Kenny says he could have never dreamed where his life has taken him. "When I first started this, I was just a kid wanting a song on the radio," he says. "When I was at college at East Tennessee State University playing on a stool like this with a tip jar in front of me, I didn't know I would be doing Oprah on my birthday. Who thinks of that?"
Go backstage with Kenny and find out what's playing on his iPod
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