The Backsliders

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For the 2000s band, see The Backsliders (Texas band).
The Backsliders, 1999

The Backsliders are an alternative-traditional country-rock band composed of Chip Robinson, Steve Howell, Danny Kurtz, Jeff Dennis, and Brad Rice. Chip Robinson teamed up with Steve Howell to form The Backsliders, which began as a duo in 1991 in Athens, GA.[1][2] The group formed in 1994, and disbanded in 1999. The band has reunited in late 2012.

Band members[edit]

  • Chip Robinson - vocals, guitar
  • Stephen Howell - guitar, vocals
  • Greg Rice - keyboards
  • Danny Kurtz - bass
  • Jeff Dennis - drums

Discography[edit]

  • 1996 From Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 1997 Throwin' Rocks At The Moon - (produced by Dwight Yoakam’s longtime guitarist, Pete Anderson)[3] - # 1 on the Americana radio chart[4]
  • 1999 Southern Lines - (produced by Eric Ambel)
  • 2014 Raleighwood - named after a tour slogan and sign erected over the ruins of The Brewery bar where the band got its start.[1]

Other

  • 1997 Crash Course - various artists – track # 6 "My Baby's Gone"
  • 1998 Will Sing For Food - The Songs Of Dwight Yoakam - various artists – track # 2 "Doin' What I Did"
  • 2007 Bug - original motion picture soundtrack - various artists – track # 4 "Cowboy Boots"

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ from an interview with Steve Howell on episode 203 of the Americana Music Show, published August 18, 2014

External links[edit]

  • [www.thebacksliders.net]