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Keith charts another number one

Monday, October 3, 2011 – Toby Keith has a new number 1 single, Made In America. The song, his 29th number 1 single, has topped the Country Aircheck/Mediabase, Billboard/BDS and Music Row charts. Keith takes over for Rodney Atkins' Take a Back Road.

"I've done so much patriotic stuff that I have people sending me and bringing me those kinds of ideas daily," Keith said. "And when I hear most of this stuff it's like, I've already done that. I've already done my warrior song - American Soldier. I've already done my battle cry - Courtesy Of The Red, White And Blue. I've already done my fun uptempo - American Ride."

Frequent Keith co-writer Bobby Pinson offered up an idea anyway. "We got to talking about how when we were kids, if your car broke down your dad could take a wrench, WD40, bailing wire and a screw driver and about fix it," Keith said. "We jumped on that, started writing. I just couldn't get past thinking that my old man was that old man."

The song is one of 11 new tracks on "Clancy's Tavern," which will be released globally Oct. 24. A Deluxe Edition also includes four extra songs that are covers recorded live at Toby's 2010 Incognito Bandito club show at The Fillmore in New York City.

The new chart will be released Thursday.


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