I have been influenced by a lot of different music and musicians.  Really every song I have ever heard and every performer has influenced me in one way or another.

Major influence genres include:

Folk-Rock: The Eagles, Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young, The Byrds, Poco, Jackson Browne, Buffalo Springfield, Linda Ronstadt, James Taylor,  Paul Simon, Lyle Lovett, Michael Martin Murphy, Bob Dylan, John Price, Brandi Carlile , Emmylou Harris, Vince Gill

Rock: The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Led Zeppelin, The Band, Little Feat, Eric Clapton, Tom Petty

Country: Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Buck Owens, Jerry Jeff Walker

Southern Rock: The Allman Brothers, Leonard Skynner, 

Bluegrass: Bryan Sutton, Hot Rise, Del McCoury, Doc Watson, Tony Rice