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Kid Rock

Kid Rock performs for military men and women as part of a USO show onboard Camp Phoenix.
Background information
Birth name Robert James Ritchie
Born January 17, 1971 (1971-01-17) (age 39)
Romeo, Michigan, U.S.
Genres Rock, hip hop, country
Occupations Musician, singer-songwriter, actor, rapper
Instruments Vocals, guitar, bass, banjo, Dobro, steel guitar, piano, keyboards, drums, percussion, harmonica, turntables
Years active 1990–present
Labels Atlantic, Jive, Top Dog, Continuum Records
Associated acts Hank Williams, Jr., Lynyrd Skynyrd, Eminem, Joe C., R. Kelly, Ludacris, Uncle Kracker, Paradime, Five star Carnie, The Beast Crew, Run-DMC, Nickelback
Website www.KidRock.com
.Robert James Ritchie (born January 17, 1971), known by his stage name Kid Rock, is an American singer-songwriter and rapper with five Grammy Award nominations.^ Birthname: Robert James Ritchie Nationality: American Born: Jan 17 1971 (39 years old) .
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^ Born Robert James Ritchie, has been nominated for five...
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^ Two Grammy award nominations ensued.
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.Kid Rock is known for music that incorporates elements of hip hop, rap metal, blues rock, southern rock, funk and country music.^ Personally I am into hip hop or rap but Kid Rock is awesome.

^ Most of his music has had a southern rock feel to it.
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^ They are a well-known outfit that fuses rap, southern rock, hard rock, country and blues.
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.Kid Rock released several studio albums that mostly went unnoticed before his 1998 record Devil Without a Cause, released with Atlantic Records, sold 11 million albums behind the hits, "Bawitdaba","Cowboy," and "Only God Knows Why". In 2000, he released The History of Rock which was a compilation of remixed and remastered versions of songs from his previous albums as well as the single, "American Bad Ass". In 2001, he released the follow up, Cocky.^ Devil Without a Cause (1998, Lava) .
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^ Kid Rock} was also released in a clean version with the profanities omitted.
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^ Allison Moorer remade the song for the single version after Kid Rock released the song against his label’s wishes.

.After a slow start, his country-flavored hit "Picture" with Sheryl Crow resurrected the album and it went gold as a single and pushed the album's sales to more than 5 million.^ The single " Picture " was certified gold.

^ Kid Rock hit the Top 40 with Sheryl Crow with " Picture ."

^ After a slow start, his country-flavored hit "Picture" with Sheryl Crow resurrected the album and it went gold as a single and pushed the album's sales to more than 5 million.
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.It was followed by 2003's self-titled release, which failed to chart a major hit.^ It was followed by 2003's self-titled release, which failed to chart a major hit.
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^ It was followed by 2003's Kid Rock, which failed to chart a major hit.
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^ His 2003 self-titled release failed to chart a major hit.
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.In 2006 he released Live Trucker , a live album.^ Live Trucker Released: 2006 .
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^ Live albums: Live Trucker .
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^ In 2006 he released Live Trucker , a live album.
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In 2007 Kid Rock released Rock N Roll Jesus, which produced a hit in "All Summer Long." It was his first worldwide smash hit, charting #1 in eight countries across Europe and Australia.[1][2] Rock N Roll Jesus would go on to sell 5 million albums worldwide including being certified triple platinum in the US.
He has sold 22 million albums to date in the United States, which currently ranks him as the 99th best selling music artist of all time in the U.S.

Contents

Musical career

Early years

.Kid Rock grew up on an apple orchard in Romeo, Michigan, and his father was a wealthy car dealer.^ Kid Rock Beer will save Michigan.
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^ Kid Rock grew up on an apple orchard in Romeo, Michigan and his father was a wealthy car dealer.
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^ Occupation(s) Instrument(s) Musical career Grits Sandwiches for Breakfast Kid Rock grew up on an apple orchard farm in Romeo, Michigan and his father was a wealthy car dealer.

.His parents would entertain guests with Bobby singing covers of Jim Croce, Johnny Cash and Bob Seger at their barn parties.^ His parents would entertain guests with Bobby singing covers of Jim Croce , Johnny Cash and Bob Seger at their barn parties.
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^ His parents would entertain guests with Bobby singing covers of Jim Croce, Johnny Cash and Bob Seger at their barn parties.
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^ Kid Rock would appear on Bob Seger’s much anticipated album, Face The Promise, on a Vince Gill cover of "Real Mean Bottle," a tribute to country legend Merle Haggard.

.However, by the time the 1980s began hip-hop had emerged, and a late-night TV performance by the Fat Boys had Bobby hooked.^ However, by the time the 1980s began hip-hop had emerged, and a late-night TV performance by the Fat Boys had Bobby hooked.
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^ However, by the time the 1980s began, hip-hop had emerged, and a late-night TV performance by the Fat Boys had Bobby hooked.
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^ He learned to breakdance, grew in a high-top fade and began performing as Rap-Rock act in a style similar to the Beastie Boys ' "License To Ill".
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.He became immersed in hip hop with groups like Run-DMC, Beastie Boys, Whodini, Too Short and Eric B. & Rakim.^ He became immersed in hip hop with groups like Run DMC, Beastie Boys, Whodini, Too Short and Erik B and Rakim.
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^ He became immersed in hip hop with groups like Run-DMC, Beastie Boys, Whodini, Too Short and Eric B. & Rakim.
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^ DEVIL WITHOUT A CAUSE will appeal to both rock fans in search of something different and hip-hop listeners who like a little rock in their rap.
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.At age eleven he joined a breakdance crew (referred to as b-boy), called the Furious Funkers.^ At age eleven he joined a breakdance crew (referred to as b-boy), called the Furious Funkers.
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^ His career began when he was just 11, when he was a member of the b-boy group, called the 'The Furious Funkers'.
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^ Ritchie's career began at age 11 when he danced at a mall for the fun of it as a member of the b-boy group The Furious Funkers.
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.They would dance anywhere they could for money.^ They would dance anywhere they could for money.
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^ I think kid’s was to make a good music (I like it anyway) and the industries make it into commercial profit anywhere they could.
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^ If its cause was truly just, they would not need to use shock tactics and they could act like a credible non-profit organization.
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.He saved up his money to buy a cheap belt-driven turntable, and he taught himself how to work the tables.^ He saved up his money to buy a cheap belt-driven turntable and he taught himself how to work the tables.
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^ He saved up his money to buy a cheap belt-driven turntable, and he taught himself how to work the tables.
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^ He saved up his money to buy a cheap beltdriven turntable and he taught himself how to work the tables.

.In high school, Ritchie DJed at parties for beer.^ In high school, Ritchie DJed at parties for beer.
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^ By the age of 11 Kid Rock was already in a band, rapping for The Furious Funkers and DJing parties at High School.
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^ When he reached high school, he developed a reputation for serving as a DJ at parties.
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He eventually joined Bo Wisdom of Groove Time Productions, in Mt. .Clemens, Michigan to perform basement parties for thirty dollars a night.^ Clemens, Michigan to perform basement parties for thirty dollars a night.
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^ Ritchie eventually left home and moved to the housing projects in Mount Clemens, Michigan, where he took his turntables to basement parties hoping for a chance to play.

^ Jennifer Hudson practiced for Saturday night's Clive Davis party, where she'll be performing a duet with a surprise guest before taking the stage again Sunday.
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.It was then that he was given his stage name; club goers dubbed him with the moniker "Kid Rock" after they had enjoyed watching "that white kid that can rock."^ It was then that he was given his stage name; club goers dubbed him with the moniker "Kid Rock" after they had enjoyed watching "that white kid that can rock."
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^ It was then that he was given his stage name; club goers dubbed him with the moniker "Kid Rock" after they had enjoyed watching "that white kid rock."
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^ It was then that he was given his stage name; club goers dubbed him with the moniker "Kid Rock" after they had enjoyed watching "that white kid can rock."
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.Rock started rapping and joined a local hip hop group, The Beast Crew.^ Hip hop, country, rock, rap metal .
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^ In addition to DJing, Rock started rapping and joined hip hop group The Beast Crew comprised of The Blackman, Champtown, KDC, Crisp and Doc Rounce Cee.
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^ Rock started rapping and joined a local hip hop group, The Beast Crew.
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.They were composed of The Blackman, Champtown, KDC, Crisp and Doc Rounce Cee.^ Doc Rounce Cee "And The Groove Time Posse" (scratches) .

^ They were composed of The Blackman, Champtown, KDC, Crisp and Doc Rounce Cee.
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^ In addition to DJing, Rock started rapping and joined a local hip hop group The Beast Crew they were composed of The Blackman, Champtown, KDC, Crisp and Doc Rounce Years active Label(s) Associated acts Website Robert James Ritchie (born January 17, 1971), known by his stage name Kid Rock, is an American rapper and singer-songwriter with five Grammy Award nominations.

.Rock became friends with producer D-Nice of the legendary hip-hop group Boogie Down Productions.^ Rock also became friends with producer D-Nice of the legendary hip-hop group Boogie Down Productions.
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^ Rock became friends with producer D-Nice of the legendary hip-hop group Boogie Down Productions.
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^ In addition to DJing, Rock started rapping and joined hip hop group The Beast Crew comprised of The Blackman, Champtown, KDC, Crisp and Doc Rounce Cee.
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.When Rock opened for BDP one night, D-Nice invited an A&R representative from Jive Records to see him perform.^ When Rock opened for BDP one night, D-Nice invited an A&R representative from Jive Records to see him perform.
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^ Following the performance, record executives said they loved him but expressed doubts about the strength of his material.
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^ Kid Rock signed with Jive Records after recording some demos and working with Boogie Down Productions.

.This meeting led to a demo deal, which developed into a full record contract.^ This meeting led to a demo deal, which developed into a full record contract.
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^ A series of demo recordings led to a recording contract with Jive Records.
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^ That performance, in turn, led to a contract with Jive Records, which issued Kid Rock's debut album, Grits Sandwiches for Breakfast, in 1990.
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.Against his parents' wishes, Rock signed the deal at the age of seventeen.^ Against his parents’ wishes, Rock signed the deal at the age of seventeen.

^ Against his parents' wishes, he signed the deal.

^ Against his parents' wishes, Rock signed the deal at the age of seventeen.
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.Despite his new record deal, he had a falling out with The Beast Crew when he signed over fellow member Champtown (the two have become friends again since).^ Despite his new record deal, he had a falling out with The Beast Crew when he signed over fellow member Champtown (the two have become friends again since).
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^ Later he joined The Beast Crew and by 17 he had signed a record deal, albeit without the members of his band.
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^ Despite his new record deal, he had a falling out with The Beast Crew when he signed over fellow member Champtown (the two have since made amends).
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.They left his vocals on the tracks of their debut underground album "Chapter 1: He Don't Want Us No More," against his wishes.^ They left his vocals on the tracks of their debut underground album "Chapter 1: He Don't Want Us No More," against his wishes.
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^ They also left his vocals in on tracks on their debut underground album "Chapter 1: He Don’t Want Us No More," against his wishes.

