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MKOC News

April 21, 2005

Hi All,

Believe it or not, it seems that all this trouble I've been going through to get the news sent to you has paid off a little for MKOC. I received the following announcement from Zinestar today:

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The upcoming issue of Zinester's News will be featuring your ezine in our Editor's Choice section.
Make sure you are subscribed to Zinester's News. Here's a web
subscription link: http://www.zinester.com/mpb/ml_fs.cgi?trail=1&topic=72665
And here's an email subscription link: 72665-subscribe@zinester.com
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I guess that's pretty good exposure for MKOC as well as all of the artists and industry folks who contribute their news to be passed on to y'all! Thanks Zinestar!

MKOC Official Artists

Red Johnson

Hi Everyone,
As you may or may not know I will be Inducted into the "Minnesota Rock-Country Hall Of Fame" on May 6th and 7th, 2005. The event will be held at The Medina Entertainment Center in Medina, Minnesota.
The flyer is on my web site http://www.mkoc.com/RedJohnson  
Thanks for your interest,
Red Johnson

Watch the "Midwest Country Show" on RFD TV Each Saturday at 8 PM and Monday at 2 PM Central Time!! Direct TV chan. 379 and on the Dish Network 9409 (Satellite)
For show dates check my site Red Johnson - Country & Gospel Singer, Songwriter and for my Good Sam Club activities go to Minnesota Good Sam Club and show dates at Midwest Country check Midwest Country - Home

"SONGS WITH SUBSTANCE"
Red Johnson
http://www.mkoc.com/RedJohnson

 

More Country  News
Wade Hayes

A BIG BIRTHDAY BASH FOR WADE! 4/20/05

Aubrey Bean, "The Judge," says come on over for the party! Tell your friends!
The birthday bash for Wade will include Wade, Trent Willmon and others playing.
Starting around 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 20th

Judge Beans BBQ
611 Wedgewood Ave.
Nashville, TN 37203
(near the Fairgrounds - Wedgewood Exit 81 off I-65)

It's gonna be a "real Humdinger!" Ya'll come!
If you can't be there, send an e-mail greeting. I'll print them out for Wade.
E-mail to WOWW!or Wade!

Helen Neal

WOWW!, an e-mail newsletter to Wade Hayes fans, began in December, 1997. Subscribers reside in FIFTY (50) states as well as - Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Iraq, Japan, Netherlands, South Korea, Spain, New Zealand, Hong Kong.

Send replies, questions, comments, changes of address and requests to be added to the
WOWW! list to mailto:WadeHayesNews@comcast.net


Rhonda Vincent

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April 18, 2005

For Immediate Release
Rhonda Vincent Films CMT.com's Studio 330 Sessions
Web Surfers Go Behind The Scenes


Nashville, TN - Rounder recording artist Rhonda Vincent recently stopped by the downtown Nashville CMT studios to film a segment of CMT.com's new online feature "STUDIO 330 SESSIONS." "I'm really excited to be a part of this new and innovative feature on CMT.com. I spend hours on my bus traveling from city to city and surf the web constantly. STUDIO 330 SESSIONS gives fans the chance to see us perform and also, while they're on the site, they can get all sorts of information and view photos of not only us, but also many other performing artists. It's like having 'all access' to our day to day lives," stated Vincent.

Vincent and her band The Rage performed "I've Forgotten You," "Jolene," "You Can't Take It with You When You Go" and "Last Best Place" all songs from Vincent's current CD/DVD project, Ragin' Live. Although the atmosphere is 'backstage one on one' style, verses the formal setting of the DVD which was recorded at the elegant Shelton Theater in St. Louis, it affords web surfers to get a taste of what is available on the Ragin' Live project right from their personal computers. Vincent's segment will begin airing on CMT.com at noon Central on Tuesday, April 19th,

