The hard-driving Gibson/Miller Band was one of many country-rock groups to spring up in the wake of the honky-tonk revival of the early 1990s. Frontmen Dave Gibson and Bill "Blue" Miller were guitarists from very different backgrounds. Gibson was born and raised in Arkansas surrounded by the music of Eddy Arnold, Hank Williams and Elvis Presley. As a young man, he worked with John Prine and Steve Goodman before becoming a well-known songwriter in Nashville. Miller hailed from Detroit and played on recordings by Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band; he also sang jingles, traveled with Isaac Hayes, and even won an Emmy for providing the theme of an ABC documentary. After living in various cities, he eventually settled in Nashville, despite having never before played country music.