Country singer Tommy Shane Steiner grew up surrounded by overachievers.
His grandfather T.C. "Buck" Steiner was a champion rodeo rider and a member of the Cowboy Hall of Fame next to Pancho Villa and Annie Oakley. His parents were also rodeo entertainers: his father, Bobby, was a bull rider while his mother, Joleen, was a barrel-racing frontrunner. Even Tommy's kid brother, Sid, went on to chase the cowboy dream of becoming a steer wrestler, however it was never a part of Tommy's plan. He wanted to be a singer. He was a Rodeo Hall of Fame member as well, but an earnest 22-year-old with a vision. He went on to play the Texas club circuit in the late '90s. He made a name for himself and RCA Records took notice. Tommy Shane Steiner defined his own country-rock for his debut album Then Came the Night, issued in spring 2002. "What If She's an Angel" went Top Ten on the country charts. ~ MacKenzie Wilson