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But 14 albums - consisting of both original material and reinterpretations of previously rendered songs - and global physical sales in excess of half a million copies, with over 1,200 live shows in 31 different countries testify: Hayseed Dixie are the undisputed creators of the musical genre, Rockgrass.
GUESTS: Badly Drawn Boy (main picture), Midlands group UB40 (left), Fairport Convention (right) and Hayseed Dixie (below).
Hayseed Dixie specialise in doing tongue-in-cheek bluegrass versions of heavy metal songs.
Their appeal spans the universe of conservatives, from bluebloods in the Hamptons to hayseeds in the Ozarks.
A BURLY MAN who favored Wrangler jeans and fat belt buckles (one of which bore an oil derrick emerging from a Star of David), Hayseed Stephens grew up picking cotton and slopping hogs on a Texas sharecropping farm.
From there, Beebo is off and running, making a smooth transition from hayseed to quintessential butch--the gal who lights a cigarette then holds the lit match out to whatever woman is sitting next to her and says, "Blow.
The image of Frost as hayseed, hick-town sage was by and large one of the poet's own great creations.
To them Frank Lloyd Wright was the Wisconsin hayseed who hit the spot a couple of times -- the Prairie Houses of the 1890-1900s and the Usonian Houses 40 years later but otherwise, from the Hollyhock House to the Marin County Civic Center, reflected America's addiction to corny sentimentality and fantasy kitsch.
Once considered music made by and for "hillbillies," country music has shad its hayseed image in the last decade, earning the devotion of a younger, better-educated, more-affluent audience and, at the same time, earning millions of dollars for Nashville companies.
Artists in the catalog include 4ft Fingers, Ben Lee, Buzzcocks, Dead Kennedys, Echo & the Bunnymen, Emperor, Fats Domino, Gary Numan, Hanson, Hayseed Dixie, Incantation, Janis Ian, John Coltrane, Kid Carpet, Killing Joke, Linus Loves, Lush Life, Mark Morrison, Mylo, Opeth, Quireboys, Robots In Disguise, Ryan Adams, Tom Jones, Violent Femmes, Wedding Present, and Wilson Pickett.
BE prepared for a night of rock classics reworked in a hillbilly style, as Hayseed Dixie comes to Wrexham's William Aston Hall on July 18.
James resigned as CEO in 2014 to run the startup support company Hayseed Ventures but remained on the Acumen board of directors until late 2016.