Michael Martin Murphey Signs Multi-Album Deal

Michael Martin Murphey Signs Multi-Album Recording Contract
Two New Singles Now Released: “Wildfire” and “Running Gun

Sam Passamano (Rural Rhythm) and Michael Martin Murphey
Sam Passamano (Rural Rhythm) and Michael Martin Murphey

Rural Rhythm Records is proud to announce Michael Martin Murphey has a signed a multi-album recording contract with the label.  Due to the success of Murphey’s  Rural Rhythm albums, “Buckaroo Blue Grass” (released Feb 09) and “Cowboy Classics – Old West Cowboy Collection” (released June 2009), the label will release “BUCKAROO BLUE GRASS 2” on February 9, 2010.  The project will feature two singles that were released last week during the International Bluegrass Music Association’s (IBMA) World of Bluegrass held in Nashville, Tennessee.

Michael Martin Murphey and Carrie Hassler recording Wildfire
Michael Martin Murphey and Carrie Hassler recording Wildfire

On Wednesday, September 30 during the IBMA convention, Rural Rhythm Records hosted a Private Showcase that included music industry VIPs who were treated to incredible performances and surprise announcements.  This special event included an extremely moving performance by Michael Martin Murphey and Bluegrass #1 hit artist, Carrie Hassler singing “Wildfire.”  Murphey and Hassler recorded the new version of this mega hit song just two weeks prior to the IBMA convention.  Last Thursday, Murphey appeared on WSM Radio with Bill Cody where the song was played during the show.  Due to the overwhelming listener response after “Wildfire’s” airplay on the show, and in anticipation of Murphey and Hassler performing the song October 17th at SMU vs. Navy game during the half-time show, the song will be available for digital download in the next few weeks.

Michael Martin Murphey and Audie Blaylock
Michael Martin Murphey and Audie Blaylock

Also during the VIP Showcase, Murphey performed another new single, Running Gun with bluegrass veteran, Audie Blaylock & Redline much to the delight of the audience.  The song will also be available on “BUCKAROO BLUE GRASS 2.”

“BUCKAROO BLUE GRASS 2” includes a host of other outstanding talent including: Sam Bush, Charlie Cushman, Troy Engle, Pat Flynn, Andy Hall, Rob Ickes, Andy Leftwich, Ryan Murphey, Craig Nelson,  and Matt Pierson.  The album was produced by Ryan Murphey and Engineered by Keith Compton.

 
Rural Rhythm Records
Radio Request, please contact: Sammy Passamano, III
Email

MEDIA REQUEST for the artists and label:
Hope River Entertainment
678.377.3298 Email

 

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