McBride & The Ride
|Genres:||Country & Bluegrass|
|Tags:||country country rock seen live modern country new traditionalist country|
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Terry McBride (16 September 1958, Austin, Texas, USA; lead vocals, bass), Ray Herndon (b. 14 July 1960, Scottsdale, Arkansas, USA; guitar, vocals) and Billy Thomas (b. 24 October 1953, Fort Myers, Florida, USA; drums, vocals). MCA producer Tony Brown noticed that Alabama were losing their appeal and so he formed a new country group to take over the market. He experimented with McBride, Herndon and Thomas, liked what he heard and gave them a contract; within two months, they were making their first album. The title track ofSacred Ground is a neat twist on adultery, written by Kix Brooks of Brooks And Dunn and Vernon Rust. Herndon and Thomas left in 1993 and were replaced by Kenny Vaughn (guitar), Randy Frazier (bass) and Keith Edwards (drums); the band were then renamed Terry McBride And The Ride. They are featured performing No More Cryin in the rodeo film 8 Seconds. Terry McBrides father, incidentally, was Dale McBride, an original member...