STUDIO 330 SESSIONS is a unique presentation of informal performances from established country stars and exciting new artists. Taped at CMT's Nashville studio, STUDIO 330 SESSIONS features stripped down, spontaneous performances of new material and signature hits streamed exclusively on CMT.com. Each Tuesday a new performer will be added to the STUDIO 330 SESSIONS lineup. In addition to intimate performances, fans can find biographical information, tour dates, photos, discography, message boards and related Web links on CMT.com.

http://www.cmt.com/music/studio_330_sessions/

For More Information Contact:
EMC Diana Henderson
(615)799-8260
EMCnash@comcast.net
www.rhondavincent.com 


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April 21, 2005
For Immediate Release
Rhonda Vincent Fans Get Ready to TIVO
"I've Forgotten You" Video a 'CMT Sneak Peak '


Nashville, TN - For those fans eager to view Rhonda Vincent's new Rounder Records video "I've Forgotten You" rumor has it that CMT TV will do a "Sneak Peak" on Thursday, April 21st during their "Top Twenty Countdown." Viewer's will be treated to seeing the video prior to it's arrival on the network's "World Premier" on "Wide Open Country" on April 24th .

With "I've Forgotten You" Vincent exhibits her extensive acting skills, playing opposite gorgeous actor, Ben Browning. Vincent expertly delves into the dilemma faced by the lead character, whose mind doesn't want to "forget" this beautiful past love. Vincent shines as her character unwillingly finds herself remembering the couple's tender moments together and shows the unwanted pain she experiences now that they are no longer a couple. "It wasn't hard to pretend to be infatuated with Ben. He's gorgeous; the next Ashton Kutcher," exuded Vincent in describing her video experience. "He even made the snow sledding scenes HOT."

Each week, Top Twenty Countdown host, Lance Smith, counts down the week's top videos on CMT TV, as well as sharing the No. 1 video from 2004. He'll be slipping in the 'sneak peak' of Vincent's "I've Forgotten You" into the two and a half hour program.

The video which was filmed in various Washington locales including the Cascade Mountains, Puget Sound and Seattle, as well as Nashville, TN., was produced and directed by Avenue B Pictures' Brent Hedgecock. "I've Forgotten You" is Vincent's current radio single and is from her just released DVD/CD project on Rounder, "Ragin' Live"

High Resolution Photo: "I've Forgotten You" Rhonda and Ben

For More Information Contact:
EMC Diana Henderson
(615)799-8260
EMCnash@comcast.net
www.rhondavincent.com 


Rascal Flatts with Big & Rich and Cowboy Troy

Neste Event Marketing President Gil Cunningham (iebaLIVE! Talent Buyer of the Year 2004, iebaLIVE! Event Producer of the Year 2004, and Buddy Lee Attractions, Inc. Diamond Award 2004) is pictured in the two attached photos with Rascal Flatts and Big & Rich/Cowboy Troy, respectively. The photos were taken at Country Thunder USA in Florence, AZ April 14-17. The festival attracted over 110,000 country music fans to Canyon Moon Ranch.

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Photos courtesy of Webster & Associates PR

Jamie O'Neal at Country Thunder USA

Pictured (L to R): Country Thunder USA Festival President Larry Barr with Jamie O’Neal and Neste Event Marketing President Gil Cunningham backstage; festival was held in Florence, AZ April 14-17.

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Photos courtesy of Webster & Associates PR

Ebie McFarland, Publicist
Webster & Associates PR
P.O. Box 23015
Nashville, TN 37202
615.777.6995 x. 25
E-mail: ebie@websterpr.com
www.websterpr.com


The Guitar Guru 2.0 Launch Contest!

Guitar Guru 2.0, the most intuitive way to learn guitar through visual, interactive, song-based learning has officially launched - and is now available as a free download.

In addition to all the great new features available in the new version, we're also offering fans of Guitar Guru a chance to win the ultimate Guitar Guru prize pack!

# Grand Prize Package Includes:
# Fender Deluxe Powerhouse Strat with Maple Fingerboard
# Marshall MG15DFX “Practice” Amp with Digital Effects
# $50 Guitar Guru Gift Certificate
# One Year Subscription to Guitar Player Magazine
# One Guitar Guru T-Shirt
# One Musicnotes Guitar Pick Pack (12 picks + storage case)
# Estimated Value: $1220.99

There are also prizes for: 1st prize, 2ne prize, 3rd prize, 4-10 prizes & 11-25 prizes!

