PIONEERS & SIDEMEN

  • Andy Schroder
  • Alton Baird (Cavaliers/Moonlighters)*
  • Alvis Wayne
  • Hoyle & Ben Nix & The West Texas Cowboys
  • Ben Hall (Ben Hall Studio/Buddy Holly/Circle 4 Ramblers)
  • Bennie Brosh & The Sundowners
  • Bill Armstrong (The Eagles)
  • Bill Aylor & The Esquires
  • Bill Dees (The Five Bops/Roy Orbison)
  • Bill Graham (Glen Campbell/Crew Cats)
  • Bill Madre (Lefty Frizzell/ Little Big 4)*
  • Bill Mack (Solo)
  • Bill Myrick & His Rainbow Riders
  • Billy Briggs & The XIT Boys 
  • Billy Thompson & The Melody Cowhands
  • Blackie Crawford & The Western Cherokees (Lefty Frizzell)
  • Blaze Foley
  • Blue Sage Boys (Slim Willet)
  • Bobby Dixon
  • Bobby Earl Smith(performer/attorney)
  • Bobby Hacker
  • Bobby Rountree (Drovers/Drifting Ranch Hands/Cavaliers)
  • Bob Livingston
  • Bob Montgomery (Buddy Holly)
  • Bob Tuttle (Gilleys/Urban Cowboy Band)
  • Bob Zeller
  • Brenda (Dutton) Martin (Country Rimshots)
  • Buck Ramsey
  • Buck Sutton (Rhythm Bandets)
  • Buck Trent (Show Stoppers/Porter Wagoner)
  • Carl Bunch (Crickets w/Waylon Jennings/Poor Boys)
  • Carolyn Hester
  • Charlene Arthur
  • Charlie Dalton (Rhythm Bandits/Cavaliers) 
  • Charlie Phillips
  • Charlie Timms
  • Clark Wynne (Clark Wynne Orchestra, Melody Men, San Angelo Cowboys)*
  • Cliff Crofford
  • Clyde Hankins (Clyde Hankins Trio)
  • Clyde Stacey (Holly/Nughtcaps)
  • Coy & Raymond Moses
  • Curtis Potter (Hank Thompson)*
  • David Box (Ravens/Crickets)
  • Dean Beard* & The Crew Cats
  • Don Guess (Rhythm Playboys with Buddy Holly)
  • Donnie Duncan
  • Don Allen & The Sunset Ramblers
  • Don Tosti (Band Leader/Musician/Writer)
  • Don Walser
  • Don Webb
  • Dub Adams
  • Dugg Collins
  • Durwood Haddock
  • E.W. Esensee
  • Earl Sinks (Crickets/Holidays)
  • Ed Dunlap
  • Elroy Dietzel & The Rhythm Bandits
  • Eugene Dunn (Father Of Ronnie Dunn)
  • Frank Trevino (Corvairs)
  • Freddie Franks (Drifting Ranch Hands)
  • Freddie Silas (Cavaliers)
  • Gary/Ramona Tollett (back-up vocals Buddy Holly)
  • Gary Hudman & Southern Comfort
  • Gary Swafford &The Solutions (N. Petty Trio, Fayros, Jimmy Gilmer)
  • George Atwood (Gene Krupa/Buddy Holly/Waylon Jennings)
  • Gilbert Deanda
  • Gilbert Loika & The Wayside Playboys
  • Glen Harden* (60’s Crickets/Elvis Presley)
  • Glen Whitworth & The Country Showman
  • Gordon Payne 
    (Crckets/Tanya Tucker/Waylon Jennings)
  • Grady Lee Nutt
  • Grainger Hunt (The Believers)
  • Grant Turner (Non-performer) 
  • Hal Goodson & The Raiders
  • Harry Bray (Twix-Tween Records)
  • Henry Hunsinger (Alan Jackson)
  • Hop Elam
  • Hope Griffith
  • Howard Higgins
  • Jack Huddle
  • Jack Neal (Buddy & Jack/ Holly)
  • Jack Triplett
  • Jack Vaughn (Norman Petty Trio)
  • Jack Teagarden* (Louis Armstrong/Benny Goodman)
  • Jay Boy (James) Adams 
  • Jerry Hodges (Red Stegall/ Checkmates/Ray Ruff)
  • Jerry Tatum
  • Jim Chestnut
  • Jimmie Fletcher* & The Drifting Ranch Hands
  • Jimmie Short* (Short Bros/Ernest Tubb)
  • Jimmie Simpson & The Oil Field Boys
  • Jimmy Carl Black (Mothers of Invention)
  • Jimmy Cooper (Rocxgarden)
  • Jimmy Dale Gilmore
  • Jimmy Peters
  • Jim Robinson
  • Jim Wynne* (Clark Wynne Orchestra /Cavaliers /Mirror)
  • Jody Nix (West Texas Cowboys/ Texas Cowboys)
  • Joe Bob Barnhill
  • Joe Ely
  • Joe King Carrasco
  • Joe Melson (Midland Cavaliers/Rhythm Bandits)
  • Joe “Red” Hayes (Farron Young)
  • Joe “Sonny” West
  • John Maberry (Sirs/Cavaliers)
  • Johnny Dutton & The Western String Billies
  • Johnny Griffin
  • Johnny Moore & The Jones County Opry Band
  • Johnny “Peanuts” Wilson (Teen Kings)
  • Johnny Thurman & The Phantom Rider Trio
  • John Samples
  • John Schuch
  • Junior Pelzel & The Country Showman
  • Justin Resley (Classical)
  • Kelly Spinks
  • Kris Carter
  • L.C. Agnew
  • La Donna Gatlin (Gatlin Brothers/Tammy Wynette)
