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Mark Fosson

Songwriter and guitarist Tag Fosson was raised in Kentucky, where he began composing tunes even though he was even now in his early teenagers. In the past due ’70s he delivered some track demos to John Fahey’s Western Coast-based Takoma Information, and Fahey, impressed using what he noticed, provided Fosson …

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Jason Ringenberg

While Gram Parsons might have the difference to be the grandaddy from the ill-named “alt nation” genre, Illinois farm guy Jason Ringenberg is obviously the person who brought the music — prior to the expression was coined — towards the levels of the globe using a vengeance. Blessed in 1959 …

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Uncle Tupelo

With the discharge of the 1990 debut LP, No Depression, the Belleville, IL, trio Uncle Tupelo released more than merely their very own career — by fusing the simplicity and honesty of country music using the bracing fury of punk, they kick-started a trend which reverberated through the entire American …

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Uncle Walt’s Band

Uncle Walt was Walter Hyatt, his music group was Champ Hood and David Ball. The group became a story with an Austin music picture currently packed with legends as well as the three users could possibly be considered to possess similar position. Hyatt’s death within the 1997 ValuJet aircraft crash …

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David Olney

A celebrated singer/songwriter with over 20 albums to his credit, David Olney continues to be referred to as “Nashville’s response to the Bard.” Furthermore to his personal albums, Olney is usually a highly well known songwriter that has co-written with or been included in Johnny Money, Del McCoury, Steve Earle, …

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Rust Farm

Rust Farm can be an substitute country music group from New Britain led by Chris Moore and John McGann. Their self-titled debut premiered in 1998.

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Jason & the Scorchers

A nation/hard rock-band shaped by Illinois local Jason Ringenberg in 1981, Jason & the Scorchers came careening onto the indie rock and roll scene seemingly from nowhere (truth was, it had been Nashville) having a debut EP whose most killer monitor (among a slew of killer songs) was a fire-breathing …

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Russ Tolman

After fleeing the confines from the North California guitar band, True Western upon its demise in 1985, Russ Tolman used the troubadour’s life, getting into a career like a singer-songwriter, frequently performing having a band. Loosely aligned with LA’s Paisley Underground picture, Tolman continuing to surround himself with a number …

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Wil Maring

b. Lillian Maring, c. 1965, Waterloo, Iowa, USA. Maring was raised in Makanda, Illinois. She started playing electric guitar and writing music from an early on age group. With her musical partner Tag Stoffel (b. Munich, Germany; fiddle/mandolin), she founded the group Shady Combine for the 1989 gig in Carbondale, …

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Lesser Birds of Paradise

Chicago’s eclectic rock and roll quintet the Lesser Parrots of Heaven features Tag Janka, Greg Thomas, Tony Bianchi, Angela Standhardt, and Tim Joyce. The group started as vocalist/songwriter Janka’s single task, but he quickly recruited close friends from other regional rings to augment his tracks with details of accordion, lap …

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