20 Things You Didn’t Know About Martina McBride

Martina Mariea Schiff was born on July 29, 1966, in the tiny village of Medicine Lodge, Kansas to parents Daryl and Jeanne.
Martina Mariea Schiff was born on July 29, 1966, in the tiny village of Medicine Lodge, Kansas to parents Daryl and Jeanne.
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In 1984, Martina McBride worked in at a Dairy Queen.
In 1984, Martina McBride worked in at a Dairy Queen.
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She started singing with her father Daryl's group, "The Schiffters", when she was just seven years old.
She started singing with her father Daryl's group, "The Schiffters", when she was just seven years old.
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Martina McBride use to sell Garth Brooks tee shirts at his concerts.
Martina McBride use to sell Garth Brooks tee shirts at his concerts.
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She first played as Garth Brooks' opening act.
She first played as Garth Brooks' opening act.
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Martina McBride's husband John was a crew member for the legendary Garth Brooks
Martina McBride's husband John was a crew member for the legendary Garth Brooks
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The first album that Martina McBride produced on her own is called Timeless.
The first album that Martina McBride produced on her own is called Timeless.
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On her 1997 album Evolution, the first track is a recording of Martina singing "I'm Little But I'm Loud" at a 4-H convention. The song was recorded by her mother in 1973 when Martina was 7 years old.
On her 1997 album Evolution, the first track is a recording of Martina singing "I'm Little But I'm Loud" at a 4-H convention. The song was recorded by her mother in 1973 when Martina was 7 years old.
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She likes to eat home-cooked foods like meatloaf and mashed potatoes and fried chicken. Martina also enjoys tacos, cheese pizza and cheeseburgers.
She likes to eat home-cooked foods like meatloaf and mashed potatoes and fried chicken. Martina also enjoys tacos, cheese pizza and cheeseburgers.
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Her favorite soft drink is Pepsi.
Her favorite soft drink is Pepsi.
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She likes watching CBS' Guiding Light soap opera, as well as "Roseanne" and "Seinfeld".
She likes watching CBS' Guiding Light soap opera, as well as "Roseanne" and "Seinfeld".
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Martina McBride was honored to sing the National Anthem at the 2003 basketball NBA All-Star game
Martina McBride was honored to sing the National Anthem at the 2003 basketball NBA All-Star game
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Martina McBride sang background vocals for a Big & Rich song called "Live this Life."
Martina McBride sang background vocals for a Big & Rich song called "Live this Life."
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She created a rock band named the "Penetrators" in 1984.
She created a rock band named the "Penetrators" in 1984.
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Martina McBride leaves the writing of her songs to the professionals. Martina stays true to her talent, which is singing.
Martina McBride leaves the writing of her songs to the professionals. Martina stays true to her talent, which is singing.
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She has twenty top ten singles, including "Wild Angels," "Independence Day," and "A Broken Wing."
She has twenty top ten singles, including "Wild Angels," "Independence Day," and "A Broken Wing."
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She  used vocals from her daughter Emma "cooing" on her song "This Uncivil War."
She used vocals from her daughter Emma "cooing" on her song "This Uncivil War."
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 16: (L-R) Singer/musician Taylor Swift accepts the Video of the Year award for "Love Story" from singer Martina McBride on stage during the 2009 CMT Music Awards at the Sommet Center on June 16, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Martina McBride and husband John have three daughters. The whole family travels together on Martina's tour bus most of the time.
Martina McBride and husband John have three daughters. The whole family travels together on Martina's tour bus most of the time.
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Martina McBride was named CMA's Female Vocalist of the Year in 1999, 2002, 2003 and 2004.
Martina McBride was named CMA's Female Vocalist of the Year in 1999, 2002, 2003 and 2004.
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Martina McBride has sold over 15 million albums.
Martina McBride has sold over 15 million albums.
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