Texan Rodney Hayden produced waves with critics upon his debut launch for his authentic nation audio that harkened back again to an earlier period. Developing up with usage of his father’s huge and diverse record collection, Hayden was attracted to Merle Haggard and George Jones. He started performing in the honky tonk picture around his hometown of Pleasanton while still in his teenagers, piecing together his initial band as a higher school mature and piecing together demos. A demonstration got in the hands of fellow Tx musician Robert Earl Eager, who authorized Hayden to a administration offer. Although Nashville wouldn’t bite (worried that he was as well nation), Hayden finished an recording of original materials and addresses by performers like Billy Ray Shaver and Tom Waits. Eager chose to release his personal record label, Rosetta Information, to concern Hayden’s debut GENUINE. in 2002. Regardless of the title’s open up invitation for criticism, Hayden received compliment from many quarters who experienced the twenty-two year older singer experienced a bright potential before him because of his understanding for days gone by.