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The Boys

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Urban & Rap
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Sweethearts Of The Rodeo - 94% match to Baillie & The Boys

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Sisters Janis Oliver (28 November 1955, Manhattan Beach, California, USA) and Kristine Oliver (b. 1 March 1957, Manhattan Beach, California, USA) grew up in California and spent much time practising their vocal harmonies. In 1973, they started working as an acoustic duo, taking their name from a Byrds album. Although they mostly performed contemporary country rock songs, the Read more

McBride & The Ride - 82% match to Baillie & The Boys

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Terry McBride (16 September 1958, Austin, Texas, USA; lead vocals, bass), Ray Herndon (b. 14 July 1960, Scottsdale, Arkansas, USA; guitar, vocals) and Billy Thomas (b. 24 October 1953, Fort Myers, Florida, USA; drums, vocals). MCA producer Tony Brown noticed that Alabama were losing their appeal and so he formed a new country group to take over the market. He experimented wi Read more

K.T. Oslin - 79% match to Baillie & The Boys

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Kay Toinette Oslin, 15 May 1942, Crossitt, Arkansas, USA. Oslin was raised in Mobile, Alabama, and then in Houston, Texas. She loved Hank Williams and the Carter Family, but hated early 60s country music because ‘it was middle-aged men singing about drinking whiskey and cheating on their wives’. She attended drama school and worked in Houston as a folk trio with Gu Read more

The Forester Sisters - 76% match to Baillie & The Boys

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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Kathy (4 January 1955), June (b. 22 September 1956), Kim (b. 4 November 1960, Oglethorpe, Georgia, USA) and Christy Forester (b. 21 December 1962) are from Lookout Mountain, Georgia, USA. Kathy and June sang in church as children, obtained their college degrees and started playing professionally: by 1982, both Kim and Christy had joined them. They formed their own band and s Read more

Highway 101 - 74% match to Baillie & The Boys

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Like the Monkees, Highway 101 is a manufactured US band. Chuck Morris, the manager of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and Lyle Lovett, wanted to form an outfit that would play ‘traditional country with a rock ‘n’ roll backbeat’. He recruited session man Scott ‘Cactus’ Moser (3 May 1957, Montrose, Colorado, USA) to help him. He worked with bass player Read more

Ronnie Milsap - 58% match to Baillie & The Boys

Genres: Christian & Gospel Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Ronnie Lee Millsaps, 16 January 1943, Robbinsville, North Carolina, USA. Milsap’s mother had already experienced a stillbirth and the prospect of raising a blind child made her mentally unstable. Milsap’s father took him to live with his grandparents and divorced his mother. What little vision young Ronnie had was lost after receiving a vicious punch from a schoolm Read more

Deborah Allen - 57% match to Baillie & The Boys

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Deborah Lynn Thurmond, 30 September 1953, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. A singer-songwriter, whose songs have proved major successes for other artists, including ‘Don’t Worry ’Bout Me Baby’ (Janie Fricke) and ‘Can I See You Tonight?’ (Tanya Tucker), Allen’s own first US country chart success came in 1979 when she was working as a session singer. Read more

Gail Davies - 54% match to Baillie & The Boys

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Patricia Gail Dickerson, 1 September 1948, Broken Bow, Oklahoma, USA. Davies’ father, Tex Dickerson, was a country musician who, among other things, worked on The Louisiana Hayride and Davies was fascinated by his jukebox filled with country music. As a performer, she went on the road with her brother Ron, whose songs have since been recorded by Helen Reddy (‘Long Read more

Charly McClain - 50% match to Baillie & The Boys

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Charlotte Denise McClain, 26 March 1956, Jackson, Tennessee, USA. McClain began her musical career when only nine years old with her brother in a band called Charlotte And The Volunteers. For six years they worked locally and also had television appearances. She then started modelling swimsuits, changed her name to Charly and was signed to Epic in 1976. She had US country hi Read more

Paul Overstreet - 47% match to Baillie & The Boys

Genres: Christian & Gospel
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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17 March 1955, Newton, Mississippi, USA. Overstreet moved to Nashville in 1973 and was married for a short time to Dolly Parton’s sister Frieda. It was not until 1982 that he made an impression as a songwriter. George Jones had a US country hit with ‘Same Old Me’ and Overstreet was able to ‘buy a lot of booze and drugs and a new car’. The country hit Read more

Holly Dunn - 46% match to Baillie & The Boys

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Holly Suzette Dunn, 22 August 1957, San Antonio, Texas, USA. Dunn’s father was a preacher and her mother a professional artist, but they encouraged their children to sing and entertain. Dunn learned guitar and became a lead vocalist with the Freedom Folk Singers, representing Texas in the White House bicentennial celebrations. After university, she joined her brother, C Read more

Janie Fricke - 45% match to Baillie & The Boys

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s
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Jane Frickie, 19 December 1947, on the family farm near South Whitney, Indiana, USA. Fricke, who adopted the spelling in 1986 to avoid mispronunciation, has sung in public since the age of 10. Her father was a guitarist and her mother a piano teacher and organist. Fricke sang jingles to pay her university fees and then moved to Los Angeles to find work as a session singer. A Read more

Linda Davis - 45% match to Baillie & The Boys

Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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26 November 1962, Dodson, Texas, USA. The 90s country singer Linda Davis made her debut at the age of six at a local jamboree and recorded her first album before winning the Louisiana Hayride Star Search when she was 15. Guitarist Phil Baugh encouraged her to pursue a career in music and partnered her with Skip Eaton as the duo Skip And Linda. The singles they recorded toget Read more

Chalee Tennison - 44% match to Baillie & The Boys

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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11 April 1969, Texas, USA. Since settling in Nashville, Tennessee, in the late 90s, Tennison has made a considerable impression on those who feared that country music might be in danger of being overrun by neophytes with little or no experience of the real world outside their songs. Having formerly been a manual worker in the construction industry, Tennison, a single mother Read more


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