b. 17 March 1965, Springfield, Illinois, USA. One of the old-fashioned design honky-tonk music artists to emerge on the united states scene in the brand new millennium, this SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, California, USA-based singer-songwriter’s entertainment from the sound lately 50s/early 60s nation music is indeed heartfelt it manages in order to avoid pastiche. Armstrong discovered to play your guitar in his early teenagers and started playing in rock and roll bands at senior high school. In 1984, he became a member of the Des Moines, Iowa-based indie rock and roll clothing the Hollowmen, heading to make two unsuccessful information with them through the past due 80s. Carrying out a brief stint at artwork college, Armstrong resurrected his music profession in the middle-90s by reinventing himself as a normal honky-tonk musician. His debut, Sings Center Songs, documented in 1996 however, not released until 3 years afterwards, was a captivating assortment of self-written materials that with small difficulty could possibly be listened to being a dropped recording session with a renowned honky-tonk singer such as for example Lefty Frizzell or Ray Cost. Indeed, the vintage cover artwork was a near similar copy of a cost album also known as Sings Heart Music. The album and its own similarly beguiling follow-up, Music THAT PRODUCE The Juke Container Play, received exceptional reviews in both unbiased and mainstream press.