Lives in Eustace, TX (which is 70 SE of Dallas), semi retired, member of
TSGA (Texas Steel Guitar Association) Hall of Fame in 1997, Texas
Player of the Year 1985 and 1992. Member of Texas Western Swing
Hall of Fame as a member of Jody Nix and the Texas Cowboys.
Western Swing Music Society of the Southwest inducted in 2017, and
the Academy of Western Artists as Instrumentalist of the Year for 2017.
He was one of the founders along with Charlie Norris and Gary Hogue
in 1984 of the Texas Steel Guitar Association.
He has recorded on numerous country and gospel records. Performed
on the Grammy Awards, Country Music Association Awards, Jay Leno,
David Letterman, as well as numerous other television and award
shows. Junior has played steel guitar shows all over the USA including,
Dallas, St Louis, Hot Springs, Nashville, Knoxville, Mobile to name a
few. He has released 17 of his own instrumental CD’s and tapes. His
musical influences are Maurice Anderson, Buddy Emmons, and Lloyd
Married to Saran Knight since 1977 with 4 children, 8 Grandkids
and 1 great grandson.
Junior has played with:
Ray Price...lead guitar...1967
Wynn Stewart...bass ...1968
Tony Douglas...steel...1969-71 and 1983.
Longhorn Ballroom( Dewey Groom)...steel...1971-85 (3-different times)
LeAnn Rimes...steel & rhythm guitar...1996-99
Junior and Tanya Rae Brown...steel...1999
Cowboys Dancehall in Dallas...steel...1999-2008
2016-current-Freelancing and loving it!
His latest project is his new CD ’50 YEARS BEHIND THE STEEL’ which
chronicles his time on the road playing their most requested songs.
Nov 2-3, 2018 - BOB WILLS FIDDLE CONTEST - Steel Guitar for The Gatlin Brothers
PLEASE KEEP JUNIOR ON YOUR WATCH LIST FOR SOME EXCITING NEWS COME SEPTEMBER 2019!!
Keep an eye on the schedule and come support this award winning artist!