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American Music from the American Century
|MEN OF EXTINCTION
| Jim Colegrove and Roscoe West team up on their Alternative Protest music project.
Check out Men of Extinction on Facebook and visit Extinction Ranch for a mind clearing vacation.
||GREAT SPECKLED BIRD
This Texas band was established in 2001 with former members of Great Speckled Bird, Hungry Chuck and the Juke Jumpers. All records available!
|Country Rock pioneers. The band created by Canadian folk music legends Ian and Sylvia. With a special section on CFTO-TV's The Ian Tyson Show. The group can be seen in the motion picture Festival Express.
||The band made up of former Great Speckled Bird members. Recorded for Bearsville Records. Download their latest MP3.
||N.D. SMART II
|Born in Ohio. Member of Teddy and the Rough Riders, Bo Grumpus, Great Speckled Bird, Hungry Chuck, The Juke Jumpers. Creator of Lost Country and his latest, Men of Extinction. Home is in Texas since 1974. Be sure to check out his new record.
||Another Ohio native. Member of many bands including: The Remains, Bo Grumpus, Kangaroo, The Hello People, Mountain, Great Speckled Bird, The Fallen Angels (Gram Parsons).
||From New York City. Member of Great Speckled Bird. Recorded with such names as Barbara Keith (now with The Stone Coyotes), Maria Muldaur, Gladys Knight, Jay and the Americans, Willie Nelson, Steve Goodman and Ringo.
|Legendary guitarist. Member of Great Speckled Bird and Geoff and Maria Muldaur’s band. Many recordings to his credit. Fronts his own band and tours worldwide.
||Steel guitar player in Great Speckled Bird. Member of New Riders of The Purple Sage.
||Steel guitar player on many records and in many groups. Member of Faron Young's band The Deputies, Great Speckled Bird and Neil Young’s band. Producer of Jewel’s records.
||THE JUKE JUMPERS|
|Cornet player with Hungry Chuck. Recorded with David Bromberg, Bonnie Raitt, Maria Muldaur, Gregg Allman, Leon Redbone, Jay Ungar, Molly Mason, Livingston Taylor and Loudon Wainwright.
||Texas guitarist with The Juke Jumpers. Considered by many to be one of the top interpreters of the T-Bone Walker guitar style as well as an authority on blues and rhythm and blues.
||Fort Worth, Texas group started in 1977. Records feature rhythm and blues, blues, jump and rockabilly in a traditional Texas style. All records available!
|TEDDY & THE ROUGH RIDERS
||BO GRUMPUS - JOLLIVER ARKANSAW
||SID KING & THE FIVE STRINGS|
|Southern Ohio rock 'n' roll band began in the late 1950s. Records from the early sixties.
||The original Bo Grumpus, a rock band from the late sixties. Produced by the late Felix Pappalardi. Later changed their name to Jolliver Arkansaw.
||Legendary rockabilly music from Texas. Still rockin’ after all these years!
|LITTLE WHISPER & THE RUMORS
||THE HELLO PEOPLE|
|Group of Texas musicians from the 1970s. Members included Stephen Bruton, Glen Clark, Tudy Taddi, Jim Colegrove. Find out more about them here.
||A new kind of blues hipster poet. His new record is on Cool Groove Records is available now. Produced by Jim Colegrove.
||Before Kiss painted their faces there were The Hello People. One of the most unique bands that came out of the 1960s is profiled here.
|From The Mothers of Invention, to Woodstock, to California, a drummer you can’t forget.
||The story of Huron Records, formed in Dayton, Ohio, 1961
||An obscure group that formed in Woodstock in 1973, featuring Billy Mundi, David Wilcox, Joe Hutchinson, and Jim Colegrove
||Larry Stone, east coast country rocker. Larry’s latest record is on Cool Groove.