Jim Counter
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Jim Counter

Woodbridge, Virginia, United States | SELF

Woodbridge, Virginia, United States | SELF
Band Country Adult Contemporary


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Disc 1: City Mind, County Heart. Two songs, entitled Every Day It's Getting Better to Keep Your Memory Alive, and Walk Outside The Lines were co-written by the great Garth Brooks.

Disc 2: Self-titled. Country/Pop singer Gary Morris appears on the song Where Love Is King.

Disc 3: Nashville Sessions. A mixture of originals and tunes by some fine Nashville tunesmiths.

Disc4: Homecoming. A 20 song CD of which 19 were written or co-written by Counter.

10 streaming Singles on Jim's MySpace website.



Jim Counter began performing in nightclubs at age 12 and since then he's opened major label concerts for artists including Martina McBride, Toby Keith, Blackhawk, John Hartford, Sawyer Brown, The Marshall Tucker Band, Lacy J. Dalton, Vern Gosdin, Dan Seals, Skip Ewing and Mark O’Connor. Counter has recorded four Independent CD's and will be releasing his fifth studio project sometime in late 2010 or early 2011. Jim's album highlights include recording two songs co-written by singer Garth Brooks. Gary Morris shared his vocal prowess on the tune “Where Love Is King”. He also had the pleasure of working with acclaimed singer Linda Davis, bassist Glenn Worf, drummer Lonnie Wilson, guitarist Bill Hullett, and steel guitarists David Spires and Bruce Bouton. In 1991, Counter and his band Riley Road competed against 110 bands from eleven regions and were voted “Wisconsin State Champions in Country Music”. Jim performed on the first annual ‘Freedom Sings’ concert in Nashville, sharing the stage with artists Radney Foster, Bill Lloyd, Kim Richey, Steve Earle, and John Kay of Steppenwolf. He appeared on two former TNN programs called The Charlie Daniels Country Roundup and Country Today. Counter sang the National Anthem to sellout crowds in Pro Football [Green Bay Packers/Chicago Bears], Pro Baseball [Chicago Cubs/Atlanta Braves], Collegiate Hockey [Northern Michigan University/Alaska], and the Nashville Sounds Triple A baseball team. Jim also had the fine pleasure of singing it with his brother Mike Counter for the 2001 Brett Favre Celebrity Softball Game in Appleton, WI. As a singer and composer, Jim has been successfully involved in jingles for both Radio and Television. Highlights: Counter composed and sang the theme song for an ESPN program hosted by former Green Bay Packers middle linebacker Brian Noble entitled "Hitting The Outdoors With Brian Noble". Along with his brother Mike and Iron Mountain Daily News Senior Editor Jim Anderson, Jim composed and sang a theme song for The Green Bay Packers football team entitled "The Leaders of the Pack are Back". In November of 2009, Counter's music was placed in Robin Robert's ABC special 'In The Spotlight'. Please see Jim's video of the song "Misfit", filmed by co-writer Mike Kearns, and to watch the video filmed by co-writer Don Fenceton of the song "My Special Christmas Star" please go to: www.myspace.com/myspecialchristmasstar.