Doug Stone found his mark in music as a lonesome baritone balladeer, although he was very adept at hard-up-tempo country.Doug had already past the age of 30 when a Nashville manager paired him up with Epic, his first record label. He debuted in 1990 with the single, ?I?d Be Better Off (In a Pine Box),? the first release from his 1990 self-titled debuted album ?Doug Stone? for Epic records. This album produced a handful of chart-topping singles. Following these songs was his first number one, ?In a Different Light?. In addition, the single was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Country Song. Both this album and its successor, 1991?s I Thought It Was You, earned a platinum certification from The Recording Industry Association of America for U.S. shipments of one million copies. Two more albums for Epic, 1992?s From The Heart and 1994?s More Love, were each certified gold. Stone has charted ?twenty-two singles on Hot Country Songs, with his greatest chart success coming between 1990 and 1995. In this time span, he charted eight Number Ones including: ?In a Different Light?, ?A Jukebox and a Country Song?, ?Too Busy Being in Love?, ?Addicted to a Dollar'', and ?Why Didn?t I think of That? to name a few, plus fifteen more Top Five singles. Come experience these songs and more at the Mars Theatre.
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