Jason Ringenberg

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Also performs as: Farmer Jason


Jason Ringenberg (born November 22, 1958 in Kewanee, Illinois) is an American musician and the lead singer of Jason & the Scorchers. He is also a songwriter and guitarist.

Jason & the Scorchers had several minor hits, including "Golden Ball and Chain" and a rock version of Bob Dylan's "Absolutely Sweet Marie."

Ringenberg was most influential in the early to mid 1980s when the indie country/rock movement was at its height. His music, along with similar bands, founded the emergence of the alternative country and Americana genres within indie rock music.

In 2008, Jason and the Scorchers received the Americana Music Association's Lifetime Achievement Award in the Performance Category.

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Year Title RatingReleases
1992 One Foot in the Honky Tonk 1
2002 All Over Creation 1
2007 Empire Builders 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title RatingReleases
2008 Best Tracks and Side Tracks 1979-2007 1

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