Josh Abbott Band

Even though the Josh Abbott Band has only been recording and touring for half a decade. Abbott didn’t even begin writing songs until around 2004, when he was still in grad school at Texas Tech in Lubbock. A diehard Texas country fan, he’d picked up guitar a few years earlier, mainly to strum along to his favorite Pat Green songs. He vividly recalls the epiphany he had at a concert one night at Lubbock’s Blue Light when the notion of writing and playing his own music — maybe even for a living — first took root.  “It happened to be the Randy Rogers Band playing that night, but it could have been Pat or Wade Bowen or Cory Morrow, any of those guys that I saw over the years,” Abbott explains. “I always had this fascination with what they were doing. I’d go to their concerts and there’d be hundreds if not thousands of college kids singing along.
That night at the Blue Light, I just remember watching the band and thinking, I want to do this…I think I can do this.”

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Videos

  • Josh Abbott Band:
    Oh Tonight
  • Josh Abbott Band:
    I’ll Sing Abbott Mine
  • Josh Abbott Band:
    She’s Like Texas
  • Josh Abbott Band:
    Behind the Scenes
    She’s Like Texas
  • Josh Abbott Band:
    If You’re Leaving (I’m Coming Too)

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