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Ricky Lynn Gregg - 100% 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 - 89% 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

Jerry Kilgore - 84% match to Ken Mellons

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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12 November 1964, Tillamook, Oregon, USA. As a youngster, Kilgore was devoted to the Bakersfield sounds of Buck Owens and Merle Haggard and although his music is contemporary, these influences permeate his work. Kilgore received his first guitar in 1976 but he did not start playing in a band until 10 years later. For some years he worked in Arizona and North Carolina, arrivi Read more

Billy Yates - 78% match to Ken Mellons

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

Mila Mason - 71% match to Ken Mellons

Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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c. 1974, Dawson Springs, Kentucky, USA. As a child, Mason was surrounded by a showbusiness atmosphere; her mother, Diane Mason, performed in Las Vegas and elsewhere as a singer. She began writing songs while still very young. At the age of 15 she occasionally performed at her mother’s shows, and two years later she moved to Nashville, Tennessee. There, she sang demos a Read more

Clay Davidson - 67% match to Ken Mellons

Decades Active: 2000s
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4 April 1971, Saltville, Virginia, USA. Davidson took to music making at an early age, inspired in part by his father who played guitar. All 11 of his siblings played or sang and as a child he heard many kinds of music, ranging through traditional country, bluegrass and gospel to soul and rock. While still in school, he played in various groups with friends and these bands s Read more

George Ducas - 67% 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

Chalee Tennison - 65% 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

Danni Leigh - 59% match to Ken Mellons

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

Marty Raybon - 56% match to Ken Mellons

Genres: Christian & Gospel
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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8 December 1959, Greenville, Alabama, USA. Although raised in Florida, Raybon took an early interest in bluegrass music and soon became a member of the family band, the American Bluegrass Express. This was led by his father, fiddler Ken ‘Buck’ Raybon, and also featured his brothers Tim and Rick. The band was very popular locally, repeatedly winning the Florida Stat Read more

Sons of the Desert - 55% match to Ken Mellons

Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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From 1989, the Sons Of The Desert, named after the Laurel And Hardy film, played contemporary bluegrass music and enjoyed a good following in Waco, Texas, where the members were students at McLellan College. Drew Womack, then an opera student, joined the band in 1990 as lead singer. A member of the band at the time was bass player Doug Virden. By 1993 the band was based in Dall Read more

James House - 48% match to Ken Mellons

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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21 March 1955, Sacramento, California, USA. His father and his uncles sang a cappella country music, but House was more interested in rock music as he grew up. He started performing as a solo acoustic act but then formed his own group, the House Band, which was signed to Warner Brothers Records and then moved to Atlantic Records. He started to write country music and, with t Read more

Larry Stewart - 45% match to Ken Mellons

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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Claudia Church - 40% match to Ken Mellons

Decades Active: 1990s
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North Carolina, USA. Church wanted to be a country singer from the age of five, when she first listened to the Grand Ole Opry radio show from car radios in the junkyard owned by her grandfather in rural North Carolina. She sang in local church choirs and as soon as she was old enough, set off for Nashville. However, she was ill-equipped for the competitive music scene there, Read more

Johnny Bush - 36% match to Ken Mellons

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


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