2015 Stagecoach California's Country Music Festival - Day 1
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Today we are spotlighting an artist whose 2012 debut album Up All Night, was the top selling debut country album for all of 2012 and 2013. An artist whose journey to Nashville took him first to our fiftieth state, where he surfed, backpacked and wrote songs.

Kip Moore is not your every day country star. His rode to Nashville was not a strait ride from Tifton, GA to Music City, it first took a detour to Hawaii, where he headed in 2000, after attending Wallace State College. Moore lived in a hut, spent his days surfing, backpacking and writing songs, performing around the island at night. After a year or so in paradise, Moore packed up and headed back to the mainland, finding himself in Nashville in 2004.

Soon after arriving in Music City, Moore signed his first publishing deal. Producer Brett James was a big part of Moore landing a writing deal, and when he signed with MCA Nashville in 2011, Moore made sure James came along as his producer. Moore's 2012 debut album Up All Night, received platinum certification, producing 3 top-10 hits, including the singer's lone to-date #1 single,

The 2015 Stagecoach California's Country Music Festival
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"Somethin' 'Bout a Truck". And while his two follow up albums (2015's Wild Ones and Slowheart, which was released Sept 8th) haven't achieved the same success as his debut effort, his most recent single, the lead for Slowheart, did give Moore his 4th top-10 hit of his career, "More Girls Like You".

Today we bring the second single from Slowheart in our spotlight. Brought to you by All American Super Car Wash of Lawton, Kip Moore and "Last Shot" is today's Catch of the Day, new music you haven't heard, but you'll wanna hear it again.

Text today’s key word to 580 353-1013, you’ll be entered into a drawing for a $25 gift card from All American Super Car Wash of Lawton, presenting the Catch of the Day on Oklahoma’s Best Country KLAW101.

Today’s Key Word: “SHOT”


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