The Desert Rose Band
In 1985 the Desert Rose Band began performing in the Los Angeles area; Chris, along with old friends, Herb Pedersen, John Jorgenson, Jay Dee Maness, Bill Bryson and Steve Duncan.
Following Jay Dee’s departure, legendary steel guitarist Tom Brumley, joined the band. Following the passing of Bill Bryson, Mark Fain would join them on bass.
They recorded six albums for Curb/MCA Records and toured extensively throughout the world. Achieving great success on the Country Music charts with twelve “Top Forty” records, and two number one hits.
Their final performance was at the Country Music Hall of Fame Theatre, October 2, 2022.