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Confederate Railroad


Often referred to as a cross between Alabama and Lynyrd Skynyrd, Confederate Railroad produced their name using a party-ready hybrid of modern country and Southern rock, which also earned them comparisons to Charlie Daniels and Hank Williams, Jr. Their trashy, roughneck closet was an excellent indicator of the rowdy, tongue-in-cheek love of life, but they had been also in a position to stability that using a honest sentimental streak. Vocalist/guitarist Danny Shirley, business lead guitarist Michael Lamb, metal guitarist Gates Nichols, keyboardist Chris McDaniel, bassist Wayne Secrest, and drummer Tag Dufresne met up in the first ’80s and spent years playing the Atlanta club scene, ultimately merging right into a restricted unit with unique material. They offered as the home music group at Miss Kitty’s in Marietta, Georgia for quite some time and also proved helpful as a support music group on the highway behind Johnny Salary and David Allan Coe. After around ten years of having to pay dues, Confederate Railroad finally gained a go with Atlantic, and released their self-titled debut record in 1992. Lead one “She Took It Such as a Guy” inched in to the Best 40, however the record actually became popular with another two singles; “Jesus and Mama” and “Queen of Memphis” both shot in to the nation Best Five. Fan preferred “Trashy Females” also produced the very best Ten, and two extra singles — “ONCE YOU Leave THIS WAY You Can Under no circumstances RETURN BACK” and “She Under no circumstances Cried” — strike the very best 40. With such a big store of strikes, Confederate Railroad proceeded to go twin platinum. The band’s 1994 follow-up, Notorious, also marketed more than a million copies and spawned another TOP strike with “Daddy Under no circumstances Was the Cadillac Kind”; another concert favorite, “Elvis and Andy,” produced the very best 20. The name an eye on 1995’s When and Where became their last significant strike for some time, and guitarist Lamb still left the music group, to be changed by Jimmy Dormire. Arriving in 1998, Continue Rockin’ verified the band’s downward industrial glide, and keyboardist McDaniel ultimately left aswell; his substitute was Cody McCarver. Confederate Railroad parted methods with Atlantic and agreed upon with small Audium label because of their next record, 2001’s Unleashed, which spawned the strike singles “That’s What Brothers Perform” and “She Goodies Her Body Such as a Temple.” The music group continued to execute live, nonetheless it would be almost five years before Confederate Railroad would stage back to the studio room. The producing Cheap Thrills, released via Shanachie, discovered the group tackling 11 cover tunes, nearly all that have been from Southern rock and roll and nation performers like Billie Joe Shaver, Alan Jackson, and Johnny Salary. The music group relocated to E1 Music this year 2010 and released its initial concert recording, Live: Back again to the Barroom. Lucky to become Alive, the group’s seventh studio room long-player and 1st recording in nine years, decreased in 2016 via Sony Music.

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Full Name Confederate Railroad
Awards Academy of Country Music Award for New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year
Music Songs Daddy Never Was the Cadillac Kind, Trashy Women, When You Leave That Way You Can Never Go Back, Queen of Memphis, Jesus and Mama, She Took It Like a Man, She Never Cried, Elvis and Andy, Bill's Laundromat, Bar and Grill, Summer in Dixie, I Hate Rap, White Trash With Money, What Brothers Do, She Treats Her Body Like a Temple, Time Off for Bad Behavior, Black Label, White Lies, Still One Outlaw Left, That's What Brothers Do, Simple Man, Three Verses, Redneck Romeo, The Big One, When And Where, Toss a Little Bone, Move Over Madonna, Roll the Dice, I Am Just a Rebel, The One You Love the Most, Cowboy Cadillac, A Bible and a Bus Ticket Home, When He Was My Age, I Don't Want to Hang Out With Me
Albums Lucky to Be Alive, When and Where, Cheap Thrills, Unleashed, Confederate Railroad, Greatest Hits, Notorious, Keep On Rockin', Back To The Barroom, Rockin' Country Party Pack, The Very Best of Confederate Railroad
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal, Academy of Country Music Award for Vocal Group of the Year, Country Music Association Award for Vocal Group of the Year

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