^ They also left his vocals in on tracks on their debut underground album "Chapter 1: He Don't Want Us No More," against his wishes.
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.Rock later became part of the Straight From The Underground Tour, where he found himself alongside several heavyweights of rap including Ice Cube, Too Short, D-Nice, Mac Dre, and Yo-Yo.^ Rock later became part of the Straight From The Underground Tour, where he found himself alongside several heavyweights of rap including Ice Cube, Too Short, D-Nice, Mac Dre, and Yo-Yo.
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^ Rock later became part of the Straight From The Underground Tour, where he found himself alongside several heavyweights of rap including Ice Cube, Too Short, D-Nice, and Yo-Yo.
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^ Later he became part of the Straight From The Underground Tour with several heavyweights of rap including Ice Cube, Too $hort, D-Nice, and Yo-Yo.

Grits Sandwiches for Breakfast

.On December 11, 1990, Kid Rock released his debut album Grits Sandwiches for Breakfast on Jive Records.^ That performance, in turn, led to a contract with Jive Records, which issued Kid Rock's debut album, Grits Sandwiches for Breakfast, in 1990.
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^ He signed his first contract with Jive Records in 1990 with the release of Grits Sandwiches For Breakfast.
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^ Jive released Kid Rock from their roster in 1991.
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.The lead single "Yo Da Lin In The Valley" was banned by the FCC for its fixation on oral sex, and received what was at the time the largest non-commercial radio fine of all time, $23,750. The amount was fined to SUNY Cortland Radio (WSUC-FM).^ The first single, "Yo Da Lin In The Valley", was mostly ignored by radio as it dealt largely with cunnilingus.

^ The lead single "Yo Da Lin In The Valley" was banned by the FCC for its fixation on oral sex, and received at the time the largest non-commercial radio fine of all time at $23,750 fined to SUNY Cortland Radio (WSUC-FM).
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^ The lead single "Yo Da Lin In The Valley" was banned by the [[Federal Communications Commission|FCC]] for its fixation on oral sex, and received what was at the time the largest non-commercial radio fine of all time, $23,750.
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[3]. .Jive released Kid Rock from their roster in 1991. It was during the height of the 2 Live Crew censorship trial and they deemed Kid Rock's album too dirty.^ Kid Rock released the live LP Live Trucker .

^ Jive released Kid Rock from their roster in 1991.
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^ It was during the height of the 2 Live Crew censorship trial and they deemed Kid Rock’s album too dirty.

[4]
.He would meet Uncle Kracker in 1991 after battling Kracker's brother in a rap battle back in Clawson, Michigan.^ He would meet Uncle Kracker in 1991 after battling Kracker's brother in a rap battle back in Clawson, Michigan.
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^ He would meet Uncle Kracker in 1991 after battling Kracker’s brother in a battle rap back in Clawson,Michigan.

^ Uncle Kracker (born Matthew Shafer 9 November 1974 in Mount Clemens, Michigan)...
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.Kid Rock eventually asked Uncle Kracker to become his full time DJ, although at the time he had no clue how to play them.^ Kid Rock eventually asked Uncle Kracker to become his full time DJ, although at the time he had no clue how to play them.
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^ No kidding - look who's rocking .
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^ Bo Wisdom, of Groove Time Production, offered him an opportunity to spin for the crowd; and their enthusiasm for the young DJ led Wisdom to dub him with a moniker after watching "that white kid rock."

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.Grits Sandwiches sold 100,000 copies upon its initial release[citation needed].^ The album has sold around 100,000 copies.
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^ Grits Sandwiches sold 100,000 copies upon its initial release.
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^ The set sold over 170,000 copies its first week of release in the US. Kid Rock appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone .

.Atlantic Records won the rights to the record in 2000 and re-released the album.^ By 2000 his earlier songs had been re-released in the album The History of Rock .
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^ Atlantic Record won the rights to the record in 2000 and re-released the album.
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^ Atlantic Records won the rights to the record in 2000 and re-released the album.
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Independent days

.In late 1991 he was picked up by an independent record label called Continuum Records, which released his second album The Polyfuze Method the following year.^ Independent days=== In late 1991 he was picked up by an independent record label called Continuum Records, which released his second album ''[[The Polyfuze Method]]'' the following year.
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^ He was picked up by an independent label and released the albums The Polyfuze Method in 1993, Fire It Up!
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^ In late 1991 he was picked up by an independent record label called Continuum Records, which released his second album The Polyfuze Method the following year.
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.He moved to Brooklyn to work on the album.^ He moved to Brooklyn to work on the album.
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.It was more rock oriented with Rock teaching himself how to play several different instruments including guitar, drums, keyboard and organ.^ It was more rock oriented with Rock teaching himself how to play several different instruments including guitar, drums, keyboard and organ.
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^ "She knows how to play guitar and she writes her songs so God bless her.
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^ Can play numerous instruments, rap better than most mainstream rappers, and create some good rock songs.
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.While the album saw some local college radio success at Central Michigan University with the tracks "Back From The Dead" and "Balls In Your Mouth" (which was an even cruder ode to oral sex than Yo Da Lin In The Valley; however, it never was fined ), the lead single, "U Don't Know Me", which failed to chart, and the music video received little airplay on any major music video channels.^ The first single, "Yo Da Lin In The Valley", was mostly ignored by radio as it dealt largely with cunnilingus.

^ While the album saw some local college radio success at [[Central Michigan University]] with the tracks "Back From The Dead" and "Balls In Your Mouth" (which was an even cruder ode to oral sex than Yo Da Lin In The Valley; however, it never was fined ), the lead single, "U Don't Know Me", which failed to chart, and the music video received little airplay on any major music video channels.
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^ Kid Rock University with the tracks "Back From The Dead" and "Balls In Your Mouth" (which was an even crudier ode to oral sex than Yo Da Lin In The Valley,that never got fined ), the lead single, "U Don’t Know Me",failed to chart, and the music video received little airplay on any major music video channels.

.Kid Rock re-released "Back From The Dead" as a single to mainstream radio, but that too failed as a single.^ Kid Rock rereleased "Back From The Dead" as a single to mainstream radio, but that too failed as a single.
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^ Kid Rock rereleased "Back From The Dead" as a single to mainstream radio ,but that do failed as a single.

^ Kid Rock re-released "Back From The Dead" as a single to mainstream radio, but that too failed as a single.
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.The album has sold around 100,000 copies.^ The album has sold around 100,000 copies.
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^ (September 2008) His album Rock'n'Roll Jesus isn't on iTunes and has sold 1.7 million copies in the US alone, which is very profitable business.
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^ The set sold over 170,000 copies its first week of release in the US. Kid Rock appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone .

.He released an EP called Fire It Up later in 1993. The album was hard rock oriented, but he couldn't get rock radio to pick up on any of the singles, including "I Am the Bullgod", which would be a hit five years later.^ He was picked up by an independent label and released the albums The Polyfuze Method in 1993, Fire It Up!
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^ He released an EP called Fire It Up later in 1993.
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^ The album was hard rock oriented, but he couldn't get rock radio to pick up on any of the singles, including "[[I Am the Bullgod]]", which would be a hit five years later.
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.He was told that there was too much rapping in the songs.^ Hw as told that there was too much rapping in the songs.
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^ They would tell him there was too much rapping in the songs.
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Continuum didn't see a future with Rock after this and released him from his contract in 1994.
He moved back to Detroit where his on-again/off-again relationship with Kelly South resulted in the birth of his son, Robert James Ritchie, Jr. Kid Rock has since acquired custody of his son. .He started his own label, Top Dog Records, and released monthly demo tapes dubbed The Bootleg Series, which featured demos of him and other up-and-coming rappers and garage rock bands in the Detroit area.^ He started his own label, Top Dog Records, and released monthly demo tapes dubbed The Bootleg Series, which featured demos of him and other up-and-coming rappers and garage rock bands in the Detroit area.

^ Kid Rock started his own label, Top Dog, and from July 1994 through March 1995, released monthly demo tapes called The Bootleg Series.

^ Rock started his own label, Top Dog Records, and released monthly demo tapes dubbed The Bootleg Series, which featured demos of him and other up-and-coming rappers in the Detroit area.
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.Around the same time, Kid Rock formed his back-up band Twisted Brown Trucker, later recruiting Joe C., who he met at a 1994 concert, as part of the group.^ He has sold over 21 million records in the US. He is backed by The Twisted Brown Trucker Band, who he formed in 1994.

^ Twisted Brown Trucker doesnt get that luxury.

^ Twisted Brown Trucker is Bob Ritchie's band formed in 1994, with Bob Ebeling in Sterling Heights, Michigan.

.In 1995, Rock took a job as a janitor at Whiterooms Studios in order to pay studio fees.^ In 1995, he took a job as a janitor at Whiterooms Studios in order to pay studio fees.

^ In 1995, Rock took a job as a janitor at Whiterooms Studios in order to pay studio fees.
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^ After being dropped from a second label, Kid decided to start his own label, Top Dog, and worked as a janitor to pay for studio time.
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.When he wasn't working, Kid Rock recorded the material that would eventually make up his fourth album, Early Morning Stoned Pimp.^ Kid Rock showed up to record "Is That You?"
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^ Kid Rock fans, with a new album due early in the year.

^ I did make fun of Kid Rock.
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.During the recording process he met piano player Jimmie Bones, who was working with Robert Bradley in the adjacent room at White Room Studios.^ During the recording process he met piano player Jimmie Bones ,who was working with Robert Bradley in the adjacent room at White Room Studios.
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^ Over thirty songs were recorded at the Chophouse, most of which were penned during the band's stay at the studio.
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^ TBT TOUR DATES updated - new dates added of the 'legendary' Jimmie Bones performing on piano with The Howling Diablos.

.Bones decided to join Kid Rock's band soon after.^ Bones decided to join Kid Rock's band soon after.
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^ Bones decided to join Kid Rock’s band soon after.

^ The tour has been done in a revue style with the J. Geils Band's Peter Wolf, The Allman Brothers' Dickey Betts and Rev Run of Run DMC all joining him on stage to perform their classic hits between Kid Rock's own hits.
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.The album was released January 9, 1996. A loan from his father aided the release.^ A loan from his father aided the release.
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^ The album was released January 9, 1996.
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^ Rock eventually returned to the Detroit area and began work on another album; recorded on a shoestring budget, Early Mornin' Stoned Pimp was released in 1996.
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.Kid Rock sold 60,000 copies out of the trunk of his car, including after his concerts.^ Kid Rock sold 60,000 copies out of the trunk of his car, including after his concerts.
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^ So he's making a pebble out of Kid Rock.
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^ Kid Rock misses out on AMA. .

With EMSP local success he would re-release The Polyfuze Method as The Polyfuze Method Revisted in 1997 with "I Am The Bullgod", "Rollin On The Island" and "Rain Check" as additional tracks in March 1997.
.While Kid Rock was now popular in Michigan and controlling his own label, he felt he needed to get attention from a major label.^ Kid Rock Beer will save Michigan.
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^ Kid Rock major tour.

^ While Kid Rock was now popular in Michigan and controlling his own label, he felt he needed to get attention from a major label.
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.He was unaware that in December 1996, Lava/Atlantic Records A&R man Andy Karp traveled to Cleveland to see Rock perform at a small club called The Grog Shop.^ While the album saw some local college radio success at Central Michigan 2 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia traveled to Cleveland to see Rock perform at a small club called The Grog Shop.

