Binghamton Loves Darius Rucker [VIDEO]
Darius Rucker has 1,925,683 “likes” on his Facebook page. That’s a lot of likes! No wonder everyone was rooting for his success, when he explored “other musical influences” after the success of the Grammy-Award winning rock band Hootie and the Blowfish.
Darius Rucker is an American original. Darius produced 6 Top-40 hits with Hootie, co-writing most of the bands songs and in 2009, became the second ever African American to win a prestigious Country Music Association Award (CMA). Darius has always been a determined winner at his craft.
Polling HAWK listeners around Binghamton, here are the top Darius Rucker country favorites:
1) ‘Don’t Think I Don’t Think About It’ – this was his first solo hit sure is a tongue twister to say.
2) ‘It Won’t Be Like This For Long‘ – Darius really sells this one. One of my favorites too.
3) ‘Come Back Song’ - this hit from his second solo album was so melodic; always a fan favorite.
4) ‘Wagon Wheel‘ - Darius made this Old Crow Medicine Show’s cover his own and although it didn’t win a CMA, Darius did walk away with a Grammy.
5) ‘Radio’ – everyone connects with this song. Everyone loves the radio and they love Darius Rucker.
Darius Rucker brings his ‘True Believers‘ Tour to the Binghamton Arena, March 27th with the Eli Young Band and Joel Crouse. You can enter to win 4 free tickets and a chance to meet the band with Newschannel 34, NBC-5 and the HAWK. You can also register to win at all Matthews Auto locations in the Southern Tier.