The Mavericks

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Biography

Country rock band formed in Miami, Florida, USA, a region better known for its dance and rock music than any fondness for the country genre. Lead singer and songwriter Raul Malo (7 August 1965, Miami, Florida, USA; vocals/guitar) was born of Cuban descent. His parents’ record collection was full of American roots music and rockabilly, and led to his discovery of Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley and Bill Haley. He also grew particularly fond of the dramatic intensity of the ballads sung by Roy... Read more

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country
alt-country
rockabilly
rock
americana
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