Chanteur Country US n Jamieson Brown, le 12 Juin 1952 Kirksville (Indiana).

A singer and demon guitarist whose raucous blend of country and rock & roll helped make him a successful crossover act, Junior Brown was born in 1952 and raised in the backwoods of Kirksville, IN. He first learned to play the piano from his father, and was exposed to country through radio and TV, becoming a fan of Ernest Tubb's music and television program. He became a professional musician at the tail end of the '60s, while still in his teens.
After honing his guitar skills in relative anonymity throughout the '70s, Brown became an instructor at the Hank Thompson School of Country Music, an affiliate of Rogers State College in Oklahoma. There, while teaching under the auspices of steel guitar legend Leon McAuliffe, a onetime member of Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys, Brown met "the lovely Miss Tanya Rae," a student whom he would later marry in 1988 and who eventually joined his band as a rhythm guitarist and backing vocalist. At the same time, a dream prompted him to set about creating an instrument fusing a six-string guitar with its steel counterpart. Contacting guitar maker Michael Stevens in 1985, he developed the "guit-steel," a double-necked guitar combining the standard instrument with the steel. (A decade later, the two men reunited to update the "guit-steel," and Brown's cherry axe, "Big Red," was born.)
After moving to Austin, TX, Brown and his group became the house band at the city's Continental Club, where strong word-of-mouth eventually earned them a record deal. He made his long-awaited album debut in 1993 with 12 Shades of Brown, which featured a tribute to his biggest influence, "My Baby Don't Dance to Nothing but Ernest Tubb." It also showcased his often-stunning instrumental work, and blended Western swing, honky tonk, and electrified Bakersfield country. Guit With It followed later in the year, and like its predecessor, was met with considerable critical acclaim. After a five-song stopgap EP, 1995's Junior High, Brown returned in 1996 with Semi-Crazy, which continued in the vein established on his previous recordings. The Long Walk Back followed two years later, and displayed a bit more rockabilly flavor. Brown issued his fifth album, Mixed Bag, in 2001. His next record, 2004's Down Home Chrome, found him on a new label (Telarc) but with the same tried and true sound. Curb released a twelve-song Greatest Hits collection in June of 2005, followed by Telarc's Live at the Continental Club: The Austin Experience later that September.

https://www.juniorbrown.com/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Junior_Brown

Talents : Vocals, Songwriter, Guit-Steel, Guitar, Steel Guitar, Piano

Style musical : Texas Swing

https://youtu.be/5PWSmMuBNK0  

Years in activity :

1910 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 2000 10 20

DISCOGRAPHY

Singles & EP

1972 SP BIG COUNTRY BS 110 (US) .

Hillbilly Auctioneer / Two Different Worlds

1985 SP DYNAMIC DY-003 (US) .

Too Many Nights In A Roadhouse / Gotta Get Up Every Morning

06/1995 SP MGC-CURB D7-76953 (US) . Highway Patrol / Lovely Hula Hands
1995 CD CURB CURB-1132 (US) (promo) Highway Patrol
07/1995 CD EP CURB 77783 (US) JUNIOR HIGH - Highway Patrol / That's Easy For You To Say / My Wife Thinks You're Dead / Lovely Hula Hands / Sugar Foot Rag
05/1996 SP CURB D7-76983 (US) .

My Wife Thinks You're Dead / Sugarfoot Rag

1996 CD CURB D2-76983 (US) My Wife Thinks You're Dead / Sugarfoot Rag / My Wife Thinks You're Dead (video)
07/1996 SP CURB D7-76995 (US) . Venom Wearin' Denim / Surf Medley: Pipeline - Walk, Don't Run - Secret Agent Man
1996 CD CURB D2-76995 (US) Venom Wearin' Denim / Surf Medley: Pipeline - Walk, Don't Run - Secret Agent Man
1996 CD CURB D-1294 (US) (promo) . Surf Medley (radio edit) / Surf Medley (album version)
10/1997 SP CURB D7-73035 (US) . Gotta Sell Them Chickens (Before They Die, And The Eggs Before They Hatch) (Hank Thompson with Junior Brown) / Total Stranger (Hank Thompson with Lyle Lovett)
1997 CD CURB D2-73035 (US) Gotta Sell Them Chickens (Before They Die, And The Eggs Before They Hatch) (Hank Thompson with Junior Brown) / Total Stranger (Hank Thompson with Lyle Lovett)
2015 SP MADISON GATE SL9-2014-1-4 (US)

Better Call Saul / Better Call Saul (lead guitar version)



Albums

1990 CD DEMON FIEND CD 205 (UK) 12 SHADES Of BROWN - My Baby Don't Dance To Nothing But Ernest Tubb / Baby Let The Bad Times Be / Freeborn Man / They Don't Choose To Live That Way / Too Many Nights In A Roadhouse / Hillbilly Hula Gal / A Way To Survive / Broke Down South Of Dallas / What's Left Just Won't Go Right / Moan All Night Long / Coconut Island / Don't Sell The Farm
08/1993 CD CURB D2-77622 (US) GUIT WITH IT - Doin' What Comes Easy To A Fool / Highway Patrol / So Close Yet So Far Away / Sugar Foot Rag / My Wife Thinks You're Dead / You Didn't Have To Go All Theway / Party Lights / Names And Addresses / Still Life With Rose / Holding Pattern / Guit-Steel Blues / The Gal From Oklahoma
09/1993 CD CURB D2-77635 (US) 12 SHADES Of BROWN - My Baby Don't Dance To Nothing But Ernest Tubb / Baby Let The Bad Times Be / Freeborn Man / They Don't Choose To Live That Way / Too Many Nights In A Roadhouse / Hillbilly Hula Gal / A Way To Survive / Broke Down South Of Dallas / What's Left Just Won't Go Right / Moan All Night Long / Coconut Island / Don't Sell The Farm
1994 CD Wildchild! 02252 (US)

