Raised on the dairy plantation in Paulding, OH, Pete Schlegel was raised hearing country music while he milked the cows. He received his 1st acoustic guitar when he is at the fourth quality, and music became his enthusiasm. Quickly he was taking part in musicals, college choirs, and the neighborhood karaoke circuit. Pursuing senior high school he became an Ohio Condition police officer for a while, after that an EMS helicopter pilot in Pittsburg, PA. Shifting back again to Ohio, he continuing as an EMS pilot in Toledo while focusing on his music. Schlegel shaped a seven-piece music group, Tru South, located in the Defiance, OH, region, and became a normal for the northwest Ohio pub circuit. In 2002 he going for Nashville to utilize maker Clyde Brooks on the self-released album, Solid Stuff, that was eventually found for nationwide distribution by V-Tone/Infinity Information. In 2004 three singles had been released through the album, “Brief for Eliminated,” “Departing Ain’t as effortless as It Seems,” and “IT REQUIRES a complete Lotta Liquor to Like Her,” which have been previously documented by Hank Williams, Jr.