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Jim Eanes - 100% match to Jimmie Driftwood

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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Homer Robert Eanes Jnr., 6 December 1923, Mountain Valley, Henry County, Virginia, USA, d. 21 November 1995, Martinsville, Virginia, USA. His early musical interest came from his father, a talented banjo player, who ran a local band. When only six months old, he suffered severe burns to his left hand that left the fingers twisted, but as a boy he developed a style of playing Read more

Dixon Brothers - 18% match to Jimmie Driftwood

Genres: Blues Christian & Gospel Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Brothers Dorsey Murdock Dixon (14 October 1897, Darlington, South Carolina, USA, d. 16 April 1968, Florida, USA) and Howard Britten Dixon (b. 19 June 1903, Darlington, South Carolina, USA, d. 24 March 1961) were two of seven Dixon children. At the age of 12, Dorsey left school and like his father, William McQuiller Dixon, he worked in the mill of the Darlington Cotton Manufa Read more

Earl Johnson - 13% match to Jimmie Driftwood

Genres: Folk
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Robert Earl Johnson, 24 August 1886, Gwinnett County, Georgia, USA, d. 31 May 1965, Georgia, USA. A favourite among students of old times roots and country music, fiddler Earl Johnson came from a region famed for string bands like the Georgia Yellowhammers and the Skillet Lickers. He learned to play the violin under his father’s tuition, later enrolling on a music corre Read more

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Bill Clifton - 11% match to Jimmie Driftwood

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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William August Marburg, 5 April 1931, Riderwood, Maryland, USA. Clifton sang and played guitar, autoharp and fiddle. He became interested in the music of the Carter Family during the 40s, having been introduced to country music through visiting the tenant farmers on his father’s estate. Clifton subsequently made his first records for the Stinson label in 1952. By 1954 h Read more

Jerry Clower - 11% match to Jimmie Driftwood

Genres: Comedy Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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28 September 1926, Amite County, Mississippi, USA, d. 24 August 1998, Jackson, Mississippi, USA. During the Depression, Clower’s father went to Memphis to look for work but took to drink and neglected his family. His 17-year-old mother moved back to her father’s farm in Liberty, Mississippi, and when she remarried, they moved to another farm. Clower worked on the f Read more


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