Foster & Lloyd

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Tags: country alt-country modern country tennessee seen live male country neotraditional country country group Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades: 1980s 1990s
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During the early 80s, Radney Foster (20 July 1959, Del Rio, Texas, USA) was playing in a local club when a producer suggested he move to Nashville. The new MTM music group employed him as a staff writer and there he met Bill Lloyd (b. 6 December 1955, Fort Hood, Texas, USA). Lloyd had worked in New York and Kentucky before relocating to Nashville where they wrote for Sweethearts Of The Rodeo (Foster also co-wrote Holly Dunn’s US country hit single ‘Love Someone Like Me’). By chance a recording contract was offered to them in preference to the songwriting agreement they were hoping to secure. A decision had to be taken quickly as they both had busy solo careers - they decided to take the risk and their 1987 debut was a huge success, spawning three US country chart Top 10 hits, ‘Crazy Over You’, ‘Sure Thing’ and ‘What Do You Want From Me This Time?’. The duo never managed to repeat the success of their debut and they split...

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