Toby Keith fans were aware of the fact that he was sick. He had been battling stomach cancer but the loss of the country music icon came as a surprise to many.
When we look back at the musical history of Toby Keith, we can’t help but think about how catchy his music was. It was not only something that we could sing along with when we heard it on the radio, we danced along with it when we were at home.
Unfortunately, Toby Keith passed away on February 5, 2024. It was a shocking moment to fans who heard the sad news, but it was especially sad for those who sat in a chair and watched him at his last performance.
In fact, he uploaded a video of that performance to Instagram just a few hours before he passed away. It was almost like he was saying goodbye in a special way.
In the caption of his final video posted for his fans, he wrote: “And that’s a wrap on the weekend, y’all. Back to it.”
His fans were quick to say how shocked they were of his passing. One even mentioned that they couldn’t imagine being in the crowd and waking up the next day, only to realize that you had lost someone so special.
Keith also released a new song in December, “Don’t Let the Old Man in.” For fans everywhere, that song now has a special meeting they didn’t realize at first.
He speaks about how it is important to get everything you can out of life and to embrace it. In his words, words that will echo in the ears of his fans for years to come, “Toast each sundown with wine and don’t let the old man in.”