THE FRONT PORCH STRING BAND
- From Hazel Green, Alabama.
- Formed in 1974 by Larry and Claire Lynch on the campus of the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
- They were originally called Hickory Wind.
- 1980, released landmark album Front Porch String Band (Leather Records).
- After recording a landmark album in 1980, the Lynch’s disbanded the group, taking time off from music to begin a family. They re-organized the group ten years later.
- The band has included such musicians as Alan O’Bryant, Jim Hurst and Michael McLain.
- 1997, the group was disbanded and Claire began performing as a solo artist with her Claire Lynch Band.
- 2012, Hills of Alabam: The Front Porch String Band featuring Claire Lynch was released by Rebel Records.