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Dave Alvin - 87% match to Buddy Miller

Genres: Blues Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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11 November 1955, Los Angeles, California, USA. The country guitarist Dave Alvin had a successful career with his brother Phil in the Blasters, whose best-known song, ‘Marie Marie’, was a UK hit for Shakin’ Stevens. On leaving the band, he worked with the punk band X and scored the movie Border Radio. His solo albums are typical of his career, being a mixture Read more

Kelly Willis - 86% match to Buddy Miller

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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2 October 1968, Lawton, Oklahoma, USA. An Austin, Texas-based singer-songwriter, Kelly Willis was signed by MCA Records’ country division in 1990 and widely embraced by critics as a torchbearer for ‘new traditionalism’.Willis played in her first band when aged 16, performing with her future first husband Mas Palermo. Her raucous vocals Read more

Rodney Crowell - 80% match to Buddy Miller

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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7 August 1950, Houston, Texas, USA. Combining careers as a country songwriter, producer and artist, Crowell rose to fame in the 80s as an influential figure in Nashville’s new breed of country traditionalists, along with Emmylou Harris, in whose Hot Band he worked for three years, Rosanne Cash, and fellow songwriters such as Guy Clark. His songs have been covered by Bob Read more

Bruce Robison - 78% match to Buddy Miller

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal
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Jimmie Dale Gilmore - 73% match to Buddy Miller

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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6 May 1945, Amarillo, Texas, USA. Gilmore is one of the many singer-songwriters to emerge from Lubbock; he says, ‘People used to ask us why there is so much music in Lubbock and we’d say that maybe it was the UFOs that came through in the early 50s. There was a famous sighting that was known as the Lubbock Lights.’ Apart from such extra-terrestrial help, Gilmo Read more

Joe Ely - 72% match to Buddy Miller

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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9 February 1947, Amarillo, Texas, USA. Singer-songwriter and guitarist Ely is one of the most completely realized artists in contemporary country music, especially in the live situation where he excels. His work for MCA Records in the late 70s is latterly regarded as the link between country rock and so-called new country.Ely moved with his parents in Read more

Tift Merritt - 67% match to Buddy Miller

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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8 January 1975, Houston, Texas, USA. Roots singer-songwriter Merritt was raised in Raleigh, North Carolina. She began writing songs and performing in clubs as a teenager, but did not make much of an impression before teaming up with drummer Zeke Hutchins and forming the Carbines. The band gained a strong reputation on Raleigh’s roots music scene, and after independently Read more

Ray Wylie Hubbard - 65% match to Buddy Miller

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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13 November 1946, Soper, Oklahoma, USA. Much of Hubbard’s initial fame rested on his songwriting. Jerry Jeff Walker recorded his composition ‘Up Against The Wall, Redneck Mother’, turning it into a left-field country standard. Hubbard formed the Cowboy Twinkies who released a self-titled debut for Warner Brother Records in 1975, but the album’s failure le Read more

Delbert McClinton - 64% match to Buddy Miller

Genres: Blues Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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4 November 1940, Lubbock, Texas, USA. This white R&B artist honed his craft working in a bar band, the Straitjackets, backing visiting blues giants such as Sonny Boy Williamson, Howlin’ Wolf, Lightnin’ Hopkins and Jimmy Reed. McClinton made his first recordings as a member of the Ron-Dels, and was noted for his distinctive harmonica work on Bruce Channel’s Read more

Eliza Gilkyson - 64% match to Buddy Miller

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1950, Hollywood, California, USA. Singer-songwriter Eliza Gilkyson has enjoyed a long if not always fruitful career, although by the start of the new millennium she had begun to reap some much deserved critical and commercial acclaim.Gilkyson is from a musical family, with her late father, the noted performer and songwriter Terry Gilkyson enjoying a U Read more

Chris Knight - 63% match to Buddy Miller

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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24 June 1960, Slaughters, Kentucky, USA. Country singer-songwriter Knight’s rural upbringing in the backwoods of Kentucky is reflected in his grittily honest tales of small town working men and women far from the bright lights of Nashville. Knight began writing songs as a teenager, inspired by the maverick creative talents of Steve Earle and John Prine, but any thoughts Read more

Alejandro Escovedo - 61% match to Buddy Miller

Genres: Blues Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Alejandro Escovedo, 1951, San Antonio, Texas, USA. Singer-songwriter Escovedo is the seventh of 12 children born to a former Mexican prizefighter and musician. The family moved to Texas from the Mexican town of Saltillo when Escovedo was 12, before relocating to southern California by the late 50s. Several of his siblings subsequently became involved in the music industry - Read more

Guy Clark - 60% match to Buddy Miller

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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6 November 1941, Rockport, Texas, USA. Clark has achieved considerably more fame as a songwriter than as a performer, although he is revered by his nucleus of fans internationally. Brought up in the hamlet of Monahans, Texas, Clark worked in television during the 60s, and later as a photographer - his work appeared on albums released by the Texan-based International Artists Read more

Lyle Lovett - 60% match to Buddy Miller

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Lyle Pearce Lovett, 1 November 1957, Klein, Texas, USA. Singer-songwriter Lovett grew up 25 miles north of Houston in the rural Klein community (an area largely populated by farmers of German extraction), which was named after his grandfather, Adam Klein. During his teenage years, as Houston’s borders expanded, Lovett was exposed to more urban influences, and attended T Read more

The Flatlanders - 60% match to Buddy Miller

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The seminal US country band the Flatlanders was formed in Lubbock, Texas, USA, in 1971. The three main members are all singer-songwriters and guitarists; Joe Ely (9 February 1947, Amarillo, Texas, USA), Jimmie Dale Gilmore (b. 6 May 1945, Amarillo, Texas, USA) and Butch Hancock (b. George Hancock, 12 July 1945, Lubbock, Texas, USA). Ely met Gilmore in Lubbock and, realizing Read more


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