SMOKEY RIVER BOYS
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“The Smokey River Boys have been on ® Platinum Plus International for three generations. Their careers have spanned three multi-platinum selling bluegrass albums that have as many award winning songs as they have sales to back up those songs. The ® Original Smokey River Boys were Lefty Jenkins, Luke Rogers, Sonny Wyatt and Bill Jackson. Today’s band of superstar bluegrass heroes are Robert Metzgar, Stephen Hill, Woody Wright, and Doug Clements.” They are the third generation to record for the famous label that was home to Bill Monroe for so many years and follow Mr. Monroe as the senior bluegrass group on the label. They were elected to the Legends Hall Of Fame in Branson in 2003 and currently have two albums in the Top-40 Billboard Bluegrass charts.
The best selling albums that the Smokey River Boys are remembered by are “Dueling Banjos,” and “Best Of Banjo” which featured the boys along with Grandpa Jones, Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs and The Osborne Brothers. Today’s new album entitled, “O Brother” is currently in the Top-40 (Soundscan verified) © Billboard Bluegrass charts and has been every week since its release and continues to climb the © Billboard Bluegrass charts as their other material has through the years.
The new single, “O Brother” was the most requested new single in all radio formats according to Ken Berryhill of Vanderbilt University Radio for the debut week of September 10th. The new “O Brother” album was the best selling new bluegrass album for the Nashville Arbitron rated market for the week of the International Bluegrass Association’s annual convention in October. The Smokey River Boys have just released their #1 Greatest Hits package to retail stores everywhere.
The Smokey River Boys music has been endorsed by Hairl Hensley of WSM radio in Nashville, Tennessee which is the home of the Grand Ole Opry. The Smokey River Boys are proud sponsors of the Grand Ole Opry warm up show on WSM radio each Friday night prior to the Grand Ole Opry broadcast. They are sponsored nationally by Vanilla Coke, Wal-Mart Stores, GMC trucks, Gibson Guitars, and The Orchard Enterprises, Inc.. Simply log on to www.smokeyriverboys.com
Music written by the Smokey River Boys is exclusively published by Walt Disney Music (ASCAP) and Disney Music Publishing (BMI) Walt Disney Music is the home of T. Bone Burnett the producer of the “O Brother” sound track and the multimillion selling soundtrack has been the #1 Bluegrass album in the Billboard charts every week for the past 2 years. For further information on the Smokey River Boys grand career at Platinum Plus Records International, please contact them as follows:
Robert Metzgar, Manager
THE SMOKEY RIVER BOYS
330 Franklin Road . Brentwood, TN 37027-3282
800-767-4984 (toll free) . 615-321-0600 (wk) . 615-338-4497 (fax)
SMOKEY RIVER BOYS PRODUCT: Dueling Banjos Bar Code 6-01215-36842-0 . Best Of Banjo Bar Code 7-31458-49742-4 . O Brother Bar Code 6-95407-02022-7 . #1 Greatest Hits Bar Code 8-84502-10325-0 20 Greatest Hits Of Bluegrass Bar Code 0-44006-84492-3 All Pure Country Bar Code 8-84502-53529-7 Platinum Plus International. THE ORCHARD . 23 East 4th Street . 3rd Floor . New York, NY 10003 866-625-7384 (toll free) 212-201-9280 (main) 914-393-6490 (alternate) See
DISNEY MUSIC PUBLISHING: All songs and arrangements are copyrighted exclusively by the Walt Disney Music Co. (ASCAP) and Disney Music Publishing (BMI) worldwide. See www.ascap.com or www.bmi.com for further information.
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