MP3 Will Taylor & Lonnie Dean - Texas Honky Tonk Shuffles
Traditional Country Dance Music
18 MP3 Songs in this album (51:16) !
Related styles: COUNTRY: Traditional Country, COUNTRY: Country Rock
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WILL TAYLOR MUSIC BIO HIGHLIGHTS
*Started singing country music at age 9
*Merle Haggard’s “Emptiest Arms In The World was the first song he ever learned
*Performed on TV as part of The Jim Newton Show at the age of 11 singing John Conlee’s “Rose Colored Glasses”.
*Performed on stage at The Longhorn Ballroom in Dallas, Texas, and various local venues from the age of 11 to 14
*Won first talent contest in a local club at age of 14
*Composed first song at age 15
*Played first professional gig on drums at the age of 15
*Formed band called Texxas Wild in High School at the age of 17
*Texxas Wild was aired several different times on local radio evening programs such as Q 102 FM
*Joined his dad’s band Lonnie Dean & SilverCreek at 19.
*Backed Jewel Akins on drums at numerous clubs in Dallas, Texas
*Backed The Coasters at the Wagon Wheel in Dallas, Texas
*Performed as drummer, lead and backup vocalist with Lonnie Dean for 5 years in local clubs.
*Started playing drums for Hank Thompson in 1990 as a member of The Brazos Valley Boys and is still playing for him today
*Toured Europe in the summer of 2000 with Hank Thompson that included shows in Norway and Sweden.
*Performed on The Louisiana Hayride with such artists as Hank Thompson, Kitty Wells, Hank Locklin, Jim Ed Brown and Claude Gray.
*Has worked on various shows throughout the United States as the drummer for Hank Thompson, Johnny Rodriguez, Wanda Jackson, Sammi Smith, Noel Haggard and Jean Sheppard.
*Recorded first CD project with 3-time Grammy Award Winner, studio Engineer/Producer Phil York
*Composed song “One Wish To Burn”, recorded and charted at #1 & #2 in several countries in Europe by Billy Keeble.
*Formed the Solid Country Band as bass player/lead and backing vocals with Lonnie Dean
*Have worked many fine honky-tonk establishments in Ft. Worth, Texas, such as Billy Bob’s Texas, Pearls Dancehall & Saloon, The Borrowed Money Saloon, Big Ball’s Of Cowtown, etc.
*Recorded Texas Honky Tonk Shuffles CD with Lonnie Dean, produced by 3-time Grammy Winner Phil York
*James Allen Promotions currently working Texas Honky Tonk Shuffles CD Worldwide
*Texas Honky Tonk Shuffles CD nominated for a Grammy in three categories
LONNIE DEAN MUSIC BIO HIGHLIGHTS
*Began playing guitar and singing at age 13
*Met T. Texas Tyler at age 15
*Organized first band at age 17 called the “Durations”
*Won first talent contest at age 19, singing “Crazy Arms” and “Honky Tonk Man”
*Recorded first record at age 22, “Cellblock # 9” & “When The Bottle Runs Dry”
*Wrote first song at age 26, “I’ll Take Ennis”
*Had house band at the Steak Pit in Dallas for 10 years
*On syndicated Jim Newton Show covering 11-state area
*Had house band at Dewey Groom’s Longhorn Ballroom in Dallas during the â€˜70s
*Opened show or performed with: Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Ronnie Milsap, Faron Young, Kitty Wells, Boxcar Willie, Mel Street, Conway Twitty, Gary Stewart, Asleep At The Wheel, Hank Thompson, George Jones, and many others
*Charted three songs on the Longhorn label: Montana Bar, Everybody Has A Price, and I’ll Hold You In Heart
*Headline performer on the Louisiana Hayride in 1976
*Performed at the State Fair of Texas for Dallas radio station KBOX
*Recorded four songs at Monument studio in Nashville, un-released
*Four songs produced by Ray Pennington at Mount Juliet, Tn., un-released
*Had Lonnie Dean radio show on KBEC Waxahachie
*Received a Blue Ribbon Terry Award
*Performed at Billy Bob’s with Charlie Rich
*Organized Solid Country Band with son Will Taylor
*Recorded Texas Honky Tonk Shuffles CD with Will Taylor, produced by three-time Grammy winner Phil York
*James Allen Promotions currently working Texas Honky Tonk Shuffles CD worldwide
*Texas Honky Tonk Shuffles CD in contention for a Grammy in three categories