Dallas Wayne considers himself lucky to be able to make a living doing something he loves. Some people might say it has more to do with talent than luck. But throughout a career that has taken Dallas around the world as a songwriter, singer, actor and radio deejay, he claims he's never had a real job.A native of Springfield, Missouri, Dallas began performing professionally in 1975, and by the age of 18 he had toured throughout the entire U.S. and Canada. After moving to Nashville, he further developed his vocal style singing demos for many of the top publishing houses in the music industry.While touring Europe in 1991, Dallas forged a deal with Texicalli Records in Finland and was signed to record an album. One album soon became six, and Dallas decided to move to Scandinavia in 1996, where he was contracted as a staff writer for Warner/Chappell Music.After four years living and touring in Europe, Dallas returned to the U.S. and settled in northern California. Within one month of his return, he signed a record deal with HighTone Records. In addition to recording two albums of his own on the HighTone label, Dallas was a part of the honky-tonk supergroup, the TwangBangers.In early 2003 Dallas moved to Austin, Texas, where he has enjoyed a vibrant country music scene. In addition to playing around Austin, he continues to tour the U.S. and Europe.In early 2005, Dallas released his new CD I'm Your Biggest Fan, marking his debut on Koch Records Nashville.
Performance Credits * Dallas has shared the stage with a variety of artists including George Thorogood, Jerry Jeff Walker, Jerry Lee Lewis, Hank Williams Jr., Emmy Lou Harris, Merle Haggard, Tanya Tucker, Dale Watson, Bellamy Brothers, Alvin Lee, Tower of Power, Bill Monroe, Alison Krauss, Randy Meisner (Eagles) and Donovan. * Commercial voice-overs for radio and television: United Airlines, Delta Airlines, Oldsmobile, Chevrolet, Ford, Suzuki, McDonald's, Nintendo, Russell Athletic, MTV Music Television, Nokia, Miller Brewing Co., Old El Paso and Avis Rental Cars. * Acting Credits: National touring company of Harry Chapin's Cotton Patch Gospel; Portrayed 'Stanley Sanders' in critically acclaimed musical Smoke on the Mountain; Performed as 'Eddie' with original Broadway cast of Pump Boys and Dinettes; Movie narration in award-winning satirical documentary The Joy Boys Story.