|Guilbeau & Parsons|
Styles: Country Rock
Gib Guilbeau - Fiddle, Guitar, Vocals (in band: 1967)
Gene Parsons - Banjo, Drums, Harmonica (in band: 1967)
His professional musical career began when he joined up with guitarist and fiddle player Gib Guilbeau in the duo Guilbeau & Parsons. Later the duo was joined by Clarence White, former guitarist with the Kentucky Colonels, and bassist Wayne Moore to form the short-lived country-rock band Nashville West, named after a club where the band often performed.
Floyd August "Gib" Guilbeau is an American country rock musician and songwriter. As a member of Nashville West, Swampwater, and the Flying Burrito Brothers, Gib Guilbeau helped pioneer the fusion of rock and country music in the 1960s.
Guilbeau was born in Sunset, Louisiana and raised among fiddle players. His father and brothers played fiddle, and he himself started playing fiddle at the age of fourteen.
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