Joe Don Rooney
Joe Don Rooney is an American musician and the lead guitarist and high harmony singer in the American country pop trio Rascal Flatts. Raised in Picher, Oklahoma, his first known band, Uncle Thumbtack, was formed in the early 1990s in Miami, Oklahoma with Boone Pickens and Fred Samuels, two lifelong friends. In addition to electric guitar, Rooney plays the acoustic and bass guitars, as well as mandolin. His influences include guitarists Chet Atkins, Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck.
- Born: September 13, 1975 (age 43), Baxter Springs
- Spouse: Tiffany Fallon (2006-04-23 to present - Marriage)
- Aliases: Flatts Rascal, Jodee, Rascal Flatts, Rooney, Joe Don
- Children: Jagger Donovan Rooney, Raquel Blue Rooney
- Genre: Country