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Asylum Street Spankers - 100% match to Austin Lounge Lizards

Genres: Blues Country & Bluegrass Folk Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
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Tom Russell - 84% match to Austin Lounge Lizards

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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5 March 1950, Arizona, USA. The country singer-songwriter Tom Russell grew up on a ranch in Santa Monica and had twin influences of cowboys and country music. He says, ‘Southern California was very rich in country music, not only with Merle Haggard and Buck Owens, but also the Hollywood cowboy scene. My brother became a full-on cowboy. It’s in the blood.’< Read more

Arthur Godfrey - 82% match to Austin Lounge Lizards

Genres: Easy Listening Vocals World Music
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Robert Earl Keen - 75% match to Austin Lounge Lizards

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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11 January 1956, Houston, Texas, USA. In the mid-70s, Keen befriended Lyle Lovett at Texas A&M University, an establishment that combined academic and military activities. They often sang and played guitar together and they wrote ‘This Old Porch’, which appeared on Lovett’s first album. Keen also formed a bluegrass band, the Front Porch Boys. In 1981, he m Read more

Robbie Fulks - 73% match to Austin Lounge Lizards

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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25 March 1963, York, Pennsylvania, USA. Fulks is one of the best of the many artists to emerge from Chicago’s mid-90s alt country community, which centred on the city’s home-grown Bloodshot Records label. Like fellow Bloodshot artists the Old 97’s and the Waco Brothers, Fulks works primarily in the country milieu but is also comfortable with rock, pop, and jaz Read more

Asleep At The Wheel - 67% match to Austin Lounge Lizards

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Ray Benson (16 March 1951, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; guitar/vocals), Christine O’Connell (b. 21 March 1953, Williamsport, Maryland, USA; vocals), Lucky Oceans (b. Reuben Gosfield, 22 April 1951, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; steel guitar), Floyd Domino (piano) and Leroy Preston (rhythm guitar/drums) formed the core of the classic line-up of this protean wester Read more

The Flatlanders - 64% match to Austin Lounge Lizards

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The seminal US country band the Flatlanders was formed in Lubbock, Texas, USA, in 1971. The three main members are all singer-songwriters and guitarists; Joe Ely (9 February 1947, Amarillo, Texas, USA), Jimmie Dale Gilmore (b. 6 May 1945, Amarillo, Texas, USA) and Butch Hancock (b. George Hancock, 12 July 1945, Lubbock, Texas, USA). Ely met Gilmore in Lubbock and, realizing Read more

The Meat Purveyors - 64% match to Austin Lounge Lizards

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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Joe Ely - 62% match to Austin Lounge Lizards

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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9 February 1947, Amarillo, Texas, USA. Singer-songwriter and guitarist Ely is one of the most completely realized artists in contemporary country music, especially in the live situation where he excels. His work for MCA Records in the late 70s is latterly regarded as the link between country rock and so-called new country.Ely moved with his parents in Read more

Guy Clark - 58% match to Austin Lounge Lizards

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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6 November 1941, Rockport, Texas, USA. Clark has achieved considerably more fame as a songwriter than as a performer, although he is revered by his nucleus of fans internationally. Brought up in the hamlet of Monahans, Texas, Clark worked in television during the 60s, and later as a photographer - his work appeared on albums released by the Texan-based International Artists Read more

Junior Brown - 58% match to Austin Lounge Lizards

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Jamieson Brown, 12 June 1952, Cottonwood, Arizona, USA. The country singer/guitarist Junior Brown dropped out of high school in 1969 after he had already formed his own band in his early teens. He then played the Texas clubs for many years, writing ‘Too Many Nights In A Roadhouse’ for Alvin Crow. Brown pioneered the guit-steel, a double-neck electric and steel guit Read more

Tish Hinojosa - 58% match to Austin Lounge Lizards

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Holiday & Seasonal World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Leticia Hinojosa, 6 December 1955, San Antonio, Texas, USA. Chicano/Tex-Mex singer-songwriter Hinojosa, a professional musician since 1980, earned a reputation in both Spanish and English speaking circles with her self-released 1987 debut cassette, Taos To Tennessee (an expanded and remastered version of the album was released in 1992 by Watermelon Records). It was followed Read more

Todd Snider - 50% match to Austin Lounge Lizards

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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11 October 1966, Portland, Oregon, USA. Roots rock singer-songwriter/guitarist Snider is a native of Portland, Oregon. He had a rough home life growing up, which led to his running away from home as a teenager with very little money in his pocket. After drifting around, Snider settled down in Texas for a while and began penning songs as a form of therapy. It was not long bef Read more

Br5-49 - 49% match to Austin Lounge Lizards

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

Nanci Griffith - 49% match to Austin Lounge Lizards

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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6 July 1953, Seguin, Texas, USA. This singer-songwriter brilliantly straddles the boundary between folk and country music, with occasional nods to the mainstream rock audience. Her mother was an amateur actress and her father a member of a barbershop quartet. They passed on their interest in performance to Nanci, and although she majored in education at the University of Tex Read more


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