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Meet the RPM Soundstage Band

Terry Bailey

Terry started playing when he was 8 yeas old.  He plays bass guitar, rhythm guitar and front man.  He has played music from New York to Florida.  He has promoted shows in NY, FL, and MS.

 

Terry has played many different venues his whole life.

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John King

John started playing guitar at 10 and was playing lead guitar by the age of 14 for local country and rock bands.  He played upright and electric bass.  He began playing pedal steel guitar in the mid-1970s playing on stage with Jack Green, Tommy Cash, Jean Shepard, Margo Smith, Stella Parton , George Hamilton IV, Karen Wheeler, Kent Westberry, Ronnie McKinnley and many other artists. 

He has been part of the staff of Orange Blossom Opera in Wiesdale FL and Morgan's Music Junction in Summerfield, FL.

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Bobby Duncan

Bobby is a Riverboat Captain who has played lead and bass guitar and PSG for the past 40 years.  He has played a variety of touring groups along the Gulf Coast from Florida to Texas and in the Mid-West from Iowas to Virginia.  He founded the Central Illinois Steel Guitar Association in 1995 with annual and quarterly shows headlining many top steel guitarists including Doug Jernigan, Joe Wright, Russ Hicks, Terry Crisp and Bill Stafford to name a few. 

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Tim Colwell

Tim Colwell is a lead guitarist from Smithville, TN who currently resides on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.  He is a Rockabilly Hall of Famer who has played with several artists over the years such as Ronnie McDowell, T. Graham Brown, Jimmy Fortune, Eddy Raven, The Stamps Quartet, The Jordanaires, DJ Fontana, and WS Holland to name a few.

His style of playing is influenced by his friend and hero Country Music and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, James Burton.

Tim has recorded at the legendary Sun Records in Memphis, TN and is a regular player on Broad in Nashville.

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Darlene Battles

Darlene started singing when she was 6 years old in church and Saturday Night Jamboree in Wynne, Ark.  She moved to Memphis where she landed a booking agent and moved to Nashville touring with various country artists. Darlene then moved back to Memphis to team up with Rockabilly Hall-of-Famer, Jerry Jaye.

 

The two married and toured the U.S., Sweden, England, and Germany. They have recorded a duet album together and Darlene has recorded 15 Country & Gospel albums. Jerry Lee Lewis has said that Darlene was another Patsy Cline. 

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Steve Underwood

Steve  is a drummer who studied with Brian Fullen at Belmont College of Music in Nashville, TN. 

He has worked for several artists including: Vern Gosdin, Leona Williams, Noel Haggard, Tommy Cash, David Church and Travis Ledoyt. 

He has been on USO tours in South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Guam and Diego Garcia. 

He has opened for Wayne Newton, Merle Haggard, and Ernest Tubb. 

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Chris McDonald

Chris stared playing drums in a country band when he was 16 and has been at it for about 50 years now.  He spent several years with Jerry Jaye and Darlene Battles. He played a couple shows with Ace Cannon and also worked with a local band called Coast.  He opened for Billy Ray Cyrus a couple times back in the early '90s.  

He has had the pleasure of working with many fine singers and musicians over the years. 

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Steve Sanford

Steve has been a farmer for 52 years.  He has played steel guitar for about 40 years as a "weekend picker".

He started at Seminary Farm Center in 1988 and played for artists Jeff Bates William Michael Morgan, Ben Haggard, Johnny Lee, T Graham Brown, Teah Goin, TG Shepard, Leona & Ron Williams, and Chalie Walker. 

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