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Chris Gaffney


Chris Gaffney was raised in Az, where he learned to try out the accordion as a kid. The device would later impact the performer’s mixture of norteño with nation and rock and roll & move. Gaffney eventually perfected guitar aswell, and spent his teenager years gigging in cover and home rings. In 1977, he created a collaboration with keyboardist Wyman Reese, who also created Gaffney’s initial single efforts. Street to Indio made an appearance in 1986; it presented ’50s rock, spirit, and dusty Bakersfield honky tonk. Chris Gaffney & the Chilly Hard Facts adopted in 1990, and delved into Gaffney’s Hispanic history. His third single work, Mi Vida Loca, was released in 1992. Loser’s Heaven made an appearance in 1995, with creation from blue-collar stalwart Dave Alvin and efforts from Lucinda Williams and Jim Lauderdale. In 2002, he created the Hacienda Brothers with Dave Gonzalez from the Paladins, plus they documented three albums before Gaffney contracted liver organ cancer; he passed away on Apr 17, 2008. Twelve months afterwards, the tribute record A GUY of Somebody’s Dreams: A Tribute towards the Tracks of Chris Gaffney made an appearance, featuring efforts from Alvin and Los Lobos, amongst others.

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Died April 17, 2008, Newport, California, United States
Profession Singer, Songwriter
Nationality American
Music Groups Hacienda Brothers
Music Songs The Man Of Somebody's Dreams, Cowboys To Girls, The Guitars of My Dead Friends, Azulito, Loser's Paradise, The Eyes Of Roberto Duran, East Of Houston, West Of Baton Rouge, Glasshouse, Help You Dream, My Baby's Got A Dead Man's Number, See The Big Man Cry, So Far From God, Sugar Bee, Zero Hour
Albums Loser's Paradise

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Neighbours 1999-2016 TV Series Edmund Gwenn / William Jessup / Ralph Simpson / ...
Forgiveness 2015/VI Short Edward
The Sunbury Monster 2015 Short Grandpa
Last Tune 2014 Short Charles
iGene 2014 Short Frederick Johnson
Frederick the Last 2013 Short King Frederick
Young Nefarious Minds 2013 TV Movie Old Man At Tram Stop
Prosopagnosia 2013 Short Other Doctor
Vicissitudes 2011 Short William
The Bazura Project 2011 TV Series Bank Manager
Dead Wood 2010 Short Old Man
Sir Pun 2009 Short Sir Pun
The Secret 2006 Video documentary Scientist
Fergus McPhail 2004 TV Series Official
Faintly Falling 2001 Short Phil - Now
Something in the Air 2001 TV Series Ernie
Stingers 2000 TV Series Mr. Hawkins
Blue Heelers 1994-1997 TV Series Jim Helford / Gemma's Dad
Phoenix 1993 TV Series Player 1
The More Things Change... 1986 Sponge
Prisoner 1982-1986 TV Series Pete 'Harpo' Marks / John Abbot / Drug Counsellor
Anzacs 1985 TV Mini-Series Whisky Raid Officer
The Fast Lane 1985 TV Series Bill
Strikebound 1984

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