James McSheffrey
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James McSheffrey...a songwriter in the purest sense of the word. From his soul come words and music that will draw you in...sit you down and make you feel like you have found a safe place where it's ok to let the music touch your deepest emotions. As a singer, James is the real deal. His no holds barred, here I am vocals showcase his songs and spotlight his musical influences like Jack Ingram and Merle Haggard. His Top 20 single, Thank God For This Guitar on Power Source's Christian Country Top 100 Chart will be the launching pad for this talented songwriter's musical rocket. The sky's the limit, so hang on folks... it's gonna be a helluva ride! ~ Barbara McGuire - Facebook ~ Barbara McGuire


....James released his debut single through HMG Nashville last summer called "Thank God For This Guitar", which was well-received with radio stations across the US. In addition, he has stayed busy playing in and around Nashville, as well as performing at various other venues across the country..... - Power Source (Faith, Family and Country), January 2011


"James' newly released single, “Thank God For This Guitar,” presents a straight ahead Inspirational Country song that will no doubt will be well-received by both the Christian and Country music genres. Although James has deep spiritual roots, his music endeavors and songwriting talents bridge the gaps between Contemporary Country, Rock and Inspirational music. Future releases will unleash a wealth of depth, talent and creativity from this new artist. Keep your eye on the charts, and expect great music from James McSheffrey." - Power Source Magazine Reviews



"James McSheffrey is a young talent with promise." ~ Bob Algie - Nashville Examiner June 2010


Discography

"Thank God For This Guitar" -- released September 2010, chart debuted at #78 (November) and #14 for March 2011 on the Power Source Christian Country Charts. Has been on the chart for 7 consecutive months (Nov. 2010 to May 2011).

"Cross The Line" EP -- Summer 2011

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James McSheffrey is a singer/songwriter from Florida -- now based out of Nashville. Inspired at an early age by watching his mother sing in church, James grew up constantly exposed to and always listening and studying all types of music. At age 12, he started writing lyrics and at age 15, he started playing guitar. His taste in music as well as his own material knows no boundaries. James fuses together his own blend of rhythm and blues, soul, hip-hop, gospel, rock n roll and country music. In Summer 2010, he independently released his first single, "Thank God For This Guitar" to Country and Christian stations nationwide. The song has now made it's way to #14 on the Power Source Christian Country Top 100 Chart. James is continuing his songwriting and is currently working on his debut record which he plans to release later this year.