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The Broken Ground Band 1997

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Band Members:


Jerry Martin



Lead Vocals, Rhythm Guitar » Born in Houston, Texas

• Currently resides in Cleveland, Texas

• Musical interests: country, blues, rock, gospel

» Musical influences: a very diverse crowd that includes Merle Haggard, Hank Williams, Jr., Travis Tritt, Alabama, Lynard Skynard, REO Speedwagon, Huey Lewis, Marshal Tucker, and Kid Rock

• Records: This Old World (1987), The Texas Outlaw Band (1988), T.O.B. on Top (1997),

Texas Outlaws (1991), Jerry Martin and The Broken Ground Band  » Currently working on self-penned CD, untitled, scheduled for April

New release

» Previously opened for: Diamond Rio, Doug Supernaw, Little Joe and

LaFamilia, Larry Butler, Diamond Jim Productions - In New York»

Previously played with: Larry Butler, Peter Burk, Kenny Jackson, Matt Free, Gary Lucky, Texas Outlaw Band

» Other instruments: keyboards, drums, bass

Joel Johnson
Lead Player and Vocals

Rusty Rutledge

Danny Tice

Jerry Martin
Live In Action!

Kelly & Jerry Martin

Kelly Martin

Special Thanks! to our Photographer Theresa Rutledge


Buck Evens

Rusty & Randy

Broken Ground Is A Family Band


Joel Johnson

Lead Guitar, Background Vocals

Houston Texas

Has played for Mickey Gilley and many others


Rusty Rutledge


» Born in Houston, Texas

• Currently resides in Plantersville, Texas

• Musical interests: Classic country, Rhythm & Blues, Classic rock, Gospel

» Previously Played for: Bands he played in backed Johnnie Bush & Hank Thompson, Aaron Holt, Rhonda Henderson & Private Stock, Winchester Band, Bob Martell, Jason Allen, Jeff Stowe, Any many others!

» Began playing drums at the age of 13, That’s over 37 Years !!!!!!!!


Kelly Martin

Background Vocals, And Percussions

» Born in Rochester, New York

» Currently resides in Cleveland, Texas

« Started singing at the age of 10, And has been in several choirs including:

3 Years with Kingwood state champions choir.

» Began Singing professionally Three Year age.

» Only played for: Jerry Martin & The Broken Ground Band


Buck Evans

Bass, Background Vocals, ECT.

» Born in Houston, Texas

• Currently resides in Livingston, Texas

• Musical interests: Classic country, Rhythm & Blues, Classic rock, Gospel

Previously Played for: Grand Old Opry, Loretta Lynn, Larry Butler, Jimmy Dean, Ect...

» Began playing Bass at the age of 15, 45 Years ago!



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