^ Without knowing in December 1996, Lava/Atlantic Records A&R man Andy Karp, traveled to Cleveland to see Rock perform at a small club called The Grog Shop.
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^ He was unaware that in December 1996, Lava/Atlantic Records A&R man Andy Karp traveled to Cleveland to see Rock perform at a small club called The Grog Shop.
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.This was key, because on March 30, 1997, Rock performed a special showcase concert to attract major label attention.^ This was key because on March 30, 1997, Rock performed a special showcase concert to attract major label attention.
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^ On March 30, 1997, he performed a special showcase concert to attract major label attention; the only label that showed up was Atlantic Records.

^ Last weekend Kid Rock launched his own brew, American Badass Beer, at two concerts he performed in Detroit.

.While many of the major labels were invited, the only attendees were Karp and Lava President Jason Flom (Lava/Atlantic Records), who had seen him in Cleveland.^ His material eventually got him signed by the major label Atlantic Records.
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^ While many of the major labels were invited, the only attendees were Karp and Lava President Jason Flom (Lava/Atlantic Records), who had seen him in Cleveland.
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^ While many of the major labels were invited, the only attendees were Karp and Lava President Jason Flom (Lava/Atlantic Records) who had seen him in Cleveland.
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.Following the performance, record executives said they loved him but expressed doubts about the strength of his material.^ Following the performance, record executives said they loved him but expressed doubts about the strength of the material.

^ Following the performance, record executives said they loved him but expressed doubts about the strength of his material.
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^ ICP would during an interview about the album diss Kid Rock and said they didn’t even want him on the album.

.Kid Rock returned to the studio and cut a six song demo tape.^ Kid Rock returned to the studio and cut a six song demo tape.
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^ Karaoke.com: Kid Rock songs .
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^ Kid Rock returned to the studio and cut a six song demo tape; the first two songs on the tape were "Somebody's Gotta Feel This" and "I Got One For Ya".
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.The first two songs on the tape were "Somebody's Gotta Feel This" and "I Got One For Ya". After hearing the two songs, Jason Flom supported Karp in signing Kid Rock to a record deal for $100,000, without even hearing the rest of the material.^ Kid Rock returned to the studio and cut two additional demos, "I Got One For Ya" and "Somebody's Gotta Feel This", which finally clinched the record deal (for $100,000).

^ And I’m not even a fan of that idiot Kid Rock.
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^ After hearing the two songs, [[Jason Flom]] supported Karp in signing Kid Rock to a record deal for $100,000, without even hearing the rest of the material.
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[5]

Devil Without a Cause

.In 1997, Kid Rock added drummer/vocalist Stefanie Eulinberg to his band, joining Kenny Olson, Jason Krause, Jimmie Bones, Uncle Kracker, Misty Love, Shirley Hayden and Joe C..^ In 1997, Kid Rock added Jason Krause and Stefanie Eulinberg to his band, joining Kenny Olson, Jimmie Bones, Uncle Kracker, Mike Bradford, and Joe C. In August 1998, he released Devil Without a Cause behind the single "Welcome 2 The Party" and went on the Vans Warped Tour.

^ Devil Without a Cause In 1997, Kid Rock added drummer/vocalist Stefanie Eulinberg to his band, joining Kenny Olson, Jason Krause, Jimmie Bones, Uncle Kracker, Misty Love, Shirley Hayden and Joe C..

^ Bones decided to join Kid Rock's band soon after.
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On August 18, 1998, Atlantic released Devil Without a Cause behind the single "Welcome 2 The Party." Kid Rock went on the Vans Warped Tour to support the album, performing one of his first New York City shows at Luna Lounge on the Lower East Side during the CMJ convention.
.Audiences ignored "Welcome 2 The Party" and Devil sat on the shelves collecting dust for eight months.^ "Welcome 2 The Party" was ignored by audiences and Devil sat on the shelves collecting dust for eight months.

^ Audiences ignored "Welcome 2 The Party" and ''Devil'' sat on the shelves collecting dust for eight months.
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^ Audiences ignored "Welcome 2 The Party" and Devil sat on the shelves collecting dust for eight months.
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.While sales nationwide lagged, his performance on the 1998 Warped Tour in Northampton, Massachusetts stimulated regional interest in Massachusetts and New England.^ While sales nationwide lagged, his performance on the 1998 Warped Tour in Northampton, Massachusetts stimulated regional interest in Massachusetts and New England.
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^ TBT TOUR DATES updated - new dates added of the 'legendary' Jimmie Bones performing on piano with The Howling Diablos.

^ After two notable live performances at MTV's Fashionably Loud and Wanna B A VJ, Kid released the single, "Bawitdaba", to renewed interest and sales.

This led to substantial airplay in the summer and fall of 1998 on rock staples in Massachusetts WZLX and WAAF for the single "I Am The Bullgod." In December 1998, while dj'ing at a club he met and became friends with MTV host Carson Daly, he got an offer to perform on MTV Fashionably Loud in Miami, giving the nation its first real look at Kid Rock. .From there, MTV took him under their wing as he performed on MTV's Wanna B A VJ doing "My Name Is Rock" and was the DJ for TRL on the Spring Break Special as well as a judge on Say What Karaoke.^ From there, MTV took him under their wing as he performed on MTV's Wanna B A VJ doing "My Name Is Rock" and was the DJ for TRL on the Spring Break Special as well as a judge on Say What Karaoke .
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^ From there MTV took him under their wing as he performed on MTV's Wanna B A VJ and was the DJ for TRL on the Spring Break Special as well as a judge on Say What Karaoke.
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^ From there, MTV took him under their wing as he performed on MTV’s Wanna B A VJ doing "My Name Is Rock" and was the DJ for TRL on the Spring Break Special as well as a judge on Say What Karaoke.

This sparked him to gold status by April 1999.[6]
.In May 1999, he released the song "Bawitdaba" to radio outlets, and proceeded to blow up overnight.^ In May 1999 he released the song "Bawitdaba" to radio outlets, and proceeded to blow up overnight.
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^ In May 1999, he released the song "Bawitdaba" to radio outlets, and proceeded to blow up overnight.
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^ This poll may not be up long, we plan to change it again as soon as the new song So Hot is released.

.By June, the album had gone platinum.^ By June, the album had gone platinum.
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[6] .Kid Rock went on the Limptropolis Tour with fellow rap-rockers Limp Bizkit and Staind in the same month, his first major tour.^ Kid Rock went on the Vans Warped Tour to support the album.
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^ Kid Rock went on the Limptropolis Tour with fellow rap-rockers Limp Bizkit and Staind in the same month, his first The History of Rock After reacquiring the rights to his early material in 2000, Rock released The History of Rock, a collection of remixed and re-recorded songs from The Polyfuze Method and Early Mornin Stoned Pimp.

^ Kid Rock went on the Limptropolis Tour with fellow rap-rockers Limp Bizkit and Staind in the same month, his first major tour.
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.By the time he made his career defining performance at Woodstock 1999 on July 27, 1999, he was double platinum.^ By the time he made his career defining performance at [[Woodstock 1999]] on July 27, 1999, he was double platinum.
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^ By the time he made his career defining performance at Woodstock 1999 on July 27, 1999, he was double platinum.
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^ Several live performances contributed to the success of the album, namely those at the 1999 MTV Video Music Awards, Woodstock 1999, and the Grammy awards.
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[6] .The following single "Cowboy" was an even bigger hit.^ The following single "Cowboy" was an even bigger hit.
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^ Further singles followed including "Cowboy" and "Wasting Time" and the album went on to sell 11 million copies.
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^ Other hits like "Cowboy" and "American Bad A**" followed while ballads like his "Picture" duet of the greatest artists of our time.
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.It was a unique mix of southern rock, country and rap that found its way into the Top 40. Kid Rock helped create one of the most memorable moments in MTV history with his 1999 Video Music Awards medley with Run-D.M.C. and Aerosmith who rejoined to perform the seminal rap-rock version of "Walk This Way," the same song that revived Aerosmith's career in the 1980s.^ Kid Rock helped create one of the most memorable moments in MTV history with his 1999 Video Music Awards medley with [[Run-D.M.C.]] and [[Aerosmith]] who rejoined to perform the seminal rap-rock version of "[[Walk This Way]]," the same song that revived Aerosmith's career in the 1980s.
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^ Music video by R. Kelly featuring Ludacris and Kid Rock performing Rock Star.
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^ VIDEOS and MP3 DOWNLOADS pages updated with downloads of Kid Rock's performance at the 2006 Billboard Music Awards.

.Rock's next single, the rock ballad "Only God Knows Why," would be the biggest hit off the album charting at No 19 on the Billboard Hot 100. By the time the final single "Wasting Time" was released the album had sold 7 million albums, Devil Without A Cause was certified 11 times platinum by the RIAA on April 17, 2003.[6].^ Devil Without A Cause was certified gold.

^ Kid Rock released several studio albums that mostly went unnoticed before his 1998 record Devil Without a Cause , released with Atlantic Records , sold 11 million albums behind the hits, "Bawitdaba","Cowboy," and "Only God Knows Why".
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^ By the time the final single "Wasting Time" was released the album had sold 7 million albums, Devil Without A Cause was certified 11 times platinum by the RIAA on April 17, 2003.
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.He was nominated as Best New Artist at the 2000 Grammy Awards, losing to Christina Aguilera.^ He was nominated as Best New Artist at the 2000 Grammy Award's losing out to Christina Aguilera.
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^ He was nominated as Best New Artist at the 2000 Grammy Award’s losing out to Christina Aguilera.

^ Kid Rock: The Action Figure 1/6/2000, USRN Among the new action figures that artist-animator Todd McFarlane's McFarlane Toys is currently developing are miniatures of Rob Zombie and Kid Rock.
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.He was nominated for "Bawitdaba" for Best Hard Rock Performance, losing to Metallica's "Whiskey in the Jar."^ On April 5,2009 he performed a 5-song medley at WrestleMania XXV. He was nominated for best rock album and best male pop/rock performance for "All Summer Long" at the 2009 Grammys.

^ Best click to like click: dislike rated Video: Bawitdaba Southern Rock tribute to Kid Rock .
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^ VIDEO OF THE WEEK updated with Kid Rock & TBT performing 'Bawitdaba' live at Much Music in Toronto, Canada.

The History of Rock

.After reacquiring the rights to his early material in 2000, Rock released The History of Rock, a collection of remixed and re-recorded songs from The Polyfuze Method and Early Mornin Stoned Pimp.^ In 2000, after acquiring the rights to his early material, he released The History Of Rock, a collection of remixed or re-recorded songs.

^ Intro (Early Mornin' Stoned Pimp) lyrics .
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^ Outro (Early Mornin' Stoned Pimp) lyrics .
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.The one of two new tracks, "American Bad Ass" was released as a single.^ He first performed "American Bad Ass".
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^ The one of two new tracks, "American Bad Ass" was released as a single.
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^ American Bad Ass lyrics .
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It sampled the Metallica track "Sad But True".
.On May 27 Kid Rock would perform on Saturday Night Live.^ Kid Rock performed at the ceremony.

^ On May 27 Kid Rock would perform on Saturday Night Live.

^ Kid Rock performed at Woodstock '99.

.He first performed "American Bad Ass". The second song was an acoustic version of "Only God Knows Why" that featured Phish's Trey Anastasio.^ Only God Knows Why (ver 2) Tab .
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^ He first performed "American Bad Ass".
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^ Only God Knows Why (ver 2) Chords .
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.Kid Rock would join Phish later in the year in Las Vegas, Nevada, for a set of cover songs.^ Later that year, he joined the rock band Phish on stage for several songs at a concert in Las Vegas.

