Gene Snow – Biography
Gene Snow, also known as “the Snow Capped Cowboy,” is a self-taught rhythm guitarist since age fourteen. He played in high school bands and neighborhood groups and then went on to perform at Holiday Inn Clubs as a solo act while in college. Then, as he started his family, life took on a new meaning, and he began working in church music. As a choir member, solo artist, and music director, he broadened his musical talents. With his spiritual life on solid ground, he began to pursue his love of music with no reservations.
Gene is a good old “down home” country boy, originally from Wichita Falls, Texas. Back in 1976 he was transplanted to Texarkana where he made his home for almost twenty years. In late 1991, he moved to Nashville, Tennessee for a year and a half where he developed music business relationships that are invaluable today as he continues his music career.
He sings with a strong and serious message much of the time, but has a happy, fun-loving spirit that is always well received and loved. With his sincere exchange of feeling with the audience, he illuminates a positive charisma, which is hard to deny.
All throughout Gene’s career, his sister, Paula Reid, has been the stabilizing and motivating force behind the successes that have continuously marked his path. As a great songwriter she has written many songs that have been used from the beginning to advance him as a respected recording artist. He released a single in Southern Gospel music in 1996, “Fire On The Mountain in Galilee” that got some serious radio air play. Gene released a song in 1998 written by Paula, “Kentucky Moon” to the Bluegrass market and it charted at #30.
Gene Snow toured with the Country Legend, Tillman Franks, for six years in Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana. These were some of the most important years of his musical training and grooming.
With over ten years experience in radio he has developed good personal skills in live programming, outside media sales and creating promotions that work. With the broad range of musical styles, Gene is able to appeal to a large group of people. Music is a tool used to mend broken hearts, emotions and spirits. When people have a good time, life seems to make sense. Gene and Paula are making a lot of good sense with a lot of good music and creating lots of good times for all. Come and join us when you can.