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His Mom played piano and his Dad played guitar and both of his parents tried to influence Moe to play music. During his teens he was more interested in Rodeos, and he with his brother...

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At the age of four, Lila was on stage singing, “You are My Sunshine”, in her father’s Country music band.  The experience stuck with her, and she started singing at local venues in her mid-teens....

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John was first attracted to Rock n Roll and played in a rock band in his teens, but he heard the music of George Jones and Merle Haggard and was attracted to Country music. He...

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Country Crossover

June 23, 2018

By the age of twelve, Eddie was a proficient guitar player and during his childhood he called himself, “a walking  encyclopedia of Country music”.   Eddie dropped out of school at 16, and according to his...

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Hard Work Pays Off

June 16, 2018

His grandmother owned a small restaurant and young Toby was fascinated by the musicians.  Sometimes he would play with the band.  He was just eight years old when he got his first guitar. Music as...

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She was just 8 years old when she announced to her family she wanted to be a Country singer.  It wasn’t many years later, Tanya Tucker became a household name as, “Delta Dawn” climbed the...

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Honky-Tonk Influence

June 2, 2018

His Dad was a singer and record collector, and Mark learned to love music, especially the traditional Country sounds of John Anderson, Don Gibson and Conway Twitty. At just 17 years old, Mark dropped out...

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Almost a Lawyer

May 26, 2018

He was almost completely blind from birth and his first musical talents were evident at just seven years of age. Ronald was swept up in the growing popularity of Rock n Roll in the late...

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Pure Country Roots

May 19, 2018

His father was a part-time Country music artist, and he encouraged Vince to pick up a guitar.  Young Vince did better than that, he also taught himself banjo, bass, mandolin, dobro and fiddle. In high...

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At the age of seven, she sang in public and by the time she reached her teens, her heart was set on becoming a Country singer. Faith moved to Nashville at 19 and auditioned for...

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