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Tom Wopat - 69% match to John Schneider

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Vocals
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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9 September 1951, Lodi, Wisconsin, USA. Wopat began singing and dancing in school musicals when he was 12 years old. After studying music at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, he began his acting career in productions of West Side Story, Jesus Christ Superstar and South Pacific. He also sang and played trombone and guitar in a rock band. Upon moving to New York in 1977, h Read more

The Forester Sisters - 65% match to John Schneider

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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Kathy (4 January 1955), June (b. 22 September 1956), Kim (b. 4 November 1960, Oglethorpe, Georgia, USA) and Christy Forester (b. 21 December 1962) are from Lookout Mountain, Georgia, USA. Kathy and June sang in church as children, obtained their college degrees and started playing professionally: by 1982, both Kim and Christy had joined them. They formed their own band and s Read more

Charly McClain - 55% match to John Schneider

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Charlotte Denise McClain, 26 March 1956, Jackson, Tennessee, USA. McClain began her musical career when only nine years old with her brother in a band called Charlotte And The Volunteers. For six years they worked locally and also had television appearances. She then started modelling swimsuits, changed her name to Charly and was signed to Epic in 1976. She had US country hi Read more

Paul Overstreet - 53% match to John Schneider

Genres: Christian & Gospel
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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17 March 1955, Newton, Mississippi, USA. Overstreet moved to Nashville in 1973 and was married for a short time to Dolly Parton’s sister Frieda. It was not until 1982 that he made an impression as a songwriter. George Jones had a US country hit with ‘Same Old Me’ and Overstreet was able to ‘buy a lot of booze and drugs and a new car’. The country hit Read more

Gary Morris - 51% match to John Schneider

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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7 December 1948, Fort Worth, Texas, USA. Morris sang in a church choir and learned guitar, playing along to the Beatles’ records. When he and two friends auditioned for a club owner in Denver, they were told they were ‘on in 15 minutes... providing they played country music’. They stayed at the club for five years and then Morris returned to Texas. He started Read more

Johnny Rodriguez - 49% match to John Schneider

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock World Music
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Deborah Allen - 44% match to John Schneider

Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Deborah Lynn Thurmond, 30 September 1953, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. A singer-songwriter, whose songs have proved major successes for other artists, including ‘Don’t Worry ’Bout Me Baby’ (Janie Fricke) and ‘Can I See You Tonight?’ (Tanya Tucker), Allen’s own first US country chart success came in 1979 when she was working as a session singer. Read more

Larry Gatlin - 37% match to John Schneider

Genres: Christian & Gospel Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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Terri Gibbs - 37% match to John Schneider

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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15 June 1954, Augusta, Georgia, USA. Gibbs was born blind and has been playing the piano since she was three. She listened to a wide repertoire of music and, even though she is regarded as a country singer, there are many other influences, notably Ray Charles. Gibbs sang gospel in her early teens and formed her own band, Sound Dimension. Meeting Chet Atkins, she was encourag Read more

Ronnie McDowell - 36% match to John Schneider

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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26 March 1950, Fountain Head, Tennessee, USA. McDowell initially built his career on his ability to imitate the voice of Elvis Presley, a talent he was often called upon to utilize in films and television programmes. He also recorded his own music, however, and by the 80s, was a major star in his own right in the country field. McDowell began trying out his Presley imitation Read more

Doug Supernaw - 29% match to John Schneider

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s
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26 September 1960, Houston, Texas, USA. It surprises many to find that Supernaw, which he claims is of French/Native American extraction, is his real name. His mother was a coal miner’s daughter and a fanatical country music fan, while his father was a scientist who only liked classical music. He learned to play guitar and grew up heavily influenced by fellow Texans Geo Read more

Razzy Bailey - 29% match to John Schneider

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Erastus Michael Bailey, 14 February 1939, Five Points, Alabama, USA. Bailey grew up on a small farm and his parents encouraged him to learn the guitar for their Saturday night singalongs. He recorded his first record at the age of 10, formed his first band when he was 15 and spent nearly 20 years playing honky tonks in Georgia and Alabama. Among his singles were ‘Stolen Read more

David Frizzell - 26% match to John Schneider

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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26 September 1941, El Dorado, Arkansas, USA. In the mid-50s, David hitch-hiked to California to join and tour with his older brother Lefty Frizzell. He recorded some unsuccessful country rockabilly tracks for Columbia Records in 1958 and served in the US Army during the early 60s. After his discharge, he made further recordings for various labels and gained a Top 40 US count Read more

Sweethearts Of The Rodeo - 25% match to John Schneider

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Sisters Janis Oliver (28 November 1955, Manhattan Beach, California, USA) and Kristine Oliver (b. 1 March 1957, Manhattan Beach, California, USA) grew up in California and spent much time practising their vocal harmonies. In 1973, they started working as an acoustic duo, taking their name from a Byrds album. Although they mostly performed contemporary country rock songs, the Read more

McBride & The Ride - 23% match to John Schneider

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Terry McBride (16 September 1958, Austin, Texas, USA; lead vocals, bass), Ray Herndon (b. 14 July 1960, Scottsdale, Arkansas, USA; guitar, vocals) and Billy Thomas (b. 24 October 1953, Fort Myers, Florida, USA; drums, vocals). MCA producer Tony Brown noticed that Alabama were losing their appeal and so he formed a new country group to take over the market. He experimented wi Read more


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