Entering is Easy.
For your chance to win, just go to The Guitar Guru 2.0 Launch Contest, enter your E-Mail address in the box and click "Submit Entry." While you're there, take time to learn more about the Guitar Guru 2.0!

Willie Nelson

Willie Nelson Concert Ticket Exclusives - April 21, 2005
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* Exclusive Concert Ticket Pre-Sales from Willies Fan Club
* Willie Nelson & Family Live in Canada
* Pedernales Poo Poo
* Willie To Visit Troops
* iTunes Exclusive
* Willie Nelson/ Bob Dylan On The Road Again
* Tsunami Benefit CD & DVD
* Win Tickets at Texas Roadhouse
* Upcoming Shows

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CONCERT TICKET EXCLUSIVES

32nd Annual 4th of July Picnic - http://clubluck.willienelson.com to get tickets

Willie Nelson and Family are returning to lovely Fort Worth, Texas for the annual 4th of July Picnic. Bob Dylan and Los Lonely Boys are only two of the confirmed artists to perform. Tickets for this event are On-Sale Now to Willie's Fan Club and go on sale to the public April 25.

Exclusive Fan Club Perks Include:
    30 Minute Early Entry
    Separate Gate to Avoid Long Lines
    Special Willie Nelson Gift Package
    Club Luck Special Pass For Entry   

WILLIE NELSON & FAMILY - LIVE IN CANADA - Exclusive Ticket Pre-Sales Now at http://clubluck.willienelson.com  |   (With special guest Kathleen Edwards)

July 13 - WINNIPEG - MTS Centre
July 14 - SASKATOON - Credit Union Centre
July 16 - EDMONTON - Rexall Place
July 17 - LETHBRIDGE - ENMAX Centre
July 18 - CALGARY - Pengrowth Saddledome
July 20 - KELOWNA - Prospera Place
July 21 - VANCOUVER - General Motors Place
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Pedernales Poo Poo
After some delay the Pedernales Poo Poo has been updated and can be found on both the Flash and HTML site. Lana has been working hard to get you the daily stories and photos - take a look for yourself.

Willie To Visit Troops
Willie Nelson and Jessica Simpson will be visiting and performing for the troops at the Ramstein Air Base in Germany on Friday April 22, 2005.

iTunes Exclusive
iTunes is about to release an exclusive recording of Willie Nelson singing "Cowboys are frequently secretly fond of each other." A release date has not been confirmed but you will hear it here as soon as we can confirm a date.

Willie Nelson/ Bob Dylan On The Road Again
Willie Nelson and Bob Dylan are pairing up again for another baseball stadium tour. Tickets will start to go on sale April 23 for some dates. Check out the online schedule for venue and ticket information.

Tsunami Benefit CD & DVD
The Tsunami Benefit CD & DVD was released on April 12. Go to www.williescorner.com and purchase your copy today.

Win Tickets at Texas Roadhouse
Go to your local Texas Roadhouse for a chance to win 2 tickets, dinner for 2, and Willie merchandise. Contact the listed store for details.

UPCOMING SHOWS

Show: May 8, Phoenix, AZ …Celebrity Theatre
TRH Stores:
Peoria, AZ- (623) 486-9093
16079 N. Arrowhead Ftn. Center Dr.
Peoria, AZ 85382

Mesa, AZ- (480) 539-0240
1605 S. Stapley
Mesa, AZ 85204

West Phoenix, AZ- (623) 247-4061
1616 N. 75th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85035

Show: May 13, McAllen, TX… La Villa Real Special Events Center
TRH Stores:
McAllen- (956) 682-5400
1224 East Jackson Ave.
McAllen, TX 78503-1605

Brownsville- (956) 554-9900
3400 N. Expressway 77/83
Brownsville, TX 78526


Show: May 14, Corpus Christi… Concrete Street Amphitheatre
TRH Store:
Corpus Christi, TX- (361) 854-9505
2029 S.Padre Island Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78416

 

Show: May 15, Beaumont, TX… Beaumont Civic Center
TRH Store:
Port Arthur, TX- (409) 722-2246
US 69,96 &287
Port Arthur, TX 77640

Thanks for being a part of the family.

