Toby Keith Drops Gloriously ’90s Throwback Studio Pic As He Works on New Album

by Keeli Parkey

Toby Keith treated fans to a walk down memory lane on Friday (Feb. 5). Taking to Twitter, the country music star shared a throwback photo of him in the studio.

“Toby is hard at work in the studio on his new album, so there’s no better time for a studio “throwback,” the tweet said. “What album do you think he was recording in this photo?”

Fans were quick to respond to Toby Keith’s throwback photo.

“Reminds me of what he looked like when he did Should Have Been a Cowboy,” one fan posted. “Probably ‘Toby Keith’ his debut album with his first hit Should’ve Been A Cowboy. He looks so young and innocent,” another said.

“It was something that turned out phenomenal!” one fan posted. There was also: “I don’t remember, but it had to be a good one. They’re ALL GOOD!”

The compliments kept coming. “Whatever it was he was YOUNG,” one tweet said. “Red solo cup. Still gorgeous,” was another tweet. There was also: “It has to be his first! What a cutie!”

What is your best guess for the date and song of this throwback photo by Toby Keith?

Musical Talent Runs in Toby Keith’s Family

In 2004, Toby Keith and his daughter, Krystal, rocked the stage of the CMA Awards. On that evening, the performed their unique cover of the song “Mockingbird.”

“I should have been completely terrified, but I was 18 or 19, and I really just didn’t have any reservations about it,” Krystal Keith told The Boot. “My dad was like, ‘Well, here’s your X, and here’s my X, and if you need anything …’ The curtains were about to open, and I was like, ‘What I need is for you to get on your X.'”

If you know the song “Mockingbird,” chances are good that you know it from a duet performed by James Taylor and Carly Simon. Making the song even more interesting is that Taylor and his sister would sing the song while they were in their teens.

Keith Plans Tour Dates

Like so many other artists, Toby Keith is ready to get back out on tour to perform in front of his fans.

According to his website, the country music star has several tour dates on his calendar. The first date is April 30 at Hertz Arena in Estero, Florida. The singer is heading to the midwest for his next two shows. One is on May 20 at Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on May 20. Another is at the Bismarck Event Center in Bismarck, North Dakota, on May 21.

Other tour stops for Toby Keith, according to his website, include: Utica, New York; Big Flats, New York; Loveland, Colorado; Salinas, California; Sparks, Nevada; LaPorte, Indiana; and Glen Allen, Virginia. He will also be traveling to Canada for tour dates.