Doug Supernaw is a singer/songwriter from Houston, TX. Doug Supernaw was born
on September 26, 1960, in Bryan, Texas. He grew up in Inwood Forest, and was an
avid golfer and member of his high school golf team. His mother, a fan of
country music, exposed him to acts such as George Jones and Gene Watson whose
works he would later be influenced. Supernaw attended college on a golfing
scholarship. After dropping out of college in 1979, he briefly worked on an oil
rig before serving as a musician in local bands. Doug moved to Nashville,
Tennessee in 1987, where he found work as a session songwriter. After four years
in Nashville, he moved back to Texas, where he founded a band called Texas
Steel. His freewheeling style incorporated much of Willie Nelson soul, with
Jimmy Buffet energy, and fans loved it.
In1993 an A&R executive for RCA Records discovered Supernaw, and signed him to
the label’s BNA Entertainment (now BNA Records). Supernaw released his debut
album, Red and Rio Grande. Overall, four singles were released from the album,
starting with “Honky Tonkin’ Fool, Reno &I Don’t Call Him Daddy” (previously a
#86 single in 1988 for Kenny Rogers). The album went on to achieve gold
certification in the United States. Doug recorded his second album for BNA, Deep
Thoughts from a Shallow Mind. The album had three singles.
He was then signed to Giant Records, where he recorded and released his third
major-label album, “You Still Got Me”. Its first single, “Not Enough Hours in
the Night” reached #3 on the country singles charts. He also made an appearance
on Stars and Stripes Vol. 1, a 1997 compilation album issued by The Beach Boys,
featuring the Beach Boys performing their own songs along with other country
music artists; Supernaw contributed to the track “Long Tall Texan”.
Sony BMG Special Products issued his first compilation album, entitled “The
After leaving Giant Records he started his own label “Tack Records” on which he
released his next CD “Fadin Renegade” The record’s two singles, the title track
and “21-17″gained popularity on the television networks CMT and GAC.
Doug’s latest projects includes releasing singles that were previously recorded
“Here’s to Lyin & After ths Storm” as well as new material “Texas Gold”.