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Steve Earle & The Dukes - 100% match to Steve Earle

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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Lucinda Williams - 78% match to Steve Earle

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Blues Folk Jazz
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26 January 1953, Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA. Her father, Miller Williams, is a professor of literature and a professional poet, but it was her mother, a music graduate, who influenced Lucinda the most. After a period spent travelling in the early 70s, Williams concentrated on playing folk clubs in Texas, mixing traditional blues and folk songs with original material. She r Read more

Justin Townes Earle - 72% match to Steve Earle

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Folk
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Guy Clark - 68% match to Steve Earle

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Folk
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6 November 1941, Rockport, Texas, USA. Clark has achieved considerably more fame as a songwriter than as a performer, although he is revered by his nucleus of fans internationally. Brought up in the hamlet of Monahans, Texas, Clark worked in television during the 60s, and later as a photographer - his work appeared on albums released by the Texan-based International Artists Read more

Ray Wylie Hubbard - 62% match to Steve Earle

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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13 November 1946, Soper, Oklahoma, USA. Much of Hubbard’s initial fame rested on his songwriting. Jerry Jeff Walker recorded his composition ‘Up Against The Wall, Redneck Mother’, turning it into a left-field country standard. Hubbard formed the Cowboy Twinkies who released a self-titled debut for Warner Brother Records in 1975, but the album’s failure le Read more

Emmylou Harris - 61% match to Steve Earle

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Documentaries Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Musicals & The Arts Drama Folk Holiday & Seasonal
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2 April 1947, Birmingham, Alabama, USA. Harris was raised in North Carolina, later attending the University Of North Carolina on a drama scholarship. Starting as a folk singer, Harris tried her luck in the late 60s in New York’s Greenwich Village folk clubs, making an album for the independent Jubilee label in 1970. Gliding Bird was largely unrepresentative of her subse Read more

John Hiatt - 57% match to Steve Earle

Genres: Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Kids & Family Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Soundtracks Blues
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20 August 1952, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. The archetypal musicians’ musician, John Hiatt is a powerful singer, guitarist and talented songwriter whose material has been recorded by various acts, including Dr. Feelgood, Searchers, Iggy Pop, Three Dog Night, Desert Rose Band, Bonnie Raitt, Bob Dylan, Nick Lowe, Rick Nelson and the Neville Brothers. Hiatt started out in Read more

Lyle Lovett - 55% match to Steve Earle

Genres: Drama Comedy Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Spoken Word Country & Bluegrass
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Lyle Pearce Lovett, 1 November 1957, Klein, Texas, USA. Singer-songwriter Lovett grew up 25 miles north of Houston in the rural Klein community (an area largely populated by farmers of German extraction), which was named after his grandfather, Adam Klein. During his teenage years, as Houston’s borders expanded, Lovett was exposed to more urban influences, and attended T Read more

Robert Earl Keen - 55% match to Steve Earle

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
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11 January 1956, Houston, Texas, USA. In the mid-70s, Keen befriended Lyle Lovett at Texas A&M University, an establishment that combined academic and military activities. They often sang and played guitar together and they wrote ‘This Old Porch’, which appeared on Lovett’s first album. Keen also formed a bluegrass band, the Front Porch Boys. In 1981, he m Read more

Drive-By Truckers - 53% match to Steve Earle

Genres: Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Documentaries Folk
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This acclaimed US outfit emerged in the late 90s as a bunch of rowdy southern rockers, who were obviously weaned on Lynyrd Skynyrd, Neil Young, and the Rolling Stones. The band’s story began in the mid-80s at the University of North Alabama, when Patterson Hood (son of renowned Muscle Shoals session bass player David Hood) joined forces with fellow guitarist Mike Cooley. T Read more

Dwight Yoakam - 52% match to Steve Earle

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Drama Action & Adventure Comedy Westerns Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Sci-Fi / Fantasy Television War Country & Bluegrass
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23 October 1956, Pikeville, Kentucky, USA. Much of Yoakam’s hip honky tonk music paved the way for rock audiences accepting country music in the 90s. A singer-songwriter with an early love of the honky-tonk country music of Buck Owens and Lefty Frizzell, he has always shown a distinct antipathy towards the Nashville pop/country scene. Read more

Reckless Kelly - 51% match to Steve Earle

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
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Formed in the mid-90s in the Pacific Northwest, this country rock band’s original line-up comprised brothers Willy Braun (guitar/vocals), and Cody Braun (fiddle, mandolin, vocals), Casey Pollock (guitar), Chris Schelske (bass) and Jay Nazz (drums). The Braun brothers were raised in Idaho and Oregon and played in a family band led by their father, Muzzie Braun, where the re Read more

James McMurtry - 49% match to Steve Earle

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts
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18 March 1962, Fort Worth, Texas, USA. Raised in Leesburg, Virginia, McMurtry’s father is award-winning novelist and screenwriter Larry McMurtry. Encouraged by his mother, an English teacher, James began playing guitar at the age of seven and soon began showing musical ability and a liking for country and rock. He began writing songs during his teens, occasionally perfo Read more

John Prine - 49% match to Steve Earle

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Folk Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts
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10 October 1946, Maywood, Illinois, USA. His grandfather had played with Merle Travis, and Prine himself started playing guitar at the age of 14. He then spent time in college, worked as a postman for five years, and spent two years in the army. He began his musical career around 1970, singing in clubs in the Chicago area. Prine signed to Atlantic Records in 1971, releasing Read more

Rodney Crowell - 49% match to Steve Earle

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Holiday & Seasonal
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7 August 1950, Houston, Texas, USA. Combining careers as a country songwriter, producer and artist, Crowell rose to fame in the 80s as an influential figure in Nashville’s new breed of country traditionalists, along with Emmylou Harris, in whose Hot Band he worked for three years, Rosanne Cash, and fellow songwriters such as Guy Clark. His songs have been covered by Bob Read more

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