Famous British Country Musicians

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Keith Richards
(Musician)
Keith Richards
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Birthdate: December 18, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dartford, Kent, England, United Kingdom

Keith Richards is a musician and songwriter. He is credited with co-founding one of the most popular rock bands ever, The Rolling Stones. Also a guitarist, he was ranked fourth on Rolling Stone magazine's 100 best guitarists list in 2011. Richards' look and characterization inspired the character of Captain Teague who appears in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series.

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Jimmy Nail
(Actor, Singer-songwriter, Autobiographer, Singer, Composer, Screenwriter)
Jimmy Nail
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Birthdate: March 16, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne

Jimmy Nail is an English singer, songwriter, actor, and TV writer. He is best known for playing the role of Leonard "Oz" Osborne in the TV show Auf Wiedersehen, Pet. As a singer, he recorded the single, Ain't No Doubt, which became a  successful hit worldwide. He is also active in theater and has performed in many musicals. 

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Julia Lennon
(Musician)
Julia Lennon
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Birthdate: March 12, 1914
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
Died: July 15, 1958

Julia Lennon was a British woman and the mother of popular singer-songwriter John Lennon. Julia helped John learn musical instruments like the ukulele and banjo. She also played an important role in his life and was the inspiration behind some of John's popular songs like Mother and Julia. She was played by Christine Kavanagh in John's biopic In His Life.

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Sally Timms
(Singer, Singer-songwriter)
Sally Timms
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Birthdate: November 29, 1959
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Leeds

Sally Timms is an English lyricist and singer best known for her association with the popular and one of the longest-running punk rock bands, The Mekons, where she is a vocalist. In addition to her singing career, Sally Timms also works as a paralegal in Chicago, Illinois.

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Albert Lee
(Musician, Pianist, Singer, Guitarist)
Albert Lee
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Birthdate: December 21, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Leominster

Albert Lee is an English guitarist best known for his hybrid picking and fingerstyle technique. Renowned for his technical virtuosity and his speed of playing, Lee was named the Best Country Guitarist by Guitar Player magazine on five consecutive occasions. At the 2017 UK Americana Awards, Albert Lee was awarded the prestigious Trailblazer Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Troy Donockley
(Musician, Guitarist)
Troy Donockley
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Birthdate: May 30, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Workington

Troy Donockley is an English composer and multi-instrumentalist who specializes in playing the uilleann pipes. He is best known as a member of the Finnish symphonic metal band Nightwish. The son of musicians, he grew up listening to classical, rock, country, and traditional music. He began his career as a teenager and played with numerous bands before joining Nightwish.