Wild Horses (US country band)

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Wild Horses
Origin Texas, USA
Genres Country
Years active 1989-present
Labels Epic, Persimmon
Website http://www.wildhorsesband.com
Members Lon Holland
Steve Kellough
Michael Blake Mahler
Ralph McCauley
Angela Rae
Chris Sigmon
Past members Joe Lee Koenig

Wild Horses is an American country music band composed of Lon Holland (accordion, percussion), Steve Kellough (bass guitar), Michael Blake Mahler (lead guitar, vocals), Ralph McCauley (drums), Angela Rae (lead vocals), and Chris Sigmon (Dobro).[1][2] Mahler and Rae are husband and wife, and guitarist Joe Lee Koenig was formerly a member.[3]

Founded in 1989 in the state of Texas,[4] the band signed to Epic Records in 2002, releasing their debut single "I Will Survive" that year. The song went on to peak at No. 46 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) charts,[3] and was included on a compilation album entitled Dancin' with Thunder, which was issued in association with Professional Bull Riders.[5] An album, Frontier Free for All, was released in 2003 on Persimmon Records.



Title Album details
Frontier Free for All
  • Release date: April 8, 2003
  • Label: Persimmon Records
  • Release date: June 26, 2007
  • Label: Dreamkeeper Records
  • Release date: May 21, 2010
  • Label: Dreamkeeper Records


Year Single Peak positions Album
US Country
2001 "I Will Survive" 46 Dancin' with Thunder
2003 "You Gotta Ride" Frontier Free for All
"Safely Home"
2008 "Surrounded" Unbroken
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos[edit]

Year Video
2001 "I Will Survive"


  1. ^ "Wild Horses: About Us". WildHorses.com. Archived from the original on 2008-07-06. Retrieved 2008-03-28. 
  2. ^ "Country and blues take center stage at BBQ showdown". Rend Lake College. 2005-06-03. Retrieved 2008-05-06. 
  3. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 462. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  4. ^ "Featured band: Wild Horses". Prime Source Entertainment. Retrieved 2008-03-03. [dead link]
  5. ^ Huenke, Trisha. "CD Review: Dancin' With Thunder - Various Artists". About.com. Retrieved 2008-03-28. 

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