Tracy Lawrence is the host of Honky Tonkin’ with Tracy Lawrence, a three hour weekend radio show. Lawrence was raised in Foreman, Arkansas, and sang in the church choir. He started working in “honky tonks” when he was 17 years old and moved to Nashville in 1990. He recorded his first album and the future looked bright until, on May 31 1991, he and his girlfriend were accosted by four thugs in a hotel parking lot. He suffered gunshot wounds and his album was put on hold for five months while he recovered. Sticks And Stones sold over 500, 000 copies and he had country hits with the Billboard chart-topping title track, ‘Today’s Lonely Fool’, ‘Runnin’ Behind’ and ‘Somebody Paints The Wall’.