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The Hillsiders were a British country music group. Formed in 1964 in Liverpool, over the three decades they worked with many of stars of country music such as Marty Robbins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Gene Watson and Glen Campbell. In 1967 recorded the album "The English Countryside" with Bobby Bare. They also recorded an album with George Hamilton IV in 1971. The Hillsiders were invited onto the Grand Ole Opry in 1967. Over their time they won a number of Country Music awards.

The original members were Joe Butler (bass guitar and vocals), Brian Hilton (lead guitar and vocals), Brian (Noddy) Redman (drums), Kenny Johnson (lead singer and rhythm guitar) and Frankie Wan (steel guitar). Frankie Wan left in 1967 and Ronnie Bennett joined the band until he left in 1979 to concentrate on his business making steel guitars. Dave Rowland then became the steel guitarist. Kenny Johnson decided to form his own band in 1975; Kevin McGarry was invited to join the band as lead singer. Joe Butler left in 1993 and was succeeded by Mick Kinney on bass guitar.

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