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Lyle Lovett - 100% match to Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks

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

Little Feat - 94% match to Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The compact rock ‘n’ roll funk displayed by Little Feat put them out of step with other Californian rock bands of the early 70s. By combining elements of country, folk, blues, soul and boogie they unwittingly created a sound that became their own, and has to date never been replicated or bettered.The original line-up of the band in 1969 compris Read more

David Bromberg - 91% match to Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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19 September 1945, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. A prolific session musician who later recorded a series of albums under his own name. Proficient on guitar (primarily acoustic), violin, mandolin and banjo, Bromberg’s music embraces elements of folk, blues, bluegrass, rock, comedy and lengthy narrative stories often inserted between choruses. His career began in New Y Read more

Old & In The Way - 70% match to Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in San Francisco, California, USA, Old And In The Way were active between 1973 and 1976. Founders Peter Rowan (4 July 1942, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; lead vocals/guitar), David Grisman (b. 23 March 1945, Hackensack, New Jersey, USA; mandolin/vocals), Richard Greene (b. 9 November 1945, Beverly Hills, California, USA; violin/vocals) and John Kahn (bass) were previous Read more

Taj Mahal - 62% match to Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks

Genres: Blues Holiday & Seasonal Jazz World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Henry Saint Clair Fredericks, 17 May 1940, New York City, New York, USA. The son of a West Indian jazz arranger, Taj Mahal developed his early interest in black music by studying its origins while at the University of Massachusetts. After graduating with a BA in Agriculture, he began performing in Boston clubs, before moving to the west coast in 1965. The artist was a founde Read more

Crosby, Stills & Nash - 61% match to Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks

Genres: Folk Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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David Crosby (14 August 1941, Los Angeles, California, USA), Stephen Stills (b. 3 January 1945, Dallas, Texas, USA) and Graham Nash (b. 2 February 1942, Blackpool, Lancashire, England) joined forces in 1969 after parting with their previous groups, the Byrds, Buffalo Springfield and the Hollies, respectively. Inevitably, they attracted considerable media attention as a  Read more

Hot Tuna - 59% match to Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks

Genres: Blues Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This US band was formed by two members of the Jefferson Airplane, Jack Casady (John William Casady, 13 April 1944, Washington, DC, USA; bass) and Jorma Kaukonen (b. 23 December 1940, Washington, DC, USA; guitar/vocals). The band evolved as a part-time extension of the Jefferson Airplane with Kaukonen and Casady utilizing the services of colleagues Paul Kantner (guitar) and S Read more

Jorma Kaukonen - 58% match to Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks

Genres: Blues Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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23 December 1940, Washington, DC, USA. The solo career of the former Jefferson Airplane lead guitarist started after the demise of the Airplane splinter group Hot Tuna in 1978. Kaukonen went back to his roots as a solo acoustic performer in small clubs. Four years earlier, he had released an outstanding recording, Quah, joined by Tom Hobson and produced by Jack Casady. The a Read more

Ry Cooder - 57% match to Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks

Genres: Blues Country & Bluegrass Instrumental Latin Pop / Rock Soundtracks World Music
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Ryland Peter Cooder, 15 March 1947, Los Angeles, California, USA. One of popular music’s premier talents, Cooder mastered the rudiments of guitar while still a child. He learned the techniques of traditional music from Rev. Gary Davis and by the age of 17 was part of a blues act with singer Jackie DeShannon. In 1965, he formed the Rising Sons with Taj Mahal and veteran Read more

Billy Joe Shaver - 56% match to Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks

Genres: Christian & Gospel Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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16 September 1941, Corsicana, Texas, USA. Shaver was raised in Waco, Texas, and lost two fingers in a sawmill accident. In typically contradictory fashion, he took up bronc-busting as a safer job and started to learn guitar. An early song, ‘Two Bits Worth Of Nothing’, was written about his wife - a woman he has both married and divorced three times! Shaver spent so Read more

Rickie Lee Jones - 55% match to Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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8 November 1954, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Jones emerged from a thriving Los Angeles bohemian sub-culture in 1979 with a buoyant debut album, peppered with images of streetwise characters and indebted, lyrically, to beat and jazz styles. The set included the Chuck E. Weiss tribute ‘Chuck E.’s In Love’, a US Top 5 single, and ‘Easy Money’, a song previo Read more

NRBQ - 54% match to Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks

Genres: Blues Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Miami, Florida, USA, 1968, the origins of NRBQ (New Rhythm & Blues Quintet) were actually in Louisville, Kentucky a few years earlier. There, Terry Adams (14 August 1950; keyboards) and Steve Ferguson (b. 1947, Louisville, Kentucky, USA; guitar) were members of a group called Merseybeats USA. Moving to Miami, the pair joined with New York musicians Frank Gadler Read more

Asleep At The Wheel - 52% match to Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Ray Benson (16 March 1951, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; guitar/vocals), Christine O’Connell (b. 21 March 1953, Williamsport, Maryland, USA; vocals), Lucky Oceans (b. Reuben Gosfield, 22 April 1951, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; steel guitar), Floyd Domino (piano) and Leroy Preston (rhythm guitar/drums) formed the core of the classic line-up of this protean wester Read more

Dave Alvin - 52% match to Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks

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

Jesse Colin Young - 51% match to Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Perry Miller, 22 November 1941, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. One of several optimistic performers frequenting the Greenwich Village folk circuit, Young was discovered in 1963 at the renowned Gerde’s Folk City club. His debut The Soul Of A City Boy, was recorded in one four-hour session, but despite its rudimentary quality, the collection showcased the singer Read more


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