HILARY MARCKX, singer/songwriter
Original Americana/Honky Tonk/Country/Rockabilly
“Just simply the goodest Rockabilly/Honky-Tonk being written right now!”
Born: Pacific Northwest, moved to California when nine.
Father was preacher in small, Northern California, cow-country towns and housed in old bunkhouses.
Mother was musician (mandolin), and led songs with it for revivals in Ozarks when father went up there to do his missionary thing.
Singer/Songwriter since 1974
First song learned: Oklahoma Hills when two
Attitude: wild, crazy, but dead serious about songwriting
Dog: run over
Wife: a saint
Hilary is a knuckle draggin’, hay haulin’, tree trimin’, beer drinkin’, speedshiftin’,drag racin’, honkytonkin’, bandleadin’, songwritin’ sonofagun!
AND he also has some creds as a songwriter. He has over 200 songs copyrighted and registered with BMI. His music is heard on various indi stations including 99.9 KCLAFM. He has worked with the Southern California Care Collective and AAA of SoCal to write and produce 10 Public Service Announcements that may now be heard on various stations from Los Angeles to Eureka. He has written soundtracks for several never produced short documentaries, and is now working on a soundtrack for the in-production work, “Smoke” a story of transformation and discovery.
Name: Hilary Marckx
Lives in: Geyserville, Sonoma County, California
Occupation: Music Composer