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Riley Puckett - 100% match to Cliff Carlisle

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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George Riley Puckett, 7 May 1894, near Alpharetta, Georgia, USA, d. 13 July 1946, East Point, Georgia, USA. Owing to the accidental use of overly strong medication to treat a minor eye infection, he was blinded as a baby. In 1912, after graduating from the Georgia Academy for the Blind in Macon, where he first learned to play the banjo and piano, he sought the life of a musi Read more

Uncle Dave Macon - 51% match to Cliff Carlisle

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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David Harrison Macon, 7 October 1870, Smart Station, Warren County, Tennessee, USA, d. 22 March 1952, Readyville, Tennessee, USA. Macon’s family moved to Nashville when his father, a Confederate captain in the Civil War, bought the city’s Broadway Hotel. Macon learned to play the banjo and acquired songs from the vaudeville artists who stayed at the hotel. He marri Read more

Jimmie Davis - 39% match to Cliff Carlisle

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
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James Houston Davis, 11 September 1899, on a farm at Beech Springs, near Quitman, Jackson Parish, Louisiana, USA, d. 5 November 2000, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. (Davis regularly claimed to have been born anytime between 1899 and 1902). One of 11 children in a sharecropping family, Davis progressed through local schools and in the early 20s gained a BA at Louisiana’s P Read more

Little Jimmy Dickens - 36% match to Cliff Carlisle

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
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James Cecil Dickens, 19 December 1920, Bolt, West Virginia, USA. Dickens has summarized his early life as the youngest of 13 children in humorous country songs such as ‘A-Sleeping At The Foot Of The Bed’ and ‘Out Behind The Barn’. He had no intention of following his father into the coalmines, and being 4 feet 11 inches tall effectively ruled it out. When Read more

George Morgan - 32% match to Cliff Carlisle

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Westerns Comedy
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28 June 1924, Waverly, Tennessee, USA, d. 7 July 1975, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Morgan was raised in Barberton, Ohio, and by the time he was nine, he was performing his own songs on guitar. He enlisted in the US Army during the war but was discharged three months later on medical grounds. He formed a band and found work on a radio station in Wooster, Ohio, and wrote ‘ Read more

The Allen Brothers - 29% match to Cliff Carlisle

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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Austin Allen (7 February 1901, Sewanee, near Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA, d. 5 January 1959, Williamstown, South Carolina, USA; banjo, guitar, vocals) and his brother Lee Allen (b. William Allen, 1 June 1906, Sewanee, near Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA, d. 24 February 1981, Lebanon, Tennessee, USA; guitar, piano, kazoo, vocals). Affectionately known as the Chattanooga Boys, th Read more

Wilf Carter - 27% match to Cliff Carlisle

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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18 December 1904, Port Hilford, Guysborough County, Nova Scotia, Canada, d. 5 December 1996, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. Carter’s father, a travelling Baptist minister, was born in Switzerland and his mother in Aldershot, Hampshire, England. Rejecting his mother’s wish for him to be a preacher, Wilf was working on a farm with a team of oxen and ploughing at the age o Read more

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