Great Plains came together in the past due ’80s around vocalist/guitarist Jack port Sundrud, bassist Denny Dadmun-Bixby, drummer Michael Youthful, and pedal-steel participant Russ Pahl. While touring because the support music group for Michael Johnson, the music group came onto manufacturer Brent Maher’s radar, who quickly signed these to a cope with his posting firm. Great Plains’ self-titled debut was released on Columbia in 1991; it highlighted the strike singles “AN IMAGE of You” and “Faster Weapon.” GP also got a lift using a high-profile starting slot machine for Garth Brooks. After Pahl and Youthful departed in 1993, Columbia fell the band. Nevertheless, Sundrud rallied the rest of the Plainsmen and released Homeland (Magnatone) in 1996, where he composed or co-wrote all 12 music. Great Plains faded from watch immediately after, but Sundrud remained active, touring being a bassist with Poco and showing up over the country-rock veterans’ 2002 return album, Running Equine.