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BSW Records/Country Country Records Gearing Up For May Releases

April 18, 2005
For Immediate Release

Contact:
Lisa Berg - Berg & Associates
615.293.1969 - lberg@bergandassociates.net
BSW Records/Country Country Records Gearing Up For May Releases

Nashville, TENNESSEE--BSW Records/Country Country Records is announcing the worldwide release of two new projects in May. One release is G. Bush Sings Country and the other is from Johnny Cash’s Legendary Tennessee Three titled We Still Miss Someone. Both projects will enjoy national and foreign distribution. More information on these projects will be available soon.

To request information or to request an interview please contact:
Berg & Associates
115 Enclave Cr.
Nashville, TN 37211
615-833-7805


April 21, 2005
For Immediate Release
Contact:
Lisa Berg - Berg & Associates
615.293.1969 - lberg@bergandassociates.net

The Tennessee Three Continue To Make Music

Nashville, TENNESSEE--Johnny Cash’s Tennessee Three (BSW Records/Country Country Records) are making music again. For more than four decades they supported the one known as The Man In Black.

The Tennessee Three have provided the music for some of Johnny Cash’s most memorable performances. Although, there have been many talented musicians accompany The Tennessee Three, the core members remained the same; WS Holland and Bob Wootton.

Now, for the first time since Johnny Cash’s death, The Tennessee Three have come together again to make their distinctive sound of music. Their album, We Still Miss Someone, will be released in May 2005.

WS Holland and Bob Wootton are going to be celebrating the release of their new album as well as honoring Johnny Cash and The Tennessee Three by performing at The New Daisy Theater on Beale St. in Memphis, TN on Friday, July 15, 2005 at 8:30pm. Donations will be accepted for the Cashs’ favorite charity, the SOS Children’s Villages-USA.

For personal appearances by The Tennessee Three contact Al Embry International at 615-327-4074. Management for The Tennessee Three is Walter Bush and Earl E. Owens (615-824-1578).

To request information or an interview please contact:
Berg & Associates
115 Enclave Cr.
Nashville, TN 37211
615-833-7805

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Jack Blanchard & Misty Morgan

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BREAKING OUT.

My songs are bipolar...
either way upbeat...
often to the point of slapstick comedy,
or way down in the dumps.

I have tried to explain this to people who have asked,
but I never got it quite right.
Let me try again.

I've been in some hopeless places,
and humor was my defense against fear and depression.
I guess that shows up in my funny material.

When I write the real downers,
I’m mostly writing from personal experience,
and I’d like to think I’m speaking for the people
who are currently living in those little hells.
Maybe my words can make them think about getting out.

Sometimes we live in mind prisons that look real,
but maybe we can break out
if we’re not afraid to take a chance.
Leaving the rut we're used to is seldom easy.
Prisoners can get attached to their cells.

Here’s a song I wrote about a couple
who are going through the pain of a big life change.

SECOND TUESDAY IN DECEMBER.

(He sings)
Second Tuesday in December,
icy rain is falling down
I took the bus out to the city line,
and then I watched it turn around.
Now as I walk down past the junkyard
by the closed-up drive-in show
I realize that really leaving
is the only way I'll ever go.

(She sings)
It was the seventh of September,
nineteen hundred sixty nine
95 degrees and rising,
we crossed the Pennsylvania line.
We paid a judge our last ten dollars
to bless us with his legal seal.
I guess that putting love on paper
doesn't always make it real

(Together)
Second Tuesday in December,
icy rain is coming down.
All the snow that's left from Monday
lies gray and frozen on the ground
It's hard to understand this feeling
that a part of me is gone
Second Tuesday in December...
Looks like winter's coming on.

