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"Bluegrass Today's Monthly Top 30 Chart Sept 2012"

2nd Single "Oh Kentucky is number ! for September 2012 in the Oct Issue - Bluegrass Today


"Bluegrass Today's Monthly Top 30 Chart Sept 2012"

Bluegrass Today Monthly Airplay Chart
Posted October 1, 2012
Reflects actual airplay logged for previous month.
LM Rank ARTIST
Title (Label) Songwriter(s) Total Spins
10
1 Lou Reid & Carolina
Oh, Kentucky (KMA Records) Dennis Duff 889
12
2 Balsam Range
I Could Do You Some Good (Mountain Home) Marc Pruett 835
4
3 Audie Blaylock & Redline
A Natural Thing (Rural Rhythm) Harley Allen 816
14 4 Dale Ann Bradley
Next To Nothing (Compass) Russell Johnson 810
11 5 Grascals
Pretty Melody (Mountain Home) Jaimie Johnson, Terry Eldridge, Terry Smith, Kristen Scott Benson, Jeremy Abishire, Danny Roberts 767
7 6 Wayne Taylor
January Night (Wayne Taylor Records) Raymond Adams Jr., Wayne Taylor 761
13 7 Larry Stephenson
My Heart Is On The Mend (Compass) Randall Hylton 741
15 8 Brand New Strings
That's You (Rural Rhythm) Stuart Wyrick 738
9 Breaking Grass
Carry On Carolina (Breaking Grass) Cody Farrar 671
16 10 Del McCoury Band
My Rose of Old Kentucky (McCoury Music) Bill Monroe 663
11 Lonesome River Band
The Game I Can't Win (Rural Rhythm) Junior Sisk 654
8 12 Carolina Road
Sing A Bluegrass Song (Rural Rhythm) A.L. Wood 648
13 Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out
Gonna Lay Down My Old Guitar (Rural Rhythm) Alton & Raybon Delmore 628
14 Blue Highway
Restless Workin' Man (Rounder) Shawn Lane 623
15 Detour
Lovin' Liza Jane (Bluegrass Ahead) Melissa Armstrong 622
16 Kevin Richardson & Cuttin' Edge
He Better Run (Mountain Fever) Kevin Richardson 617
17 Della Mae
Jamie Dear (Della Mae) Celia Woodsmith 602
18 Richard Bennett
Workin' Man's Blues (Lonesome Day) Merle Haggard 582
19 Jeff Parker
Lord I Hate To See My Darling Go (Lonesome Day) Ray Edwards, Jeff Hooker, Keith Pyrtle 563
20 Carrie Hassler
Luxury Liner (Rural Rhythm) Gram Parsons 541
The Bluegrass Today Monthly Chart - Bluegrass Today


"Lou Reid and Carolina"

