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Music Placement: Monsterland Episode 101 on Hulu

Avid Group Publishing/BMI (John Mathis Jr), which manages numerous Country Johnny Mathis’ copyrights and master recordings, have received news of another placement of a Country Johnny Mathis song and recording in a TV series.

The Monsterland series, which has landed on Hulu for its next season, has licensed the song “All I Need Is You” for a diner scene in the series (episode 101). Airtime to be announced at a later date.

This news follows a recent placement in the CBS TV series, ‘Young Sheldon’, that aired in December, licensing the Country Johnny Mathis song, “My Heart Is On The Paper”.

These songs are available for Country Music fans on all digital streaming platforms.

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New Album Release with Newly Discovered Recordings by Country Johnny Mathis

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:

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‘Young Sheldon’ Episode … a little ‘Country’ Johnny Mathis in the background.

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.” »

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“Turkey Buzzard” Released by the East Ridge Boys

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” »

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Charley Pride Makes Triumphant Return With Upcoming Album ‘Music In My Heart’

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’” »

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Tillman Franks 1976 Interview – Elvis, Jimmy & Johnny, Webb Pierce

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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