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Del Reeves - 100% match to Red Simpson

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Franklin Delano Reeves, 14 July 1932, Sparta, North Carolina, USA, d. 1 January 2007, Centerville, Tennessee, USA. A singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who had his own radio show at the age of 12, Reeves moved to California, where by the late 50s, he had his own television show. He first charted in 1961 with ‘Be Quiet Mind’ on Decca Records, but in 1965, h Read more

Boxcar Willie - 63% match to Red Simpson

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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Dick Curless - 53% match to Red Simpson

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Richard William Curless, 17 March 1932, Fort Fairfield, Maine, USA, d. 25 May 1995. Both his parents were musical and in 1948, after the family moved to Massachusetts, he was soon appearing as the Tumbleweed Kid in his own show on local radio in Ware, Massachusetts. Later he joined a band called the Trail Blazers and moved back to Maine. In 1951, he was drafted into the army Read more

Moe Bandy - 48% match to Red Simpson

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Marion Bandy, 12 February 1944, Meridian, Mississippi, USA. Bandy was nicknamed Moe by his father when a child in the home town of the legendary Jimmie Rodgers, so it is perhaps not surprising that he grew up to be a country singer. He later stated: ‘My grandfather worked on the railroads with Jimmie Rodgers. He was the boss of the railway yard in Meridian and Jimmie Ro Read more

Cal Smith - 43% match to Red Simpson

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Calvin Grant Shofner, 7 April 1932, Gans, Oklahoma, USA. The Shofner family moved to California, where Calvin met the rodeo-rider Todd Mason, becoming his stooge for knife and bullwhip tricks. Mason taught him how to play the guitar and at the age of 15 he was a vocalist with the San Francisco country band Kitty Dibble And Her Dude Ranch Wranglers. After military service, he Read more

Wynn Stewart - 43% match to Red Simpson

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Wynnford Lindsey Stewart, 7 June 1934, on a farm near Morrisville, Missouri, USA, d. 17 July 1985, Hendersonville, Tennessee, USA. Stewart’s uncle was a major league pitcher, which inspired hopes of a baseball career, until he was told that he would never be big enough. He became interested in songwriting, learned to play the guitar, and at the age of 13, he appeared re Read more

Mel Tillis - 42% match to Red Simpson

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Lonnie Melvin Tillis, 8 August 1932, Tampa, Florida, USA. The family relocated to Dover, 18 miles east of Tampa, when Tillis was only eight months old. He contracted malaria when aged only three, and was left with a permanent stutter. During his school days, various treatments failed to cure this speech problem and though originally embarrassed by it, he managed in later yea Read more

Jack Greene - 38% match to Red Simpson

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Jack Henry Greene, 7 January 1930, Maryville, Tennessee, USA. Greene took guitar lessons when he was eight years old, then added drumming to his abilities. Moving to Atlanta in the late 40s, he became part of the Cherokee Trio with Lem Bryant and Speedy Price. He then became a member of the Rhythm Ranch Boys and was a popular radio entertainer on Georgia Jublilee on WTJH. Gr Read more

Barbara Fairchild - 37% match to Red Simpson

Genres: Christian & Gospel Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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12 November 1950, Knobel, Arkansas, USA. Fairchild was raised on a farm and was entertaining at every opportunity. The family moved to St. Louis when she was 12 years old and she was soon recording for the local Norman label and working on television. In 1968 she moved to Nashville to further her career and among her early singles is ‘Remember The Alimony’ for Kapp Read more

Claude King - 36% match to Red Simpson

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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5 February 1923, on a farm near Keithville, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA. His date of birth has, since 1961, frequently been cited incorrectly owing to promotional material released by his then manager, Tillman Franks, who at the time thought it tactful to lose a decade from his new client’s age. King showed an early interest in music and was a proficient guitarist by the Read more

Little Jimmy Dickens - 36% match to Red Simpson

Genres: Comedy Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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James Cecil Dickens, 19 December 1920, Bolt, West Virginia, USA. Dickens has summarized his early life as the youngest of 13 children in humorous country songs such as ‘A-Sleeping At The Foot Of The Bed’ and ‘Out Behind The Barn’. He had no intention of following his father into the coalmines, and being 4 feet 11 inches tall effectively ruled it out. When Read more

Johnny Russell - 35% match to Red Simpson

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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John Bright Russell, 23 January 1940, Sunflower County, Mississippi, USA, d. 3 July 2001, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. This hefty Nashville songwriter weighed in at 25 stone, and was fond of remarking that he carried ‘a lot of weight in this town.’ His songs were recorded by artists such as Del Reeves, Dolly Parton, Loretta Lynn, George Jones, Patti Page, and Bobby V Read more

Cowboy Copas - 34% match to Red Simpson

Genres: Christian & Gospel Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 2000s
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David Houston - 34% match to Red Simpson

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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9 December 1938, Bossier City, Louisiana, USA, d. 30 November 1993, Bossier City, Louisiana, USA. Houston’s forefathers included Sam Houston, who fought for Texas’ independence from Mexico, and the Civil War general Robert E. Lee. His parents were friends of 20s singer Gene Austin, who was his godfather and encouraged his talent. Houston made his debut on The Louis Read more

George Morgan - 30% match to Red Simpson

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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28 June 1924, Waverly, Tennessee, USA, d. 7 July 1975, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Morgan was raised in Barberton, Ohio, and by the time he was nine, he was performing his own songs on guitar. He enlisted in the US Army during the war but was discharged three months later on medical grounds. He formed a band and found work on a radio station in Wooster, Ohio, and wrote ‘ Read more


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