Tommy Hancock

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Tommy Hancock and The Supernatural Family Band

Thomas O. Hancock (March 25, 1929[1] – January 1, 2020) was an American musician. He was called the godfather of West Texas music. Hancock was born in Lubbock, Texas. He played the fiddle. He played for the band The Flatlanders. During the 1970s, Hancock and his family became followers of Guru Maharaj Ji.[2]

On January 1, 2020, Hancock died in Austin, Texas at the age of 90.[3]

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  1. Carr, Joe; Munde, Alan (1995). Prairie Nights to Neon Lights: The Story of Country Music in West Texas. Texas Tech University Press. p. 67. ISBN 0896723658.
  2. "Roadside Playboys and Texana Dames: The supernatural saga of the Hancock family", MARGARET MOSER, Austin Chronicle DECEMBER 31, 2004 Archived December 31, 2010, at WebCite
  3. Blackstock, Peter (January 2, 2020). "Tommy Hancock, influential Texas musician, dies at 90". Austin360. Retrieved January 2, 2020.

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