Country Music ABC !



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Re: Country Music ABC !

Postby brian ahern » Thu Jun 09, 2011 5:41 am

Nashville Angels.
Atlantic Crossing.
Ainsley.

That's about it from me with A's I've heard of and remembered.


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Re: Country Music ABC !

Postby Grim Reaper » Thu Jun 09, 2011 3:42 pm

Well done all....think we can move onto the B's now......any starters???

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Re: Country Music ABC !

Postby Moshe » Thu Jun 09, 2011 5:33 pm

I started B's early....
to reprise

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Re: Country Music ABC !

Postby brian ahern » Thu Jun 09, 2011 8:22 pm

Did you forget The Bellamy Brothers and Bobby Braddock on purpose Moshe or are you saving them for when we get to the double B's :lol:

Bobby Bare.
Junior Brown.
Baillie & The Boys.

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Re: Country Music ABC !

Postby lo&m » Thu Jun 09, 2011 8:49 pm

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Re: Country Music ABC !

Postby lo&m » Thu Jun 09, 2011 8:54 pm

Our guy
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Re: Country Music ABC !

Postby brian ahern » Thu Jun 09, 2011 8:58 pm

Though the game was for names not pictures.

If you want to make it pictures don't you think that it limits things to what can be found on the internet.
Only asking.

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Re: Country Music ABC !

Postby Moshe » Thu Jun 09, 2011 9:10 pm

Nah. I don't think it should be just pictures by any means
I think a mix is nice! :D

Just thinking about how many of these guys I've seen. Bobby Bare, Garth Brooks, Suzy Bogguss
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Re: Country Music ABC !

Postby lo&m » Fri Jun 10, 2011 6:07 pm

Jolene Barry
Michael Ballew
Big House
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Re: Country Music ABC !

Postby Moshe » Sat Jun 11, 2011 8:18 am

Boxcar Willie He was a dj who wanted to become a singer. He saw a hobo riding a boxcar. To him the hobo looked a bit like Willie Nelson. So invented the persona of Boxcar Willie.
I was a bit dubious about him at the time. Not a great voice & his jokey tales could be rather cheesy. But he was one of the few keeping the tradition of Jimmy Rodgers alive & some of his recordings of thoae old songs are pretty good.
He also harked back to an earlier time in always appearing in his "charechter" costume
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Re: Country Music ABC !

Postby Moshe » Sat Jun 11, 2011 11:01 am

Philomena Begley-Pre eminent Irish country vocalist of the 70's & 80's

Clint Black The guy with t he funny face. Launched at the same time as Garth. For a few seconds he overshadowed Garth. Now there's a joke!

Boudleaux & Felice Bryant This hubby & wife team wrote many big pop & country hits
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Re: Country Music ABC !

Postby brian ahern » Sat Jun 11, 2011 12:20 pm

Ray Benson.
John Berry.
Blackhawk.

Moshe did you know that our fellow forum friend Dave Nutt played Steel guitar for Boxcar Willie for quite a few years including in America.......Dave doesn't blow his own trumpet, maybe because he's a steelie :)

I agree photo's do indeed bring some colour to the game and a name check helps identify the subject to the newer fan :wink:

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Re: Country Music ABC !

Postby Moshe » Sat Jun 11, 2011 3:23 pm

Brian, that is pretty cool
I saw Boxcar a couple of times at Wembley. He always put on a good show, tho some of his banter was cheesy (IMO). But he kept the traditional country music around & I am sad he is not around & no one now seems to be doing that Jimmie rodgers type of thing
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Re: Country Music ABC !

Postby Moshe » Sat Jun 11, 2011 3:30 pm

T Graham Brown He was the "soul guy of country music". I recall he appeared quite frequently as guest on some of the country music radio shows here back in the Eighties. I recall his tune "I Tell It Like It used To Be". He had a wave of popularity, but seemed to disappear a while back
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Re: Country Music ABC !

Postby lo&m » Sat Jun 11, 2011 3:56 pm

Jolene Barry, who I mentioned above was a girl who I saw as support act to Boxcar Willie on a tour back in his heyday.

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Jimmy Buffett
Tex Beaumont
the Bum Steers
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