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Bill Carson

b. Billie Rae Carson, 28 July 1926, Meridian, Oklahoma, USA, d. 15 Feb 2007, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Elevated by his grandparents in Amarillo, Tx, Carson trained himself to try out mandolin, then acoustic guitar, and by his past due teenagers was playing in regional western swing rings. Relocating to Southern …

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Henry Bridges

b. c.1908, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. Bridges performed tenor saxophone in a variety of territory rings in the Midwest in the past due 20s and early 30s. Best-known of the rings was that led by Alphonso Trent, and he also frequently worked well alongside Charlie Christian. In 1939 Bridges became …

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Peggy Rains

b. c. 1950, Pryor, Oklahoma, USA. Performing for relatives and buddies, Rains resided a content though ordinary existence until 1998, that was the entire year that she and her spouse, dental professional Ken Rains, celebrated their 27th loved-one’s birthday. His present to her transformed her existence; a five-day program in …

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Ada Leonard

b. 22 July 1915, Lawton, Oklahoma, USA, d. 29 November 1997, Santa Monica, California, USA. Leonard’s dad was an acting professional and her mom a multi-instrumentalist and dancer and she herself 1st proceeded to go onto the stage at age three. She discovered to try out the piano as well …

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Robert Jeffery

b. 14 January 1915, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, d. 20 July 1976, NORTH PARK, California, USA. A blues guitarist, affected by Blind Lemon Jefferson, and a pianist, Jeffery caused a carnival as a guy, snake-charming and boxing against all comers. He relocated to California ‘with all of those other Okies’ in …

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George James

b. 7 Dec 1906, Beggs, Oklahoma, USA. After shifting to St. Louis, Missouri, like a youngsters, James started playing clarinet and different saxophones with well-known local rings, including some of these organized by music group service provider Charlie Creath for function in resorts and on riverboats. In the past due …

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The Uglysuit

Four members from the Oklahoma Town sextet the Uglysuit have played collectively since their early teenagers, but Matt Harrison (bass, guitar), Crosby Bray (vocals, drums, guitar), Colin Bray (vocals, guitar), Jonathan Martin (vocals, piano, body organ, guitar), Israel Hindman (vocals, guitar), and Kyle Mayfield (vocals, guitar, bass, drums) 1st came …

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Dondria

Dondria is a modern R&B singer who was simply discovered on YouTube by Thus So Def creator Jermaine Dupri. Blessed Dondria Nicole in Dover, Fine, and elevated in Tx, she began performing at a age group in her cathedral choir. In 2007 she made a YouTube route known as Phatfffat …

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Samantha Crain

Samantha Crain grew up in rural Shawnee, Oklahoma, a city whose remote area influenced her quirky, earthy interpretation of folk music. Although motivated by the noises of her father’s music collection, including Bob Dylan as well as the Pleased Dead, a teenager Crain took sustained solace in the music of …

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Billy Parish

b. Billy Joe Parker, 19 July 1937, Tuskegee, Oklahoma, USA. Parker is definitely identified by some primarily as a nation disc jockey. Nevertheless, his 22 Billboard graph entries represent a significant achievement, way more than many performers who have captivated far more promotion as singers. Affected by Hank Williams and …

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