- 100% match to Wylie & The Wild West
Bruce Douglas Mitchell, 20 March 1950, near Elko, Nevada, USA. The name Waddie is a slang word for a cowboy and was given to Mitchell by his father the moment he was born. It was no surprise that he grew up loving the Old West and the stories of the cowboys. The Mitchell family lived on the Horseshoe Ranch, over 30 miles from Elko and 14 miles from their nearest neighbours.
A western vocal trio formed in the San Joaquin Valley of California, comprising brothers Joe Hannah (1 February 1931, Marshfield, Missouri, USA; bass, vocals) and Jack Hannah (b. 25 October 1933, Marshfield, Missouri, USA; guitar, vocals), and Joes son, Lon Hannah (b. 10 April 1956, Pasadena, California, USA; lead guitar, vocals). The brothers had always been attracted
- 51% match to Wylie & The Wild West
Russell Steagall, 22 December 1937, Gainesville, Texas, USA. In 1954, he contracted polio, which badly affected the use of his left hand and arm. Realizing his prospective football career was no longer a possibility, he turned his attention to music. During his convalescence, as part of the therapeutic treatment, he first began to play the mandolin and then, as his fingers s
- 13% match to Wylie & The Wild West
- 12% match to Wylie & The Wild West
30 April 1940, New Jasper, Oklahoma, USA. Honky-tonk vocalist McCall was briefly successful both in the early 60s, as first a pop and then a country singer, and then again in the mid-70s when outlaw country was at the height of its popularity. Raised in Oklahoma, McCall moved down to Nashville in 1958 in an attempt to record as a duo with his childhood friend Johnny Paycheck