Jack Blanchard
www.jackandmisty.com
© 2005

"SECOND TUESDAY IN DECEMBER.
Today our genius friend Gayle Noble
put up a page where you can go to hear it, music and all.

Click here, or paste this URL into your browser.
http://www.kokosuniverse.com/jm/wma/second_tuesday.htm

 

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ANNE BREHM PRESS RELEASE

Anne just received this in an email today, this is a great accomplishment for her poetic side! Read the attached message she received below, and thanks for your continued support of this artist!

Sincerely,
Curtis Andrews/CEO/PRES./ Ready Records
www.readyrecords.net

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Dear Anne,

Over the past several months, we have been reviewing the thousands of poems submitted to us, as well as examining the poetic accomplishments of people whose poetry has appeared on the Internet and in various editions released by other poetry publishers in America and Europe. After an exhaustive examination of this poetic artistry, The International Library of Poetry is pleased to inform you that you have been nominated for inclusion in ..

The International Who's Who in Poetry

Congratulations on your accomplishment, Anne. We look forward to publishing your biographical information on a page dedicated entirely to you. Along with your biographical information, we plan to also include in depth information about your poetry, including your motivations, the meaning poetry has in your life, and your personal philosophical point of view. In addition to dedicating a page entirely to you and your personal background, we have also reserved a second complete page that will be used to showcase a new, unpublished poem that you will provide. This means that ..

The International Who's Who in Poetry will feature two full pages dedicated exclusively to Anne Brehm!
The International Who's Who in Poetry will be among the finest quality and most interesting books we have ever produced. Poets from several nations around the world will be featured. Every aspect of publication and design will display an uncompromising level of craftsmanship and attention to detail. This four hundred page coffee-table quality book will be printed in two colors on fine milled paper and will feature a highly detailed, ornate cover, and quality typography throughout. It will make a handsome addition to any library, a treasured family keepsake, or a highly valued personal gift.
Before going any further, Anne, let me make one thing clear ... you were selected for inclusion in this project based on your unique talent and previous poetic accomplishments. We believe you to be one of the most interesting poets we have encountered, so we have set aside two entire pages that will be devoted exclusively to you and your poetry in this special edition. In order to make our scheduled publication date, you must submit your biographical information and your new poem as soon as possible. Please feel free to include whatever personal information about yourself and your poetry that you feel would be of most interest to the reader. The new poem you submit must be original and written by you. Your poem may be 24 lines or less, on any subject, and in any style.

Again, congratulations, Anne. We enjoy your poetic artistry and look forward to dedicating two entire pages to you and your poetry in The International Who's Who in Poetry.

Sincerely,

Howard Ely
Managing Editor
P.S. Anne, you should be genuinely proud of your accomplishment. You have been nominated to participate in The International Who's Who in Poetry because of your poetic accomplishments. We are pleased that two entire pages of this historic edition will be dedicated exclusively to you and your poetry.

poetry.com * One Poetry Plaza * Owings Mills, MD 21117


PETE SCHLEGEL KICKS OFF POUR ME ONE TOUR

PeteSchlegel-bw.jpg (4241 bytes)Country music artist Pete Schlegel will be hitting the road this May on his “Pour Me One” Tour. The tour will hit 18 cities across the Midwest in support of his new single, “Somethin’ Strong,” from his current CD Strong Stuff.

Pete Schlegel has had 3 national U.S. releases. “Short For Gone” spent 14 weeks on the Music Row charts before peaking at 51 in March 2004. The second release, “Leaving Ain’t As Easy As It Sounds,” spent 15 weeks on the Music Row charts before peaking at 54 in September 2004. Schlegel was chosen by Great American Country as the “Hot Pick” artist for November and December 2004 with the video for his third single, "It Takes A Whole Lotta Liquor To Like Her”. “Liquor to Like Her” has also been receiving airplay on VH1 Country.

