Interview by Timothy Danger.
Interview with The Ghosts of Texas from Austin, TX.
The Ghosts of Texas – Cow Punk/Old School Country from Austin, TX.
JonBoy – Lead vocals, baritone guitar
Andrew – Slide guitar, harmonica, backing vocals
Will – Electric guitar
Eedann – Backing vocals, Washboard, Stompin’ box
Curt – Doghouse bass
The Ghosts of Texas were formed in 2006 by JonBoy and Curt in a bar in Denton, TX. They were tired of all the bulls*** country music and lamented that no one, save a few intrepid artists (like Wayne “The Train” Hancock), were out there playing real country music. They set about that day trying to right the wrongs that had been done with slap bass, hard luck songs and whiskey. They commissioned th…e services of long time friend and general badass, Andrew, to come on board as a multi-instrumentalist and the band was formed. A couple years of training and playing in Denton and the boys felt it was time to move to a bigger pond. They loaded up their things and moved down to muy fabuloso Austin, TX. Shortly after, they enlisted Eedann to round out the three part harmonies and sing duets, and then the conquest began….