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Indie Bible 2007 - Get Your Music Heard!

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Jan 15, 2006

Hi All,

It seems that every time I send out a newsletter, I'm apologizing for not sending it weekly as I always did before. Welp.. here I go again. As I alerted you when I sent out a Christmas and New Years message, there have been many factors as to why I haven't been able to send out news for the last 2 months. The #1 factor was that Ma had went to the ER on Nov. 11th due to congestive heart failure. She was resuscitated twice in the E-squad and once again in the ER. She's home now and hangin' in there, but still not doing as well as I'd hoped. She's seeing a new doctor and may have to have a pacemaker put in. At the age of 80, any type of invasive surgery is not good, but they tell us that it's a lot easier now and they're only going to do this ONLY if absolutely needed, which it's looking that it may be just that. Sadly, Ma isn't up to traveling at all anymore which means no more trips to Nashville for her... and this is sad as she and my Aunt Louise just loved the special treatment they got from so many of you when we'd be in town. If all goes well, I hope to be back in Nashville in either spring or summer but it will depend on circumstances here, of course. Now that I've got you up to date on my personal news, I hope to do better at getting the music news out to y'all. I can't make promises to be here all the time, but I DO promise to try my best... and thanks for hangin' in there with me!

Be prepared... there's 3 pages of news and a page filled with timely on sale deals... and I'm not done yet! Guess there's enough here to hold y'all for awhile. Odds are, there'll be more news coming in a day or two cuz I just can't do it all tonight. Man! Don't ya feel sorry for me??? LOL.. yeah.. right! ;)

MKOC Featured Artist
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I'm happy to start this news report with the introduction of the latest "Featured Artist" on MKOC!
Welcome Clay Dubose!

Visit MKOC's Horizon to read the review on Clay and hear his music! You won't be disappointed!
Sound Clip: Long Lonely Life

Clay Dubose on MKOC

Country Sings Out For Child Protection
New song added November, 2005!
"Little Girl Gone" By Mitch Townley and Scott Word
Click into the CP section of MKOC and listen to this beautiful song! These are 2 fabulous songwriters who live in Memphis, TN.. not to mention it is performed by Scott who is also a great vocalist! Lend your ear and heart to Country Sings Out for Child Protection.
Note: For those of you who are new to MKOC, this portion of the site was the onset for the creation of the Child Alert Foundation of which I am a cofounder. It is thanks to the many talented artists and fans who have contributed online, at benefits and more to keep CAF alive! This song is also featured on the front page of CAF. Thanks Mitch and Scott! Y'all are to be commended!

A Little Extra News on Songwriter, Mitch Townley


I just wanted to email you and let you know that your song (That’s Gonna Be Me: co-written with Donna Galbraith) was selected as the (First Place) winner in the “Country” category of VH1’s Song of the Year Songwriting Contest’s Octobers round. You can find your winning song listed at http://www.songoftheyear.com/winners.htm The top 5 songs from each category will be sent out to our music resources including labels, publishers, promoters, management companies, and more.

Only the first place winner from each category will move on toward the Song of the Year 2005 yearly competition. That first place song from each category will compete against all of the other 2005 monthly winners for the Grand Prizes.

Congratulations for your great songwriting and thank you for taking part of the Song of the Year contest.

Jennifer Fowler
Song of the Year

You can hear more of Mitch's music at: http://www.songramp.com/homepage.ez?Who=chpastor

Name That Tune
Yes, it's finally back.. and believe it or not, someone won the game before I even got a chance to tell y'all there was a new game posted! If you weren't aware of the game and don't want to have to wait for the newsletter to hear about it, you can sign up right there on the Name That Tune page to be alerted whenever the page has been updated and never miss another chance to win.

The game song was, "Guess My Eyes Were Bigger Than My Heart." by Pat James. You can find Pat's CDs and review on MKOC's Stars on the Horizon at Pat James
The winner is Clifford E. Easden of Groveland, Illinois

MKOC Store
There have been quite a few updates done to the MKOC Store so if you're shoppin', come a knockin'!
Find Books, Music, Videos, Software, Electronics, Website Hosts/Servers .... Don't pay the high prices you find in the stores. I've researched the links posted to give everyone an opportunity to buy great things at the best prices.