Pete Schlegel’s music isn’t easily tagged, but a guitar-driven, up-tempo, honky-tonk sound describes it best. Reminiscent of his inspirations, Ernest Tubb, George Jones, and Brooks & Dunn, Schlegel’s sound is timeless. Schlegel’s vocals are delivered just the way they’re written: genuinely. No pretension or glossy over-production, just the range of human emotions and experience of one man.

For more information, please contact Laura Claffey at publicityhouse@comcast.net  or 615-825-0019. Please add the show/s in your area to your events calendar. Photos, music, show tickets for reviews, and interviews available by request.

May 14, 2005 Hamler, Ohio, Hamler Summerfest Grounds, 10pm with Brooks Atwood
June 4, 2005 Auburn, Indiana, American Truck Historical Society National Convention
June 24, 2005 London, Ohio, Strawberry Festival, 9:00pm
June 25, 2005 Sandusky, Ohio, Lyman Harbor, 8:30pm
July 4, 2005 Logan, Ohio, Jaycee's 4th Festival
July 10, 2005 Richmond, Indiana, Wayne County Fair, 5:00pm
July 28, 2005 Tiffin, Ohio, Seneca County Fair, 9:30pm
July 30, 2005 Maumee, Ohio, Lucas County Fair
August 6, 2005 Napoleon, Ohio, Harley Davidson, 1:00pm
August 7, 2005 Croton, Ohio, Hartford Fair
August 12, 2005 Celina, Ohio, Mercer County Fair, 8:00pm with Brooks Atwood
August 13, 2005 Gaston, Indiana, Gaston Lion Club Fair with Brooks Atwood
August 20, 2005 Painsville, Ohio, Lake County Fair
August 26, 2005 Randolph, Ohio, Portage County Randolph Fair
September 9, 2005 Grabill, Indiana, Grabill County Fair
September 10, 2005 Van Wert, Ohio, Festival Of Flight
September 17,2005 Montpelier, Ohio, Williams County Fair, 8:30pm
September 22, 2005 Dover, Ohio, Tuscarawas County Fair

Dates are still being added. To book Pete Schlegel, call 419-393-4433.
www.PeteSchlegel.com
Somethin' Strong clip


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For Immediate Release
For Further Information Contact
Robert Weingartz – President / Lazy River Records
678-318-1900

Lazy River Records Update


The updates are as follows:

Clay DuBose - Americana / Country - Singer / Songwriter www.ClayDuBose.com 

Lazy River Records recording artist, Clay DuBose, continues to beat the odds with his current record "These Days". "These Days" debuted at #14 on the AMA / Radio & Records Airplay Chart (the highest debut ever by a small independent label)! Clay went all the way to #6, spent 7 weeks in the "Top 10" and we are currently enjoying our 13th consecutive week in the "Top 15" http://americanaradio.org/ama/displaychart.asp?mode=lw

“These Days” continues to do well on the Roots Music Report Charts (12th consecutive week on these charts); going all the way to #4 on the Roots Country Chart and all the way to #6 on the Roots Airplay Top 100 Chart!

“These Days” has also made an appearance on the 3rd Coast Music Network's FAR chart breaking into the “Top 20” to land at #19! Clay's first single "Life of the Party" was released to Texas radio on April 1st.

"These Days" features 12 new songs and the production/musical talents of Will Ray (Hellecasters), Brian Hofeldt (Derailers), Ron "Snake Reynolds (Johnny Cash, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, George Jones), Marc DeSisto (U2, Melissa Etheridge, Don Henley), Augie Meyers (Texas Tornados, Sir Douglas Quintet, Bob Dylan), Garth Hudson (the Band, Bob Dylan, Burrito Deluxe), Dusty Wakeman (Dwight Yoakum, Lucinda Williams), Ed Adkins (Derailers), Scott Mathews (Derailers), Danny Timms (The Highwaymen, Bonnie Raitt, Los Lobos, Delbert McClinton), Mike Clarke (Delbert McClinton), Greg Leisz (k.d. lang, Melissa Etheridge, Dave Alvin), Rami Jaffee (The Wallflowers) and Big John Mills. The final touches on this beautiful record came when legendary mixer/producer/engineer Chuck Ainlay www.chuckainlay.com  agreed to mix the album.

