of the San Joaquin
The "Sons of the San Joaquin" have captured the mystique of
the Old West. Their music is rooted in California's heartland where they
were raised. As youngsters living in cattle country, they were caught
up in the romance of the cowboy ways and their close-knit harmonies now
echo with memories of their youth.
Reminiscent of the "Sons of the Pioneers," the "Sons of
the San Joaquin" have struck a note in the heartland and they are
now in demand all over the world, playing more than 200 dates annually
on international stages. The "Sons" consist of brothers Jack
and Joe Hannah and Joe's son Lon.
The trio only became a professional reality after young Lon lit a fire
under his father and uncle and eventually the group was invited to perform
at a cowboy poetry gathering where they were noticed by established cowboy
singer-historian Michael Martin Murphy. Since then the trio has never
The "Sons of the San Joaquin" sing a mix of traditional cowboy
songs along with new music written by Jack. A recent release focused on
What began as a close-knit family singing together has blossomed into
a rich, colorful trio that brings the history of the heartland to life.
For more information concerning "The Sons of the San Joaquin"
and performance dates and locations you can check out their Web site at http://www.thesons.com.