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When Wade Hayes burst on the scene in 1995, he quickly shot to the top of the charts with his first single and title track "Old Enough to Know Better" with his honky tonk style and his deep baritone. A few more hits followed, the ballads "I'm Still Dancin' With You" and "What I Meant to Say." The follow-up album, "On a Good Night," released 18 months ago, covered the same musical territory, but the disc did not do as well on the commercial front with the title track the biggest hit. ...
Most country fans know Columbia recording artist Wade Hayes from his number one hits, "Old Enough To Know Better," "I'm Still Dancin' With You," and his current hit, "What I Meant To Say," off his debut album "Old Enough To Know Better." However, the deep-voiced 26-year-old's history runs much deeper than that. Growing up in Bethel Acres, Okla. laid a strong foundation for Hayes' country roots. Adding to the foundation was the fact that his father, Don Hayes, was a professional musician who performed in honky tonks in and around his home town. ...