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Amanda Shires

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Biography

Amanda Shires was born and raised in Lubbock and Mineral Wells, TX. At the age of ten, smitten by the sight of a green and orange pawn shop fiddle, Amanda quickly became obsessed with the instrument and the sounds of western swing and country fiddle. Tutored by Lanny Fiel, she joined his Ranch Dance Fiddle Band, and while attending Lubbock High School also performed in school, city and regional orchestras and symphonies. At sixteen Shires began performing with Tommy Allsup and the legendary Texas Playboys. Following graduation from high school Amanda enrolled at South Plains College School of Music in nearby Levelland. Her studies continued at Texas Tech University, where, during 2004, she graduated with a degree in Geography.

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Top Songs

Total plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
  1. Deep Dark Below  -  8,793 plays
  2. When You Need a Train It never Comes  -  10,216 plays
  3. Swimmer...  -  8,652 plays
  4. Bulletproof  -  6,543 plays
  5. Look Like A Bird  -  5,639 plays
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