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Kix Brooks

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12, 1955
Shreveport, LA
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12, 1955 (age 64)
Shreveport, LA


Born Leon Eric Brooks, he is one half of the country duo Brooks and Dunn alongside his partner Ronnie Dunn. They had a collaboration that lasted for twenty years, until 2010. In 2019, they were selected for the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Before Fame

He went to Louisiana Tech University as a theatre arts major and worked on an oil pipeline in Alaska one summer.


He returned to a solo career in 2012 with the release of New to This Town.

Family Life

His father pushed him to act on his dreams of being a musician and he started his career as a staff songwriter at Tree Publishing. He had a son named Eric with his wife Barbara, whom he married in 1981.

Associated With

He collaborated with Joe Walsh on the song "New to This Town."