Lynn comes from the Lubbock Texas area and was part of the ‘Lubbock Mafia’ and has played with a list of who’s who in the Texas music scene and while tight lipped did share a hilarious anecdote about playing with Ray Price. Ask him about it. Lynn plays like a Catfish in that he hugs the bottom using Thomastik-Infeld strings and fender basses.   Lynn Daniel


Jimi Calhoun is originally from the San Francisco Bay Area. He spent several years as a bassist touring and recording with New Orleans blues legend Dr. John, Rare Earth, P-Funk, and Buddy Miles. He was signed to both Atlantic and Columbia records as an artist with the band Creation.

House drummer on the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville from 1987 – 2000. In 2006. Awarded the “Music City Blues Drummer of the Year” by the Nashville Blues Society. Some of the people I have worked with locally (TX) include: Alan Haynes, Owen Temple, Vitera (percussionist), Larry Joe Taylor, Jay Boy Adams, Papa Mali (percussionist), John Gaar, Danny Brooks, Ponty Bone (rub-board), Kendall Bread, Natalie Zoe, Gospel Silver Tones, and Jimi Lee. Brannan plays from the heart creating a deep pocket for the music to rest in! Brannan Lane 

BRANNAN LANE: Drums/Percussion

Eddie's bio remains as part of the American band even though we lost him in 2013.

I met Eddie at a SXSW gig, introduced by Joe Forlini as they had both played with Rusty Weir. Eddie played with a beat that never quit. I still can’t believe that God took him away to play up in Heaven. Eddie loved what I said re his bio...Eddie was left on a door-step of a circus ring master, toured the world as a lion tamer, joined the circus minstrel band and left the circus when they came to Texas:) Actually he hails from Corpus Christi and played with WC Clark, The Peterson Bros., Pinetop Perkins and  Rusty Weir to name but a few. Everybody loved Eddie. He got a kick when I would mimic the old Red Skeleton/Lucille Ball film ‘DuBarry Was A Lady’ where Zero Mostel as the spiritualist would utter ‘Eddieeeee, Edieeeeee in a deep mysterious voice.

In Loving Memory

Plays with fire and encompasses all the styling’s of blues, rock, R&B & country.   Joe Forlini  One of the first musicians I met in Texas. Joe keeps busy with Jerry Jeff Walker, Larry Joe Taylor and many other great Texas artists.


Long time guitarist with Hal Ketchum plays with conviction and in demand internationally as well as local in Texas. Kenny Grimes I love his styling of mixing Danny Gatton, James Burton and Chet Adkins. This boy can play!

John Fannin has been playing guitar since he was 10 years old.  He has played with such musicians as WC Clark, Rusty Wier, BW Stevenson and various  other artist. Penned songs recorded by several artist and has appeared on Austin City Limits.

A young prodigy Lewis played with Blues/Rock/R&B Royalty with Freddy King, Delbert McClinton, Bugs Henderson, Gatemouth Brown and also with Fiddle sensation Vassar Clements to name but a few and recording credits are too numerous to mention with international blues, country and rock artists.  Lewis Stephens   

LEWIS STEPHENS: Keyboard/Organ
After singing on Texassippi Soul Man and featured on the ‘Hank & Audrey’ styled song ‘The Night Hank Williams Let Me Down’, Debi has now taken on a full time roll in Brooks’ live performing on percussion/cajon/vocals.  They recently released a new CD ‘This World Is Not Your Friend’ recorded at Larry Nye’s La-Z-L Studio in Kingsland Texas, as a duo reflecting their live presentation.
Debi has a sweet soulful country voice and as Frank Garcia once said after a gig ‘Her silk and your burlap works great'.  She started off road managing Brooks after a health issue, (2010) taking care of all road duties.  After being prompted to get on stage, by fans, while singing on the sidelines, ‘Little Miss Debi’ as she is referred to in the south, has stepped up to become an integral part in the Brooks’ sound as is evident on the live shows and new recording.