Luke Combs Honors Toby Keith With Performance Of “Should’ve Been A Cowboy”
Luke Combs is among a long list of fellow country stars paying tribute to the late Toby Keith this week. Keith passed away on Tuesday (2/6) at the age of 62 while surrounded by his family following a battle with stomach cancer.
While visiting The Ryman in Nashville, Tennessee, this week, Combs performed Keith’s “Should’ve Been A Cowboy” during a private show. According to The Tennessean, his performance took place during “Living Lucky With Luke Combs,” a multi-state lottery experience.
“Played the Ryman in Nashville last night so I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to honor a true icon. Thank you for everything, Toby. We’ll miss you,” Combs shared on Facebook.
Keith’s track, “Should’ve Been A Cowboy,” was the lead single to be featured on his debut studio album, Toby Keith, which was released in 1993. It was among many of his legendary hits that people from all across the nation came to know and love.
Other artists who have paid tribute to Keith this week include Jason Aldean, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, Lainey Wilson, Reba, Dolly Parton, Morgan Wallen, Chris Young, and many more. You can click here to see additional tributes among other memories of the legendary Toby Keith.
Before Combs’ private performance at the Ryman Auditorium, he previously hit the stage live from Los Angeles with Tracy Chapman to sing “Fast Car” at the Grammys. His cover of the song is featured on his 2022 album, Gettin’ Old, and immediately returned to the top of the charts.
Combs will return to the road for his 2024 Growin’ Up And Gettin’ Old Tour starting April 12 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with special guests Jordan Davis, Mitchell Tenpenny, Drew Parker, Colby Acuss, Cody Jinks, The Avett Brothers, Charles Wesley Godwin, Hailey Whitters, and The Wilder Blue on select dates.