George Allison, May 19, 2017
May 19, 2017, Singer/songwriter, George Allison, has written well over 150 songs, starting in the late 1960's and continues to write songs. His songs are about the blues, drinking, dancing, partying too much, and songs about love lost, as well as, many beautiful love songs and ballads. He writes humorous songs and songs just about life. As with many song writers, his songs are a reflection of his own experiences. Performing since 1977, George performed as a single act, a duo, and in a four-piece band. Over the years, George released several albums including Barmaids And Barstools, Blind Crippled And Crazy, It Ain't Easy Bein' Me, A Long Time Comin', My Heart Is In The Shape Of Texas, Some Old Some New, Mine And Others, and some live recorded CD's of dances where he played. George is an artist who likes to sing songs with his own voice inflection, but at the same time, staying true to the artist who made the song popular. George has the unique ability to give his audiences a multitude of sounds like the stars who made the songs famous. From yodeling songs like Jimmy Rogers to moaning the blues like Hank Williams, melodic tones of Merle Haggard, and ballads like the great George Jones. George Allison's vocal range is almost three octaves allowing him to sing a variety of songs, such as, Cattle Call and his comic rendition of Kenny Rogers' song "Lucille". In this song, George substitutes his own voice for the voices of Dean Martin, Ray Charles, and Tiny Tim. He sounds amazingly like these three famous singers. George played almost every venue, from street corner to shows with Freddy Fender in Morcambe, England. George appeared on programs with Ricky Skaggs, Pirates of The Mississippi, Steve Warner, Mark Collie, Del Reeves, and Carl Perkins. George made numerous trips to Scotland and Northern Ireland to entertain audiences. Venturing into Bluegrass, he performed at the Pearl Bluegrass Jam in Pearl, TX.