Tim McGraw delivered a heartfelt tribute to the late singer Toby Keith, who passed away on Monday.
During his concert performance in Florida, the Humble and Kind singer fondly reminisced about his friendship with Keith and their shared experiences.
In the video shared on Instagram on Friday, McGraw described Keith as a 'great artist' and praised his fearless approach to music.
The Don't Take the Girl hitmaker said, “Toby and I got to know each other pretty well early in our career, we spent a lot of time hanging out on the bus, played some shows together … having to guard him in basketball. It wasn’t a lot of fun because he beat the [expletive] out of you.”
McGraw dedicated his performance of Live Like You Were Dying to Keith, inviting the audience to join in the heartfelt homage.
The caption read, “thanx Hollywood FL for helping me pay tribute to @tobykeith last night…. Meant so much @hardrockholly.”
Fans praised this heartfelt gesture of McGraw in the comments section, with one stating, “one Legend, honoring another legend!”
While the other added, “you never fail to amaze me with the respect you show to others Tim. Thank You for honoring Toby, I’m glad you all were friends. RIP Toby.”
About Toby Keith death:
Toby Keith, famous for songs like Red Solo Cup, passed away at 62 after battling stomach cancer.
Keith's family confirmed his peaceful passing, urging privacy as they mourn.
The statement from his family read, “Toby Keith passed peacefully last night on February 5 surrounded by his family. He fought his fight with grace and courage. Please respect the privacy of his family at this time.”
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