Personalities | Tex Banes | War Years | Country

(Vocals, guitar, 1915–2005)

Born in Carlton Victoria, Australia, Burt ‘Tex’ Banes grew up in an orphanage with Smoky Dawson, another legendary figure in Australian country music. An old-timey singer in the Jimmie Rodgers style, Banes and his long-time band, The Hayseeds, performed extensively in Australia and occasionally in the USA.

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


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