Mean Gene Kelton
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Mean Gene Kelton & The Die Hards are considered to be one of the top Biker Rally and Blues Festival headliner acts. They have shared the playbill with numerous blues and rock legends: Lynyrd Skynyrd, Peter Frampton, Marshall Tucker Band, David Allan Coe, Marcia Ball, Omar & The Howlers, and many others. Being asked back time after time, year after year... speaks for itself.
Thanks to the internet, world-wide radio play and a TouchTunes nationwide “Jukebox Deal”, Mean Gene Kelton has amassed a strong national following. His website has become one of the most popular band sites currently averaging 150,000 hits a month! Over 5000 fans have signed up to receive Kelton’s free weeklye-news letter to remind them of upcoming shows. Sign up for your free newsletter at: http:www.genekelton.com/.
Radio airplay on over 300 webcast and broadcast radio stations world-wide spawned a string of jukebox hits! Kelton’s songs are played 20-30 times per day on over 500 jukeboxes across Texas! TouchTunes Music Corporation, the largest digital download jukebox music company in the world signed Kelton to a “Jukebox Deal” making his songs available on over 16,000 TouchTunes Digital Download Jukeboxes nationwide.
A veteran performer for over 25 years, Mean Gene Kelton was "born in Mississippi, on the wrong side of the tracks" as one of the hit songs from Most Requested says.
Kelton's shoot-from-the-hip style crosses the musical spectrum from down-home dirty blues and rockabilly through Americana, Southern Rock and Classic Rock 'n Roll.
Mean Gene Kelton formed The Die Hards in 1992, and hasn't looked back since.
Mean Gene Kelton Links
The Official Mean Gene Kelton web site