toby keith Toby Keith Goes Incognito

Steve Wiseman / 99.5 WYCD

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Toby Keith[/lastfm] has found a way to sneak around bars and play shows. He and a group studio musicians play several times a year under secret identity. The group is called Incognito Banditos and they play blues and blues country covers.

Some of the songs you might hear at an Icognito Banditos show

  • “Mexican Blackbird” by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]ZZ Top[/lastfm]
  • “Chug a Lug” by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Roger Miller[/lastfm]
  • “Waymore’s Blues” by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Waylon Jennings[/lastfm]
  • “11 Months and 29 Days” by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Johnny Paycheck[/lastfm]
  • “Statue of a Fool” by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jack Greene[/lastfm]
  • “Shambala” by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Three Dog Night[/lastfm]
  • “Last Two Dollars” by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Johnny Taylor[/lastfm]
  • “Polk Salad Annie” by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Tony Joe White[/lastfm]
  • “Ain’t No Sunshine” by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Bill Withers[/lastfm]

Toby told TheBoot, they do about five or six shows a year as the Incognito Banditos, so be on the lookout in 2011!

If you want to check out more of their sound, you can hear cuts on the deluxe edition of Toby’s album Bullets in the Gun (tracks 11 -14).

Don’t forget to watch the Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday, April 3rd on CBS at 8 p.m. PT/ET. Toby is nominated for Entertainer of the Year.

Comments (4)
  1. jennifer stanley says:

    I hope he comes to his bar in Michigan. I love him. He should win entertainer of the year. He deserves it.

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