Sounds Like: Waylon Jennings, ROY BUCHANAN the greatest unknown guitar player in, JJ Cale, Willie Nelson, Hank Williams 3
Label: Rattlesnake Records
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Ratliff Dean has been playing and singing for over twenty years. A native of West Texas, he grew up between working on the ranch in Texas and hanging out at the beach in California. He has been a part of many bands over the years including Randy Crouch an...See Full Bio
“Texas Platters Misc 101 BY MARGARET MOSER, FRI., MAY 13, 2011 Ratliff Dean Only Memories The tough-walking bass of opener "Train Back to Texas" is honky-tonk code for "let's dance." Two-stepping is quite secondary to Ratliff Dean's kicking around traditional back forty turf – women, work, wandering – all sung in a rich, manly baritone and backed with fiddle and fire ("Free Again," "Since She's Been Gone," "Fencepost Digging Blues"). More suede than rawhide, but good stuff to play when yer hitchhiking with yer honey. ”