Monday, November 8, 2010

Country Dick

Country Dick Montana (born Daniel McLain) was a musician best known as a member of the Beat Farmers. He was also in the short-lived trio the Pleasure Barons with Mojo Nixon and Dave Alvin.

On November 8th, 1995 Montana suffered a heart attack and died while playing "The Girl I Almost Married" during a Beat Farmers show at the Longhorn Saloon in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. The band disbanded shortly thereafter.

"The Ballad of Country Dick" by Mojo Nixon was written after his death.

In 1996, posthumous solo album "The Devil Lied To Me" was released.

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