There is more than one artist under the name of Jon Mills; 1) Singer-songwriter from Tunbridge Wells. 2) Banjo player with the Old Lone Gin Band in the Dover area. Bands that he has previously played with include Rainmaker (bluegrass band), Travel by Steam (ceilidh band), Five Bar Gate (ceilidh band), Tony Joe Marshall & Crowbait (country music band), and the Marshall-Mills Duo. He is also recorded on albums of Cornish music with Merv Davey (Pyba, and Forth an Syns), and on an album with Cornish songwriter, Graham Sandercock (Pol Pri).
Slim Cessna's Auto Club is a country music band formed in 1993 in denver, Colorado. The constant in the band has been Slim Cessna, formerly a member of The Denver Gentlemen (along with David Eugene Edwards and Jeffery-Paul of 16 Horsepower). Their music includes elements of country blues, southern gospel, and other forms loosely grouped as Americana or alternative country. The Auto Club is sometimes labeled "country gothic" due to the juxtaposition of apocalyptic religious imagery with stories of alcohol, violence, and relationships gone awry.
Former Soledad Brother, Johnny Walker, has a new outfit calling themselves Cut in the Hill Gang. Johnny Walker: Lead Vocals, Guitar, Harmonica, Fuzz Probe & Played Some Bass Too
Brad Meinerding: Lead Guitar, and Vocals
Lance Kaufman: Drums, Vocals, Percussion
Keb' Mo' (born October 3, 1951 in South Los Angeles, California as Kevin Moore) is an American blues singer, guitarist, and songwriter. He first started recording in the early 1970s with Jefferson Airplane violinist Papa John Creach. Creach hired him when Moore was just twenty-one years old; Moore appeared on four of Creach's albums. He was further immersed in the blues with his long stint in the Whodunit Band, headed by Bobby "Blue" Bland producer Monk Higgins. Moore jammed with Albert Collins and Big Joe Turner.
Groanbox, the North American trio of Michael Ward-Bergeman, Cory Seznec and Paul Clifford, are a musical hybrid of ideas and ideals. They are at first glance a roots band, soaked in the traditions of American music, with all the guts of rock and roll and all the soul of the wandering troubadour. But somewhere along the way, that troubadour turned off the road and, from the melting pot of New Orleans, began a new journey that would take the Groanbox sound to new and unexplored places...
Runs the gamut from one-man-band to sell-your-soul-to-the-devil-blues by way of clawhammer banjo, slide banjo, 12 string guitar, kazoo and stringed contraptions made out of tin cans.
The Be Good Tanyas are an acoustic trio with folk and americana influences, hailing from Vancouver, British Columbia. They play a combination of original and traditional material, and are notable for their lush vocal harmonies. The group features Frazey Ford (guitar, vocals), Samantha Parton (guitar, mandolin, banjo, vocals) and Trish Klein (electric guitar, banjo, harmony vocals). Jolie Holland is a former member and also a frequent guest.
Based on his musical interests and abilities, singer-songwriter-ethnomusicologist Tim Eriksen might have been born in a splintery wooden crib during the Revolutionary War, in a backwoods North Carolina church, in a hut along the Ganges, maybe even in the CBGBs bathroom. But no, the late-30s Eriksen was born in Massachusetts and grew up surrounded by the sound of his parents singing and by
Valerie June Carter (June 23, 1929 – May 15, 2003), later June Carter Cash, was a singer, songwriter, actress, a member of the first family of country music, The Carter Family, and the second wife of singer Johnny Cash. She played the guitar, banjo, and autoharp. As a singer, she had both a solo career and a career singing with, first, her family, and later, her husband. As a solo artist, she became somewhat successful with upbeat country tunes of the 1950s like "Juk". In 1962, she and Merle Kilgore wrote Ring Of Fire, made famous by Johnny Cash.