General Info Band Members: Larry Goad, Doug Phelps, Thane Shearon, Jimmy Hall
Artist Name: Dixie Tabernacle
Home Page: http://www.reverbnation.com/dixietabernacle
Genres: Rock / Americana / Blues
Label: Storm Dog Records Group LLC
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