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Merle Haggard - 100% match to Tom T. Hall

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Holiday & Seasonal Country & Bluegrass Documentaries Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Television Action & Adventure Christian & Gospel Comedy Music & Radio
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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

Buck Owens - 98% match to Tom T. Hall

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Soundtracks Television Holiday & Seasonal Music & Radio Pop / Rock Westerns Comedy
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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

George Jones - 93% match to Tom T. Hall

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

Bobby Bare - 86% match to Tom T. Hall

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts
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Robert Joseph Bare, 7 April 1935, Ironton, Ohio, USA. Bare was raised on a farm; his mother died when he was five, and his sister was adopted. As an adolescent, he dreamed of being Hank Williams: ‘then Hank died and I didn’t want to be like him no more’. Nevertheless, he started songwriting and secured an early morning radio spot, and later worked on televisio Read more

Johnny Paycheck - 80% match to Tom T. Hall

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Christian & Gospel Comedy
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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

Lefty Frizzell - 73% match to Tom T. Hall

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

Moe Bandy - 73% match to Tom T. Hall

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

Vern Gosdin - 73% match to Tom T. Hall

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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5 August 1934, Woodland, Alabama, USA. Gosdin’s first steps in carrying out his wish to be a country singer-songwriter came in the early 50s, when as a result of singing with his two brothers in the local church, they became regulars as the Gosdin Family on WVOK Birmingham. In 1953, he moved to Atlanta where he sold ice cream and in 1956 to Chicago where he ran a countr Read more

Roger Miller - 71% match to Tom T. Hall

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Kids & Family Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal
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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

Waylon Jennings - 71% match to Tom T. Hall

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Television Music Videos & Concerts 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

Conway Twitty - 67% match to Tom T. Hall

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Television Comedy
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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

Faron Young - 65% match to Tom T. Hall

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Westerns Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts 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

Oak Ridge Boys - 59% match to Tom T. Hall

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Christian & Gospel Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
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Originally called the Country Cut-Ups, the Oak Ridge Boys were formed in 1943 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. They often performed at the atomic energy plant in Oak Ridge, where, in the midst of a war, their optimistic gospel songs were welcomed, and hence they were renamed the Oak Ridge Quartet. They recorded their first records in 1947 with a line-up featuring leader Wally Fowl Read more

Oak Ridge Boys, The - 59% match to Tom T. Hall

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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Originally called the Country Cut-Ups, the Oak Ridge Boys were formed in 1943 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. They often performed at the atomic energy plant in Oak Ridge, where, in the midst of a war, their optimistic gospel songs were welcomed, and hence they were renamed the Oak Ridge Quartet. They recorded their first records in 1947 with a line-up featuring leader Wally Fowl Read more

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