NEW Indie Bible Edition #7
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The Indie Contact Bible 7th Edition
A Must for ALL Indie Artists!

Artist Info
Artists, be sure to check out the "Info" section as it's been updated with even more info.. web links, sheet music, instruments and more.


MKOC Official Artists
Song Clips Added.. Just Click a Song Title to hear music in Real Audio - Songs are rotated with each newsletter.
Debbie Miles
Debbie Miles
You Ain't Been Worth A Dime
Harold Hill
Harold Hill
San Antonio Sweetheart
Hoyt Hughes
Hoyt Hughes
Joe Tinoco
Joe Tinoco
Five Cards on the Mantle
Narvel Felts
Narvel Felts
Until The End of Time
Red Johnson
Red Johnson
Veteran's Day
Tecia McKenna
Tecia McKenna
Goodbye's What You Got
Tony Oliphant
Tony Oliphant
Can't Change Your Mind
The song collection above are some of my favorites of the MKOC Official Artists. Please take time to visit their web sites to hear all the music and choose your favorites. Write me, and maybe your favorite will be the next song showcased.

Narvel Felts

Narvel Felts Newsletter
See the PDF file newsletters from Narvel covering the last of 2005. This newsletter is created by David Black of the
Malden Printing Company and is a true work of art. You'll find beautiful colored photos of Narvel throughout the news while you read all the interesting details of Narvel's "on the road" life doing gigs and more. A Must See!
Narvel's News

New 2006 show dates have been added to Narvel's site. Check the schedule so you won't miss the next show nearest you!

News From Narvel
December 14th my brother-in-law, L. V. Bryant died. He'd started dating my sister, Ogareeda when I was 9, she was 17 and he was 18. He had just turned 76 at his death. They made their home in Konnett, MO. They married 4 years after they started dating in 1952. He'd co-written my second release, "Cry, Baby, Cry" with me. It was released in 1957.


Joe Tinoco

Saundra.jpg (4014 bytes)(Reported Dec. 19, '05) Saundra, Joe Tinoco's favorite Aunt and Fan Club President (IFCO) for many years passed away during the holidays. Yes ... A wonderful person has past away at her home in her sleep this weekend, and she will truly be missed by so many of her loved ones and friends. She is in a resting place now and her pain is subsided.

Saundra did so much for many in her life time. She was there when many needed her with her happy smile and her many talents.

She was born & grew up in New Jersey, her father an Episcopalian Priest and her Mother both past away a few years back and she truly missed them ...

She left behind her son Charles Heilman, Grandson CJ and her brother Bill Heilman and Sisters Cindy Clark and Hope Tinoco. She left her many loved nieces Mary Wallace and Salena Hunter and Shelly Derby and nephews Bob Wallace and Joe Tinoco and Jamie Heilman and Her best friend ... (sister - In- law) Marion Heilman of New Jersey. . Her other loved friends Kathy and Cam and Don ( her Florida long time neighbors) ... She will be missed so.

Saundra's home was open to all and she took in those who need help many times. She spent her last years making people happy even though she herself was dealing with so many health problems.

She loved to shop and loved to go to the beach and swim the ocean. She love preparing party's for the little ones and her friends. She was happily anticipating meeting her new niece Talya Tinoco New years day. We know she has met her by now looking down from Heaven.

Saundra was a Happy Camper when her pain was eased up. Her happiness radiated out to others.

She took time (traveling) for a Burned Victim in hopes of making his healing easier. She made a beautiful Decorated Cowboy hat and helped with a benefit while not well herself. Saundra's last days were of Loving Donnie, and Donnie spent his time Loving and caring for her

No she will not be forgotten ...
Prayers for Saundra will be appreciated by the family ...
God Bless

Cards Can Be sent to To Saundra Camillo Family
% of Joe Tinoco Fan Club
118 North Keeler
Olathe, Kansas 66061
They will be delivered ... Thank You and God Bless

New Fan Tour to Branson

Rick has a fabulous tour booked for March 31 to April 2nd and it looks like it's going to fill up fast this time ... We want to thank those who have responded in a speedy manner, it sure helps him prepare a more fun tour and he does appreciate you all that participate. Some new events are planned like the New Titanic ... You participate in this cruise and even going to take a train ride and have dinner on the train . Oh if you have a little one, be sure and get them signed up now for the Baby contest. This may lead Into a big event in time. Be Branson's Baby for a day and get photo in news and home town paper and trophy .. 1st, 2nd and 3rd and runners up. All new type tour this time. Lots more in the plans.
Contact Rick or Hope
More details at http://www.mkoc.com/JoeTinoco/

A collage of fun photos from the last fan tour can be seen at http://www.bransoncritic.com/Patti and Larry White.JPG 


RFD TV Writes:

Note– All 2005 RFD-TV equine programmers were offered contracts for 2006, however, a few of these program producers choose not to renew or continue to produce their programs at this time.