^ Kid Rock would join Phish later in the year in Las Vegas, Nevada, for a set of cover songs.
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^ Both Pam and Kid Rock hosted parties in Las Vegas for New Years.
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."American Bad Ass" was used as pro wrestler The Undertaker's entrance song in the World Wrestling Federation for a year.^ "American Bad Ass" was used as pro wrestler The Undertaker's entrance song in the World Wrestling Federation for a year.
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^ The only new track, "American Bad Ass", sampled the Metallica track "Sad But True" and was later used as professional wrestler The Undertaker's entrance song in World Wrestling Entertainment.

^ "American Bad Ass" was used as pro wrestler The Undertaker’s entrance song in the World Wrestling Federation for a year.

.He performed the song in Vancouver Canada on Monday Night Raw on May 29, 2000. During the show Joe C helped Too Cool win the tag team titles from Edge and Christian who had mocked him for being a midget.^ During the show Joe C helped the Dudley Boys win the tag team titles from Edge and Christian who had mocked him for being a midget.
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^ During the show Joe C helped the Dudley Boys win the tag team titles from Edge and Christain who had mocked him for being a midget.
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^ He performed the song in Vancouver Canada on Monday Night Raw on May 29, 2000.
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.Edge and Christian got their revenge by stuffing him in a trash can and slamming him into the wall afterwards.^ Edge and Christian got their revenge by stuffing him in a trash can and slamming him into the wall afterwards.
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^ Edge and Christain got their revenge by 3 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia stuffing him in a trash can and slamming him into the wall afterwards.

^ Edge and Christain got their revenge by stuffing him in a trash can and slamming him into the wall afterwards.
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.The following night Lars Ulrich and Kirk Hammett of Metallica joined Kid Rock to do "American Bad Ass" on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.^ To watch Kid Rock's interview with Stefan Raab on the German show 'TV Total' CLICK HERE .

^ The following night Lars Ulrich and Kirk Hammett of Metallica joined Kid Rock to do "American Bad Ass" on ''The Tonight Show with Jay Leno''.
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^ Kid Rock (Artist) ] CD 2007-10-09 [ Show me all results in Music ] .
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.From June 30 to August 22, 2000, Rock joined the Summer Sanitarium Tour with Metallica, Korn, Powerman 5000, and System of a Down.^ From June 30 to August 22 2000, Rock joined the Summer Sanitarium Tour with Metallica, Korn, Powerman 5000, and System of a Down.

^ From June 30 to August 22 2000, Rock joined the Summer Sanitarium Tour with Metallica, Korn , Powerman 5000, and System of a Down.
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^ Metallica, Korn, Kid Rock, Powerman 5000 Tour Is Official 4/19/2000, USRN Metallica, Kid Rock, Powerman 5000, Korn, and System Of A Down will embark on a tour starting June 30 in Foxboro, Mass.
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.Kid Rock filled in for James Hetfield of Metallica, singing vocals on the songs "Enter Sandman", "Sad But True", and "Nothing Else Matters" and the turntables for "Fuel", for three shows after Hetfield injured his spine riding a jet ski on Lake Lanier the day before the July 7 Atlanta concert.^ Concert review: Kid Rock .
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^ Kid Rock’s been nominated for three Grammys!” .
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^ July 2009 - Kid Rock Tickets .
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.On November 16, 2000 Joseph "Joe C" Callejua would pass away in his sleep from Coeliac disease in Taylor, MI. The disease stunted his growth and forced him to take 60 pills a day.^ On November 16, 2000 Joseph "Joe C" Callejua would pass away in his sleep from [[Coeliac disease]] in Taylor, MI. The disease stunted his growth and forced him to take 60 pills a day.
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^ On November 16, 2000 Joseph "Joe C" Callejua would pass away in his sleep from Coeliac disease in Taylor, MI. The disease stunted his growth and forced him to take 60 pills a day.
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^ He wanted to do the take over, but Ad-Rock and MCA forced him to keep the take.
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.Joe C's final song was "Cool Daddy Cool" for the Osmosis Jones soundtrack.^ Joe C’s final song was "Cool Daddy Cool" for the Osmosis Jones soundtrack.

^ Joe C's final song was "Cool Daddy Cool" for the Osmosis Jones soundtrack.
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^ Osmosis Jones soundtrack ("Cool Daddy Cool") .

.The band made a cameo in the movie as the band playing in the club scene.^ The band made a cameo in the movie as the band playing in the club scene.
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.Kid Rock was referred to as Kidney Rock to go along with the cartoon aspect of being a cell in the body of Frank played by Bill Murray.^ Kid Rock was referred to as Kidney Rock to go along with the cartoon aspect of being a cell in the body of Frank played by Bill Murray.
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^ KID ROCK but go for it m8 [ + quote] .
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^ Passion Play loses Toby Kebbell, gains Bill Murray .
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.In early 2001, Rock inducted Aerosmith into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and performed "Sweet Emotion" at the induction ceremony.^ In early 2001, Rock inducted Aerosmith into the [[Rock and Roll Hall of Fame]] and performed "[[Sweet Emotion]]" at the induction ceremony.
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^ VIDEOS page updated with 2 videos; (1)Kid Rock inducting Lynyrd Skynyrd into the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame and (2) their performance of Sweet Home Alabama.

^ The following month, Kid inducted Bob Seger into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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.The same year, Rock landed his first acting role in the David Spade white trash comedy Joe Dirt.^ The same year, Rock landed his first acting role in the David Spade white trash comedy Joe Dirt.

^ The same year, Rock landed his first acting role in the David Spade white trash comedy Joe Dirt .
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^ Kid Rock went on the Limptropolis Tour with fellow rap-rockers [[Limp Bizkit]] and [[Staind]] in the same month, his first major tour.
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.His character was Robbie a redneck bully to Joe Dirt who was chasing after Joe's unaware love interest Brandy.^ His character was Robbie a redneck bully to Joe Dirt who was chasing after Joe’s unaware love interest Brandy.

^ His character was Robbie a redneck bully to Joe Dirt who was chasing after Joe's unaware love interest Brandy.
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."American Bad Ass" was nominated for Best Hard Rock Performance at the 2001s Grammy Awards.^ He first performed "American Bad Ass".
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^ Kid Rock’s been nominated for three Grammys!” .
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^ American Bad Ass lyrics .
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.Losing out to Rage Against The Machine's "Guerilla Radio". The History of Rock would go on to be certified double platinum.^ The History of Rock would go on to be certified double platinum.
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^ Kid Rock was certified platinum.

^ "COCKY" is Kid Rock's third label release, following 2000's RIAA 3x-platinum certified "THE HISTORY OF ROCK," and 1998's mega-successful diamond-certified Top Dog/Lava/Atlantic debut, "DEVIL WITHOUT A CAUSE." .
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Cocky

Pamela Anderson and Kid Rock in 2003
.In 2001 Kid Rock began dating Playboy Playmate and actress Pamela Anderson, after the two met at a VH1 tribute to Aretha Franklin.^ On December 14, 2001, CMT aired an episode of Crossroads featuring Rock with Cocky In 2001 Kid Rock began dating Playboy playmate and actress Pamela Anderson, after the two met at a VH1 tribute to Aretha Franklin.

^ In 2001 Kid Rock began dating Playboy playmate and actress Pamela Anderson, after the two met at a VH1 tribute to Aretha Franklin .
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^ Kid Rock began dating Pamela Anderson after they met during a TV special.
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.By April 2002, he and Anderson were engaged, but the engagement was later called off.^ By April 2002, he and Anderson were engaged, but the engagement was later called off.
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^ Pamela Anderson (actress; engaged April 11, 2002; broke up June 2003; engaged July 18, 2006; married July 29, 2006 in St. Tropez, France; divorced February 1, 2007) .
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^ Kid Rock & Pamela Anderson Engaged 4/12/2002, USRN Kid Rock and Pamela Anderson are tying the knot.
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[7]
.In November, Kid Rock released Cocky, which was marketed as the official follow up to Devil Without a Cause.^ In November, Kid Rock released Cocky, which was marketed as the official follow up to Devil Without a Cause.

^ Devil Without A Cause was certified gold.

^ In 2001, he released the follow up, 'Cocky.
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.With the era of rap metal on the decline, Kid Rock included several southern rock and country ballads on the album.^ With the era of rap metal on the decline, Kid Rock included several southern rock and country ballads on the album.
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^ KID’ who can rock, rap and sing country music was born.
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^ "Popular rap-rocker Kid Rock"Popular?
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.The first single, "Forever", featured his standard brash rap-rock sound, but lacked the selling power of "Devil Without A Cause". By the time the songs "Lonely Road of Faith"and "You Never Met a Motherfucker Quite Like Me" were released as singles the album struggled to reach platinum a year later.^ Devil Without A Cause was certified gold.

^ "Wasting Time" 35 Devil Without a Cause .

^ Kid Rock Pamela Anderson and Kid Rock in 2003 his standard brash rap-rock sound, but lacked the selling power of "Devil Without A Cause".

.However, the release of "Picture", a country-influenced duet with Sheryl Crow, introduced Kid Rock to a wider audience.^ However, the release of "Picture", a country influenced duet with Sheryl Crow, introduced Rock to a new audience and was ultimately the most successful single on the album.

^ However, the release of "Picture", a country-influenced duet with Sheryl Crow, introduced Kid Rock to a wider audience.

^ Kid Rock is Kid Rock's 7th studio release.
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."Picture" was ultimately the most successful single on the album, and was eventually certified gold, with album sales reaching 5 million.^ The single " Picture " was certified gold.

^ None of the album's singles could match "Picture"'s success however.
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^ None of the album’s singles could match "Picture"’s success however.

[6] .Interestingly, neither his record company nor Sheryl Crow's wanted anything to do with "Picture" as a single.^ Interestingly, neither his record company nor Sheryl Crow's wanted anything to do with "Picture" as a single.
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^ Interestingly, neither his record company nor Sheryl Crow’s wanted anything to do with "Picture" as a single.

^ However, the release of "Picture", a country influenced duet with Sheryl Crow, introduced Rock to a new audience and was ultimately the most successful single on the album.

.Allison Moorer remade the song for the single version after Kid Rock released the song against his label's wishes.^ Allison Moorer remade the song for the single version after Kid Rock released the song against his label’s wishes.

^ Kid Rock is Kid Rock's 7th studio release.
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^ Allison Moorer remade the song for the single version after Kid Rock released the song against his label's wishes.
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.Once it began to climb the country charts, Sheryl Crow's label caved and the original version was released.^ Once it began to climb the country charts, Sheryl Crow's label caved and the original version was released.
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^ Once it began to climb the country charts, Sheryl Crow’s label caved and the original version was released.

