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Birth name  Thomas Charles Bresh
Instruments  Guitar
Genres  Country
Occupation(s)  Singer-songwriter
Role  Singer

Origin  Hollywood, California
Name  Thom Bresh
Also known as  Tom Bresh
Years active  1976–present
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Born  February 23, 1948 (age 67) (1948-02-23)
Parents  Merle Travis, Ruth Johnson
Nominations  Academy of Country Music Award for New Male Vocalist of the Year
Similar People  Merle Travis, Buster B Jones, Lane Brody, Muriel Anderson, Chet Atkins

Record labels  ABC Records, Kapp Records

Thom bresh picks sings a medley of merle travis songs on the viva nashvegas radio show

Thomas Charles "Thom" Bresh (born February 23, 1948 in Southern California, United States) is a country music guitar virtuoso and singer. He is the biological son of Merle Travis. From age 3 to age 17, he worked as an actor and stuntman at Corriganville.


Fingerpicking in the style made famous by Travis, he brings the Travis legacy to new audiences. Bresh is a singer, songwriter, impressionist, and instrumentalist, whose instrument of choice is his custom-made two-sided Langejans SuperDualette, which he calls "my band." He has performed alongside performers ranging from Bob Hope to Chet Atkins to Gordon Lightfoot.

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Bresh hosted a weekly television variety show of his own creation, Nashville Swing, was a regular on the Merv Griffin Show and Dinah, and made a guest appearance on the TNN special A Salute to the Country Greats. As a producer, he has been employed by country legend Jerry Reed, classical guitarist Valerie DuChateau, and Merle Travis. As a videographer, Bresh has shot, produced, and edited projects for Hank Thompson, Lyle Lovett, Brooks & Dunn, George Jones, Tanya Tucker and Jerry Reed.

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Awards and nominations

  • Grammy Award nomination: Merle Travis album Travis Pickin' (producer)
  • Academy Award nomination: Over You (theme song from movie Tender Mercies)
  • Wine Lord title bestowed by World Wine Council, Bordeaux, France
  • Wine Lord title bestowed by World Wine Council, Patrimonio, Corsica
  • National Thumbpickers Hall of Fame inductee - 2001
  • Filmography

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  • When America Was Rocked (September 9, 1956) (2006) - composed the musical score [1][2]
  • Buster B. Jones in Concert (2000)[3]
  • Thom Bresh in Concert (1998)[4]
  • The Real Merle Travis Guitar: Like Father, Like Son (1994)[5]
  • Great Guitar Lessons: Blues and Country Fingerpicking[6]
  • Merle Travis: Rare Performances 1946-1981 - 2 duets with Thom Bresh from 1981 [7]
  • Killing of Uncle Billy Tilman
  • Killing of Ed Masterson
  • Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
  • References

    Thom Bresh Wikipedia