If you are not seeing one of these personalities, this is the reason why.

We hope that they will return to RFD-TV soon, and wish them luck on their future endeavors.

Joe Tinoco on MKOC       Joe's Show Business          Tamra Holden         The White House Show


Please Sign The Guest Book To Be Entered Into The Guest Contest ... 5 Winners Will Be Announced

Click Here To Listen To Joe's Gospel Recordings

Weekly Updates

More Country  News

Willie Nelson

Club Luck Official Newsletter
November 22, 2005

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Download entire shows to your computer!

Live Willie offers live audio concert recordings from many of Willie Nelson?s live shows in standard MP3 format. These MP3's are delivered via Willie's official download management software. All download files are compatible with all computer types from Windows, Apple, & UNIX based machines. Once you purchase your live shows you can then download the music, transfer the files onto any media device, disc or just play the music on your computer. Each show also comes with album art that allows you to create your own jewel case for each show.

Checkout www.livewillie.com to learn more about Live Willie



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Get Pre-Sale tickets for the following concert dates!
1/29/2006 - Stockton, FL
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2/28/2006 - Tallahassee, FL
3/3/2006 - Orlando, FL

For more information about the membership benefits go to www.clubluck.willienelson.com


Date: 1/29/2006
Venue: Bob Hope Theatre
Location: Stockton, FL

Date: 1/30/2006
Venue: Catalyst Night Club
Location: Santa Cruz, CA

Date: 2/2/2006
Venue: Canyon Club
Location: Agoura Hills, CA

Date: 2/28/2006
Venue: Ruby Diamond Auditorium - FSU
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Date: 3/03/2006
Venue: Hard Rock Live Orlando
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Date: 3/04/2006
Venue: Silver Springs Twin Mansions
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Date: 3/05/2006
Venue: Mizner Amphitheater
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Date: 3/07/2006
Venue: Florida Strawberry Festival
Location: Plant City, FL


Gary Allan


-Nashville, TN --- Dec 20, 2005 --- After two months available in stores, Country Superstar Gary Allan’s TOUGH ALL OVER is GOLD. The album made its debut on the Billboard Country album chart at #1 selling nearly 100,000 copies in the first week alone.

Life Ain't Always Beautiful
The next single from Gary's new album "Tough All Over" is "Life Ain't Always Beautiful" due to hit radio January 19th!

Tour Dates
Don't miss Gary on the road! Click here to for the most current tour information!

Watch the Video for "Best I Ever Had"
Listen to "Best I Ever Had"

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Joe Nichols

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Dear Friends,

Hope you are having a great January! We are happy to announce that we'll now be making our meet and greet pass requests online. This will help simplify things and we hope you'll enjoy the convenience of registering online. We appreciate your patience and support during the past few months while we have been transitioning from the offline fan club.

You can now login to the meet and greet section and review all the online registering guidelines. If you have already registered via snail mail for a show in January, you are fine and do not need to register. We will post the shows with available meet and greets on a monthly basis. We will send an email to our current members when we have an updated selection.

Next week's pre-sales will begin on Wednesday (1/18) at noon local venue time and end on Friday (1/20) at 5 pm EST.

ON SALE 1-18 at 12:00 PM to 1-20 at 5:00 PM
22-Feb     Peoria, IL     Peoria Civic Center
23-Feb     Dayton, OH     Nutter Center

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Charlie Daniels

Charlie Daniels joined Fox News Channel on their hit show DAYSIDE hosted by Mike Jerrick and Juliet Huddy to help promote CDB LIVE DVD.
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Photo: Courtesy of Webster & Associates PR

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Charlie Daniels Live DVD


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New Release for Airplay

Q-Tone records is proud to present the first single release "Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens" from the new CD, "Show Me' featuring the Jazzabillies. The group blends their love of western swing, honkytonkin' country, blues, dixieland, and jazz to create their own unique style. The CD features four different vocalists! More information about the jazzabillies and other song samples go to: www.jazzabillies.com  

For a telephone interview, call Jimmy and/or Starla Queen at 573-346-0004.

