Not punk-slapping any international artist who writes/perform U.S. styles...but we originated--allow me a bit of pride.

Kip Tyler
played with and was respected by future Big-Dogs...but never got invited to the big party. "Always the bridesmaid..." Unfortunately shared a name with a prominent '70's porn star.: and

Lew Williams So discouraged by lack of success he left the performing end of music (any part of it) for 35 years. He's back to it this century: and

Steve Jordan Despite the name, he's Tejano. and

Kenny Baker Master fiddler--all that needs be said. and

Dave Dudley Best known of the performers presented above: and

My 2 favorite George Jones songs: and