Luke Bryan reaches a goal - playing the Opry
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Luke Bryan reaches a goal - playing the Opry

Wednesday, April 11, 2007 – Luke Bryan realized one of his dreams Friday night when he made his debut at the Grand Ole Opry. Bryan performed "We Rode In Trucks" and his debut single "All My Friends Say" from his upcoming Capitol Records Nashville debut album "I'll Stay Me," due out in August.

The Georgia native had about 85 friends and family who drove in from Florida, South Carolina and Georgia in the audience.

Before he launched in to "All My Friends Say," Bryan told the story of how he and his guitar player Michael Carter found their way in to the Grand Ole Opry House as part of a tour group by mistake. They thought the Opry House was just open to anyone until they noticed everyone in the group was wearing wristbands so they quietly snuck away from the group and went down to sit in the front row. They sat there in the quiet looking around not saying a word to each other for an hour.

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