Hoosier Hotshots Similar Artists

Groucho Marx - 53% match to Hoosier Hotshots

Genres: Comedy Radio Shows Soundtracks Spoken Word
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Bob Hope - 48% match to Hoosier Hotshots

Genres: Comedy Comedy Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Leslie Townes Hope, 29 May 1903, Eltham, London, England, d. 27 July 2003, Hollywood, California, USA. One of the all-time great entertainers; an actor and comedian, whose singing ability has usually been sadly under-rated. Hope was taken to the USA at the age of four and grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. As a teenager he tried his hand at various jobs including boxing, and toured Read more

Laurel & Hardy - 38% match to Hoosier Hotshots

Genres: Comedy Comedy Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1980s 2000s
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During their partnership Laurel (Arthur Stanley Jefferson, 16 June 1890, Ulverston, Lancashire (later Cumbria), England, d. 23 February 1965, Santa Monica, California, USA) and Hardy (b. Oliver Norvell Hardy, 18 January 1892, Harlem, Georgia, USA, d. 7 August 1957, North Hollywood, California, USA) made silent and talking films. In 1910 and 1912 Laurel toured the USA with Fr Read more

Flanagan & Allen - 28% match to Hoosier Hotshots

Genres: Easy Listening Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1990s 2000s
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Bud Flanagan (Reuben Weintrop [Robert Winthrop], 14 October 1896, Whitechapel, London, England, d. 20 October 1968, Kingston, Surrey, England) and Chesney Allen (b. William Ernest Allen, 5 April 1896, London, England, d. 13 November 1982, Midhurst, Sussex, England). One of Britain’s best-loved comedy-singing duos during their heyday in the 30s and 40s. Allen was the str Read more

Jimmie Davis - 25% match to Hoosier Hotshots

Genres: Christian & Gospel Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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James Houston Davis, 11 September 1899, on a farm at Beech Springs, near Quitman, Jackson Parish, Louisiana, USA, d. 5 November 2000, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. (Davis regularly claimed to have been born anytime between 1899 and 1902). One of 11 children in a sharecropping family, Davis progressed through local schools and in the early 20s gained a BA at Louisiana’s P Read more

Mel Blanc - 23% match to Hoosier Hotshots

Genres: Children's Music Comedy Pop / Rock
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Homer & Jethro - 22% match to Hoosier Hotshots

Genres: Comedy Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Homer (Henry D. Haynes, 27 July 1920, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, d. 7 August 1971, Chicago, Illinois, USA) and Jethro (b. Kenneth C. Burns, 10 March 1920, Conasauga, Tennessee, USA, d. 4 February 1989, Evanston, Illinois, USA) were both from Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. They went to the same school and learned to play stringed instruments as young children. In 1932, they began Read more

Moon Mullican - 21% match to Hoosier Hotshots

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Aubrey Mullican, 29 March 1909, Corrigan, Polk County, Texas, USA, d. 1 January 1967, Beaumont, Texas, USA. Mullican was raised on a farm that was manned by black workers. One sharecropper, Joe Jones, taught Mullican how to play blues guitar. His father bought an old pump organ so that the family could practise hymn-singing, but Aubrey preferred to pound out boogie-woogie an Read more

Floyd Tillman - 18% match to Hoosier Hotshots

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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8 December 1914, Ryan, Oklahoma, USA, d. 22 August 2003, Bacliff, nr. Houston, Texas, USA. Tillman was the youngest of 11 children of a sharecropping family who moved to Post, Texas, when he was a few months old. He first learned to play mandolin and banjo but later changed to guitar, performing with Adolph Hofner’s band, even singing a few songs, although later admitti Read more

Spade Cooley - 18% match to Hoosier Hotshots

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Donnell Clyde Cooley, 22 February 1910, Grande, Oklahoma, USA, d. 23 November 1969, Vacaville, California, USA. His grandfather and father were talented fiddlers and he was playing at dances at the age of eight. Around 1930, the family moved to Modesto, California, where Cooley played local venues. In 1934, his resemblance to Roy Rogers found him employment as a stand-in and Read more

Bert Williams - 17% match to Hoosier Hotshots

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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12 November 1874, New Providence, Nassau, Bahamas, d. 5 March 1922. After moving to the USA, Williams worked in vaudeville with moderate success. In 1898 he teamed up with George W. Walker, and the two song and dance men became a success in New York City in the show In Dahomey, and also toured overseas. When Walker died in 1907, Williams continued on his own. In 1913 he met Read more

Jimmy Wakely - 17% match to Hoosier Hotshots

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Easy Listening
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Clarence Wakely, 16 February 1914, near Mineola, Arkansas, USA, d. 25 September 1982, Mission Hills, California, USA. Wakely’s family relocated to Oklahoma when he was child, moving several times as they struggled to make a living, usually by sharecropping. He gave himself the name of Jimmy and attended High School at Cowden, Oklahoma, where he learned to play the guita Read more

George Morgan - 14% match to Hoosier Hotshots

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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28 June 1924, Waverly, Tennessee, USA, d. 7 July 1975, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Morgan was raised in Barberton, Ohio, and by the time he was nine, he was performing his own songs on guitar. He enlisted in the US Army during the war but was discharged three months later on medical grounds. He formed a band and found work on a radio station in Wooster, Ohio, and wrote ‘ Read more

Larry Verne - 12% match to Hoosier Hotshots

Genres: Pop / Rock
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