Don't forget to tell your listeners that this CD can be purchased online at www.jazzabillies.com

We would appreciate any airplay of the attached mp3. Reviews and comments can be emailed to jazzabillies@hotmail.com

Q-Tone Records

(Note from Marli: I can't attach such a large file as the mp3 mentioned above. For those interested, please use the contact info above)


Contact: Carly Bearfield
Tel: (310) 943-7164
Fax: 1 (310) 919 3091
Email: CarlyPR@Indie911.com
WEB: http://www.indie911.com 

HOLLYWOOD, CA – December 10, 2005 - With a small staff working from office and recording studio in the heart of Hollywood’s sunset strip, indie911 hardly seems to be in the same league as online giants like Apple’s iTunes or Rupert Murdoch’s My Space. At least at first click: A closer look reveals that the company actually combines some of the best features of each with the potential for exponential results in order to serve both artists and audiences in today’s ever-changing entertainment industry.

By combining an online social network with a filtered emerging artist network, indie911 takes the online music and film experience to a new level. Here music artists and digital filmmakers interact directly with their audiences, who in turn help promote and digitally distribute the music and video they listen to the most.
Since its initial launch as a streaming music network in March 2004, indie911 has quickly grown into one of the most trusted sources for independent music, perhaps due to the company’s loyal user base. Driven almost entirely by word of mouth, indie911.com now receives over one million monthly visitors.

“Most of the media content that reaches the eyes and ears of mass audiences are delivered by large corporations whose very structure often dictates its content,” Indie911 CEO Justin Goldberg says, “Indie911 caters to the creativity that thrives outside of the mainstream; the best artists and audiences usually do.”

While the mainstream music industry in particular struggles with unprecedented downsizing and corporate consolidation, the independent sector is thriving, giving indie911 a clear opportunity in today’s online media marketplace. Goldberg continues: “ indie911’s ultimate mission is to break outdated distribution molds. We supply online audiences with great new music and film to discover while giving artists an integrated platform to thrive independently in today’s new online entertainment economy.”

Indie911 has agreements with leading entertainment organizations including Songcatalog, Mediaguide, iMesh, The Canadian Consulate, MINC, The French Music Office, GroupieTunes, Business Wire, ASCAP, and the DCIA.

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Bring Back Garth Petition

I don't know if you have heard about us yet but we are contacting all of the Country Music fans sites we can find to see if you're interested in helping us Bring Back Garth.

We have started an online petition for Garth's fans to sign, leave a brief message, and basically show Garth how much he is missed. Our Goal is 1 Million signatures!

We do respect his decision to spend time with his family and would never want to interfere with that. We have created this site in the hope of assembling a group of Garth’s fans...large enough to make an impression on the man, himself. We would like to show Garth that his fans are still dedicated to the songs, the man, and the music that still resides in his heart, waiting to burst forth.

How can you help? First of all by logging on to www.bringbackgarth.com

Sign the petition and then tell every Garth fan you know. If you would consider giving us a link from your page, that would also be a very big help.

Thank you very much for your time....let's Bring Back Garth!!!!!!


BMG Music Club: 12 CDs for the Price of 1! with membership

Neal McCoy

Neal McCoy & The Wrangler® Brand Get “Tough” on Breast Cancer

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GREENSBORO, NC – Are you tough enough to wear pink? That is the question Neal McCoy & the Wrangler® brand, the western wear icon, asks consumers as it launched the Tough Enough to Wear Pink (TETWP) initiative. Proceeds from a special-edition pink shirt benefit breast cancer research.

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



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Drew Davis Band


(Nashville, TN) – The Drew Davis Band (DDB) is looking forward to a calm Christmas holiday after wrapping-up a summer and fall concert tour consisting of over 60 dates. Included in their tour was a radio show for KSID at a local golf course in Sidney, Nebraska where the DDB got up-close and personal with the fans.

