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The Storyteller

November 10, 2018

As a teenager, Tom organized a band called, “The Kentucky Travelers”.   They performed prior to the showing of movies for a traveling theatre.  He also had several stints as a DJ at radio stations in...

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Zac was the 11th of 12 children, and showed an early interest in music.  He started with his Mother’s guitar at the age of 8, and he took two years of classical guitar lessons.  He...

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While still in high school, five guys got together to form a band.  They called themselves 12 Gauge.  They were practicing in the basement of one of the members’ homes and entered a ‘battle of...

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In 1984, a group was formed with mostly session musicians, playing local clubs, and keeping the focus on a traditional Country sound. Over the years, Shenandoah re-invented itself as various members left the group, and...

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Working Man’s Country

October 6, 2018

He was taught his first chords by his Dad, who played in a local Country band in Kentucky.  John, and his older brother Eddie, both played in the family band where talents were honed and...

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Music in his Soul

September 29, 2018

At the age of twelve, John learned to play guitar.  His favorite musical influences included James Taylor, Harry Chapin and John Denver.  There was lots of music in his childhood home too and he grew...

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Like Father…Like Daughter

September 22, 2018

Pam grew up in a musical household and was greatly influenced by her famous Country singing Dad, Mel.  She sang at the Grand Ole Opry at the age of 8, and taught herself to play...

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Country Outlaw

September 15, 2018

At the age of eight, his Mom taught him to play, “Thirty Pieces of Silver”, on guitar.  To practice, he had to borrow guitars, until he got his own used Stella. He listened to Bob...

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Down Home Country Feel

September 8, 2018

Paul has been singing Country Music since he was a child, and he grew up in a musical household.  His late father, Howard ‘Smoky’ Weber had a band, and Paul became a regular performer. Paul...

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Starting in the 60’s, Gary was playing the clubs at night, and working at a Houston auto body shop through the day.  He stuck with his music and it paid off.  Gary has twenty three...

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