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Jason Michael Carroll Basic Facts:

Name: Jason Michael Carroll
Birthday: June 13, 1978
Birthplace: Houston, TX

Country Style: Combination of Contemporary and Traditional Country

Jason Michael Carroll Quote:

(About the songs he chooses to put on his album) "One of biggest things I thought about [while working on the album] was putting together an accurate interpretation of who I am. [On the album,] there is a softer side, partying and hell-raising songs, and darker stuff that I love to write."

Musical Influences:

Garth Brooks, George Strait, Randy Foster, Billy Ray Cyrus, Vince Gill, Pearl Jam, and Aerosmith.

Jason Michael's Songwriting:

Jason Michael started writing songs around the age of 12, and wrote about things in his life, such as the death of the family cat. On Jason Michael's debut album, he co-wrote five of the 11 tracks, including one he wrote with Jewel, called "No Good in Good Bye," which she also sang on.

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Jason Michael Carroll Biography:

Jason Michael Carroll was born on June 13, 1978 in Houston, TX, where he grew up in a religious household. His father, a Christian minister didn't allow any secular music played in the home. Jason Michael was able to hear pop, rock and country music in friend's parents' cars, but he really felt moved toward country music, when he worked in a motor shop.

He started singing in a band as the lead singer for a group called "Chasin' Country," but they weren't as serious about music as he was, and when he booked them a gig at the popular Longbranch, the band gave him his pink slip, kicking him out of the group.

In 2004, his mother urged him to enter a local FOX affiliate's talent contest, and it was at this contest he was noticed by Rusty Harmon, who is the manager of Hootie and the Blowfish, and also produced Pat Green's Wave on Wave, and many John Cougar Mellencamp albums. This lead him to his deal with Arista Nashville, where he later released his debut album, Waitin' in the Country. The album debuted at No. 1 and he's had two Top 5 singles, with "Alyssa Lies," and "Livin' Our Love Song."

In the summer of 2008, he toured with Martina McBride on her "Waking Up Laughing" Tour.

Growing Up Is Getting Old

In April 2009 Jason released his sophomore album Growing Up Is Getting Old

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