Chuck Mead

Rank #12 US Nashville, TN Country / Rockabilly / Americana


Sounds Like: BR5-49, Dwight Yoakam, Big Sandy and his Fly-Rite Boys, The Mavericks

Label: Plowboy Records

Manager: Ken Green for KJG Artist Management

Bio: After leading several popular ‘80s cult bands in and around his hometown of Lawrence, Kansas, Chuck Mead landed on Nashville’s Lower Broadway where he co-founded the famed ‘90s Alternative Country quintet BR549. The band’s seven albums, three Grammy nominations and the Country Music Association A... See Full Bio

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Q: Is your approach to songwriting any different as a solo artist? Do you still have that green hollow body Gretsch?
A: It is a little different because I. My own I can get a little more personal than within a group dynamic. But ultimately, I'm just trying to get better. I do still have that Cadillac Green 57 Gretsch Country Club. I'm never selling that one!

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