Myra began singing and performing at a very young age. She was in her first band at the age of 16. She performed for many years until she decided to put her singing career on hold to raise a family. Now years later with encouragement from her family, Myra is back onstage doing what she loves.
Myra performs at all types of venues: music festivals, fairs, private and corporate events where she has had the privilege of opening for many Major Recording Artists, including the great Ray Price, whom had this to say about her, “I would like to introduce you to a very talented young lady whose star is rapidly rising. Hope everyone will consider giving this young lady your support!” Myra is vey honored and thankful to Mr. Price for his support.
In 2008, Myra recorded her first Classic Country cd at Gene Breden Studios in Nashville, TN. “This Is Forever” has proven to be a fan favorite.
In January, 2012 Myra kicked off the year with the filming of her first national television appearance. The Shotgun Red Variety Show was filmed on the General Jackson showboat in Nashville and aired on RFD TV in April. A video of Myra’s performance can be found on her website www.myrarolen.com
Her second national television appearance on “The Texas Picking Party” soon followed and included Myra’s beautiful rendition of “Ten Thousand Angels Cried”. It was filmed in May of 2012 and aired in December on the Rural Network, RFD’s sister channel. A video of Myra’s performance can be found on both her website and the Texas Picking Party web site http:/texaspickingparty.tv/show.
Her second album, “Tonight Darlin” is a compilation of original material written with a traditional country and western swing style. It was released in May of 2012 and received great reviews from Myra’s piers, radio and fans.
2013 has proven to be a banner year for Myra. In January, Myra was added to Pretty World Records Label. Her first single, “Walk Out Backwards” was released in late February and soared all the way up to #1 on the Indie World Charts.
She is currently in the studio finishing up her third traditional country music album, which includes her new single “Hold That Thought”. The new single was out to radio for only four days when it came into the Indie World Charts at #47 and is expected to continue to rise. The song is true to the traditional country music sound and is receiving a great response from radio and fans everywhere. The album is expected to be released late December or early January.
Myra is also preparing to release her first Gospel album in 2014. The gospel album will include her rendition of “Ten Thousand Angels Cried” among many ole time favorites.
Myra loves to perform and receives high praise from the crowds at each performance. Her attitude and charm makes her a crowd pleaser. Its hard to find a performer the enjoys each and every performance as much as Myra does.