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Jimmy Don Thornton (1958–1988)

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Was an accomplished guitarist and banjo player, as well as a songwriter. Although he never got around to recording an album himself, two of his tunes ("Island Avenue", "Emily") can be found on his brother Billy Bob Thornton's second album "The Edge of the World", released in 2003 on Sanctuary Records. See more trivia »

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Was an accomplished guitarist and banjo player, as well as a songwriter. Although he never got around to recording an album himself, two of his tunes ("Island Avenue", "Emily") can be found on his brother Billy Bob Thornton's second album "The Edge of the World", released in 2003 on Sanctuary Records. See more »

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