The Hodges Brothers Similar Artists

Million Dollar Quartet - 83% match to The Hodges Brothers

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Rose Maddox - 71% match to The Hodges Brothers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Roselea Arbana Brogdon, 15 August 1925, near Boaz, Alabama, USA, d. 15 April 1998, Ashland, Oregon, USA. Maddox began performing in the late 30 in a family group with her brothers Cal, Fred, Don and Cliff. Their career was interrupted by WWII following which they re-formed as the Maddox Brothers And Rose. Cliff died in 1949 and his place was taken by another brother, Henry. Read more

Skeets McDonald - 69% match to The Hodges Brothers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Enos William McDonald, 1 October 1915, Greenway, Arkansas, USA, d. 31 March 1968. The youngest of seven children of a poor cotton picking family, influenced by Jimmie Rodgers’ recordings, he taught himself to play guitar at the age of 12. (He gained his nickname as a boy, because of trouble with mosquitoes, which he always called ‘skeets’). By 1935, he was in Read more

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Jimmy Murphy - 64% match to The Hodges Brothers

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s
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11 October 1925, Republic, Alabama, USA, d. 1 June 1981, USA. Murphy, who played guitar and sang from childhood, played a combination of traditional bluegrass with rock ‘n’ roll but was also influenced by the blues. A semi-professional musician through the 40s, he built a local following and towards the end of the decade moved to Knoxville, Tennessee. There, he wor Read more

Freddie Hart - 63% match to The Hodges Brothers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Fred Segrest, 21 December 1926, Loachapoka, Alabama, USA. Hart was one of 10 boys and five girls born to a family of sharecroppers. He left school at the age of 12 and started working for his parents. When he was only 15, he lied about his age - and his parents signed the papers - so that he could join the marines. He saw action at both Guam and Iwo Jima. Four years later he Read more

Jimmy Work - 62% match to The Hodges Brothers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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29 March 1924, Akron, Ohio, USA. Work learned to play the guitar at a very early age and later also became proficient on fiddle. He played in bands while still in school, and was even then writing songs. He made the decision to never make music his life, treating it as only a secondary occupation while working in factories in Detroit, Michigan, by day. He made a few radio ap Read more

Dub Dickerson - 61% match to The Hodges Brothers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 2000s
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Willis Dickerson, 1927, Grand Saline, Texas, USA, d. 1979, USA. Singing and playing guitar, Dickerson broadcast on KWKH’s The Louisiana Hayride. He occasionally composed songs, including ‘My Gal Gertie’. He recorded for several independent labels, such as Imperial Records, Sims, Todd and Tower, as well as Decca Records and Capitol Records. Among his recordings Read more

Johnny Bond - 57% match to The Hodges Brothers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Cyrus Whitfield Bond, 1 June 1915, Enville, Oklahoma, USA, d. 12 June 1978, Burbank, California, USA. Born into a poor farming family, Bond taught himself to play ukelele and guitar and played at local dances In 1934 he moved to Oklahoma and worked on radio, appearing as Cyrus Whitfield, Johnny Whitfield and then Johnny Bond. In 1937, he worked with Jimmy Wakely and Scotty H Read more

Tommy Collins - 57% match to The Hodges Brothers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Leonard Raymond Sipes, 28 September 1930, Bethany, Oklahoma, USA, d. 14 March 2000, Ashland City, Tennessee, USA. Collins reflected upon his childhood in his song about being raised on a farm, ‘The Roots Of My Raising’, a US country number 1 for Merle Haggard in 1976. As a young man Collins was an avid follower of Jimmie Rodgers and, for a while, he dated the singe Read more

Wayne Raney - 56% match to The Hodges Brothers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 2000s
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17 August 1921, Wolf Bayou, near Batesville, Arkansas, USA, d. 23 January 1993. Raney became interested in music at an early age, owing to the fact that a crippled foot prevented him playing games. He learned to play the harmonica and listened intently to the playing of Lonnie Glosson on Border radio station XEPN. In 1934, at the age of 13, he hitch-hiked to the station’ Read more

Malibu Storm - 54% match to The Hodges Brothers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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California, USA-based new bluegrass trio formed by twin sisters Dana Burke (Dana Schankman, Los Angeles, California, USA; vocals/banjo) and Lauren Mills (b. Lauren Schankman, Los Angeles, California, USA; vocals/fiddle) and their brother Michael Alden (b. 1985, USA; vocals/bass). Formerly child actors, the sisters discovered a love of country music in their early teens, with Read more

Michael Cleveland - 54% match to The Hodges Brothers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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