Wayne Hancock

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Wayne Hancock
Born (1965-05-01) May 1, 1965 (age 48)
Origin Austin, Texas
Genres Country
Western swing
Occupations Singer, Songwriter
Instruments Singing
Guitar
Years active 1977–present
Labels Deja Disc, Ark 21, Bloodshot
Website www.waynehancock.com

Wayne "The Train" Hancock (Born May 1, 1965) is a country musician.

Hancock began writing songs at the age of 12, and at 18 won a talent contest called the "Wrangler County Showdown." Immediately after the contest, he was shipped to recruit training and served four years with the United States Marine Corps. In 1994 he performed in the musical Chippy. Hancock released his debut album in 1995, and has continued to tour and record albums since then. He lives in Austin, Texas.

His music is comparable to that of Hank Williams and Hank Thompson.

Hank Williams III, who is often compared to Hancock, has recorded some of Hancock's material, including "Thunderstorms and Neon Signs" and "87 Southbound". The two have also recorded a live duet of Hancock's "Juke Joint Jumpin'".

Discography[edit]

Title Album details Peak positions
US Country
Thunderstorms and Neon Signs
  • Release date: September 19, 1995
  • Label: Deja Disc
That's What Daddy Wants
Thunderstorms and Neon Signs
  • Release date: March 24, 1998
  • Label: Ark 21 Records
Wild, Free & Reckless
  • Release date: July 27, 1999
  • Label: Ark 21 Records
The South Austin Sessions
A-Town Blues
  • Release date: September 4, 2001
  • Label: Bloodshot Records
Swing Time
  • Release date: August 19, 2003
  • Label: Bloodshot Records
The Best of Wayne Hancock
  • Release date: April 26, 2005
  • Label: Ark 21 Records
Tulsa
  • Release date: October 10, 2006
  • Label: Bloodshot Records
Viper of Melody
  • Release date: April 21, 2009
  • Label: Bloodshot Records
Ride
  • Release date: February 25, 2013
  • Label: Bloodshot Records
68
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

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