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Parmalee is a tight-knit Southern country-rock band consisting of brothers Matt Thomas (guitar, vocals) and Scott Thomas (drums), cousin Barry Knox (bass), and childhood friend Josh McSwain (guitar, keyboards), all of whom grew up together near Greenville, North Carolina. The brothers' father had a local band, and by the time they were teenagers, they were a part of it, gigging as Jerry Thomas & the Thomas Brothers Band, and Knox was recruited aboard as well. When the elder Thomas retired from playing, the brothers and cousin continued as the Thomas Brothers Band, working the local bar circuit, where they often crossed paths with guitarist, keyboardist, and longtime friend McSwain, who was in a successful cover band at the time. McSwain sat in with the Thomas Brothers Band one night in 2001 and the rest, as they say, was history. Rechristened Parmalee, the band meshed bluegrass, traditional country, Southern rock, and blues into a crisp, professional country-rock sound, spurred by solid songwriting and the fact that each member was a multi-instrumentalist. An EP, Daylight, appeared in 2002, followed by a full-length, Inside, in 2004. A second EP, Complicated, arrived in 2008. The band next signed with Stoney Creek Records and released a pair of singles, "Musta Had a Good Time" in 2012 and "Carolina" in 2013. Their first album for Stoney Creek, Feels Like Carolina, was released at the end of 2013. ~ Steve Leggett
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Top Songs by Parmalee

  1.   Song
  2.   Carolina
  3.   Close Your Eyes
  4.   Already Callin' You Mine
  5.   Musta Had a Good Time
  6.   Complicated
  7.   San Diego
  8.   Gasoline
  9.   Dance
  10.   Day Drinkin'
  11.   Only the Good Die Young
  12.   Daylight
  13.   I'll Bring the Music
  14.   Back In the Day by N.V.
  15.   Another Day Gone
  16.   Think You Oughta Know That
  17.   Wash
  18.   Move
  19.   Workin' Man Blues
  20.   This Way
  21.   My Montgomery
  22.   Meaning
  23.   Broken Records
  24.   Looking at You
  25.   Never Hear a Word
  26.   Throwing It All Away
  27.   Photograph
  28.   Under My Skin
  29.   Sun Die
  30.   (Reprise)
  31.   Inside You
  32.   Soundtrack
  33.   Seven Years
  34.   Was It Everything
  35.   Wrapped Up
  36.   Back in the Day

Albums by Parmalee

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