Fresh from getting to play with the Rolling Stones, Keith Urban was a guest on the Conan Show on TBS.  As amazing as it may seem, Keith shared a story about getting fired from a heavy metal band as a teenager, for playing Ricky Skaggs music.  Click to watch the video.

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He may have some rock influences in his guitar playing but Keith grew up on country even during the formative years. Apparently it showed in his performance.