Slim Whitman Similar Artists

Hank Locklin - 100% match to Slim Whitman

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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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 - 79% match to Slim Whitman

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Christian & Gospel Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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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

Carl Smith - 71% match to Slim Whitman

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
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Webb Pierce - 69% match to Slim Whitman

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Soundtracks Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s 2000s
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8 August 1921, near West Monroe, Louisiana, USA, d. 24 February 1991, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. His father died when Pierce was only three months old, his mother remarried and he was raised on a farm seven miles from Monroe. Although no one in the family performed music, his mother had a collection of country records which, together with Gene Autry films, were his first cou Read more

Jim Reeves - 63% match to Slim Whitman

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Country & Bluegrass Christian & Gospel Documentaries
Decades Active: 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

Stonewall Jackson - 61% match to Slim Whitman

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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6 November 1932, Tabor City, North Carolina, USA. Jackson’s family tree does in fact extend to the famous Confederate general of the American Civil War, hence his name. After the death of his father when Stonewall was aged two, his mother relocated to Moultrie, Georgia, where, at the age of eight, he worked on his uncle’s farm. When he was 10 he swapped his bicycle Read more

Lefty Frizzell - 60% match to Slim Whitman

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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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

Faron Young

Faron Young - 57% match to Slim Whitman

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Westerns Drama Action & Adventure
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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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

Johnny Horton - 56% match to Slim Whitman

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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30 April 1925, Los Angeles, California, USA, d. 5 November 1960, Milano, Texas, USA. Horton was raised in Tyler, Texas, where his sharecropping family settled in search of work. He learned the guitar from his mother and, owing to his athletic prowess, won scholarships at Baylor University and later the University of Seattle. For a time he worked in the fishing industry but b Read more

Sonny James - 56% match to Slim Whitman

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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James Loden, 1 May 1929, Hackleburg, Alabama, USA. The Country Music Hall Of Fame includes a guitar that Sonny James’ father made for him when he was three years old. James has been performing since that time and has played fiddle and guitar with the Lodens’ family revue. Sonny won several junior fiddle championships, although he was to play guitar on his records. Read more

Porter Wagoner

Porter Wagoner - 54% match to Slim Whitman

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Christian & Gospel Pop / Rock Television Country & Bluegrass Drama Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1990s 2000s
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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

Don Gibson - 49% match to Slim Whitman

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Drama Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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3 April 1928, Shelby, North Carolina, USA, d. 17 November 2003, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. If loneliness meant world acclaim, then Gibson, with his catalogue of songs about despair and heartbreak, should have been a superstar. Considering himself ‘a songwriter who sings rather than a singer who writes songs’, Gibson is best remembered as the author of three standar Read more

Lynn Anderson - 49% match to Slim Whitman

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Holiday & Seasonal Christian & Gospel Pop / Rock Drama Easy Listening
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Lynn Rene Anderson, 26 September 1947, Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA. Anderson, the daughter of country songwriters Casey and Liz Anderson, was raised in California. She started performing at the age of six, but her first successes were in horse shows. Her quarter horses amassed 700 trophies and she won major awards as a rider at shows all over California. In 1966, recordin Read more

Hank Snow - 48% match to Slim Whitman

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Soundtracks Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 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

Tex Ritter

Tex Ritter - 45% match to Slim Whitman

Genres: Westerns Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Soundtracks Comedy Musicals & The Arts Pop / Rock Drama Holiday & Seasonal Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Maurice Woodward Ritter, 12 January 1905, near Murvaul, Panola County, Texas, USA, d. 2 January 1974, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The youngest of six children, he grew up on the farm that the Ritter family had worked for over 70 years. He attended High School in Beaumont and then entered the University of Texas in Austin. Here he began his studies for a law degree in Governme Read more

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