Neal McCoy was born Hubert Neal McGaughey Jr. in Jacksonville, TX, in 1963. His special brand of neo-traditionalist honky-tonk brought Neal McCoy a string of hits in the mid-'90s. Neal McCoy toured as an opening act for Charley Pride for over 6 years and left to pursue his own career. In 1988, his debut single "That's How Much I Love You" was released under the name Neal McGoy (the pronunciation of his birth name), later modifying it to the more common McCoy. His debut album was released on Atlantic Records in 1990. McCoy's 1994, "No Doubt About It" album sold over one million copies with three number one singles. Neal McCoy is still going strong with his 2003 release "The Luckiest Man in the World."