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‘A Bluegrass Tribute To George Jones’ by Brad Davis

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” »

GRAMMY Winner Brad Davis Covers “Black Sheep”

GRAMMY Winner Brad Davis completed his debut Bluegrass Gospel project for BlueGrass Valley Records in 2013. The project contains a Bluegrass version of a Mathis original, “Black Sheep”. This Classic Country ballad was originally recorded by Country Johnny Mathis in the 60′s and later was also covered by Johnny Paycheck as one of the few original Gospel songs Paycheck recorded. Over the years the song has developed a cult following of its own.

The title track of the new project was co-written by Johnny’s oldest song, John Mathis Jr., making this the first album appearance for both the songwriting father and son. The project is available via iTunes, Amazon and all major digital retail outlets or directly through Brad Davis site.

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United Artist releases of George Jones contain Mathis originals.

In 2012 a collectable vinyl release of George Jones was issued entitled ‘United Artists Rarities’. Three of the six songs on the release were songs penned by Country Johnny Mathis.

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In 2013 ‘The Complete United Artists Solo Singles’ of George Jones was also released containing 32 A & B sides from the King of Country Music. Five of these 32 songs were penned by Mathis.

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