Personalities | Moe Bandy | New Country & The Neo-Traditionalists

(Vocals, b. 1944)

Raised in Texas, Marion Franklin Bandy was a rodeo rider before joining his father’s band, The Mission City Playboys. Bandy, a disciple of Hank Williams and George Jones, with his own band, Moe And The Mavericks, specialized in honky-tonk music, cheating songs and steel guitar. His 50-plus US country hits include the novel ‘Just Good Ol’ Boys’ (1979), a duet with Joe Stampley, which earned them 1980’s CMA Duo Of The Year award.

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


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