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Dewey Martin

Dewey Martin — given birth to Walter Milton Dwayne Midkiff — was raised within the Ottawa, Canada, area and began using the drums in age 13. One of is own first rings, the Jive Rockets, highlighted upcoming Staccatos guitarist Vern Craig). Martin ultimately transferred to the U.S., and finished up …

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Sneaky Pete Kleinow

Among the unsung heroes from the country-rock motion, metal guitarist and songwriter Sneaky Pete Kleinow was created August 20, 1934, in South Flex, IN. Influenced with the music of Jerry Byrd, he used the steel electric guitar at age 17 and, after graduating senior high school, spent over ten years …

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Sir Raleigh & the Coupons

And a couple of snarling garage area rock and roll singles, Seattle’s Sir Raleigh & the Cupons may also be notable for starting the professions of upcoming West Coast rock and roll legends Dewey Martin and “Sneaky” Pete Kleinow. Originally referred to as the Blue Diamond jewelry, the group primarily …

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