Gary Stewart Similar Artists

Dean Dillon - 100% match to Gary Stewart

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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26 March 1955, Lake City, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. Dillon, a self-confessed victim of alcohol and substance abuse, started writing songs in the early 70s, when he appeared on a local television show. He subsequently moved to Nashville and eventually worked at Opryland Theme Park for four years as a member of the Mac Magaha quartet (Magaha had previously worked as Porter Wa Read more

Doug Stone - 72% match to Gary Stewart

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Douglas Jackson Brooks 19 June 1956, Newnan, Georgia, USA. Stone, the product of a broken home, was encouraged to become a musician by his mother, although he lived with his father following the break up. She taught him to play guitar and had put him onstage by the age of 7, supporting Loretta Lynn. Stone, in addition to possessing a rich country voice, plays guitar, keyboar Read more

James Hand - 65% match to Gary Stewart

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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Johnny Bush - 63% match to Gary Stewart

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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John Bush Shinn III, 17 February 1935, Houston, Texas, USA. Bush sang and played guitar as an adolescent. He moved to San Antonio, Texas, in 1962 and was resident at the Texas Star Inn. He became a drummer and worked with Willie Nelson. Nelson, and then Bush, moved to Ray Price’s band but Bush had no luck in developing a solo career. He eventually became the leader of W Read more

Blackhawk - 57% match to Gary Stewart

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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When Henry Paul (25 August 1949, Kingston, New York, USA), the former lead singer of the southern rock band the Outlaws (1972-1977, and reunion 1986-1989) and his own Henry Paul Band (1979-1982) moved back to Nashville, Tennessee in the early 90s he formed the new country outfit FireHawk with Van Stephenson (b. 4 November 1953, Hamilton, Ohio, USA, d. 8 April 2001, Nashville Read more

Wade Hayes - 50% match to Gary Stewart

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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20 April 1969, Bethal Acres, Oklahoma, USA. Hayes’ family lived and breathed country music. His father, Don Hayes, was a professional musician and bought Wade his first proper guitar at the age of 11. The family suffered a traumatic period during the mid-80s when his father secured a record contract and moved the family to Nashville. The record company went bankrupt owi Read more

Dick Curless - 31% match to Gary Stewart

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Richard William Curless, 17 March 1932, Fort Fairfield, Maine, USA, d. 25 May 1995. Both his parents were musical and in 1948, after the family moved to Massachusetts, he was soon appearing as the Tumbleweed Kid in his own show on local radio in Ware, Massachusetts. Later he joined a band called the Trail Blazers and moved back to Maine. In 1951, he was drafted into the army Read more

James Otto - 28% match to Gary Stewart

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 2000s
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29 July 1973, Fort Lewis, Washington, USA. Having learned to play saxophone and violin as a child, this Nashville-based singer-songwriter graduated to the guitar in his early teens and began immersing himself in country music. After a two-year period of military service in the US Navy, Otto relocated to the home of country music in Nashville, Tennessee, in an attempt to brea Read more

Jim Ford - 23% match to Gary Stewart

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1960s 2000s
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John Berry - 23% match to Gary Stewart

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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14 September, 1959, Aiken, South Carolina, USA. The 90s country singer John Berry grew up appreciating soul music and the singer-songwriters of the early 70s. In 1981 both his legs were crushed in a motorcycle accident, but he recovered fully and decided to devote his time to music. He performed in Midwest clubs until settling in Athens, Georgia, in 1985. He self-financed si Read more

Nat Stuckey - 22% match to Gary Stewart

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Nathan Wright Stuckey II, 17 December 1933, Cass County, Texas, USA (his date of birth has been variously given as 1933, 1934, 1937 or 1938), d. 24 August 1988. After studying for and obtaining a degree in radio and television, he worked as a disc jockey, first on KALT Atlanta, Texas, and then moving to KWKH Shreveport, Louisiana. He began to entertain and between 1958 and 1 Read more

David Nail - 21% match to Gary Stewart

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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Billy Yates - 19% match to Gary Stewart

Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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13 March 1963, Doniphan, Missouri, USA. Country singer-songwriter Yates was raised on a small farm in rural Missouri, just across the border from Arkansas. As a child he used to sing with his family on short radio broadcasts on KDFN-AM in Doniphan, and occasionally performed at country fairs. After graduating from high school he began performing at local music theatres, and Read more

Danni Leigh - 18% match to Gary Stewart

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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9 February 1970, Strasburg, Virginia, USA. Dubbed ‘the female Dwight Yoakam’ by some country music writers, Danni Leigh rose to prominence after recording a demo album to pitch for a recording contract in Nashville. It was produced by Michael Knox, son of 50s rockabilly artist Buddy Knox, whom she met while waiting tables at Nashville’s Bluebird Café. A Read more

Joe Maphis - 18% match to Gary Stewart

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Otis Wilson Maphis, 12 May 1921, near Suffolk, Virginia, USA, d. 27 June 1986, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. His father taught him to play the fiddle as a child and he was performing at local dances by the age of 10. By the time he was 16, Maphis was a featured musician on WBRA Richmond, where he also played guitar, mandolin and bass. During the 40s, he starred on several top c Read more


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