Personalities | Jason Ringenberg | Alt. Country & The Bluegrass Revival

(Vocals, guitar, b. 1958)

Ringenberg is perhaps the only alt.-country performer who actually grew up on a farm (his daddy raised pigs in Illinois) and that background lent a rural authenticity to his music, whether it was his Dylanesque solo projects or the revved-up rockabilly group, Jason And The Scorchers. That band came together in Nashville in 1981 and recorded three major-label albums.

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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Music, consultant editor Bob Allen


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