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Raul Malo - 100% match to Maurice Jarre

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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7 August 1965, Miami, Florida, USA. Malo’s soaring Roy Orbison -styled vocals helped propel country rock group the Mavericks to international commercial success in the 90s. As chief songwriter Malo was also instrumental in shaping the group’s inventive blend of styles, which by their commercial heyday of the late 90s was taking in country, Latin, jazz, pop and rock Read more

Dwight Yoakam - 38% match to Maurice Jarre

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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23 October 1956, Pikeville, Kentucky, USA. Much of Yoakam’s hip honky tonk music paved the way for rock audiences accepting country music in the 90s. A singer-songwriter with an early love of the honky-tonk country music of Buck Owens and Lefty Frizzell, he has always shown a distinct antipathy towards the Nashville pop/country scene.Yoakam, the Read more

The Derailers - 34% match to Maurice Jarre

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

Texas Tornados - 28% match to Maurice Jarre

Genres: Pop / Rock World Music
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Marty Stuart - 27% match to Maurice Jarre

Genres: Christian & Gospel Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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30 September 1958, Philadelphia, Mississippi, USA. Country singer Stuart learned the mandolin as a young child and played with the Sullivan Family Gospel Singers, and went on the road with Lester Flatt when only 13 years old. After Flatt’s death in 1979, Stuart became part of Johnny Cash’sband. He married Cash’s daughter, Cindy, although in keeping with most o Read more

Rodney Crowell - 26% match to Maurice Jarre

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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7 August 1950, Houston, Texas, USA. Combining careers as a country songwriter, producer and artist, Crowell rose to fame in the 80s as an influential figure in Nashville’s new breed of country traditionalists, along with Emmylou Harris, in whose Hot Band he worked for three years, Rosanne Cash, and fellow songwriters such as Guy Clark. His songs have been covered by Bob Read more

Vince Gill - 20% match to Maurice Jarre

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Vincent Grant Gill, 12 April 1957, Norman, Oklahoma, USA. Gill’s father, a lawyer who played in a part-time country band, encouraged his son to have a career in country music. While still at school, Gill joined the bluegrass group Mountain Smoke. He moved to Louisville in 1975 and joined Bluegrass Alliance before demonstrating his vocal, guitar, banjo and fiddle talents Read more

Kelly Willis - 19% match to Maurice Jarre

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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2 October 1968, Lawton, Oklahoma, USA. An Austin, Texas-based singer-songwriter, Kelly Willis was signed by MCA Records’ country division in 1990 and widely embraced by critics as a torchbearer for ‘new traditionalism’.Willis played in her first band when aged 16, performing with her future first husband Mas Palermo. Her raucous vocals Read more

The Kentucky Headhunters - 19% match to Maurice Jarre

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The Kentucky Headhunters come, naturally enough, from Kentucky. Ricky Lee Phelps (8 October 1953, Edmonton, Kentucky, USA; lead vocal) and his brother, Doug (b. 15 December 1960, Edmonton, Kentucky, USA), played in various groups around Kentucky before meeting Greg Martin (b. 31 March 1954, Louisville, Kentucky, USA; lead guitar) in 1984. He introduced them to his cousins, t Read more

Br5-49 - 18% match to Maurice Jarre

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Regarded by many as the most exciting country rock-inspired band in Nashville since Jason And The Scorchers, BR5-49 arrived in 1996 with a provocative manifesto. As Chuck Mead (22 December 1960, Nevada, Missouri, USA; guitar/vocals) told the press: ‘I don’t want it to be seen as some kind of planned competition to stamp out new country. But that’d be nice, bec Read more

Dale Watson - 18% match to Maurice Jarre

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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7 October 1962, Birmingham, Alabama, USA. An old-fashioned honky tonk performer of the traditional variety, Dale Watson made a major impact in 1995 with the release of his Cheatin’ Heart Attack debut set for HighTone Records. Growing up in Alabama, he had been introduced to country music by his marine father who ran a small band. His father even released a single, ‘ Read more

David Ball - 18% match to Maurice Jarre

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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9 July May 1953, Rock Hill, South Carolina, USA. Country singer-songwriter David Ball was born into a musical family headed by his Baptist preacher father. Later he moved with his family to Spartanburg, South Carolina. There he was able to persuade his parents to buy him a guitar - a Stella. Having written his first song in seventh grade, he played it in a school talent show Read more

Patty Loveless - 17% match to Maurice Jarre

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Patricia Lee Ramey, 4 January 1957, Pikeville, Kentucky, USA. The youngest of eight children, she began to write songs and sing in local venues with her brother Roger, after the family relocated to Louisville. When she was 14 years old they visited Nashville, where her singing and songwriting so impressed the Wilburn Brothers (although they felt she was not mature enough to Read more

Buck Owens - 16% match to Maurice Jarre

Genres: Christian & Gospel Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Alvis Edgar Owens Jnr., 12 August 1929, Sherman, Texas, USA, d. 25 March 2006, USA, Bakersfield, California, USA. Buck Owens became one of the leading country music stars of the 60s and 70s, along with Merle Haggard, the leading exponent of the ‘west coast sound’. Owens gave himself the nickname Buck at the age of three, after a favourite horse. When he was 10, his Read more

George Strait - 16% match to Maurice Jarre

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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18 May 1952, Poteet, Texas, USA. Country superstar George Strait is a throwback to the 50s honky-tonk sound of country music. He uses twin fiddles and steel guitar and his strong, warm delivery is similar to that of his idols Merle Haggard and Lefty Frizzell. He has made no secret of his influences, recording a fine tribute to Frizzell, ‘Lefty’s Gone’.

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