Dickie Lee Erwin is a seasoned songwriter with 7 albums and 140 songs under his belt. A Texan who has been around the music business a long time, Dickie Lee, is a part of the Texas songwriter tradition of playing songs that come from the heart. Watching Dickie and his friends effortlessly play through many genres is a real treat for any music lover.
Dickie Lee Erwin’s musical history spans as far back as the 70s, playing with an eclectic assortment of musicians and playing an eclectic variety of music. A time considered by many to be the halcyon for Austin music and musicians. A time when the rent was cheap and a collective spirit of creativity and various genres of music flourished.From his 1980s’ award winning bluegrass band Erwin Prather, mid 1980s’ band Seven Samarai (Ronnie Lane’s original Austin acoustic band) on to his nationally syndicated performance on The Texas Connection, Erwin continues.After touring with the great Dallas PUNK-GRASS band KILLYBILLY, Erwin went on to release his own CD THERE’S A MOVIE GOIN ON (producer Scrappy Judd Newcomb), 3 years later the much loved TEXAS MIDNIGHT HIGHWAY (Co-producer Hunt Sales) and released in April of 2006, Poppin’ Johnny. This is DLE’s first album to produce.