^ Kid Rock's True Love Reflected In 'Picture' 4/15/2003, USRN Kid Rock and Sheryl Crow's hit duet, "Picture," continues to rapidly climb both the country and adult contemporary singles charts, but it might never have seen the light of...
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[8] .The song would chart at No 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No 17 on Country radio.^ The song would chart at No 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No 17 on Country radio.
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^ The country-tinged song is being played all over radio, and...
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^ The David Allan Coe penned "Single Father", became his second charting country song, although like the other singles it was minor hit at #50.
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.The song remains his most successful pop song in the US to date.^ The song remains his most successful pop song in the US to date.
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On December 14, 2001, CMT aired an episode of Crossroads featuring Rock with Hank Williams, Jr. The episode drew 2.1 million viewers, a record on CMT.[9]. .He would perform for troops in January 2002 on an MTV USO Special at Germany's Ramstein Air Base along with Ja Rule and Jennifer Lopez.^ He would perform for troops in January 2002 on an MTV USO Special at Germany's Ramstein Air Base along with Ja Rule and Jennifer Lopez .
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^ He would perform for troops in January 2002 on an MTV USO Special at Germany’s Rammstein Air Force Base along with Ja Rule and Jennifer Lopez.

^ Kid Rock and his Twisted Brown Trucker Band along with comedian Carlos Mencia and singer/songwriter Jessie James recently visited Incirlik Air Base in Turkey as their first stop on the Tour for the Troops 2009.
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.At the end of 2002, Uncle Kracker left the band to pursue a solo career and Detroit underground rapper Paradime replaced him.^ At the end of 2002, Uncle Kracker left the band to pursue a solo career and Detroit underground rapper Paradime replaced him.
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^ Kracker kicked off his own solo career in 2000 and left Twisted Brown Trucker after the 2006 live album Trucker .
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^ He started his own label, Top Dog Records, and released monthly demo tapes dubbed The Bootleg Series, which featured demos of him and other up-and-coming rappers and garage rock bands in the Detroit area.

.Kid Rock made his second movie, Biker Boyz, with Laurence Fishburne.^ Kid Rock also made his second movie, Biker Boyz , with Laurence Fishburne.
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^ Kid Rock also made his second movie, Biker Boyz, with Laurence Fishburne.

^ During a 2006 Super Bowl party in Detroit, Tommy Lee was assaulted by rapper Trick Trick after he made several remarks about Kid Rock.
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A new direction

.In 2003, Kid Rock returned with an eponymous album, almost stripping away the accustomed rap metal sound that he had created, opting for southern rock and several country ballads in the wake of "Picture"'s success.^ With the era of rap metal on the decline, Kid Rock included several southern rock and country ballads on the album.
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^ Sounds more like Kid Rap to me.

^ Kid Rock A new direction In 2003, Kid Rock returned with an eponymous album, almost stripping away the accustomed rap rock sound that he had created, opting for southern rock and several country ballads in the wake of "Picture"’s success.

.The album's lead single was a cover of Bad Company's "Feel Like Makin' Love". A media blitz accompanied the single capped off by the VH-1 special called A Kid Rock Christmas, which aired on December 14, 2003. He would release "Cold and Empty", "Jackson, Mississippi" and "I Am" to minor success on radio.^ The album’s lead single was a cover of Bad Company’s "Feel Like Makin’ Love".

^ VH1 aired A VH1 Kid Rock Christmas on December 14, 2003.

^ Like Kid Rock for instance.
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.The David Allan Coe penned "Single Father", became his second charting country song, although like the other singles it was minor hit at #50.[6].^ The David Allan Coe penned "Single Father", became his second charting country song, although like the other singles it was minor hit at #50.
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^ The [[David Allan Coe]] penned "Single Father", became his second charting country song, although like the other singles it was minor hit at #50.
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^ He later added a second country hit with "Single Father" in 2004.

.Kid Rock would be his lowest selling mainstream studio album of his career with 1.4 million copies sold.^ Kid Rock would be his lowest selling mainstream studio album of his career with 1.4 million copies sold.
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^ Kid Rock has gone on to release multiple top selling albums.
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^ Listen to the rest of the Kid Rock album?

.Kid Rock was involved in the halftime show controversy at Super Bowl XXXVIII in Houston, Texas on February 1, 2004. He was criticized by war veterans for his choice of wearing the American flag as a poncho.^ He was criticized by war veterans for his choice of wearing the American flag as a poncho.
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^ Kid Rock - American badass .
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^ Kid Rock was involved in the halftime show controversy at Super Bowl XXXVIII in Houston, Texas on February 1, 2004.
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.The following month, Kid inducted Bob Seger into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.^ The following month, Kid inducted Bob Seger into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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^ Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Class of 2011 .
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^ Kid Rock would appear on Bob Seger’s much anticipated album, Face The Promise, on a Vince Gill cover of "Real Mean Bottle," a tribute to country legend Merle Haggard.

.In September 2005, Kid Rock filled in for Johnny Van Zant, the lead singer of Lynyrd Skynyrd on the band's hit "Sweet Home Alabama" at the Hurricane Katrina benefit concert.^ In September 2005, Kid Rock filled in for Johnny Van Zant, the lead singer of Lynyrd Skynyrd on the band's hit "Sweet Home Alabama" at the Hurricane Katrina benefit concert.
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^ Kid Rock in concert on September 16, 2006 in Denver, Colorado.

^ In 2009, the powerhouse of hit artists Kid Rock and Lynyrd Skynyrd will make for an excellent concert experience.
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[10]
He performed the theme song for Spike TV's Striperella, which featured Pamela Anderson in 2003, the song was entitled "Erotica".

Live Trucker

Kid Rock in concert on September 16, 2006 in Denver, Colorado.
.On February 28, 2006, Kid Rock released his first live album, Live Trucker, comprising songs from his homestead performances in Clarkston (on September 1, 2000, and August 26 through August 28, 2004), and Detroit's Cobo Hall (March 26, 2004).^ The Detroit News reviewed the new live Kid Rock album LIVE TRUCKER giving it a B+.

^ Kid Rock in concert on September 16, 2006 in Denver, Colorado.

^ Kid Rock is Kid Rock's 7th studio release.
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The album contained the last two performances of Joe C. on "Devil Without a Cause" and "Early Mornin' Stoned Pimp," as well as Kid duetting with country star Gretchen Wilson on "Picture."
.He brought Detroit's favorite son Bob Seger back from semi-retirement during his pre-Super Bowl concerts on February 2 and 3, 2006 in Detroit.^ He brought Detroit's favorite son Bob Seger back from semi-retirement during his pre-Super Bowl concerts on February 2 and 3, 2006 in Detroit.
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^ He brought Detroit’s favorite son Bob Seger back from semi-retirement during his pre-Super Bowl concerts on February 2 and 3, 2006 in Detroit.

^ Kid Rock was involved in the halftime show controversy at Super Bowl XXXVIII in Houston, Texas on February 1, 2004.
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.The two performed a rousing version of Seger's "Rock 'N' Roll Never Forgets" on both nights.^ The two performed a rousing version of Seger's "Rock 'N' Roll Never Forgets" on both nights.
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^ The two performed a rousing version of Seger’s "Rock ’N’ Roll Never Forgets" on both nights.

^ Kid Rock's collaborations with Jerry Lee Lewis and Bob Seger are both set to be released next month.

.Kid Rock would appear on Bob Seger's much anticipated album, Face The Promise, on a Vince Gill cover of "Real Mean Bottle," a tribute to country legend Merle Haggard.^ Kid Rock would appear on Bob Seger’s much anticipated album, Face The Promise, on a Vince Gill cover of "Real Mean Bottle," a tribute to country legend Merle Haggard.

^ Listen to the rest of the Kid Rock album?

^ Kid Rock would appear on Bob Seger's much anticipated album, Face The Promise , on a Vince Gill cover of "Real Mean Bottle," a tribute to country legend Merle Haggard .
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He would make a cameo in the movie Larry The Cable Guy: Health Inspector and was in an episode of CSI: New York in 2006.
.He would induct Lynyrd Skynyrd into the 2006 Rock N Roll Hall Of Fame and perform "Sweet Home Alabama" with them.^ Will Kid Rock be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame?

^ Living a healthy and prosperous live in the "real" home of Rock and Roll, Detroit.

^ In September 2005, Kid Rock filled in for Johnny Van Zant, the lead singer of Lynyrd Skynyrd on the band's hit "Sweet Home Alabama" at the Hurricane Katrina benefit concert.
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.Kid Rock and Pamela Anderson resumed their on-again, off-again relationship, culminating in a surprise wedding in July 2006 after it was reported Anderson was pregnant.^ Kid Rock and Pamela Anderson resumed their on-again, off-again relationship, culminating in a surprise wedding in July 2006 after it was reported Anderson was pregnant.
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^ Kid Rock and Pamela Anderson are getting married!

^ July 2009 - Kid Rock Tickets .
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.They divorced 5 months later after Kid Rock stated she lied about having a miscarriage.^ They divorced 5 months later after Kid Rock stated she lied about having a miscarriage.
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^ And what about Kid Rock fans?
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^ United States They also had this amusing exchange at a news conference: Asked his favorite Kid Rock song, Schwartz said: “Cocky: It ain't bragging if you can back it up.” Kid Rock replied: “He even knows the lyrics.
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Rock N Roll Jesus

.Rock N Roll Jesus was released on October 9, 2007. The album became Kid Rock's first album to go number 1 in his career, selling 172,000 copies in its first week.^ Top Billboard 200 albums: #45 for ‘Rock N Roll Jesus’ .
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^ Kid Rock is Kid Rock's 7th studio release.
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^ A new studio album from Kid Rock is in the works and is set for release in February 2007.

[11] .He made the cover of Rolling Stone magazine for the second time of his career,[12] and appeared for the first time ever on Larry King Live to discuss the new album.^ He made the cover of Rolling Stone magazine for the second time of his career,[12] and appeared Live Trucker On February 28, 2006, Kid Rock released his first live album, Live Trucker, comprising songs from his homestead performances in 5 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia for the first time ever on Larry King Live to discuss the new album.

^ NEWS updated (6) - Kid Rock to be on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine next month!

^ NEWS updated with the live album cover!

.Although the albums first two singles were successful on rock radio in "So Hott" and "Amen," the albums third single "All Summer Long", would become a smash.^ Although the albums first two singles were very successful on rock radio in "So Hott" and "Amen," the albums third single "All Summer Long", would become a worldwide smash.
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^ The 'All Summer Long' video has arrived!

^ Downloads: 1 all summer long kid rock Views: 39 .

It utilized a mash up of Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Sweet Home Alabama" and Warren Zevon's "Werewolves of London." "All Summer Long" would chart at No 23 on the Billboard Hot 100"
."Rock N Roll Jesus" returned to the Top 10 for 17 straight weeks.^ Top Billboard 200 albums: #45 for ‘Rock N Roll Jesus’ .
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^ Due to the strength of the single, "Rock N Roll Jesus" would return to the Top 10 on the charts for an astounding 17 straight weeks.
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^ Between Rock n Roll Jesus being #1 album on the Billboard charts and being arrested in Waffle Houses Rock is still riding the wave of being one of the most talked about people in the media this week.
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.Both "Roll On" and the title track were released as follow up singles.^ In 2001, he released the follow up, Cocky .
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^ Both " Roll On" and the title track were released as follow up singles to "All Summer Long" with "Roll On" failing to chart and Jesus was a minor rock hit.
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^ Kid Rock was on track to release the follow-up to 2007’s triple-platinum “Rock N Roll Jesus” last fall, but he opted to shift gears-and operations-to work with Rick Rubin.
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The album's final single was "Blue Jeans and a Rosary" which was a minor country hit at No 50.
.Kid Rock performed on VH1 Storytellers on November 27, 2008, giving insight to how he wrote some of his hit songs.^ Downloads: 1 Kid Rock performs at VH1 Storytellers in Nashville Views: 111 .

