Few people are as important to the development of Texas music over the last 40 years as Lloyd Maines. As a Grammy award-winning producer and musician, the Lubbock-born Maines has played a vital role in the creation of some of the Lone Star State's most famous and beloved albums.


Maines began his recording and producing career in 1974. Over the past 48 years, Maines has produced or played on approximately five thousand albums alongside some of the most significant figures in country, rock, and Texas music. In addition to his producing credits, Maines is an A-list steel guitar player and multi-instrumentalist. His work has been heard on countless recordings.


Maines has been inducted into the Buddy Holly Walk of Fame in Lubbock, Texas, individually and as a member of the Maines Brother's Band. Lloyd is also in the Texas Steel Guitar Hall of Fame. He was inducted into the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame In 2014. He has made more appearances on the PBS show than anyone else in the history of the program.