More of the “Blake Shelton” tapes to be revealed

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After more than a decade of searching, we finally found the videos we recorded “way back when,” of an up and comer named Blake Shelton.

On those tapes we saw a polite but determined young Oklahoman on his way to becoming a country music superstar.

Back then we spent days with him, and now, after pouring over the hours of “lost” video, we have a good idea of why he became so successful… but not without bumps in the road.

Blake said something so embarrassing happened to him early in his career he decided to quit singing briefly.

Linda Cavanaugh is putting this story together for you and will have it ready by tonight at 10.