Carrey Ryan Thompson was born and raised in Canyon Texas. As a self taught musician, he has been playing guitar since 2008 and eventually started playing in church. He started his singing career soon after taking choir in high school and moved on in his career by attending Waylon Baptist University as a vocal performance major. Moving out of that phase of his life Carrey started working and running sound for local bands such as Shotgun Rider and JW Lane and the County Road X along with many more. During this time he got with a his good friend an current fiddle player Cooper Jones to form the new up and coming band The Ragtown Chiefs.