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Gene Watson - 100% match to Bobby Bare

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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Gary Gene Watson, 11 October 1943, Palestine, Texas, USA. Raised in Paris, Texas, in a musical family, he first worked as a professional at the age of 13. In 1963, he moved to Houston, where he found daytime employment in car engine and bodywork repairs. During the evenings, his vocal style, with its slight nasal sound in the best country tradition, made him a very popular h Read more

George Jones - 100% match to Bobby Bare

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Christian & Gospel Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Television World Music Jazz Music & Radio Comedy
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George Glenn Jones, 12 September 1931, Saratoga, Texas, USA. Jones is the greatest of honky tonk singers but he has also been a victim of its lifestyle. He learned guitar in his youth, and in 1947, was hired by the husband-and-wife duo Eddie And Pearl. This developed into his own radio programme and a fellow disc jockey, noting his close-set eyes and upturned nose, nicknamed Read more

Faron Young - 97% match to Bobby Bare

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Westerns Pop / Rock Action & Adventure
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25 February 1932, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA, d. 10 December 1996, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Young was raised on the farm his father bought just outside Shreveport and learned to play the guitar and sing country songs as a boy. Greatly influenced by Hank Williams (in his early days he was something of a soundalike) and while still at school, he formed a country band and beg Read more

Merle Haggard - 95% match to Bobby Bare

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Country & Bluegrass Documentaries Pop / Rock Comedy Television Pop / Rock Music & Radio Action & Adventure Christian & Gospel
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6 April 1937, Bakersfield, California, USA. ‘Like a razor’s edge, Merle Haggard sings’ is how John Stewart described his voice in ‘Eighteen Wheels’, and that razor has been honed by his rough and rowdy ways. In the 30s Haggard’s parents migrated from the Dustbowl to ‘the land of milk and honey’, California. Life, however, was almost a Read more

Tom T. Hall - 93% match to Bobby Bare

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Documentaries Music Videos & Concerts
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25 May 1936, Olive Hill, Kentucky, USA. Hall was one of eight children and his father was a bricklayer and part-time minister. Hall described the family home as ‘a frame house of pale-grey boards and a porch from which to view the dusty road and the promise of elsewhere beyond the hills - the birthplace of a dreamer’. Hall, who started to learn to play a school fri Read more

Waylon Jennings - 93% match to Bobby Bare

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Television Country & Bluegrass Westerns Pop / Rock Soundtracks Documentaries Drama Comedy
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Wayland Arnold Jennings, 15 June 1937, Littlefield, Texas, USA, d. 13 February 2002, Arizona, USA. Jennings’ mother wanted to name him Tommy but his father, William Alvin, insisted that the family tradition of ‘W.A.’ should be maintained. His father played guitar in Texas dancehalls and Jennings’ childhood hero was Ernest Tubb, with whom he later recorded Read more

Porter Wagoner - 86% match to Bobby Bare

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Christian & Gospel Pop / Rock Television
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12 August 1927, West Plains, Howell County, Missouri, USA, d. 28 October 2007, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Wagoner grew up listening to country music on the radio, particularly the weekly Grand Ole Opry broadcasts. He learned to play the guitar at the age of 10 and, owing to his father’s illness, his education was curtailed in order that he could help with the farm work. Read more

Moe Bandy - 81% match to Bobby Bare

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Country & Bluegrass
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Marion Bandy, 12 February 1944, Meridian, Mississippi, USA. Bandy was nicknamed Moe by his father when a child in the home town of the legendary Jimmie Rodgers, so it is perhaps not surprising that he grew up to be a country singer. He later stated: ‘My grandfather worked on the railroads with Jimmie Rodgers. He was the boss of the railway yard in Meridian and Jimmie Ro Read more

Lefty Frizzell - 80% match to Bobby Bare

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Soundtracks
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William Orville Frizzell, 31 March 1928, Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas, USA, d. 19 July 1975, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The eldest of eight children of an itinerant oilfield worker, Frizzell was raised mainly in El Dorado, Arkansas, but also lived in sundry places in Texas and Oklahoma. Greatly influenced by his parents’ old 78s of Jimmie Rodgers, he sang as a young Read more

Buck Owens - 79% match to Bobby Bare

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Television Soundtracks Music & Radio Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Comedy Westerns
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Alvis Edgar Owens Jnr., 12 August 1929, Sherman, Texas, USA, d. 25 March 2006, USA, Bakersfield, California, USA. Buck Owens became one of the leading country music stars of the 60s and 70s, along with Merle Haggard, the leading exponent of the ‘west coast sound’. Owens gave himself the nickname Buck at the age of three, after a favourite horse. When he was 10, his Read more

Johnny Paycheck - 79% match to Bobby Bare

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Christian & Gospel
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Donald Eugene Lytle, 31 May 1938, Greenfield, Ohio, USA, d. 18 February 2003, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. His date of birth is often disputed, and varies between 1938 and 1941. The title of Paycheck’s 1977 country hit, ‘I’m The Only Hell (Mama Ever Raised)’, is apt as he was in trouble throughout his life; the wild eyes on his album sleeves give the pictur Read more

Hank Locklin - 78% match to Bobby Bare

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
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Lawrence Hankins Locklin, 15 February 1918, McLellan, Florida. d. 9 March 2009, Brewton, Alabama. A farm boy, Locklin worked in the cotton fields as a child and on the roads during the Depression of the 30s. He learned to play the guitar at the age of 10 and was soon performing on local radio and at dances. His professional career started in 1938 and after an interruption fo Read more

Ray Price - 74% match to Bobby Bare

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Documentaries
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Ray Noble Price, 12 January 1926, on a farm near Perryville, Cherokee County, Texas, USA. Price grew up on a farm and by the time he left high school, was already singing and playing guitar locally. In 1942, while studying veterinary medicine at Abilene’s North Texas Agricultural College, he was drafted into the Marines. He returned to his studies in 1946, but also bega Read more

Charley Pride - 72% match to Bobby Bare

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Holiday & Seasonal Christian & Gospel
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18 March 1938, Sledge, Mississippi, USA. Charley Pride was born on a cotton farm, which, as a result of his success, he was later able to purchase. Pride says, ‘My dad named me Charl Frank Pride, but I was born in the country and the midwife wrote it down as Charley’. Harold Dorman, who wrote and recorded ‘Mountain of Love’, also hails from Sledge and wro Read more

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