The McCain Brothers

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The McCain Brothers
Years active 1981–present

The McCain Brothers are an American country and rock'n'roll music group. The duo consists of brothers Ben and Butch McCain, who are from Bovina, Texas. The McCains are singer-songwriters, actors, broadcasters and motion picture producers. Variety described the McCain Brothers as "multi-hyphenated".[1]

They have performed at county and state fairs opening for acts such as Toby Keith, George Jones, The Bellamy Brothers, Glen Campbell, The Oak Ridge Boys, Don Williams, and Ray Price. They have recorded four albums on Rise and Shine Records.

The single "If Love Was A Crime I Couldn't Get Arrested" was a pick hit in Billboard Magazine and went to number 1 on KOMA in Oklahoma City in 1985. Ben and younger brother Butch hosted a TV show in Oklahoma City for 12 years. They have performed their music and in skits on the syndicated TV show Hee Haw, The Tonight Show, The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show and Nashville Now. They have been seen on Good Morning America, The Today Show and they have hosted their own syndicated TV program, The McCain Brothers Show.

The McCain Brothers wrote and performed the theme song for the movie My Name is Bruce starring Bruce Campbell. The McCain Brothers perform "The Legend of Gaun-Di" at several points in the movie. Ben also plays the mayor and Butch plays both the sheriff and a farmer. Their music has been featured in other films including Roger Corman's remake of Humanoids from the Deep, Rubbernecking, Blood Deep and Killer Tumbleweeds.


  1. ^ Hindes, Andrew (November 18, 1997). "Sabler goes 'Inbred' with spec script pact". Variety. Retrieved June 15, 2015. 

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