AD Presents: Ain’t Nothin’ To Me – The Music Of Leon Payne

Leon Payne came stumbling into the world blind from birth in Alba, Texas and went on to write two of the greatest country music songs of all time (although which two I’ll leave up to you).

Early on he hooked up with the infamous Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys and cut his first solo recordings a year later in 1939. Payne then comes down with ramble fever and decides to hit the road, spending much of the next decade roaming around and calling himself the Texas Blind . . .

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