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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 West Virginia.  His first songwriting break came when Jimmy C. Newman recorded his song, “DJ For a Day”. Tom has...

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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 soon developed a love of Country and Bluegrass when he started playing on weekends with this father and brother. While...

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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 the bands’ contest in Grande Prairie, Alberta.  They won the opportunity to write and record an EP.  They wasted no...

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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 new players joined.  They disbanded completely, more than once, re-formed, and carried on.  Through all the changes, the band remained...

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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 perfected.  Eddie went on to be half of Montgomery Gentry, and John became a solo artist, playing what he called,...

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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 up listening to AM radio from Atlanta. He was just twenty one, when an accident left him with two broken...

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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 guitar by age 12. She knew she could make a career in Country Music, but she would have to do...

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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 Wills, Ernest Tubb, Hank Williams and Elvis.  Waylon knew he wanted to be in Country music, and he was sure...

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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 spent nearly a decade on the road with Joe Firth,  giving Paul lasting experience and mentorship. He formed his own...

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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 top ten hits, with five of them at number one. In 2012, he celebrated fifty years in music with a...

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