"What has impressed me the most about the guys in the Drew Davis Band is their willingness to do whatever it takes to please their audience and fans. They remember people by their first names and genuinely make an effort to get to know everyone they meet,” says General Manager for KSID Suzy Ernest. “Not only are they all amazing musicians/artists/singers, each in their own right, but when they come together as "The DDB" they completely knock the socks off everyone who has privilege to watch and listen to them in concert! The entire county has become huge fans of the DDB, continuing to request their music on our country station!"

And Suzy should know, because pictured with the guys are her three children--proving that a DDB show is fun for all ages! For more information on the DDB, or to see when there is a performance scheduled in your area, please visit www.drewdavisband.com  

# # #

Photo Courtesy of Webster & Associates PR.
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Photo (L to R): Drew Davis holds Jessica Ernest (age 13), Jay Hawks, Loren Ellis, Jacob Ernest (age 7), Mike Drake, Katy Ernest (age 9), Mo Levone, and Roger Malinowski.

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

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SOLID Nashville's 2005 Education Panel Re-Cap

November 30, 2005

Event Attracts over 1,200 - Featuring Music Legends Alan Parsons, Eddie Kramer, and Tony Brown

(Nashville, Tenn.) – SOLID (Society of Leaders in Development) Nashville’s 2005 Education Panel, entitled Making Masterpieces: The Stories Behind Some of Music’s Greatest Albums, was held on Monday, October 24, 2005 on the campus of Belmont University’s Massey Performing Arts Center. A standing-room only crowd was on-hand for over two hours to listen to the wisdom and experience of three of the music industry’s most elite: Alan Parsons, Eddie Kramer, and Tony Brown. The panel was moderated by Nashville USA Today Correspondent Brian Mansfield.

The discussion throughout the night focused on what went into the making of some of the biggest albums in music history, including Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon (Alan Parsons – engineer); Jimi Hendrix’s Electric Ladyland (Eddie Kramer – engineer); and Steve Earle’s Guitar Town (Tony Brown – producer). A poignant video montage began the evening, highlighting the sounds and images of the collective work of the three. As the panelists took the stage following the montage, they were immediately greeted with a lengthy standing ovation.

Andrew Stokes, President of SOLID Nashville, was proud of what the event meant to SOLID. "This was a great evening for SOLID. It took a tremendous amount of time and resources to bring these people together, and the fact that we were able to do it successfully is truly a testament to the talent and dedication of the members that make up this organization. I am very proud that we were able to share this event with the Nashville music community."

SOLID, founded in 1997, is a non-profit organization comprised of developing music business professionals dedicated to improving the future success of our industry. Members come from all facets of the music business community, therefore contributing to the diversity, productivity and integrity of the group. SOLID provides individuals the opportunity to take on responsibilities and further enhance leadership skills by helping others... teaching others... leading others. For additional information on SOLID, visit www.solidnashville.com

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For further information on Making Masterpieces: The Stories Behind Some of Music’s Greatest Albums, contact:
John Clore – 615.438.3193 – johnclore@gmail.com
Ebie McFarland – 615.777.6995 x. 25 – ebie@websterpr.com

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Jack Blanchard & Misty Morgan

Thanks to our friends, we have GOOD NEWS!

Our recording of "The End of the Wine" will be in the Ashley Judd movie: "Come Early Morning". Coming soon.

Our new CD "Life & Death (and Almost Everything Else)" on Omni Records hit #1 on its first week, in Australia's music magazine "Inpress". It will also be "feature album" on PBS FM for the first week of 2006.

Two of our songs have just been licensed for TV commercials, and another will be in a Canadian TV comedy series. We also got word that we were #2 in Belgium last week, and our Stardust singles are getting wonderful airplay.

Thank you so much for keeping our music alive!
Jack Blanchard & Misty Morgan

We know you get loads of CD's every day, so we're sending you this preview of our newest duet... "I Will"

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Here's something new for LINE DANCERS

The new "Tennessee Birdwalk" line-dance
by choreographer Moragh Carter.
Music and a FREE printable step sheet.
Click here: http://bird-walk.com

Have fun. :)




Hi, DJs and reviewers.

