A new round of music was released to all digital outlets on April 2, 2020 by Avid and will be available to all digital outlets in the coming weeks. In that round of 8 songs are two that are new discoveries and never heard by Country Johnny Mathis fans: “Everything But Love And A Future” and “I’ll Hurt A Lifetime”. The new collection of recordings is titled, ‘American Dream’.
In addition to the release of the new music, Tunecore’s creative services department will also be managing the recordings for placement in film and television. Recent placements include the CBS TV show, ‘Young Sheldon’.
Radio programmers can access the new releases at: AirplayDirect.com/americandream
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If you’re a fan of the TV series, ‘Young Sheldon’, there was a little scene in the opening of Episode 10 (Teenager Soup and a Little Ball Of Fib) , Season 3 that began in a diner. As the characters of Meemaw and Dr John were talking at a table, the music heard in the background is that of ‘Country’ Johnny Mathis singing “My Heart Is On The Paper”. Continue reading “‘Young Sheldon’ Episode … a little ‘Country’ Johnny Mathis in the background.” »
The East Ridge Boys new radio single, “Turkey Buzzard”, was released to radio outlets, social media and all digital streaming services on Friday, September 13th. The song is a fun, light hearted story with a deeper message behind the humor. The group hails from Lick Creek, KY and consist of group members Richie Rose, David Taylor and Fonso Fields. Their mountain roots and bluegrass music heritage runs deep and garnered success on their previous single, “Oh Dear Sinner”, which spent 5 months on the Singing News Bluegrass Gospel Top 10 chart, peaking at Number 2 for two months in a row. Continue reading ““Turkey Buzzard” Released by the East Ridge Boys” »
Country music icon Charley Pride is pleased to announce his upcoming album, Music In My Heart, set for release July 7. The project marks the CMA “Entertainer of the Year” winner’s first new studio release in more than six years, and features 13 all-new recordings, produced by traditional singer-songwriter Billy Yates. Music In My Heart will be released in the United States via Music City Records, and available at physical and digital retailers nationwide. Continue reading “Charley Pride Makes Triumphant Return With Upcoming Album ‘Music In My Heart’” »
Here is a 1976 interview with Tillman Franks that appeared in the British magazine ‘Country Music People’. Here’s a partial transcription of the interview on how Elvis came to the Louisiana Hayride, by Tillman Franks:
“Jimmy and Johnny had a song called “If You Don’t Somebody Else Will”. It was Jimmy Lee and Country Johnny Mathis, and they were tremendous entertainers. They were the only one, and as a matter of fact I was booking (them) at the time and I had got them on Chess Records.
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In December, GRAMMY Winner Brad Davis released a new 11 song project entitled ‘A Bluegrass Tribute To George Jones’. The new project also contains 2 songs written by ‘Country’ Johnny Mathis, “Let’s Go Home” and “Make Me One More Memory”. Continue reading “‘A Bluegrass Tribute To George Jones’ by Brad Davis” »