Elton Britt Similar Artists

Skeeter Davis - 100% match to Elton Britt

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Vocals Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Mary Frances Penick, 30 December 1931, Dry Ridge, Kentucky, USA, d. 19 September 2004, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Penick was raised on a farm and as a child knew that she wanted to be a country singer. She acquired the nickname of ‘Skeeter’ (a local term for a mosquito) from her grandfather because she was always active and buzzing around like the insect. In her mi Read more

Johnny Bond - 81% match to Elton Britt

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Cyrus Whitfield Bond, 1 June 1915, Enville, Oklahoma, USA, d. 12 June 1978, Burbank, California, USA. Born into a poor farming family, Bond taught himself to play ukelele and guitar and played at local dances In 1934 he moved to Oklahoma and worked on radio, appearing as Cyrus Whitfield, Johnny Whitfield and then Johnny Bond. In 1937, he worked with Jimmy Wakely and Scotty H Read more

Eddy Arnold - 74% match to Elton Britt

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Soundtracks Westerns Music & Radio
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Richard Edward Arnold, 15 May 1918, on a farm near Madisonville, Chester County, Tennessee, USA, d. 8 May 2008, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Arnold’s father and mother played fiddle and guitar, respectively, and he learned guitar as a child. His father died on Eddy’s 11th birthday and he left school to work on the farm. By the end of the year the bank foreclosed, and Read more

Guy Mitchell - 66% match to Elton Britt

Genres: Pop / Rock Vocals Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Albert Cernick, 22 February 1927, Detroit, Michigan, USA, d. 1 July 1999, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Mitchell was an enormously popular singer in the USA and especially the UK, particularly during the 50s, with a straightforward style, rich voice and affable personality. Although his birthplace is often given as Yugoslavia, his parents’ homeland, Mitchell confirmed in a 19 Read more

Hank Thompson - 63% match to Elton Britt

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Soundtracks Christian & Gospel
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Henry William Thompson, 3 September 1925, Waco, Texas, USA, d. 6 November 2007, Keller, Fort Worth, Texas, USA. Thompson, as a young boy, was fond of records by Jimmie Rodgers and the Carter Family. He first learned the harmonica and then his parents gave him a guitar for his tenth birthday. He also played Hawaiian guitar, learned conjuring tricks and had a ventriloquist Read more

Marty Robbins - 37% match to Elton Britt

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Holiday & Seasonal Westerns Television Easy Listening
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Martin David Robinson 26 September 1925, near Glendale, Arizona, USA, d. 8 December 1982, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Robbins later maintained that his father hated him and that his early childhood was unhappy. Reports indicate that John Robinson (originally a Polish immigrant named Mazinski) suffered from a drink problem that led to him abusing his family before eventually l Read more

Buchanan Brothers - 23% match to Elton Britt

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Slim Whitman - 23% match to Elton Britt

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Musicals & The Arts Christian & Gospel
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Otis Dewey Whitman Jnr., 20 January 1924, Tampa, Florida, USA. As a child, Whitman’s stutter was ridiculed by other children and consequently, he left school as soon as he could. Even though his stutter is now cured, he has never cared for public speaking and says little during his stage act. Several members of his family were musical and he became interested in Jimmie Read more

Conway Twitty - 22% match to Elton Britt

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Television Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Comedy Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Harold Lloyd Jenkins, 1 September 1933, Friars Point, Mississippi, USA, d. 5 June 1993, Springfield, Missouri, USA. His father, a riverboat pilot, named him after a silent-film comedian and gave him a guitar when he was five years old. The family moved to Helena, Arkansas, and Twitty’s schoolboy friends - Jack Nance, Joe E. Lewis and John Hughey - have since played in h Read more

Hank Williams - 22% match to Elton Britt

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Country & Bluegrass Drama Music & Radio Christian & Gospel Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Hiram (misspelled on birth certificate as Hiriam) Williams, 17 September 1923, Georgiana, Alabama, USA, d. 1 January 1953, on the road between Montgomery, Alabama and Oak Hill, West Virginia, USA. Misspelling notwithstanding, Williams disliked the name and took to calling himself Hank. He was born with a spine defect that troubled him throughout his life, and which was furth Read more

Roger Miller - 22% match to Elton Britt

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Kids & Family Pop / Rock Soundtracks Television Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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2 January 1936, Fort Worth, Texas, USA, d. 25 October 1992, Los Angeles, California, USA. Miller was brought up in Erick, Oklahoma, and during the late 50s, moved to Nashville, where he worked as a songwriter. His ‘Invitation To The Blues’ was a minor success for Ray Price, as was ‘(In The Summertime) You Don’t Want Love’ for Andy Williams. Miller hi Read more

Hank Snow - 18% match to Elton Britt

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Soundtracks Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Clarence Eugene Snow, 9 May 1914, Brooklyn, near Liverpool, Nova Scotia, Canada, d. 20 December 1999, Madison, Tennessee, USA. After his parents divorced when he was eight years old, Snow spent four unhappy years with his grandmother, finally running away to rejoin his mother when she remarried. However, he was cruelly mistreated by his stepfather, which prompted him to absc Read more

Johnny Cash - 18% match to Elton Britt

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Christian & Gospel Music & Radio Pop / Rock Television Drama Westerns Folk Documentaries Mystery / Thriller Christian & Gospel Music Theme Holiday & Seasonal Folk R&B / Soul Children's Music Kids & Family
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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26 February 1932, Kingsland, Arkansas, USA, d. 12 September 2003, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. One of the giants of American music, Cash made over 70 albums of original material, plus countless guest appearances. His music reflected his love of America, his compassion, his love of life, and, what is often lacking in country music, a sense of humour. Heeding the advice he was g Read more

Tennessee Ernie Ford - 18% match to Elton Britt

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Christian & Gospel Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Christian & Gospel Holiday & Seasonal Comedy Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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Jim Reeves - 17% match to Elton Britt

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Christian & Gospel Musicals & The Arts Documentaries
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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James Travis Reeves, 20 August 1923, Galloway, Texas, USA, d. 31 July 1964, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. (Reeves’ plaque in the Country Music Hall Of Fame mistakenly gives his date of birth as 1924). Reeves’ father died when he was 10 months old and his mother was left to raise nine children on the family farm. Although only aged five, Reeves was entranced when a bro Read more


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