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Webb Wilder performs at Music City Roots in Franklin, Tennessee in 2015.
|Birth name||John Webb McMurry|
|Born||May 19, 1954|
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, U.S.
|Genres||Roots rock, rock & roll, boogie rock, rockabilly, Southern rock, Americana|
|Labels||Racket Records, Landslide Records, Island Records, Zoo/Praxis/BMG, Watermelon Records, Deaf Pig Records, Varèse Sarabande, DixieFrog Records|
|Associated acts||The Drapes |
John "Webb" McMurry (born May 19, 1954), known as Webb Wilder, is an American rock & roll singer, guitarist and actor.
The Webb Wilder character was created for a short film about a backwoods private detective who fell out of the 1950s and happened to also be a musician. With his groups like The Drapes, The Beatnecks, The Nashvegans, Wilder combines the straight-ahead rock & roll with surf guitar of the Ventures and twang of Duane Eddy, drawing on the feel of blues, R&B, country/rockabilly and film noir. His sound incorporated influence from Americana music as well as from the British Invasion.
Wilder currently resides in Nashville, Tennessee.
|Date of Release||Title||Label||Producer|
|1986||It Came From Nashville||Landslide Records||R.S. Field|
|1989||Hybrid Vigor||Island Records||R.S. Field for Praxis International|
|1991||Doo Dad||Zoo/Praxis/BMG||R.S. Field|
|1993||It Came From Nashville (CD release)||Watermelon Records||R.S. Field|
|1995||Town and Country||Watermelon Records||R.S. Field, George Bradfute, Webb & the Nashvegans|
|1996||Acres of Suede||Watermelon Records||R.S. Field and Scott Baggett|
|2005||About Time||Landslide Records||R.S. Field|
|2005||Scattered, Smothered and Covered||Varèse Sarabande||Various|
|2006||Born To Be Wilder (a.k.a. It's Live Time! / Tough It Out – Live in Concert)||Blind Pig Records/Landslide Records/DixieFrog Records||R.S.Field|
|2009||More Like Me||Blind Pig Records||Webb Wilder & Joe V. McMahan|
|2015||Mississippi Mōderne||Landslide Records||Webb Wilder, Bob Williams, Tom Comet, George Bradfute, and Joe V. McMahan|
- Paradise Park (1991)
- Corn Flicks (1992) consisted of three short films, including:
- Webb Wilder Private Eye
- Horror Hayride
- Aunt Hallie
- The Thing Called Love (1993) Ned
- Pueblo Sin Suerte (2002) Reb
- Born to be Wilder (2005) Himself
- Scattergun (2007)
- Webb Wilder Amazing B-Picture Shorts (2009)
- Robert Gordon. "Webb Wilder Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
- "Webb Wilder's artist page at Blind Pig Records site". Blindpigrecords.com. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Webb Wilder.|
- The ORIGINAL Webb Wilder website
- Webb Wilder Films
- Webb Wilder on IMDb
- Complete discography from AllMusic
- Biography from the Houston Press
- The Webb Wilder Credo
- Hunter Goatley's Webb Wilder Archive
- Webb Wilder interview about Mississippi Moderne
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