^ Kid Rock - Cowboy beginning of song .
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^ Kid Rock performed on VH1 Storytellers on November 27, 2008, giving insight to how he wrote some of his hit songs.
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.On April 5, 2009 he performed a 5-song medley at WrestleMania XXV.^ On April 5,2009 he performed a 5-song medley at WrestleMania XXV. He was nominated for best rock album and best male pop/rock performance for "All Summer Long" at the 2009 Grammys.

^ On April 5,2009 he performed a 5-song medley at WrestleMania XXV. He also recorded " Warrior" for a National Guard plug featured in all PG and PG 13 movies throughout the fall of 2008.
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^ Luke Says: April 3rd, 2009 at 10:17 am Every song he covers, he takes a sh*t on.
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.He was nominated for best rock album and best male pop/rock performance for "All Summer Long" at the 2009 Grammys.^ On April 5,2009 he performed a 5-song medley at WrestleMania XXV. He was nominated for best rock album and best male pop/rock performance for "All Summer Long" at the 2009 Grammys.

^ He was nominated for best rock album and best male pop/rock performance for "All Summer Long" at the 2009 Grammys.
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^ Downloads: 1 all summer long kid rock Views: 39 .

.He lost to Coldplay's Viva La Vida for best Rock Album and John Mayer's "Say" for Best Male Pop/Rock Performance.^ He lost to Coldplay's ''Viva La Vida'' for best Rock Album and John Mayer's "Say" for Best Male Pop/Rock Performance.
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^ NEWS updated (2) - Kid Rock & TBT to perform ' Rock N Roll Jesus' on the Ellen DeGeneres show.......also, 'Rock N Roll Jesus' climbs 1 place on the album chart this week.

^ Kid Rock has worked with Sheryl Crow on two albums, Cocky and Kid Rock , performing "Picture" with Crow on the first, and "Run Off to L.A." on the second.
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He would take home his first country award winning for Best Wide Open Country Video for "All Summer Long" at the 2009 CMT Awards
On May 22 Kid Rock's June 8, 2008 concert at Germany's Rock AM Festival was aired on every MTV affiliate around the world on their debut show "World Stage".[13] On July 3, 2009 "Rock N Roll Jesus" was certified triple platinum by the RIAA.
.Kid Rock held the largest headline concert of his career the weekend of July 17 and 18th, 2009, at Comerica Park in Detroit.^ On July 3, 2009 "Rock N Roll Jesus" was certified triple platinum by the RIAA. Kid Rock held the largest headline concert of his career the weekend of July 17 and 18th, 2009, at [[Comerica Park]] in Detroit.
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^ June 2009 - Kid Rock Tickets .
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^ April 2009 - Kid Rock Tickets .
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80,000 people attended the two shows.

Warrior

.In 2008, Kid Rock recorded "Warrior" for a National Guard advertising campaign.^ Warrior=== In 2008, Kid Rock recorded "Warrior" for a National Guard advertising campaign.
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^ Tags: hip hop honors 2008 , Music , Kid Rock , 2008 Hip Hop Honors , Too Short , Scarface Posted by Lauren Harris 7 Comments February 21, 2008 Rock Gets Mocked .
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^ Kid Rock, National Guard and Dale Earnhardt Jr team up for new commercial |date=30 May 2008 |accessdate=9 March 2009}} {{cite web |url=http://www.ngb.army.mil/news/archives/2008/08/082208-Kid_Rock.aspx |title=Kid Rock, Earnhardt featured in Army Guard advertising campaign |author=Lt.
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[14][15] .According to a media spokesperson for the Guard, "the 'Warrior' video will appear in more than 3,000 theaters and on over 27,000 screens around the country.^ I definitely enjoyed his video more than your snarky attempt at humor.
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^ Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief " drew a cumulative audience of more than 83 million viewers and a gross average audience of more than 24 million viewers in the United States, according to Nielsen Media Research.
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^ Kid Rock demanded a hundred more than Esham, and was thus paid $600 to appear on "Is That You?"
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The video and pre-show slides will air before every movie except those rated G and PG."

Kid Rock's American Circus

.Kid Rock's follow up to Rock N Roll Jesus is being produced by Rick Rubin.^ Kid Rock's follow up to Rock N Roll Jesus is being produced by Rick Rubin.
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^ Kid Rock was referred to as Kidney Rock to go along with the cartoon aspect of being a cell in the body of Frank played by Bill Murray.
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^ Rock also said the record will be produced by Rick Rubin, and will feature the J. Geils Band's Peter Wolf; the album has been rumored to have a tribute song to New Orleans from the outcome of Hurricane Katrina with Fats Domino on vocals.

.Rolling Stone Magazine's recent Q&A with Kid Rock in their August 6, 2009 issue confirmed two songs in "The Midwest Fall" and "One Woman Man". Other confirmed songs have been "Care" featuring T.I. and "In Times Like These," which he has performed on his current tour.^ Other confirmed song have been Care ft T.I. and In Times Like These, he performs the latter on his current tour.
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^ April 2009 - Kid Rock Tickets .
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^ Kid Rock is featured in the May issue of Blender Magazine on sale now.

.The song is about Detroit's struggling economy.^ The song is about Detroit's struggling economy.
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^ He launched the release of Bad Ass Beer at the concert and debut a song off his next album in the song "In Times Like These" an acoustic song about Detroit's struggling economy.
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.A song with rapper Lil Wayne has been confirmed; it will be a freestyle rap over The Who's "Eminence Front", according to the Detroit Free Press.^ A song with rapper Lil Wayne as also been confirmed, it will be a freestyle rap over The Who's "Eminence Front", according to the Detroit Free Press.
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^ A song with rapper [[Lil Wayne]] has been confirmed; it will be a freestyle rap over The Who's "Eminence Front", according to the Detroit Free Press.
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^ NEWS updated (2) - pic of Kid Rock & Lil Wayne in the studio - presale tickets to Detroit show.

.The album will be a triple disc with one album of rock, one of hip hop and one of country.^ Hip hop, country, rock, rap metal .
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^ Tags: hip hop honors 2008 , Music , Kid Rock , 2008 Hip Hop Honors , Too Short , Scarface Posted by Lauren Harris 7 Comments February 21, 2008 Rock Gets Mocked .
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^ However, the release of "Picture", a country influenced duet with Sheryl Crow, introduced Rock to a new audience and was ultimately the most successful single on the album.

.Bob Seger,Lenny Kravitz and James Hetfield will guest on the album as well as Merle Haggard and George Strait.^ Kid Rock would appear on Bob Seger's much anticipated album, Face The Promise , on a Vince Gill cover of "Real Mean Bottle," a tribute to country legend Merle Haggard .
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^ Kid Rock would appear on Bob Seger’s much anticipated album, Face The Promise, on a Vince Gill cover of "Real Mean Bottle," a tribute to country legend Merle Haggard.

^ His parents would entertain guests with Bobby singing covers of Jim Croce , Johnny Cash and Bob Seger at their barn parties.
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.In an interview with WRIF-FM in Detroit in May 2009 he discussed a hard rock cover of country group Alabama's "Mountain Song" as well as a mash up of "Cowboy" and "Wanted Dead or Alive" featuring Bon Jovi.^ He did another mash up this time mashing his own "Cowboy" with Bon Jovi’s "Wanted Dead Or Alive".

^ In an earlier interview in January he discussed a song with Mary J Blige as well.

^ In an interview with WRIF Detroit in May 2009 he discussed a hard rock cover of country group, Alabama's "Mountain Song" as well as a mash up of Cowboy and Wanted Dead or Alive ft Bon Jovi.
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The album will be released early 2010.

Chillin The Most Cruise

.It was announced that Kid Rock will launch and host his first annual cruise dubbed the "Chillin The Most Cruise" a call back to his hit "Cowboy," on April 29, 2010. It will run 4 days through May 3 from Tampa, Florida to Grand Cayman.^ NEWS updated - Kid Rock hits back at Radiohead!

^ It was announced that Kid Rock will launch and host his first annual cruise dubbed the "Chillin The Most Cruise" a call back to his hit "Cowboy," on April 29, 2010.
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^ It will run 4 days through May 3rd from Tampa, Florida to Grand Cayman.
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.It will feature him and several other bands yet to be named.^ He started his own label, Top Dog Records, and released monthly demo tapes dubbed The Bootleg Series, which featured demos of him and other up-and-coming rappers and garage rock bands in the Detroit area.

.The cruise is produced by Atlanta based events company, Sixthman.^ The cruise is produced by Atlanta based events company, Sixthman.
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[1]

Slash

.Radio station WAAF in Boston confirmed that Kid Rock sings on Slash's solo album Slash among many other stars[16].^ Listen to the rest of the Kid Rock album?

^ Velvet Revolver and former Guns N’ Roses lead guitarist Slash will be releasing his first solo self-titled album with vocals from rockers and instrumentalists feat.
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^ Future projects On May 8 2009, Kid Rock discuss song off his next album on the Detroit rock station WRIF. He talked about Midwest Fall which will be about Detroit’s struggling auto industry.

The album will be released on April 6, 2010.[citation needed]

Politics

.Kid Rock has been an outspoken supporter of the Republican Party and publicly expressed his support for George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election and has attended many Republican events.^ On the eve of the Super Bowl, Kid Rock brought some alternative country rock to the Bud Bowl party in Old Town Scottsdale last night.
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^ By the age of 11 Kid Rock was already in a band, rapping for The Furious Funkers and DJing parties at High School.
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^ Kid Rock Child Suit Settled As Mother Pays Child Support 10/5/2000, USRN The custody battle between Kid Rock (aka Robert Ritchie) and Kelley South, the mother of his 7-year-old son, has been settled with an agreement between the two parties....
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Legal troubles

.Kid Rock has had multiple run-ins with law enforcement.^ Legal troubles Kid Rock has had multiple run-ins with law enforcement.

^ Kid Rock has had multiple run-ins with law enforcement.
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^ Kid Rock has worked with Sheryl Crow on two albums, Cocky and Kid Rock , performing "Picture" with Crow on the first, and "Run Off to L.A." on the second.
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.In February 2005, he was arrested on assault charges for punching DJ Jay Campos in 'Christies Cabaret' strip club.^ In February 2005, he was arrested on assault charges for punching DJ Jay Campos in ’Christies Cabaret’ strip club.

^ In February 2005, he was arrested on assault charges for punching DJ Jay Campos in 'Christies Cabaret' strip club.
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.Rock pleaded no contest and was sued for $575,000 by Campos.^ Rock pled No Contest and was sued for $575,000 by Campos.

