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Ty England - 100% match to Ken Mellons

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Gary Tyrone England, 5 December 1963, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. The new country singer Ty England was first turned on to country music by his grandfather, who gave him his first guitar and taught him the basic chords. He sang with high school bands and played acoustic sets at coffee shops while at university. He befriended Garth Brooks in 1982 and they made a pact that i Read more

Chet Atkins - 74% match to Ken Mellons

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Chester Burton Atkins, 20 June 1924, Luttrell, Tennessee, USA, d. 30 June 2001, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The man known as ‘Mister Guitar’ was one of the most influential and prolific guitarists of the twentieth century, as well as an important producer and an RCA Records executive. The son of a music teacher and brother of guitarist Jim Atkins (who played with Le Read more

The O'Kanes - 71% match to Ken Mellons

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Jamie O’Hara (8 August 1950, Toledo, Ohio, USA) planned to be a professional American footballer until knee injuries forced him to change his mind. He says, ‘My father gave me a guitar as a gift. Two years later, I was in Nashville. That either shows a lot of confidence, a lot of arrogance or a lot of stupidity.’ He wrote ‘Grandpa (Tell Me ’Bout The Read more

Ricky Lynn Gregg - 55% match to Ken Mellons

Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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22 August 1961, Longview, Texas, USA. The 90s country singer/guitarist Ricky Lynn Gregg is of Native American descent. He formed two rock groups, the Ricky Lynn Project and Head East, and with them opened for Huey Lewis And The News and Heart. He then switched direction to honky tonk country and formed the band Cherokee Thunder with whom he played clubs in Dallas. He reached Read more

James Bonamy - 47% match to Ken Mellons

Decades Active: 1990s
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29 April 1972, Winter Park, Florida, USA. Contemporary country singer Bonamy gravitated to the honky tonk scene through the auspices of his father, a fan of Johnny Paycheck and Merle Haggard. However, when he began to attend high school he invested much of his time in sports, at which he achieved great proficiency, while his listening tastes changed to those of Bon Jovi et a Read more

Jimmie Davis - 47% match to Ken Mellons

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

The Derailers - 46% match to Ken Mellons

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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A honky tonk country rock outfit based in Austin, Texas, USA, the Derailers are led by singer-songwriters, Tony Villanueva (8 August 1967, Eugene, Oregon, USA; guitar, vocals) and Brian Hofeldt (b. 10 June 1967, Caldwell, Idaho, USA; guitar, piano, vocals). Villanueva once described the band’s mission as one of exploring ‘the moan and the mournful harmonies’ t Read more

The Notorious Cherry Bombs - 44% match to Ken Mellons

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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Billy Yates - 40% match to Ken Mellons

Genres: R&B / Soul
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

Rick Trevino - 38% match to Ken Mellons

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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15 June 1971, Austin, Texas, USA. Treviño is a Mexican-American who sings in both English and Spanish. His first single was released in English as ‘Just Enough Rope’ and in Spanish as ‘Bastante Cordon’, with a bilingual version also available. Similarly, his first album, Just Enough Rope, was also available in Spanish as Dos Mundos. He moved to Col Read more

Lacy J. Dalton - 36% match to Ken Mellons

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Jill Byrem, 13 October 1948, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, USA. Dalton’s father played guitar and mandolin, but she was originally determined to be an artist. At the age of 18, she moved to Los Angeles and then settled in Santa Cruz, where she played the clubs for 12 years. She worked as a protest singer and then became the lead singer with a psychedelic band, Office, under Read more

Chalee Tennison - 34% match to Ken Mellons

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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11 April 1969, Texas, USA. Since settling in Nashville, Tennessee, in the late 90s, Tennison has made a considerable impression on those who feared that country music might be in danger of being overrun by neophytes with little or no experience of the real world outside their songs. Having formerly been a manual worker in the construction industry, Tennison, a single mother Read more

Daron Norwood - 34% match to Ken Mellons

Decades Active: 1990s
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30 September 1965, Lubbock, Texas, USA. Raised in Tahoka, Texas, this contemporary country singer’s family were evangelists and he grew up singing gospel music. In addition to singing he became proficient on guitar, piano and bass, and also occasionally plays drums. As his teenage years ended he settled in Nashville, Tennessee, made regular appearances at the Buckboard Read more

George Ducas - 34% match to Ken Mellons

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s
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1 August 1971, Texas City, Texas, USA. This country singer-songwriter was raised by his mother in San Diego, California, until the age of 12, when he relocated to Houston, Texas, to live with his father and stepmother. He began writing and singing in his early teens, and performed with a number of college-based bands. After leaving college he began working in a bank during t Read more

Wade Hayes - 34% match to Ken Mellons

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


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