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Sam Baker

Along with his raspy, almost spoken phrase vocal style and his literate, poignant, and carefully observed songs that grapple using the beauties, complexities, and little tragedies of the world, Sam Baker has very much in keeping with other Texan songwriters like Robert Earl Keen, James McMurtry, Townes Van Zandt, and …

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Thomas Stewart

Despite concerns that his attractive but small baritone cannot withstand the rigors of Wagner’s The Traveling Dutchman, Wotan or Hans Sachs, Thomas Stewart enjoyed an extended career in these leading jobs, creating in adherence to a company legato and sharp enunciation what he lacked in pure vocal weight. Although he …

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Tosca

Inspired by the task lately, great Argentinean tango king Astor Piazzolla, Tosca may be the brainchild of Glover Gill, former pianist/accordionist/body-art mascot for Austin, TX, neo-swingsters 8 1/2 Souvenirs. Gill constructed the septet in 1998, when the golf swing revival were running its program. Perhaps considering he’d honed in on …

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J.B. Floyd

Floyd’s fascinating profession being a pianist and composer addresses the wide variety of directions available to and requiring a reply from any American musician. His musical passions and activity possess included traditional piano recitals and single looks with orchestra, songs shows as soloist and collaborator, and powerful jazz improvisations. In …

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Tom Jones

Tom Jones (never to end up being confused using the Welsh-born vocalist who also uses the same name) is component of this increasingly rare variety of songwriter/lyricists. He’s also a notably effective one, predicated on the a huge selection of recordings which exist of “A LOT MORE,” “Make an effort …

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Bob Shelton

Bob and Joe Shelton were among the more lucrative sibling works of their period, at least predicated on the amount of recordings they produced — 150 edges lower for Decca alone, aswell as tracks for Victor and Ruler. They aren’t heard about very much today on reissues, partly because a …

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Joe Shelton

Bob and Joe Shelton were among the more lucrative sibling works of their period, at least predicated on the amount of recordings they produced — 150 edges lower for Decca alone, aswell as tracks for Victor and Ruler. They aren’t heard about very much today on reissues, partly because a …

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Elton Island Spivey

Elton Spivey, better known beneath the stage name from the Za Zu Young lady, was 1 of 2 lesser-known sisters from the basic blues diva Victoria Spivey. Nicknames or intricate stagenames appeared to be in the bloodstream of this family members: the second option designer was referred to as “Queen …

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Norma Teagarden

This pianist was the only real female in the band of four Teagarden siblings set on lifelong musical courses by their mother, ragtime pianist and music teacher Helen Teagarden. A lot more famous, obviously, than either Norma Teagarden or her brothers Charlie Teagarden and Clois “Cubby” Teagarden — trumpeter and …

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Craig Dillingham

Craig Dillingham has played a job in the introduction of western Texas’ nation music for pretty much four decades. Just eight years of age when he started performing in a family group group, the Dillingham Sisters, he continued to be using the group through the entire 1960s and early ’70s, …

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