If you are in the industry and have not yet received an artist package including "These Days" and would like one please contact Robert Weingartz.
Find all of your batteries and mobile accessories at batteries.com!!

R.W. Shamy, Jr. named V.P. / Partner of Roots Music Report

Effective April 18th, 2005 R.W. Shamy, Jr. has been named to the post of Vice-President / Partner of Roots Music Report and President of the newly formed Roots Music Association.

“R.W. is a credible, well-respected professional in radio and has built a solid reputation as an advocate and voice for the independent “Roots” artists of the world. His passion for music, quest for excellence and on-going commitment to the global, independent artists and professional “Roots” community at large made this a real easy decision for us. We are honored to have R.W. as a member of our management team and look forward to our continued growth and evolution as a company.”

Robert Bartosh, President
Roots Music Report
www.rootsmusicreport.com


RMR and Twang Media Announce the Launch of Radio Submit.com

Roots Music Report in conjunction with Twang Media proudly announces the launch of Radio Submit.com on May 1st, 2005. www.RadioSubmit.com

Radio Submit.com is a revolutionary, on-line platform that will allow artists and record labels to submit their music directly to radio stations around the world.

Radio stations can now search by artist name, genre, song title or by record label, pre-listen and then download CD quality music for airing on their station. Radio can now find and download the albums or singles they never received. All music will be password protected, plus IP addresses will be computer monitored so only radio stations can download the music.

Artists and labels will have a password protected “personal area” (mini web site) where they may upload their music and post promotional photos & information about their new releases.

Artists, labels & radio will be able to view the chart ranking section and see which albums or singles are most popular and have been downloaded most often.

For more information regarding Radio Submit.com please contact Robert Bartosh or R.W. Shamy, Jr. visit our site at www.RadioSubmit.com


R.W. Shamy, Jr
Partner-Twang Media, LLC/Media Relations
VP/Partner, Roots Music Report
P.O. Box 1726
Fredericksburg, VA 22402

www.twangcast.com
www.radiosubmit.com
www.americanaforhumanity.org
www.americanaunlimited.com
www.rootsmusicreport.com


New Country band in Oxford 29th April

Longhorn the new 5 piece country band made their country debut at the Bordon Festival Hampshire on good Friday.They picked up 5 shows from that appearance.

Thanks to;
Lea Valley CMC Weathampstead
Theale CMC Theale
Crow Country CWMC Cwmbran
and F & M promotions
for booking us.

On Friday 29th April Longhorn can be seen at

The Chester Arms
Chester Street
Call 01865243203 for directions
The show starts around 9.00.

Mike Abbot

mikethebass@msn.com


Strait France

Strait France wished to inform you about last works made on his pages . So much hard work for to bring you a maximum of info and pleasure .
You will can find news pictures of George in concert to :
Charleston 2005 : http://straitfrance.free.fr/html/photos2005-10.html
Denver 2005 : http://straitfrance.free.fr/html/photos2005-11.html
Strait France works in partnership with some journalists for George info , his music , single and next album . Thanks to them .
You will can find a new interview on site : Bobby Cage accepted to answer Strait France questions to : http://straitfrance.free.fr/html/interview12.html. A great artist , excellent music , he speaks to us of his career and George of course in saying : he's THE KING , VIVA STRAIT!!!
Thanks to Bobby for his kindness , other american artists interviews arrive in the next weeks .
Thanks to official George servers for their visit on Strait France pages , be welcome . The french television is interested and comes to see all Strait France work . Thanks to them too .
Strait France wishes you much pleasure and a good moment by discovering all these innovations.
And as said Bobby Cage : viva Strait !
Have a great day
Sincerely
Agnès Pinson
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Strait France c/o Agnès Pinson
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71100 Chalon-sur-Saône
France
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