WHO IS THAT CRAZY LUCKY COWBOY? NASHVILLE, TENN December 4, 2017 LuckyCowboy.com - Ron Wilkinson AKA 'Lucky Cowboy' was born at a very young age in the "Land of Lincoln." Alton, Illinois, to be exact, is where old Lucky is from. Alton is famous for its celebrities of stage and screen. Remember Robert Wadlow, the tallest man in the world? How about TV star Clint Walker of "Cheyenne" and Butch Calvey the singer? Alton is also where one of the famous Lincoln/Douglas debates took place, and where Bluff City Beer was made. It seems Lucky was just destined to be a famous person. In his early years, Lucky appeared at the Madison Avenue Corral in Alton as a live DJ for WOKZ radio. He's been a trapeze artist, a motorcycle stunt rider, and even hosted his own carnival. He was a National Indian Chief for the Boy Scouts of America and managed a scout camp. He received an honorable discharge from the U.S. Air Force. Worked for major companies such as Coca Cola, Frito-Lay, Anheuser-Busch, Minnesota State Lottery and even managed a bar in a cave. Lucky spent some time in Minnesota where he still has many country fans. Nowadays, old Lucky is based in Nashville, TN, Music City USA. Here he founded Lucky Cowboy Productions. Member of the Country Music Association (CMA). You might catch him anywhere in Nashville, or somewhere in the rest of the USA promoting country music. He's even been on the Today Show! Lucky even has his own backyard concert and it's in it's 12th year. But you'll always find him wearing his famous forty gallon orange cowboy hat - you can't miss him wherever he goes. Lucky's favorite song is "I Feel Lucky." His handprints are on the WE Fest "Walk of Fame," and there's even a ceramic bobblehead doll of Lucky Cowboy (2001). Yep, you can bet old Lucky will continue to be a star in his own right. Watch out for The Lucky Cowboy as you might just get "Lucky!" Yeeeeeeeeehaw!!! And he's been playing cowboy since 1992. Happy 25th Anniversary 2017.
COUNTRY RADIO SEMINAR NASHVILLE - DAY 1 NASHVILLE, TENN February 6, 2018 LuckyCowboy.com - CRS 2018 - Day 1: Monday, Feb. 5 - The Amazon Music & CRS Monday Night Showcase Featuring Radio PD Ink Awards. Jason Aldean and Garth Brooks perform onstage for The Amazon Music & CRS 2018 day 1 monday night showcase in Nashville, Tennessee.
COUNTRY SINGER DARYLE SINGLETARY DEAD AT 46 NASHVILLE, TENN February 12, 2018 LuckyCowboy.com - Born: March 10, 1971, Cairo, GA. Country music singer Daryle Singletary died at his Nashville home at the age of 46. Singletary, a native of Cairo, Georgia, died suddenly and unexpectedly Monday morning. He entered the top 40 of the Hot Country Songs charts five times, reaching number two with “I Let Her Lie” and “Amen Kind of Love”, and number four with “Too Much Fun.” Singletary actively toured throughout the United States, playing his first show of 2018 on Friday. “We’ve been very fortunate to stay on the road, year in, year out,” Singlteary told the Grand Ole Opry. “I continue to work and continue to build a fan base. There are still people out there who want to hear traditional country music. I’ve been fortunate to be able to always keep it real and not have to compromise. I can’t ask for nothin’ better, I don’t guess.” “I believe all of it is still a dream. I have been very fortunate to do country music for a living. It is a dream in itself.” No additional information was immediately released. He is survived by his wife, Holly, and their four children. Singletary's fellow country singers took to social media to express their condolences. Travis Tritt tweeted, "I’m shocked and saddened to hear that Daryle Singletary has passed away. He was a true country voice and his talent will be sorely missed. Praying for Daryle’s friends and family." Rest in peace Buddy, you sang country like country should be sung _Charlie Daniels.
WILLIE NELSON TO RELEASE 'LAST MAN STANDING' IN APRIL NASHVILLE, TENN February 17, 2018 LuckyCowboy.com - Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Last Man Standing, Willie Nelson‘s new studio album (and 11th for the label), on Friday, April 27. Arriving just in time for Willie’s 85th birthday (April 29), Last Man Standing will be available on CD, 12″ vinyl LP and digital formats. Last Man Standing, comprised entirely of songs newly-penned by Willie Nelson (and longtime collaborator and producer Buddy Cannon), is the successor to Willie’s God’s Problem Child, which showcased seven Nelson-Cannon compositions and debuted at No. 1 on the country charts. Nelson and Cannon have been working together since 2008 with Cannon producing more than a dozen of Willie’s albums. On Last Man Standing, Nelson and Cannon’s unorthodox approach generated eleven original songs, “Willie’s a jazz singer and jazz player. He’s an improvisational musician. It’s different every time. Get a good take and go with it,” says Cannon.