye” Listen Here.

March 25, 1997

Tracy releases “Better Man Better Off” as a single and cuts off his signature mullet for the official music video.

February 1, 2000

Tracy’s sixth studio album, Lessons Learned is released. Listen Here.

March 3, 2000

Time Marches On is certified double platinum by the RIAA. Listen Here.

October 13, 2003

“Paint Me A Birmingham” is released as a single and goes on to reach #4 in May 2004, Tracy’s first top five hit since “Lessons Learned” in 2000.


March 30, 2004

Tracy’s eighth studio album “Strong” is released. The album includes Tracy’s iconic hit “Paint Me A Birmingham.” Listen to the album here.

August 21, 2006

Tracy releases “Find Out Who Your Friends Are.” Radio stations across the country begin playing the song that features vocals from Tracy’s good friends, Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney. The song reached #1 on Billboard Country Music Chart in June 2007.


January 30, 2007

Tracy releases his ninth studio album, “For The Love” via his own label, Rocky Comfort Records.

August 16, 2007

Tracy enlists the help of more friends, George Jones and Darryl Worley for the official music video to accompany “Find Out Who Your Friends Are.”

June 9, 2009

Tracy releases The Rock, an album comprised of Christian music tracks. The Rock garnered Tracy his first GRAMMY nomination for Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album.

November 17, 2017

Tracy releases “Good Ole Days,” an album featuring some of his biggest hits as collaborations with fellow artists like Tim McGraw, Luke Combs, Luke Bryan and more.

October 12, 2018

Tracy releases a Christmas album titled Frozen In Time.

August 16, 2019

Tracy releases "Made In America."

April 23, 2021

Tracy releases Hindsight 2020 Volume 1: Stairway to Heaven Highway to Hell. The album is the first of a three volume set to be released in 2021 to celebrate Tracy's 30th year in the business.