Duane Branam first saw the Goat
Man when he was about 6 years old. Over the years, Duane
the goat man again, but he never forgot him either. Early into
1997, Duane started looking for inspiration to write a song
about Ches McCartney, the Legendary Goat Man. After learning
that Ches was still alive in a nursing home in Macon, GA,
and that there was a video documenting The Goat Man's life.
After watching the video and talking with God, the pieces
started coming together. That is when Duane wrote "The
a tribute to the unorthodox lifestyle the Goat Man lived.
The song was included in Part 2 of the Goat Man's documentary.
Duane now works at the Washington Regional
Hospital in Sandersville, GA as a respiritory therapist, and
still travels to play shows.
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The Legend & Other Music By Duane Branam
I went to Nashville
in 1985 to see about a music career and began writing. Now
I go twice a year to perform at Bluebird Cafe (shown above
left). I have friends in Rock Blues music like Chris Hicks
with Marshall Tucker and other Southern Rock friends. Larry
G. Hudson, dear friend Darrell West, family & friends
really believed in me while playing in the Macon and Savannah
I recorded with world renowned guitarist and
friend Tim Brooks. Tim's band is the Alien Sharecroppers,
who has played all over the US and in Europe.
If this 11 song CD doesn't get you, wait till I'm through
with my next project!