Jay Boy Adams

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Birthday
8, 1949
Birthplace
Texas
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
8, 1949 (age 70)
Birthplace
Texas

About

Born James Wallace Adams and better known as Jay Boy Adams, this vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, and master musical storyteller performed with the Allman Brothers Band, ZZ Top, and the Texas Tornados and released solo albums titled Jay Boy Adams (1977); Fork in the Road (1978); The Shoe Box (2007); and Let It Go (2014).

Before Fame

After briefly attending the University of North Texas, he formed a Houston band called Hayseed and went on to play with a group called The Chateau Club before returning to college at Texas Tech University.

Trivia

He established a band called The Roadhouse Scholars and a tour bus leasing company called Roadhouse Transportation.

Family Life

The son of a car salesman, he spent his early years in Colorado City, Texas. He later settled in Lubbock, Texas, with his wife Mary.

Associated With

In his early years, Adams toured with Grammy-winning singer Joe Cocker.