Welcome To Shoulderbone Creek!

Welcome to The Official Site for Bill Turpin & The Shoulderbone Creek Orchestra.

The Shoulderbone Creek Orchestra is Free Range Acoustic Good Time Music, Song Subjects are anything American, People, Places, Historical Events and Eras in our Country.


“Sheriff Bill” Turpin, Singer, Songwriter and Guitar.

“Hurricane Jimmy” Strawder, Singer, Songwriter, Bass Fiddle and Guitar.

“Fiddlin’ Jerry” Waldrip, Singer, Music Historian, Fiddle and Mandolin


“Sheriff Bill” is about entertaining the people, the Reason for the Song, the Story and it’s History and Intrigue.

“Hurricane Jimmy” is a “Man of the Sea” He Writes Great Character Studies and American Narratives.

Jerry is a Real World Music Historian and his Influences go Deep into the Roots of American Music.


We were all Raised in the South. What more do you need to know, we didn’t listen to Surfing Music, Polka Music or Bubblegum. We Listened to Bob Dylan, Buddy Holly, Hank Williams, John Prine, Jimmy Buffett, Flatt and Scruggs, Hank Ballard, Little Richard and of Course Everybody in the World listened to the Beatles didn’t they?

Shoulderbone Creek Orchestra loves to Engage and Entertain Folks of all ages!

No Animals were Harmed or Killed during the Writing, Recording and Performance of S.C.O.s Music…. too many Humans Volunteered!!


The Shoulderbone Creek Orchestra performs at “Kirby G’s Diner” in McDonough, Every Friday Night, we call it Unwind Time! Every Friday from 7-10PM you’ll find us at 45 Macon Street, 1/2 a block off the square.

We appreciate all the Warm Hearted and Fun Loving Folks who Support Us.