If you would like a promo copy of our new Australian 29 song anthology CD, "Life & Death (and Almost Everything Else)",
please send us a brief request by email and we will forward it to the record company. jcknmsty@bellsouth.net

Jack & Misty


This is to let as many people as we can, to know this: We are no longer affiliated with the former Jack & Misty Euro Interactive Portal The URL www.birdwalk.org has been redirected to our home page at jackandmisty.com.

The Euro site may continue to operate under a different variation of our name. We have no control over this.

If you arrive at that site in the future, please be aware of this: If you see a button that says "Donate to Misty & Jack", your money will not go to us. We have never asked for donations.

Also, this web site is not authorized to sell our CD's.

Please forward this to anyone who may be interested.
Thanks, and happy new year.

Jack Blanchard & Misty Morgan

A Strange Little Love Song

Our upcoming January single is a strange little love song. It sounds oddly like the 1930's dance band era, and it's all in fun.

"Molasses in the Moonlight" Coming soon on Stardust Compilation #59!
Listen to a preview: http://www.kokosuniverse.com/avi/jm/wma/molasses.htm

We are indebted to Randall Cousins and Manon's Dream for the beautiful backup vocals.

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Misty and I have four guidelines
for writing songs, singing, recording, and doing shows:
1. Make them laugh.
2. Make them cry.
3. Make them think.
4. Make them feel.

If we accomplish any one of these we’re not doing badly. If we can combine two or more of them, we’re doing our job.

Just evoking any kind of emotion is not enough unless you’re a professional wrestler. Anger is an emotion, but we try not to bring it out in a live audience for health reasons.

I admire and study comedians. I think the difference between a comic and a comedian is this: The comic makes us laugh. The comedian makes us laugh, cry, and maybe think.

The true comedian has depth, not just the shallow gag lines you see so often on late night TV. Jackie Gleason, Robin Williams, and Lou Costello fall into the “comedian” category... Comedy combined with pathos.

The same applies to actors. You can give the same lines to different actors and certain ones will make you believe it.

In my case at least, I have to feel things myself before I can project them to others. Audiences can sense insincerity. I have to learn and analyze the material until it’s real to me. Get into the story.

I like story songs, and write them when I can. Just describing a person or feeling is not a story. Something has to happen to make it a story... Some action resulting in a life change or lesson... An epiphany.

I think the songwriter ought to feel it while creating it. To me it’s like a screenplay, and I’m in it.

Rhyming dictionaries and clever word play will get us by, but they seldom create a classic.

Writing, singing, and performing are all creative efforts. Don’t settle for polite applause. Go for a standing ovation every time.

Leave them thinking about it after the last note fades away.

Jack Blanchard © 2005.

Visit the Music Room MESSAGE BOARD .... "it's a little bit different."

Please visit our Home Page at: www.jackandmisty.com

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Stardust with Col. Buster Doss

Graham Lees Interviews Colonel Doss

I have had a lot of artists, DJs. fans & friends get in touch with me saying they would like to listen to the Stardust latest compilation while they are on the computer. So thanks to the overdub studio now in my office I was able to introduce each song, radio style, so all you need to do is go to http://stardust-of-nashville.com and lick on the button and listen. I would appreciate your comments very much after you

Are you wanting to record a NASHVILLE SESSION?
Col. Buster Doss, CEO
Stardust, Wizard & Thunderhawk Records
341 Billy Goat Hill Rd.
Winchester, TN 37398
Phone 931.649.2577 Fax 931-649-2732
Email cbd@vallnet.com

Dear Friends in the Music Business
It has been a long time since I have had the time to take on new artists to produce, So I have had to turn down
a lot of artists that I would have liked to work with. But with albums finished on a lot of Stardust artists, now I am ready to produce a few new artists that would like... A TOP QUALITY NASHVILLE STUDIO (not somebody's little studio in their garage!) THE BEST ENGINEER IN NASHVILLE...GEORGE CLINTON @ BAYOU STUDIOS! THE TOP SESSION PICKERS IN NASHVILLE (in the studio with you! Not putting your voice on some songwriter's demo tape and find out later that they have put dozens of other singers on the same songs.) ACCESS TO WRITERS THAT WRITE FOR MAJOR STARS !! A TOP NOTCH ARRANGER !! GREAT HARMONY SINGER! A PRODUCER WHO HAS THE SKILL TO FIT THE MUSIC TO YOUR VOICE AND STYLE
( Whether it is Modern or Traditional Country, Western Swing, Gospel, Bluegrass, Rockabilly etc.)
For more information contact me at the address above.
Buster Doss @ Stardust Records

In order to make the event come off as smooth as possible I have asked Gary Bradshaw to be in charge of the schedule. His thoughts about it are below.
I also asked Rhonnie Scheuerman to be in charge of the Gospel Stage & program. I appreciate very much their help & support !