Highways Of Gold - Harvey Thomas Young Featuring Junior Brown - Whisperin' Sweet Nothins / Champions Of Desire / Highways Of Gold / Grandpa Johnnie / Games Of The Ancients / Dreams And Distant Shores / People Keep Fallin' In Love / The Emerald Islands / Let It Flow / Bad Feelings / The Table Is Gone / Start Again

05/1996 CD CURB D2-77843 (US) SEMI-CRAZY - Gotta Get up Every Morning / Darlin' I'll Do Anything You Say /  Hung It Up / I Want to Hear It From You / Semi-Crazy (Junior Brown & Red SIMPSON) / Hong Kong Blues / Venom Wearin' Denim / Parole Board / Joe The Singing Janitor / Surf Medley
1996 CD CURB D-1276 (US) (promo)

Radio Special - Testimonials / Mike Mills Of Rem / George Huntley Of The Connells / George Huntley Endorsement / Tracks / Semi Crazy (vocals - Red Simpson) / Hong Kong Blues / I Hung It Up / Surf Medley (radio edit) / Surf Medley / Junior Brown Minutes / The Highway Patrol / Cowboy Hats / Pointed Toes / Middle Age / Song Intro's / About "Semi Crazy" / About "Hong Kong Blues" / About "I Hung It Up" / About "The Surf Medley"

09/1998 CD CURB D2-77897 (US) LONG WALK BACK - Long Walk Back To San Antone / The Better Half / Read 'Em And Weep / Rock-A-Hula Baby / Lookin' For Love / Peelin' Taters / Freedom Machine / Just A Little Love / Keepin' Up With You / I'm All Fired Up / Stupid Blues
1999 CD TRB 3852-2/4 (US)

Meet The Mrs. - Tanya Rae Brown - Gad About / His And Hers / Someday You'll Want Me To Want You / I Wouldn't Buy A Used Car From Him / In Remembrance Of Me

07/2001 CD CURB D2-78719 (US) MIXED BAG - Guitar Man / Ain't Gonna Work Today / Riverboat Shuffle / Our First Bluebonnet Spring / Cagey Bea / Runnin' With The Wind / Catfish And Collard Greens / Little Town Square / Hard Livin' Hard / Kansas City Blues / Grow Up America / The Chase
08/2004 CD TELARC 83612 (US) DOWN HOME CHROME - Little Rivi-Airhead / It Hurts When I Do That / Where Has All The Money Gone? / The Bridge Washed Out / Hill Country Hot Rod Man / Jimmy Jones / Let's Go Back / Two Rons Don't Make It Right / You Inspire Me / Are You Just Cuttin' Up? / Foxey Lady / Monkey Wrench Blues
06/2005 CD CURB 78799 (US) GREATEST HITS - Highway Patrol / My Wife Thinks You're Dead / Sugar Foot Rag / My Baby Don't Dance To Nothin' But Ernest Tubb / Freeborn Man / Too Many Nights In A Roadhouse / Broke Down South Of Dallas / Semi-Crazy (with Red SIMPSON) / Venom Wearin' Denim / Joe The Singing Janitor / Freedom Machine / Long Walk Back To San Antone
09/2005 CD TELARC 83637 (US) THE AUSTIN EXPERIENCE - LIVE AT THE CONTINENTAL CLUB - Broke Down South Of Dallas / Party Lights / My Wife Thinks You're Dead / Hillbilly Hula Gal / I Hung It Up / Juan Charasquado / Highway Patrol / Gotta Get Up Every Morning (Just To Say Goodnight To You) / Lifeguard Larry / Long Walk Back To San Antone / I Want To Live And Love Always / Rock And Roll Guitar Medley : Lullaby Of The Leaves - Apache - Secret Agent
2012 CD Jamieson Brown Music JRB 0002 (US)

Volume Ten - Hang Up And Drive / Apathy Waltz / I'm Headed Back To Austin Tonight / The Phantom Of The Opry / Trust Me / Almost To Tulsa

05/2018 CD JRB JRB-1003 (US)

Deep In The Heart Of Me - Another Honky Tonk Burned Down / Twenty Four Seven / Little Miss Stuck Up / Deep In The Heart Of Me / The Cockeyed Cop From Camp Kakanakakee / Between Anger And Despair / Tar Bucket Dan / You Do The Math / So Close, Yet So Far Away (with Tanya Rae Brown) / Drag Race At Forty Fathoms / Deep In The Heart Of Me (acoustic version)

09/2021 CD JRB JRB-1004 (US)

His & Hers - Junior Brown & Tanya Rae Brown - What's Wrong With This Picture? / I Want Her Just As Lonesome As Me / Handyman / His And Hers / I Miss The Mrs. / We Don't Know Nothin' 'bout Nothin' (But Fallin' In Love) / You Look Like A Heartache To Me / Baby's Comin' Back Again / Sunshine's Back In Style / Lifeguard Larry / Cell Phone / Troubled Part Of The World / Standin' Up Beats Fallin' Down / You Don't Have The Right To Do Me Wrong / You Inspire Me

Rocky Productions 23/05/2022