Watch Alex Trebek Dropping the F-Bomb In TV Promo Bloopers, For First Time In 150 Years, There Will Be No Macy's Santa In NYC, Study Shows Kids Watching Too Much TV Is Bad For Their Parent's Health. Rooney admits that as Rascal Flatts has grown over the years it’s become easier to find that work-and-family balance and says the band (whose new album, Back To Us, out on May 19) always makes it a point to “maximize their workload and also still be husbands and fathers.” Fatherly spoke to Rooney about how he does this, the challenges of being on the road, and how his bandmates taught him how to be a good dad. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. What do you want the president to prioritize in the next four years? But there’s something about when you walk in the house as a father and you hear “Daddy!” or “Daddy’s home!” you gotta let that guide you. J.D. Joe Don Rooney is an American musician and the lead guitarist and high harmony singer in the American country pop trio Rascal Flatts. Joe Don Rooney is lead guitarist and a harmony singer in the American country pop trio Rascal Flatts. Joe Don Rooney who is an American musician was born in September 13, 1975. Head coach Bud Wilkinson kicked him off the team after Looney netted four yards in six carries in a game against Texas. He has a daughter, Tara, born in 1968. My dad joined the Navy and my mom had a child before she was out of high school. And we have a good team that tries to keep everything straight. That big family atmosphere was always a big part of my life. The couple was featured in the Playboy Cyber Club's celebrity photographer section, with the nude pictorial of Fallon being shot by Joe Don himself. He joined a lawsuit that claimed that a reserve unit could not be sent to fight in an undeclared war, but it was defeated.[1]. Joe Don frequently jammed with family member musicians Justin Speer, Tracy Conder, and Jeramy Essary (to whom he later dedicated "I'm Movin' On"). Other Works He has been married to Tiffany Fallon since April 23, 2006. [1], In 1968, Looney was called up by the United States Army to go to Vietnam. He and his wife welcomed their son, Jagger Donovan Rooney. That’s family time. Joe Don Rooney Is A Member Of . Discover what happened on this day. Born September 13, 1975, in Baxter Springs, KS, Joe Don Rooney is best known as the lead guitarist and harmony singer in the multi-platinum-selling country-pop group Rascal Flatts.He was raised in the tiny Oklahoma town of Picher, learning to love music through the diverse tastes of his brothers and sisters. When questioned about his absences, he responded by saying, "If practice makes perfect and perfection is impossible, why practice? And then they started getting married and having kids right away. Monster. And they find loopholes so quickly! How was fatherhood initially? He said ,“You get your home life right and everything else in your world makes sense.” It’s so true. Given the fact that you still do travel a great deal for the band do you find you appreciate your time at home even more? Stan Trout, a fellow convert, alleged that Looney was one of Muktananda's "enforcers" who intimidated people into obeying him. He set a punting record in the 1961 Junior Rose Bowl, as his team won the junior college national championship.