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Johnny Cox

Johnny “Dumplin” Cox may be the steel guitarist for enough time Jumpers, a Nashville-based European swing music group. He is Nashville Nightlife Theater’s bandleader, and he occasionally takes on for Connie Smith. The Western Virginia native used your guitar when he was seven years of age. His piano playing father, Bobby Cox, relocated the family members to Nashville 3 years later on to go after his own profession like a musician. The metal guitar begun to capture Cox’s curiosity and he received a non-pedal device in 1968 being a Xmas gift. Within almost a year, Cox’s mother went and bought a Sho-Bud using a pedal and a dual neck of the guitar. His father’s group allow him sit down in when he was 12 years of age, and 3 years afterwards he hit the street with Lonzo & Oscar. Shortly he was using Del Reeves. Among the performers Cox has documented or used are Mel Tillis, Charlie Louvin, Jimmy C. Newman, Ernest Tubb, Bonnie Raitt, Jim Ed Dark brown, Cal Smith, Mandy Barnett, Billy Walker, Roy Drusky, and Justin Tubb.

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