  • Larry Butler & The Sunset Playboys
  • Larry Mashburn (Shade Tree/ Rocxgarden)
  • Larry Parks (Roy Orbison)
  • Larry Trider (Crickets, Nomads, Larry Trider Show)
  • Larry Welborn (Four Teens/Buddy Holly)
  • Lee Patterson
  • Leon Short* (Short/Bros/Ernest Tubb)
  • Lewis Elliott (Rhythm Bandits/ Cavaliers)
  • Little Bill Walker
  • Little Joe Martin (Foxx/Rocxgarden/ Pepper Martin)
  • Long John Hunter and the Walking Catfish Band
  • Lydon Landers & Knights Inn Playboys
  • Lynn Massey (Neal McCoy)
  • Maggie Scales
  • Mansell & Louis Tierney
  • Marilyn (Massey) Whitworth (son Lynn Massey)
  • Max Barton (Swing Kings/Flashback)
  • Miss Billie* (Allford) (Drifting Ranch Hands)
  • Monty Holmes (Lubbock)
  • Morgan Powell 
  • Nat Kelly
  • Nolen McLeery
  • Omar Rodriquez-Lopez (producer/performer)
  • Paul Davidson
  • Paschal Williams & The Raschals
  • Pat O’Neal
  • Pepper Martin
  • Phil Ochs
  • Poor Boys* (Richard Porter/Eddie Williams Bob Hardwick/Ronnie Smith/Carl Bunch)
  • Ralna Eve English (The Lawerence Welk Show)
  • Rick Sikes* (Rhythm Rebels/Dean Beard)
  • Robert Alvis (Joe Sun/Cornbread/Kentucky/Cole Younger/Solid Investment)
  • Robert Robin Brown (The Panhandle Cavaliers/3 Notes/Swing Kings)
  • Roland “Snake” Atkinson (Cavaliers/Sirs/15th Street Blues Band)
  • Ramona Locke
  • Raymond Bynum (bandmaster)
  • Ray Ruff & The Checkmates
  • Ringo Garcia
  • Ringo Garza Sr. (Los Falcones)
  • Roger “Pappy” Blythe
    (Jim Reeves/ Ray Price/ Jimmy Dickens/Pepper Martin/L C Agnew)
  • Ronna Reeves* (Statler Brothers TV)
  • Ronnie Blackwell
    (Buck Trent/Cavaliers/Porter Waggoner/Osbourne Bros/Ernest Tubb)
  • Ronnie Price (Buddy Knox)
  • Ronnie Smith
  • Ronnie Warner
  • Roxy and Judy Gordon
  • Roy Thackerson (Fingerless Fiddler)
  • Royce Porter
  • Rudy Mata (Flipside/The Blues Beat/Southern Justice/The Cavaliers/The Hi-Rollers)
  • Sammy Duncan & The Country Kings
  • Sammy Lara & The Sky Tones*
  • Shorty Boyd & Buck Trent(Show Stoppers/Porter Waggoner) 
  • Sid Holmes* (Wayland Chandler/ Billy Kidd/ Cavaliers)
  • Snuffy Smith & The Snuff Dippers
  • Sonny West
  • Southern Cross
  • Sparta (Jim Ward Tony Hajjar Keely Davis)
  • Terry Manning (producer-recording engineer)
  • Terry Mashburn (Rocxgarden/Shade Tree)
  • Terry Noland (Four Teens)
  • Terry Wayne
  • Texas Gold (Ronna Reeves)
  • The Believers (John Schweers-Granger Hunt)
  • The Blackburn-Shaw Quartet
  • The Blatz Western Melody Boys (Ernest Tubb)
  • The Bowman Brothers
  • The Brushcutters (Slim Willet)
  • The Cavaliers* (Tommy Ruble/Alton Baird/Jerry Naylor/J.Frank Wilson)
  • The Circle 4 Ramblers
  • The Coleman County Boys
  • The Dillingham Sisters* (Craig Dillingham)
  • The Hired Hands (Slim Willet)
  • The Hollyhawks (Niki Sullivan Gene Evans)
  • The Page Boys (Richard Van Vliet-Ronnie Hill-Mark Kaye-Tom McCarty)
  • The Picks (Bob Lapham Bill & John Pickering)
  • The Prairie Dogs (Byron Williamson)
  • The Roses (David Bigham Robt Linville Ray Rush)
  • The Sirs (John Mayberry)
  • The Sparkles
  • The Starlight Sisters (Ann, Mary and Teenie Harper)
  • The Teen Kings (Roy Orbison)
  • The Trebleaires
    (Dixie Fambrough, Gayle McNerlin & Mary Ann Kent Ben Hall Studio)
  • The Westerners (Lefty Frizzell)
  • The Williamson Sisters (Double Dip Girls)
  • The Wink Westerners (Roy Orbison)
  • Toby Yeager (Jerry Naylor Jackson/Cavaliers)
  • Tom Russell (singer/songwriter)
  • Tommy Allen
  • Tommy Allsup(Crickets w/ Waylon Jennings, Texas Playboys)
  • Tommy & Charlene Hancock
  • Tony Guerrero
  • Troy Jordan & The Cross B Boys
  • Van & The Melody Boys
  • Virgil Owen (The Sundowners)
  • Wayland Chandler (Texas Tumbleweeds /Cavaliers)
  • Weldon Myrick* (Grand Ole Opry band/Jones Co. Opry)
  • William “Bill” Griggs (WT music historian)
  • William “Diggy” Bell (Cole Younger/ Pepper Martin)
  • Willie Luedecke
  • Woody Guthrie