Born: 1967 Addison, AL

Country Bass Clay Walker, Wade Hayes

Source: Alabama Music Hall of Fame


He was born October 12, 1966. He is the older of two children and grew up in rural Winston County, Alabama. His love for music began at a very young age; his Dad and both grandparents being musicians. His earlier years were around bluegrass and gosper music. He truly believes that next to God, your family comes first. The love and support from his wife, Melissa and his son Daniel, along with his step-children Bridgette, Lindsey, and Jeremy has not only encouraged his music but has also been an inspiration for his song writing.

chris vaughnIn the Spring of 1993, Landon Taylor who is a long-time friend of Chris', was instrumental in getting Chris an audition as bass player for Clay Walker. Landon was, and is still, lead guitar for Clay and was familiar with not only his ability as a bass player but also his singing ability .For three years he played bass guitar and sang back-up for Clay and on many occasions actually opened the show. For a country boy, touring and traveling over the entire United States and Canada was a dream come true.

He then played bass and sang back-up for Wade Hayes for a couple of years. He has played most every major venue in the U.S. and Canada. While playing with Clay Walker appeared on Countdown at the Neon Armadillo, the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Crook and Chase, Music City Tonight, Nashville Now, and THE GRAND OLE OPRY. He has also appeared in Clay Walker's Video "If I Could Make A Living Out of Loving You".

In the fall of 2003, Chris and his wonderfully supportive wife, Melissa, managed a plan for him to devote his time to completing the album he so desperately wanted to record. Because of the sacrifices they were willing to make, he completed the album in 2004. The arrangements are also by Chris. These songs are "real country" the way country songs are supposed to sound.

You only need to listen to the CD to appreciate his talent as a singer and as a songwriter. He is truly the definition of the word "artist".


Chris Vaughn(Lead Vocals-Bass Guitar)
David Brannon(Lead Guitar-Background vocals)
Michael Keeton(Drums-Background Vocals)
Tommy Oliver(Steel Guitar)
Steve Ramsey / Eric Swann-(Piano)
Bryan Carter-(Lead /accoustic guitar)


500 Miles-(Written By Jo Greg Winsett/ChrisVaughn)
I Still Love You-(Written By Chris Vaughn)
Backward-(Written By Chris Vaughn)
Hold On To Her-(By Joe Greg Winsett/Chris Vaughn)
Material Cowgirl-(Written By Chris Vaughn)
In Memory Of A Memory-(Written By Johnny Paycheck/R Pate)
Out Of Your Mind-(Written By Chris Vaughn)
Why Me-(Written By Chris Vaughn)
Picture In My Mind-(Written By Danny Vaughn)
The Wind-(Written By Chris Vaughn)






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