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Charline Arthur - 52% match to Wayne Raney

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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Charline Highsmith, 2 September 1929, Henrietta, Texas, USA, d. 27 November 1987, Pocatello, Idaho, USA. The second of a Pentecostal preacher’s 12 children, she grew up in Paris, Texas, and first sang locally with her sister Dottie. By 1945, inspired by Ernest Tubb, she sang on KPLT and married Jack Arthur, who later played bass on her recordings. In the late 40s, she p Read more

The Carlisles - 48% match to Wayne Raney

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 2000s
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Cliff Carlisle (Clifford Raymond Carlisle, 6 May 1904, near Mount Eden, Spencer County, Kentucky, USA, d. 2 April 1983, Lexington, Kentucky, USA) and Bill Carlisle (b. William Carlisle, 19 December 1908, Wakefield, Kentucky, USA, d. 17 March 2003, USA). Born in a log cabin on a tobacco farm, Cliff developed an early affinity for yodelling blues music and the Hawaiian guitar, Read more

Jimmie Skinner - 38% match to Wayne Raney

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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29 April 1909, Blue Lick, near Berea, Kentucky, USA, d. 27 October 1979. Skinner relocated with the family to Hamilton, near Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1926, where he found work in a factory. In 1928, he heard recordings by Jimmie Rodgers that impressed him so much that he bought a guitar and set out to be a singer. He first broadcast on WCKY Covington and in the early 30s with hi Read more

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The York Brothers - 29% match to Wayne Raney

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 2000s
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A popular harmony duo comprising George York (17 February 1910, Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky, USA, d. July 1974; guitar, harmonica, vocals) and Leslie York (b. 23 August 1917, Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky, USA, d. 21 February 1984; guitar, vocals). George first worked in the coalmines before moving to Denver, where he played on local radio. In the late 30s, somewha Read more

Johnnie Lee Wills - 27% match to Wayne Raney

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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2 September 1912, on a farm near Kosse, Limestone County, Texas, USA, d. 25 October 1984, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. Younger brother of Bob Wills and the fourth of the Wills family’s children. He learned to play the guitar as a child but later played tenor banjo and fiddle. He made his musical debut in 1933, when he became one of brother Bob’s second band, working as Jo Read more

Tommy Duncan - 22% match to Wayne Raney

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s
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Thomas Elmer Duncan, 11 January 1911, Hillsboro, Texas, USA, d. 25 July 1967. Duncan grew up loving the music of Jimmie Rodgers and made the start of a long musical career in 1932, when he joined Bob Wills in the Light Crust Doughboys. When Wills quit in 1933 to form his own band, Duncan went with him to become one of Wills’ original Texas Playboys. He stayed with Will Read more

The Light Crust Doughboys - 21% match to Wayne Raney

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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Dan Pickett - 19% match to Wayne Raney

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1990s
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James Founty. Pickett was a singer and guitarist, whose August 1949 recordings prompted years of speculation. Many noted his stylistic links with the blues of the east coast, and it was through company files that critics discovered his real name. Pickett’s repertoire was derived almost exclusively from 30s recordings, and his virtuosity went into the delivery, rather th Read more

Cliffie Stone - 16% match to Wayne Raney

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 2000s
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Clifford Gilpin Snyder, 1 March 1917, Burbank, California, USA, d. 17 January 1998, Santa Clarita, California, USA. In the early 30s Stone played bass and trombone in dance bands before becoming a country music compère and disc jockey in 1935. During the 40s he was band leader and host of the CBS networkHollywood Barn Dance and from 1943-47 he compèred almost 3 Read more

Jim Mize - 16% match to Wayne Raney

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
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