Hal Ketchum

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Westerns
Descriptive "tags": country alt-country Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Biography

Hal Michael Ketchum, 9 April 1953, Greenwich, New York City, New York, USA. Ketchum credits his early influences as Buck Owens, Merle Haggard and Marty Robbins, but he was equally inspired by the novels of John Steinbeck. His early musical career included playing drums for an R&B band and guitar in a blues outfit. He then began to establish himself as a singer and songwriter, appearing at the Kerrville Folk Festival. In 1987, he recorded his self-produced, first album as Hal Michael Ketchum, which was initially only released in cassette form. In 1989, it was reissued on CD by the German Sawdust label. In 1991, Ketchum joined Curb Records where, with his grey hair, he could hardly be marketed as a new country act. Past The Point Of Rescue, however, produced the US country chart hits ‘Small Town Saturday Night’, ‘Past The Point Of Rescue’ and ‘Somebody’s Love’. His producer, Allen Reynolds, wrote the Vogues’ 1965 US hit...

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