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The Talented Jim Stafford

The Talented Jim Stafford

Jim Stafford

James Wayne Stafford (born January 16, 1944) is an American comedian, musician, and singer-songwriter. While prominent in the 1970s for his records “Spiders & Snakes”, “Swamp Witch”, “Under The Scotsman’s Kilt”, “My Girl Bill”, and “Wildwood Weed”, Stafford has headlined at his own theater in Branson, Missouri, since 1990. Stafford is self-taught on guitar, fiddle, piano, banjo, organ and harmonica.

Jim Stafford


Stafford in 1975
Background information
Birth name James Wayne Stafford
Born January 16, 1944 (age 73)
Origin Winter Haven, Florida, U.S.
Genres Country, pop
Occupations Singer-songwriter, comedian, musician
Instruments Vocals, various instruments
Years active 1974–present
Website Jim Stafford Theatre

Early years

Stafford was raised in Wint...

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Captain & Tennille Part Two

Captain & Tennille Part Two

1990s-present

Throughout the 1990s, they continued to perform various concert dates at venues around the world, frequently at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe which was close to their home near Carson City, Nevada. One of their more notable appearances in that decade occurred when they played at the House of Blues on the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles in 1995, as part of their 20th anniversary as an act.
At the same time throughout the 1980s and 1990s, Tennille enjoyed a second career as a big band and pop standard singer, not unlike pop colleague Linda Ronstadt. She performed with orchestras throughout the country and subsequently recorded several solo albums including Mirage Records’ More Than You Know (1984), and All of Me on Gaia Records in 1987.
In 1999, on Cartoon Network...

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Captain & Tennille Part One

Captain & Tennille Part One

Captain & Tennille
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Captain & Tennille were American recording artists whose primary success occurred in the 1970s. The husband-and-wife duo were “Captain” Daryl Dragon (born August 27, 1942) and Cathryn Antoinette “Toni” Tennille (born May 8, 1940). They have five albums certified gold or platinum and scored numerous hits on the US singles charts, the most enduring of which included “Love Will Keep Us Together”, “Do That to Me One More Time”, and “Muskrat Love”. They hosted their own television variety series on ABC in 1976–77.
Captain & Tennille

Captain and Tennille, 1976
Background information
Origin
Los Angeles, California, United States
Genres
Pop, soft rock
Years active
1974–2013
Labels
A&M, Casablanca, Mirage
Website
captainandtennille.net

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