Ray Benson

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Birthday
16, 1951
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Birth Sign
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Birthday
16, 1951 (age 68)
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA

About

Frontman and founding member of the country music band Asleep at the Wheel who sings and plays guitar. His band created a production of "A Ride With Bob."

Before Fame

He found his future bandmate Lucky Oceans, otherwise known as Reuben Gosfield, in Paw Paw, West Virginia.

Trivia

He remained with Asleep at the Wheel after more than ninety different members came and went.

Family Life

He has two children with Jodi Benson in 1984.

Associated With

Willie Nelson helped Benson's band find its footing, suggesting that they move to Austin.