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Gene Watson - 100% match to Vern Gosdin

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

Earl Thomas Conley - 82% match to Vern Gosdin

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts
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17 October 1941, Portsmouth, Ohio, USA. The son of a railway worker, Conley left home at 14 when his father lost his job. His influences were the Grand Ole Opry, followed by Elvis Presley and Jerry Lee Lewis, and then the Beatles. He originally planned to be a painter, but developed his love for country music while in the US Army. After his military service, Conley had a suc Read more

John Conlee - 80% match to Vern Gosdin

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts
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11 August 1946, Versailles, Kentucky, USA. Conlee’s early years were filled with farm chores, but he was playing the guitar on local radio before he was 10. He describes Versailles as ‘a very small town with a very large barbershop chorus’ in which he sang high tenor. Like soul singer Solomon Burke, he became a licensed embalmer. In the mid-70s he set about es Read more

John Anderson - 76% match to Vern Gosdin

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal
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George Jones - 75% match to Vern Gosdin

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Christian & Gospel Holiday & Seasonal Television Pop / Rock Comedy Jazz Music & Radio World Music
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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

Doug Stone - 66% match to Vern Gosdin

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Kids & Family
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Douglas Jackson Brooks 19 June 1956, Newnan, Georgia, USA. Stone, the product of a broken home, was encouraged to become a musician by his mother, although he lived with his father following the break up. She taught him to play guitar and had put him onstage by the age of 7, supporting Loretta Lynn. Stone, in addition to possessing a rich country voice, plays guitar, keyboar Read more

Billy Dean - 58% match to Vern Gosdin

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal
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William Harold Dean Jnr., 2 April 1962, Quincy, Florida, USA. Dean was raised in a farming community and played in his father’s part-time country band. He accumulated many influences, including James Taylor and Dan Fogelberg, and he sang ‘My Way’ at his graduation ceremony. He won the Wrangler Star Search competition and settled in Nashville where he was given Read more

Keith Whitley - 57% match to Vern Gosdin

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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1 July 1955, Sandy Hook, Kentucky, USA, d. 8 May 1989, Goodlettsville, Tennessee, USA. Whitley, who grew up in a musical family, learned to play the guitar from the age of six and was on the radio with Buddy Starcher in Charleston, West Virginia, aged eight. He joined Ralph Stanley And His Clinch Mountain Boys when he was 15, and both he and his friend Ricky Skaggs made thei Read more

Ray Price - 55% match to Vern Gosdin

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

Steve Wariner - 53% match to Vern Gosdin

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
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25 December 1954, Noblesville, Indiana, USA. Wariner played in his father’s country group from the age of 10. One night he had a residency at a club near Indianapolis and the starring attraction, Dottie West, went on stage to harmonize with him. He then played bass for West and after that, for Bob Luman. Luman recorded several of Wariner’s songs, while Wariner revi Read more

Tom T. Hall - 53% match to Vern Gosdin

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Documentaries Holiday & Seasonal 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

Conway Twitty - 52% match to Vern Gosdin

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

Gary Stewart - 51% match to Vern Gosdin

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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28 May 1945, Jenkins, Kentucky, USA, d. 16 December 2003, Fort Pierce, Florida, USA. Stewart’s family moved to Florida when he was 12, where he made his first record for the local Cory label and played in a beat group called the Amps. Teaming up with a policeman, Bill Eldridge, he wrote Stonewall Jackson’s 1965 US country hit, ‘Poor Red Georgia Dirt’. Sev Read more

Don Williams - 50% match to Vern Gosdin

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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27 May 1939, Floydada, Texas, USA. Williams’ father was a mechanic whose job took him to other regions and much of his childhood was spent in Corpus Christi, Texas. Williams’ mother played guitar and he grew up listening to country music. He and Lofton Kline formed a semi-professional folk group called the Strangers Two, and then, with the addition of Susan Taylor, Read more

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