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. The group was nominated to the Bluegrass Hall Of Fame by Roy Clark and Willie Nelson. They were elected to the Legends Hall Of Fame in 2003 and currently have two albums in the Top-40 Billboard Bluegrass charts. The Academy Of International Recording Artists elected the group as the "Bluegrass Group Of The Decade" in 2010.
The best selling albums that the Smokey River Boys are remembered by are “Dueling Banjos, Best Of Banjo & O Brother” which featured the boys along with Grandpa Jones, Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs and The Osborne Brothers. Today’s new album entitled, “20 Greatest Hits Of Bluegrass” is currently in the Top-40 Nielsen 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, “Living It Up” 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 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. 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. Over 12.5 million albums have been sold to date of the O Brother soundtrack, the O Brother SRB Album and the Down From The Mountain album. For further information on the Smokey River Boys grand career at Platinum Plus International, just contact them at the following:
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 Country Hits . Bar Code 8-84502-10325-0 . Distributed by Platinum Plus International Records . 330 Franklin Road . Brentwood, TN 37027-3282 . 800-767-4984 (toll free) 615-321-0600 (main) 615-338-4497 (fax) or The Orchard . 23 East 4th Street . 3rd Floor . New York , NY 10003 firstname.lastname@example.org
WALT 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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Classic Greatest Hits Album. Collectors have all of the Smokey River Boys albums over their 40 year incredible history on Platinum Plus International. This album is part of that history that led to the group's election to the Legends Hall Of Fame in 2003. The AIRA elected the group "Bluegrass Group Of The Decade" for 2010.
Three generations have contributed to the legendary group's success in the bluegrass genre. The group has two of Bluegrass music's greatest hits in history, and one of those incredible hits is the famous "Man Of Constant Sorrow," found on this album. If you are a bluegrass music fan or collector, this is one of three albums that are a "must buy" at www.cdbaby.com/all/smokeyriverboys
This "Golden Hits" album is pure honey to the ears of any bluegrass fan around the world. Find a list of all the Smokey River Boys product at www.smokeyriverboys.com