Jason Ringenberg

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s

Biography

22 November 1958, Kewanee, Illinois, USA. Vocalist and guitarist Ringenberg is best known as the frontman of punkabilly and alt country trailblazers Jason And The Scorchers, although he has also issued solo recordings. Ringenberg originally became interested in the music of Bob Dylan and Hank Williams and upon relocating to Nashville, Tennessee in 1981, he sought to create an original band that would combine elements of folk, country, rockabilly, and punk rock. He accomplished his goal by forming Jason And the Scorchers shortly thereafter, with Warner Hodges (guitar), Jeff Johnson (bass), and Perry Baggs (drums) completing the line-up. The quartet issued several critically acclaimed but commercially under appreciated releases before Johnson left. They returned for 1989’s Thunder And Fire, before going on hiatus.

Ringenberg returned three years later with a solo debut, One Foot In The Honky Tonk (credited to Jason), which as its title...

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