^ Rock pleaded no contest and was sued for $575,000 by Campos.
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^ He pleaded nolo contendere ("no contest") to one count, was fined $1,000, required to perform 80 hours of community service and complete a 6-hour course on anger management.
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[18]
.Kid Rock was cited for assault on Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee on September 9, 2007 at MTV's Video Music Awards.^ Kid Rock cited after MTV awards tussle 9/10/2007, AP Kid Rock was cited by police for misdemeanor battery after a tussle with Tommy Lee in the audience at the MTV Video Music Awards.
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^ At the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards, Kid Rock went to the bathroom, and when he returned Tommy Lee had taken his seat to talk to Sean "P. Diddy" Combs.
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^ It was the new Kid Rock video.
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[19]
.In October 2007, Kid Rock was involved in a brawl at a Waffle House in Atlanta and charged with simple battery.^ Kid Rock pleads not guilty to battery 3/3/2008, AP Kid Rock has pleaded not guilty to a charge of battery from a fight at a Waffle House in Atlanta.
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^ In October 2007, Kid Rock was involved in a brawl at a Waffle House in Atlanta and charged with simple battery [16] .
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^ Kid Rock Not Copping to Battery 3/3/2008, E! Online Kid Rock's not waffling on his plea when it comes to a battery charge.
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[20][21] .He pleaded nolo contendere ("no contest") to one count, was fined $1,000, required to perform 80 hours of community service and complete a 6-hour course on anger management.^ He pled nolo contendere ("no contest") to one count, was fined $1,000, required to perform 80 hours of community service and complete a 6-hour course on anger management.

^ He pleaded nolo contendere ("no contest") to one count, was fined $1,000, required to perform 80 hours of community service and complete a 6-hour course on anger management.
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^ Rock pleaded no contest and was sued for $575,000 by Campos.
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[22]

Influences and sound

.Kid Rock's genre-spanning sound incorporates a wide variety of musical styles and influences, ranging from classic rock and hip-hop to country."^ Kid Rock Influences and sound Kid Rock’s genre-spanning sound incorporates a wide variety of musical styles and influences, ranging from classic rock and hiphop to country.

^ Kid Rock previously was a little more hip-hop, and a large...
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^ Rock’s earliest exposure to music was via the classic rock and country albums of his parents; these included the likes of Bob Seger, Jim Croce, Johnny Cash, John Lee Hooker, and Elton John.

.Rock's earliest exposure to music was via the classic rock and country albums of his parents.^ Rock’s earliest exposure to music was via the classic rock and country albums of his parents; these included the likes of Bob Seger, Jim Croce, Johnny Cash, John Lee Hooker, and Elton John.

^ With the era of rap metal on the decline, Kid Rock included several southern rock and country ballads on the album.

^ Kid Rock Influences and sound Kid Rock’s genre-spanning sound incorporates a wide variety of musical styles and influences, ranging from classic rock and hiphop to country.

.As rap and hip-hop gained mainstream prominence during the 1980s, Kid Rock was influenced by Beastie Boys, Run-D.M.C., and Too $hort, who went on to produce Rock's first album.^ Kid Rock previously was a little more hip-hop, and a large...
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^ Kid Rock went on the Vans Warped Tour to support the album.
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^ As rap and hip-hop gained mainstream prominence during the 1980s, Kid Rock's influences expanded to include notable artists of the genre such as The Beastie Boys and Run DMC as well as Too Short, who also went on to produce Rock's first album.
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In 1999, he became friends with Hank Williams, Jr.

Twisted Brown Trucker

.Twisted Brown Trucker is Kid Rock's band, formed in 1994 in Sterling Heights, Michigan.^ Twisted Brown Trucker is Kids true secret weapon.

^ Jimmie Bones, the keys player in Kid Rock's Twisted Brown Trucker band is auctioning an organ.

^ Twisted Brown Trucker Twisted Brown Trucker is Kid Rock’s band, formed in 1994, with Bob Ebeling in Sterling Heights, Michigan.

.The original lineup included Kenny Olson on lead guitar, Uncle Kracker on turntables, Andy Gould and George Metropolous on guitar, Paul Anthony on bass and Bob Ebeling on drums.^ The original lineup included Kenny Olson on lead guitar, Uncle Kracker on turntables, Andy Gould and Greg Metropolous on guitar, Paul Anthony on bass and Bob Ebeling on drums.
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^ CLICK HERE to read a fan review of last night's show which featured special appearances by Uncle Kracker and.......BOB SEGER! .

^ In 1997, Kid Rock added drummer/vocalist Stefanie Eulinberg to his band, joining Kenny Olson, Jason Krause, Jimmie Bones, Uncle Kracker , Misty Love, Shirley Hayden and Joe C..
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The band's first involvement was on the 1994 demo of Dark & Grey on his Bootleg Series Tapes, they would make three more appearances on the tapes in Watch Me Come, Only A Dog and Box #10. Trucker became both Rock's studio and live band in 1997.
.Chris Peters was the studio guitarist for The Polyfuze Method and Fire It Up.^ Chris Peters was the studio guitarist for The Polyfuze Method and Fire It Up.
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^ Main article: Kid Rock discography 1990: Grits Sandwiches for Breakfast 1993: The Polyfuze Method 1994: Fire It Up!
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^ In late 1991 he was picked up by an independent record label called Continuum Records, which released his second album The Polyfuze Method the following year.
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.Matt O'Brien (Bass) and Kenny Tudrick (Guitar, Drums) were studio musicians for Devil Without A Cause.^ In November, Kid Rock released Cocky, which was marketed as the official follow up to Devil Without a Cause.

^ On August 18 1998, Atlantic released Devil Without a Cause behind the single "Welcome 2 The Party."

^ The "devil without a cause" told LAUNCH, "That's just a...
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.Olson went on to form a band called The Flask, who later switched singers and changed their name to Five Star Carnie.^ Kenny Olson went on to form a band called The Flask, who later switched singers and changed their name to Five Star Carnie.

^ Congratulations to KENNY OLSON and his new band The Flask who have been signed by Warner Brothers Records.

^ He has sold over 21 million records in the US. He is backed by The Twisted Brown Trucker Band, who he formed in 1994.

.Tudrick is with the band Detroit Cobras who he was with before touring on Kid Rock's 'Live' Trucker tour.^ Kenny Tudrick is with the band Detroit Cobras who he was with before touring on Kid Rock’s ’Live’ Trucker tour.

^ Kid Rock major tour.

^ Trucker became both Rock’s studio and live band in 1997.

.Percussionist Larry Frantangelo won a Detroit Music Award in 2009 for Outstanding Urban/Funk Musician.^ Percussionist Larry Frantangelo won a Detroit Music Award in 2009 for Outstanding Urban/Funk Musician.
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^ Eminem, Kid Rock, White Stripes, Funk Brothers Up For Detroit Music Awards 3/20/2003, USRN Eminem, Kid Rock, the White Stripes, and the Funk Brothers are among the nationally known nominees for the 2003 Detroit Music Awards.
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^ NEWS updated - Kid Rock & Ty Stone win awards at Friday's 'Detroit Music Awards' 09.

1994–1995
  • Kenny Olson-Lead Guitar
  • Andy Gould-Guitar
  • George Metropolous-Guitar
  • Paul Anthony-Bass
  • Bob Ebeling-Drums
  • Bill Keros-Drums
  • Eric Hogemeyer- Drums
  • Chris Zuccaro - Drums (joined in 11/95)
  • Uncle Kracker-Turntables
  • Joe C-Vocals
1996
  • Kenny Olson-Lead Guitar
  • Marlon Young-Guitar
  • Jeff Hall-Guitar
  • Ray Echlin-Bass
  • Lonnie Motley-Bass
  • Jimmie Bones-Organ, Piano,Keyboard, Harmonica
  • Chris Zuccaro-Drums
  • Uncle Kracker-Turntables
  • Joe C-Vocals
1997
  • Kenny Olson- Lead Guitar
  • Jason Krause-Guitar
  • Lonnie Motley-Bass
  • Jimmie Bones-Organ, Piano,Keyboard, Harmonica
  • Chris Zuccaro-Drums
  • Chris Lebroux-Bongos
  • Uncle Kracker-Turntables
  • Joe C- Vocals
  • Thornetta Davis-Background Vocals
1998–2001
  • Kenny Olson- Lead Guitar
  • Jason Krause- Guitar
  • Mike Bradford- Bass
  • Jimmie Bones-Organ, Piano,Keys, Harmonica
  • Stefanie Eulinberg-Drums and Vocals
  • Chris Zuccaro (Left band in 2/98)
  • Uncle Kracker-Turntables
  • Joe C-vocals, died in late 2000
  • Misty Love-Background Vocals
  • Shirley Hayden-Background Vocals
2002–2003
  • Kenny Olson-Lead Guitar
  • Jason Krause-Guitar
  • Bobby East-Bass
  • Jimmie Bones-Organ, Piano,Keys, Harmonica
  • Stefanie Eulinberg-Drums and Vocals
  • Paradime-Turntables
2004–2005
  • Kenny Olson-Lead Guitar
  • Jason Krause-Guitar
  • Aaron Julison-Bass
  • Jimmie Bones-Organ, Piano,Keys, Harmonica
  • Stefanie Eulinberg-Drums And Vocals
  • Smith Curry-Dobro
  • Paradime-Turtables
  • Karen Newman-Background Vocals
  • Lauren Creamer-Background Vocals
2006
  • Kenny Tudrick-Lead Guitar
  • Jason Krause-Guitar
  • Aaron Julison-Bass
  • Jimmie Bones-Organ, Piano, Keys, Harmonica
  • Stefanie Eulinberg-Drums and Vocals
  • Paradime-Turntables
Current Lineup
  • Marlon Young- Lead Guitar
  • Jason Krause- Guitar
  • Aaron Julison-Bass
  • Jimmie Bones-Organ, Piano,Keys, Harmonica
  • Stefanie Eulinberg-Drums and Vocals
  • Larry Frantangelo- Percussion
  • David McMurray-Saxophone
  • Paradime-Turntables
  • Stacey Michelle-Background Vocals
  • Jessica Wagner-Background Vocals

