“Always Have, Always Will” by Brandon Rickman

The International Association of Independent Recording Artists, IAIRA, who recognizes and honors artistic achievement, technical proficiency, and overall excellence in sound recording by monitoring chart activity has qualified the song, “Always Have, Always Will” written by Brandon Rickman and Chris Stapleton as a Certified International Top 10.  The song appears on Brandon Rickman’s debut solo album, “YOUNG MAN, OLD SOUL.” Not only is Brandon an award-winning songwriter, he also contributes his distinctive lead vocals and guitartalents to the award-winning LONESOME RIVER BAND.

The album, “YOUNG MAN, OLD SOUL” was released summer of 2009 on Rural Rhythm Records and has achieved tremendous chart success and accolades along with three of his original songs also gaining attention: “Always Have, Always Will,” “I Bought Her a Dog,” and “Wearin’ Her Knees Out Over Me.”

Chart success includes, but is certainly not limited to:

  • #1 album for 4 consecutive weeks this year on the Roots Music Bluegrass Report
  • 4 months on Cashbox Magazine’s Top 20 Bluegrass Albums
  • 6 months on Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine’s Top 15 Album Chart
  • 11 months on the Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine’s Top 30 Songs Chart for his original song, “Always Have, Always Will” (#9 last month).
  • 7 months on the Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine’s Top 30 Song Chart for his original song, “I Bought Her a Dog” (#13 this month)
  • 12 months on Bluegrass Music Profiles Magazine’s Top 30 Songs, “Always Have, Always Will”, (#10 last month)
  • 6 months on Bluegrass Music Profiles Magazine’s Top 30 Songs, “I Bought Her a Dog” (#17 this month)
  • “Here Comes That Feeling”,  his 3rd single to chart on Bluegrass Music Profiles Magazine’s Top 30 Songs
  • 3 months on Bluegrass Music Profiles Magazine’s Top 10 Album Chart
  • Yet another Rickman original, “Wearin’ Her Knees Out Over Me” recently won Strictly Country Magazine’s Spirit Song of the Year.

Brandon has recently signed to SESAC, the nation’s fastest growing performing rights organization. 

Brandon can also be heard on the LONESOME RIVER BAND’S brand new album, “STILL LEARNING” including the first single release, “Record Time Machine” and also on the upcoming “ALL-STAR JAM – LIVE AT GRAVES MOUNTAIN”  album coming this Fall on Rural Rhythm Records. 

For more information on Brandon Rickman, please visit www.lonesomeriverband.com, www.ruralrhythm.com.  For Media information on Brandon Rickman, please visit www.hoperiverentertainment.com. Booking for the Lonesome River Band is provided by Roe Entertainment.

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