Jimmy Wayne

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

Biography

23 October 1972, North Carolina, USA. After his father abandoned the family Wayne was raised by his mother. He and his sister later suffered life-threatening abuse at the hands of his mother’s second husband. In his early teens he was living in a group care centre, from which he absconded to live rough. Later, he found a home with Russell and Beatrice Costner but within weeks Beatrice was widowed. For the next six years, until her death, Wayne had the only real home he had known. He worked as a prison guard, studied law, and meanwhile had begun teaching himself to play guitar. He had listened to music by neo-country artists and also R&B and pop singers and played and sang an eclectic range of songs. Following his foster mother’s death he completed his studies, then went to Nashville, Tennessee.

In Music City, Wayne found work with the Acuff-Rose Music publishing company where he co-wrote with Skip Ewing ‘Put Your Hand In...

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