Geoffrey Muldaur, 1 January 1945, Pelham, New York, USA. Muldaur began performing at the folk haunts of Cambridge, Massachusetts, while a student at Boston University. He worked as a soloist at the Club 47, as well as becoming a featured member of the Jim Kweskin Jug Band. Muldaurs 1963 debut, Sleepy Man Blues, boasted support from Dave Van Ronk and Eric Von Schmidt, a
- 45% match to Dan Hicks
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. A self-described freelance bum, Vaughn is a critically acclaimed singer-songwriter, who has never parlayed his accolades into chart success, despite building a loyal cult following. As a youngster, a defining musical moment for Vaughn occurred at the age of six, when his uncle gave him a record by legendary guitarist Duane Eddy.
5 February 1951, Abertridwr, Wales. An exhilarating player of the accordion, Watkins played rock n roll, blues, Cajun and several stations in between. From the early 80s through into the mid-00s, with occasional breaks when the going got too tough, he was a member of the high-living UK band, the Balham Alligators. The band played the pub circuit around London and
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
- 20% match to Dan Hicks
David L. Frishberg, 23 March 1933, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA. Frishberg learned to play piano as a child, at one point horrifying his teacher by arranging a Mozart test-piece as a conga. After studying journalism at the University of Minnesota, he spent two years in the US Air Force before he decided to take the plunge and try to earn his living playing piano in New York City
Although renowned for its high-energy rock, the Detroit/Ann Arbor region also formed the focal point for this entertaining country rock band. The first of several tempestuous line-ups was formed in 1967, comprising Commander Cody (George Frayne IV, 19 July 1944, Boise City, Idaho, USA; piano), John Tichy (b. St. Louis, Missouri, USA; lead guitar), Steve Schwartz (guitar), Do