Casey Donahew

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Casey Donahew Band
OriginBurleson, Texas, USA
GenresCountry music, Texas Country
Years active2002-present
LabelsAlmost Country Entertainment
WebsiteOfficial website
Members
Casey Donahew
J.J. Soto
TAZ
Steve Stone
Josh Moore
A.C. Copeland
 
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Casey Donahew Band
OriginBurleson, Texas, USA
GenresCountry music, Texas Country
Years active2002-present
LabelsAlmost Country Entertainment
WebsiteOfficial website
Members
Casey Donahew
J.J. Soto
TAZ
Steve Stone
Josh Moore
A.C. Copeland

Casey Donahew (born April 21, 1977 in Burleson, Texas) is a Texas country music singer.

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Early life

Donahew grew up in Burleson, Texas, a suburb of Fort Worth, Texas, where he was active in the Texas rodeo scene as well as his father's greyhound dog racing career. He started songwriting in high school, but it wasn't until he attended Texas A&M that he started playing guitar for the first time. He later transferred to UT Arlington where he went on to graduate with a finance degree.

Career

Donahew began writing songs in high school, and credits past relationships as inspiration behind much of his early work, stating:

"Once you get your heart broken for the first time, you've got a lot to say, I guess.[1]"

Eventually, he broke into the world of Texas Country, which was gaining popularity with Pat Green, Robert Earl Keen and Randy Rogers. Casey's approach to songwriting is different from typical country music artists, as he often writes about heartbreak with a unique twist on the subject, as well as his experiences in different locations across the state, most notably the Stockyards of Fort Worth.

Donahew began playing professionally in 2002 by booking mostly bar gigs and building a dedicated fanbase among younger crowds.[2] He gained notoriety online and on airwaves throughout Texas, and reached the Top 30 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart with the album Moving On, released in 2009.[3]

On October 24, 2011, the Casey Donahew Band released their fourth studio album titled Double-Wide Dream exclusively on iTunes.[4] The album was officially released on CD, available at retailers like Best Buy, Walmart and Hastings on October 25, 2011.

Discography

Studio albums

TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positions
US CountryUSUS HeatUS Indie
Lost Days
  • Release date: August 15, 2006
  • Label: self-released
Casey Donahew Band
  • Release date: December 20, 2006
  • Label: self-released
Moving On
  • Release date: September 1, 2009
  • Label: Almost Country Entertainment
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Double-Wide Dream
  • Release date: October 25, 2011
  • Label: Almost Country Entertainment
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"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Live albums

TitleAlbum details
Raw - Real in the Ville
  • Release date: March 20, 2008
  • Label: self-released

Singles

Music videos

YearVideoDirector
2010"Nowhere Fast"Randall Alexander
2012"Double-Wide Dream"Evan Kaufmann
"One Star Flag"

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