Ernest Clayton Walker Jr. is an American country music artist. He made his debut in 1993 with the single “What’s It to You”, which reached Number One on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) chart, as did its follow-up, 1994’s “Live Until I Die”. Both singles were included on his self-titled debut album, released in 1993 via Giant Records. He stayed with the label until its 2001 closure, later recording for Warner Bros. Records, RCA Records Nashville, and Curb Records.
Clay Walker has released a total of eleven studio albums, including a greatest hits package and an album of Christmas music. His first four studio albums all achieved platinum certification in the United States and his greatest hits collection and fifth studio album were each certified gold. He has charted more than thirty singles on Hot Country Songs, of which six have reached number one: “What’s It to You”, “Live Until I Die”, Dreaming with My Eyes Open”, “If I Could Make a Living”, “This Woman and This Man”, and “Rumor Has It”.
Clay sat down with Folio 2.0’s Rob Nicholson (via Zoom) to talk about his latest album, Texas to Tennessee, how he and his family handled the pandemic and lock down, to listen to a few new tracks off his new album and his upcoming show at The Florida Theatre.
Watch interview here.