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PAUL ADKINS (AND THE BORDERLINE BAND)

  • From Wayne, West Virginia; lives in Middletown MD.
  • 1972, first band: The Bluegrass Gospel Four.
  • 1978, led a West Virginia band called “Southland Express.”
  • 1979. played guitar and sang lead for The Laurel Mountain Boys (Charleston, WV)
  • 1980, joined Glen Duncan and Phoenix
  • 1981, played with The Goins Brothers (Mandolin and harmony vocals)
  • 1982, replaced Keith Whitley as lead singer and guitarist with J.D. Crowe and the New South.
  • 1984, auditioned for job as lead singer with Seldom Scene, but joined Bill Harrell and the Virginians instead, playing mandolin.
  • 1988, formed Paul Adkins and The Borderline Band.
  • 1989-1998, recorded five albums for Rebel Records.
  • 2011, began touring again. Band members: Paul (mandolin), Jay Armsworthy (guitar), Chris Warner (banjo) Kevin Mallow (fiddle) and Heath Laird (bass).

RECOMMENDED ALBUMS:

  • Wings of Gold (Rebel, 1990)
  • Reflections of Love (Rebel, 1991)
  • Modern Times (Rebel, 1992)
  • How Many Roads (Rebel, 1994)
  • Old Rusty Gate (Rebel, 1996)
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