Discography

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Tours

Filmography

Awards and nominations

  • Grammy Awards
    • 2000 Best New Artist (Nominated)
    • 2000 Best Hard Rock Performance for "Bawitdaba" (Nominated)
    • 2001 Best Hard Rock Performance for "American Bad Ass" (Nominated)
    • 2009 Best Rock Album for Rock N Roll Jesus (Nominated)
    • 2009 Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for "All Summer Long" (Nominated)
  • American Music Awards
    • 2008, Favorite Male Pop/Rock Artist (Nominated)
    • 2003, Favorite Male Pop/Rock Artist: (Winner)
    • 2003, Favorite Pop/Rock Album: Cocky (Nominated)
    • 2001, Favorite Male Pop/Rock Artist: (Winner)
    • 2000, Favorite Alternative Artist: (Nominated)
    • 2000, Favorite Pop/Rock New Artist: (Nominated)
  • Billboard Music Awards
    • 1999 Best New Artist (Winner)
    • 1999 Best Hard Rock Performance for "Bawitdaba" (Winner)
    • 1999 Best New Hard Rock Artist (Winner)
  • MTV Video Music Awards
    • 2001, Best Male Video: "Cowboy" (Nominated)
    • 2001, Best Rock Video: "Cowboy" (Nominated)
    • 2000, Best Male Video: "Bawitdba" (Nominated)
    • 2000, Best New Artist: "Bawitdba" (Nominated)
  • Teen Choice Awards
    • 2003, Choice Love Song: "Picture" (Nominated)
    • 2003 Choice Hookup Song: "Picture" (Nominated)
  • Detroit Music Awards
    • 1999
      • Outstanding National Album for Devil Without A Cause (Winner)
      • Outstanding National Single for "I Am The Bullgod" (Winner)
      • Outstanding National Single for "Bawitdaba" (Nominee)
      • Outstanding National Hip Hop Writer/Producer (Winner)
    • 2000
      • Outstanding National Album for History Of Rock (Nominee)
      • Outstanding National Single for "American Bad Ass" (Winner)
      • Outstanding National Single for "Cowboy" (Nominee)
      • Outstanding National Duet for "Higher" with Robert Bradley (Winner)
      • Outstanding National Spokesperson (Winner)
    • 2001
      • Outstanding National Album for Cocky (Nominated)
      • Outstanding National Single for "Forever" (Nominated)
    • 2003
      • Outstanding National Single for Picture (Nominated)
    • 2004
      • Outstanding National Album for Kid Rock (Nominated)
      • Outstanding National Single for "Cold And Empty" (Nominated)
      • Outstanding National Single for "Jackson, Mississippi" (Nominated)
    • 2006
      • Outstanding National Album for Live Trucker (Nominated)
    • 2008
      • Outstanding National Album for Rock N Roll Jesus (Winner)
      • Outstanding National Single for "So Hott" (Nominated)
      • Outstanding National Single for "Amen" (Nominated)
    • 2009
      • Outstanding National Single for All Summer Long (Winner)
      • Outstanding National Single for Roll On (Nominated)
  • MTV European Music Awards
    • 2008 Most Attictive Track for "All Summer Long" (Nominated)
  • BMI Songwriting Award
    • 2002 "Picture" (Winner)
  • CMT Music Awards
    • 2003 Choice Male Video for "Picture" (Nominated)
    • 2009 Video of The Year for "All Summer Long" (Nominated)
    • 2009 Wide Open Country Video of the Year for "All Summer Long" (Winner)
  • World Music Awards
    • 2008 Worlds Best Male Pop Artist (Winner)
    • 2008 Worlds Best Pop/Rock Artist (Winner)
  • People's Choice Awards
    • 2009 Best Rock Song for "All Summer Long" (Winner)
  • Kid's Choice Awards
    • 2009 Favorite Male Singer (Current Nominee)
  • Echo Award (Germany)
    • 2009 Hit Of The Year for "All Summer Long" (Winner)

Other ventures and honors

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  • He has his own clothing line called Made In Detroit which he purchased from its creator, Detroit designer Robert Stanzler, in 2003. Stanzler, a longtime friend of Kid Rock, is mentioned by name in Rock's song "Early Mornin' Stoned Pimp".[23]
  • Wayne State University named a scholarship after Kid Rock for musicians.^ Stanzler, a longtime friend of Kid Rock, is mentioned by name in Rock's song "Early Mornin' Stoned Pimp".
    • Radio Swiss Jazz - Kid Rock - Biography 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]
    • Radio Swiss Pop - Kid Rock - Biography 17 January 2010 5:26 UTC www.radioswisspop.ch [Source type: General]

    ^ The two are longtime friends, and Stanzler has even been mentioned in the lyrics of a Kid Rock song ("I’m Made in Detroit but my name’s not Stanzler" -Early Mornin’ Stoned Pimp).

    ^ Wayne State University named a scholarship after Kid Rock for musicians.
    • Radio Swiss Jazz - Kid Rock - Biography 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]
    • Radio Swiss Pop - Kid Rock - Biography 17 January 2010 5:26 UTC www.radioswisspop.ch [Source type: General]
    • Kid_Rock 17 January 2010 5:26 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: General]

    .Kid Rock is using his clothing line to fund it.^ Kid Rock is using his clothing line to fund it.
    • Radio Swiss Jazz - Kid Rock - Biography 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]
    • Radio Swiss Pop - Kid Rock - Biography 17 January 2010 5:26 UTC www.radioswisspop.ch [Source type: General]
    • Kid_Rock 17 January 2010 5:26 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I wondered if you used “the google” to prepare for this, but it appears that you just pulled this Kid Rock video out of your personal iTunes collection.
    • 7 Reasons Kid Rock's New Song Might be the Worst Ever | Cracked.com 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.cracked.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Be sure to check out the latest official products of Kid Rock's MADE IN DETROIT clothing line.

    [24]
  • .
  • He was Grand Marshal of the Krewe of Endymion Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans on February 21, 2009 and was accompanied by The Chee-Weez, a local area cover band.^ Krewe of Endymion Mardi Gras parade photos Retrieved on 2009-05-14.
    • Radio Swiss Jazz - Kid Rock - Biography 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]
    • Radio Swiss Pop - Kid Rock - Biography 17 January 2010 5:26 UTC www.radioswisspop.ch [Source type: General]

    ^ He was Grand Marshal of the Krewe of Endymion Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans on February 21, 2009 and was accompanied by The Chee-Weez, a local area cover band.
    • Radio Swiss Jazz - Kid Rock - Biography 2 February 2010 15:14 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]
    • Radio Swiss Pop - Kid Rock - Biography 17 January 2010 5:26 UTC www.radioswisspop.ch [Source type: General]
    • Kid_Rock 17 January 2010 5:26 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: General]

    ^ NEWS updated (2) - Rock named 'Grand Marshal' for Mardi Gras parade - Kid Rock souvenir plastic cup.

    [25]
  • He released his own beer called Bad Ass Beer on July 17, 2009 released over the entire midwestern part of the U.S.

References

  • Christe, Ian (2003). Sound of the Beast: The Complete Headbanging History of Heavy Metal. HarperCollins. ISBN 0380811278
  • Friedlander, Paul; Peter, Miller (2006). Rock & Roll: A Social History. Westview Press. ISBN 0-8133-4306-2. 

Inline

  1. ^ "Kid Rock Celebrates 2 Million Album Sold!". Vivid Seats. http://www.kidrock.com/news/2008/08/28/kid-rock-celebrates-2-million-album-sold/. Retrieved 2008-08-29. 
  2. ^ Youngs, Ian (2008-06-18). "Kid Rock boycotts iTunes over pay". BBC News (BBC, Inc.). 
  3. ^ "State University of New York, WSUC(FM), Cortland, NY Notice of Apparent Liability". http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/fcc98179.txt. Retrieved 2008-07-23. 
  4. ^ "Kid Rock". Entertainfo. Cineman. http://www.cineman.ch/en/entertainfo/kid-rock.html. Retrieved 2008-07-22. 
  5. ^ "Interview — Andy Karp, Vice President of A&R at Lava/Atlantic in New York". AtlanticRecordsContact.com. http://www.atlanticrecordscontact.com/. Retrieved 2008-07-22. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f "RIAA Certifications for albums by Kid Rock: Gold and Platinum". RIAA.com. Recording Industry Association of America. http://www.riaa.com/goldandplatinumdata.php?table=SEARCH_RESULTS&artist=Kid%20Rock%20&format=ALBUM&go=Search&perPage=50. Retrieved 2008-07-22. 
  7. ^ Rubin, Courtney; Dana Kennedy and Nancy Wilson (2006-07-31). "Pamela Anderson, Kid Rock Tie the Knot". Time. http://www.people.com/people/article/0,26334,1219944,00.html. Retrieved 2008-07-22. 
  8. ^ Kaufman, Gil (2003-01-30). "Kid Rock's Dead-In-The-Water Cocky Comes Back To Life". MTV (MTV Networks). http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1459755/20030129/kid_rock.jhtml. Retrieved 2008-07-22. 
  9. ^ Finn, Timothy (2008-02-14). "Kid Rock revives the basics of rock ... but he's still got some rap in his repertoire". The Kansas City Star (McClatchy Company): pp. F7. http://news.google.com/archivesearch/url?sa=t&ct=res&cd=1-0&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.kansascity.com%2F781%2Fstory%2F488087.html&ei=-F-GSLDpMa3E6gG08MnkBw&usg=AFQjCNH-ZyR19RG8YgA1qdzRicGaaD5Zeg. 
  10. ^ Iwasaki, Scott (2005-09-09). "Many concerts to benefit Hurricane Katrina victims". Deseret News (Salt Lake City) (BNet a CBS Company). http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qn4188/is_20050909/ai_n15371925. Retrieved 2008-07-22. 
  11. ^ Cohen, Jonathon (2007-10-17). "Kid Rock Rolls to No. 1 Album Chart Debut". Billboard.com. http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/news/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1003659257. Retrieved 2008-07-22. 
  12. ^ Hoard, Christopher (2007-07-12). "Kid Rock’s Rock and Roll Jesus: Exclusive Sneak Peek". Rock&Roll Daily (Rolling Stone). http://www.rollingstone.com/rockdaily/index.php/2007/07/12/kid-rocks-rock-and-roll-jesus-exclusive-sneak-peak/. Retrieved 2008-07-22. 
  13. ^ http://www.kidrock.com/news/2009/05/20/kid-rock-featured-on-mtvs-world-stage/
  14. ^ "Kid Rock, National Guard and Dale Earnhardt Jr team up for new commercial". May 30, 2008. http://www.kidrock.com/news/2008/05/30/kid-rock-national-guard-and-dale-earnhardt-jr-team-up-for-new-commercial/. Retrieved March 9, 2009. 
  15. ^ Lt. Col. Ellen Krenke. "Kid Rock, Earnhardt featured in Army Guard advertising campaign". http://www.ngb.army.mil/news/archives/2008/08/082208-Kid_Rock.aspx. 
  16. ^ http://www.roadrunnerrecords.com/blabbermouth.net/news.aspx?mode=Article&newsitemID=130176 Kid Rock on Slash's album, Blabbermouth, November 10, 2009
  17. ^ http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_and_style/article413908.ece
  18. ^ The Associated Press (2005-06-16). "Kid Rock sued for $575,000 over assault at jons house". http://www.roadrunnerrecords.com/blabbermouth.net/news.aspx?mode=Article&newsitemID=38135. Retrieved 2008-07-22. 
  19. ^ "Kid Rock Cited for Misdemeanor Assault". Moono.com (UGO Networks). 2007-09-11. http://www.moono.com/news/news05595.html. Retrieved 2008-07-22. 
  20. ^ McDonald, Ray (October 22, 2007). "Musician Kid Rock Arrested Following Restaurant Fight". VOA News (Voice of America). http://voanews.com/english/archive/2007-10/2007-10-22-voa26.cfm. Retrieved January 2, 2009. 
  21. ^ The Associated Press (2008-07-22). "Waffle House brawl costs Kid Rock $1,000". CNN (Turner Broadcasting System, Inc). http://www.cnn.com/2008/SHOWBIZ/Music/07/22/kid.rock.ap/index.html?iref=newssearch. Retrieved 2008-07-22. 
  22. ^ "Kid Rock to Attend Anger Management Classes". Now Magazine. 2008-07-27. http://www.nowmagazine.co.uk/celebrity-news/267656/kid-rock-to-attend-anger-management-classes/1/. Retrieved 2008-07-28. 
  23. ^ "Kid Rock is starting scholarship". Detroit Free Press (Gannett). 2008-10-25. http://www.freep.com/article/20081025/ENT07/810250349. Retrieved 2008-10-30. 
  24. ^ "Kid Rock's apparel label to aid music scholarships". Yahoo News (Associated Press). 2008-10-24. http://music.yahoo.com/read/news/12176661. Retrieved 2008-10-24. 
  25. ^ Jung, Andy (2009-02-21). Krewe of Endymion Mardi Gras parade photos Retrieved on 2009-05-14.

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