Grammy award winning Texas based producer, session player, musician, and Austin City Limits Hall of Fame member, Lloyd Maines will be releasing his first album, "Eagle Number 65," on Friday,
September 2nd, 2022.
Here's a little history on why Lloyd chose this title for his first album:
"I went to Roosevelt School grades 1 through 12. Roosevelt was located in a cotton field, 8 miles East of Lubbock and 4 miles West of Acuff. There were 31 seniors in my graduating
class. I started playing full contact football in the 7th grade and knew nothing about sports. I didn’t even know what a jock strap was for ... Hello! I just knew that I wanted
to play on the team. I started wearing glasses in the 4th grade but I didn’t want to wear my glasses while wearing my helmet, so I didn’t. I played football for 6 years and enjoyed
it all, but I never saw the scoreboard. I had to ask my teammates how much time was left, what down it was, etc., and I never had to ask about the score because we were usually
losing. Playing football helped to shape my life. My coaches taught me to never give up and that whining was not allowed. I was