Howdy Folks

In an attempt to insure the “Jamboree By The Lake 2006” hosted by Col. Buster Doss (Stardust Records) the 5th, 6th & 7th of May runs efficiently with a minimum amount of delays and affords everyone wanting to perform at this Great Event the opportunity do so. Therefore we need to set some guidelines for us all to follow As most everyone knows by now, we have made several changes from last year. First a different location has been chosen which will better serve our needs. A close yo a100-acre City Park located in Winchester, Tennessee on a 34 mile long beautiful Tims Ford Lake. With the work of Buster Doss and his negotiations with the City of Winchester and many local businesses, this prime location was secured for your next Jamboree. We need to ask those of you planning to be there for your cooperation in several areas of this event to insure its success.

This rime we will run a schedule prior to the event, which will be posted on the Internet as it fills up. You will know in advance, before you arrive what Stage and the time you will be performing on that stage. We will do our best to adhere to the schedule at all times. As we do know that certain circumstances can evolve that may force us to make a few changes, we ask for your cooperation in any of these matters. As it is impossible to know at this time how many Bands and Artists will be there, it will take several attempts at working out this schedule but once the final schedule has been posted, we will follow it as closely as humanly possible.

We will ask each of you to be on the grounds and ready to perform one (1) hour prior to your scheduled Stage time. In the case of a NO Show or a Late Show and you do arrive at a different time; we will make every attempt to re-schedule you at our convenience. If you have not arrived one (1) hour prior to your Scheduled Showtime, the next Performer will be moved
ahead and fill that spot.

We will need to know if you are performing with Tracks, Your Band, or another Band. Your participation in this event will automatically allow us permission to film you and use the film in any way the event so deems. (If you do not agree to being filmed during any portion of this event, you will need to tell us in Writing prior to attending the event.

For event scheduling and performance times. Please contact myself. Gary Bradshaw (Western Heart Promotions) by email gbradshaw3@cox.net   or Telephone (602) 896-9910 or Mobile (480) 221-7505 concerning Stages 1 and 2 (Country Music)
For the Gospel Music Stage 3, Please contact Rhonnie Schuereman (RhonBob Promotions) by email at RhonnieS@aol.com  or Telephone (865) 933-9504

We do require you to notify us ASAP upon arriving at the Jamboree! Each Stage will have a Stage Manager present for this or a check-in booth will be available.

Thank you for your cooperation in all these matters. Lets go have some great fun, listen to some great Music and make many new friends. See you all at the Jamboree By The Lake.
Col Buster Doss - cbd@vallnet.com
Gary Bradshaw – gbradshaw3@cox.net
Rhonnie Schuereman - RhonnieS@aol.com
A sample Schedule is attached to this email Buster. Wanted to run all this by you before I do anything with it. Any suggestions will be appreciated.

Western Heart Promotions
Gary Bradshaw
4557 West Bloomfield Rd.
Glendale, Arizona 85304
1-602-889-8023 Off
(602) 896-9910 Home
(602) 896-9919 Fax
(480) 221-7505 Cell
Email: gbradshaw3@cox.net
Web: www.gbww.com
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Check out this recent interview from Billy for a German website. You can read it either in English or in German. Here are the links:

German version: http://www.countryhome.de/interviews/interview_deu_2005/billy_yates_2005.htm

English version: http://www.countryhome.de/interviews/interview_eng_2005/billy_yates_2005.htm

Also you can read a review of Billy's CD "Harmony man". It's from an Italian Country-website and as far as I have seen it it's unfortunately just in Italian language. I might be wrong with that...so please check it out: www.planetcountry.it

But since we also have some friends on this list from Italy who might be interested and able to read it ;-)

I want remind you that our contest is going strong. We have a lot of new fan club sign ups...so keep telling people about it and earn yourself points for the big prize.

Take care,
Jutta (Editor, Billy Yates News)

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