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Brian Prout

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The Resume

    (December 4, 1955- )
    Born in Troy, New York
    Drummer for Diamond Rio
    Recorded 'Meet In The Middle',' 'Mirror, Mirror,' 'Norma Jean Riley,' 'In A Week Or Two,' 'This Romeo Ain't Got Julie Yet,' 'Love A Little Stronger,' 'Bubba Hyde,' 'Walkin' Away,' 'It's All In Your Head,' 'How Your Love Makes Me Feel,' 'Unbelievable,' 'One More Day' and 'I Believe' with Diamond Rio
    Recorded the albums 'Diamond Rio (1991),' 'Close To The Edge (1992),' 'Love A Little Stronger (1994),' 'IV (1996),' 'Greatest Hits (1997),' 'Unbelievable (1998),' 'One More Day (2001),' 'Completely (2002)' and 'Greatest Hits, Volume 2 (2006)' with Diamond Rio

Why he might be annoying:

    He sported a mullet during the band's popularity in the 1990's.
    He is divorced and remarried.
    His Twitter motto is 'God is great, life is good, and drums are loud. Then go ski. It's that simple.'
    He briefly dated Mary Bono in the late 1990's.
    He was decribed as being 'too showy' by his peers.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He worked at his family's grocery store, prior to getting his start in music.
    He performed in various bands, before landing with the Tennessee River Boys (who would later become Diamond Rio).
    He worked as a tour bus driver on the side, while he was a member of some small-time bands.
    He is credited with coming up with the Diamond Rio name, which he got from the Diamond Reo Trucking company (but deliberately misspelled to avoid copyright infringement).
    He married country singer/songwriter Stephanie Bentley in 2001.

Credit: Ricky


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    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 4 Votes: 75.00% Annoying