KMA Records (336) 324-9668 or (704) 539-5336 Email: loureid54@aol.com
www.LouReidandCarolina.com Murray Music Group (615) 855-3730
Lou Reid & Carolina
Callin’ Me Back Home
Release Date: April 17, 2012
Track Listing
1. When The Love We Have Is Gone 3:00
2. Oh Kentucky 4:07
3. Another Lonely Day 2:57
4. Blew Monday 3:02
5. Some Hearts 2:55
6. Kentucky Blues 2:55
7. Emmaline 2:36
8. Preacher Man 2:38
9. Carolina Moonshine Man 3:58
10. Big Old Red Guitar 3:57
Musicians
Lou Reid – Mandolins, Rhythm and Lead Guitars, Lead and Tenor Vocals
Christy Reid – Acoustic Bass Guitar, Lead and Tenor Vocals
Trevor Watson – Banjo, Baritone Vocals
Shannon Slaughter – Lead Guitar
Ron Stewart – Fiddle
Tony Rice – Guitar
Rob Ickes – Dobro
Mike Auldridge – Dobro, Pedal Steel Guitars
SoundScan DMA
Knoxville * Lexington * Charlotte * Mt. Airy * Statesville * Cincinnati * Washington, DC * Winston Salem * Louisville * Nashville * Atlanta
Radio Promotion
National radio promotion to the bluegrass and acoustic markets is handled by Airplay Direct and Jeanette Williams Promotions.
Single Selections
Carolina Moonshine Man
When The Love We Have Is Gone
Big Old Red Guitar
Publicity and Marketing
Publicity and marketing for this release is handled by Murray Music Group and Almighty Retail.
KMA Records UPC # 884501689113
Sales and Distribution
Retail and digital distribution is available through Select-O-Hits (901) 388-1190 www.selectohits.com; product available at live performances.
Biography
Lou Reid and Carolina are excited to release “Callin’ Me Back home” on the KMA Records label. With a sound largely based in traditional bluegrass roots with an emphasis on dynamic vocals and musicianship, Lou Reid anchors the band with lead vocals and is arguably the most recognizable voice in bluegrass music.
“Callin’ Me Back Home” is a statement surrounding the premise of this entire project. It takes the listener to the place where each of the band members and guests planted their roots – in the firm, solid ground of bluegrass music.
Lou Reid is joined by noted band members Christy Reid, Trevor Watson, and Shannon Slaughter along with very special guests and award-winning musicians Tony Rice, Ron Stewart, Rob Ickes, and Mike Auldridge.
Lou Reid and Carolina have a strong foundation throughout the bluegrass and acoustic markets performing throughout the US, Canada, and international countries as well as numerous sales and airplay charts entries. They are highly awarded and regarded by their peers and fans alike. This greatly-anticipated release will be another chapter in the foundation of bluegrass music. - lou reid and carolina


"Callin' Me Back Home Press Release"


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LOU REID AND CAROLINA
OFFER NEW ALBUM RELEASE
“CALLIN’ ME BACK HOME”
Nashville, TN – Lou Reid and Carolina are releasing their first CD on the KMA Record label entitled, “Callin’ Me Back Home” on April 17, 2012. The initial response to this project has been superb! Sirius/XM radio host Kyle Cantrell states, “Lou Reid's music keeps getting better and better, and this is a great example of one of bluegrass music's finest singers and bandleaders.  Listeners will love this one!”
The first single, “Carolina Moonshine Man”, released to radio is being well received! See and hear for yourself at: www.airplaydirect.com/loureidandcarolina. In addition to enjoying the single at radio, you’ll also hear Lou Reid and Carolina as they perform live throughout the country.
With a sound largely based in traditional bluegrass roots with an emphasis on dynamic vocals and musicianship, Lou Reid anchors the band with lead vocals and is arguably the most recognizable voice in bluegrass music. Lou Reid is joined by noted band members Christy Reid, Trevor Watson, and Shannon Slaughter along with very special guests and award-winning musicians Tony Rice, Ron Stewart, Rob Ickes, and Mike Auldridge.

“Callin’ Me Back Home” is a statement surrounding the premise of this entire project. It takes the listener to the place where each of the band members and guests planted their roots – in the firm, solid ground of bluegrass music. In addition to the first single, listeners will enjoy When the Love We Have Is Gone, Big Old Red Guitar, and Preacher Man. This release showcases 10 great selections in all! The CD can be found online at iTunes, Amazon, Wal-Mart, Best Buy, LouReidandCarolina.com, and many other web-based retailers as well as retail outlets Wal-Mart, Best Buy, specialty stores, and more.

Lou Reid and Carolina have a strong foundation throughout the bluegrass and acoustic markets performing throughout the US, Canada, and international countries as well as numerous sales and airplay charts entries. They are highly awarded and regarded by their peers and fans alike. This greatly-anticipated release will be another chapter in the foundation of bluegrass music.

For more information:
www.LouReidandCarolina.com - KMA Records


"BMP JUNE 2012 TOP 30 HOT SINGLES"

8 • BMP • July/Aug 2012 www.bluegrassmusicprofi les.com
BMP JUNE 2012 TOP 30 HOT SINGLES BMP NATIONAL TOP 10
BLUEGRASS CDS
1 THE BOXCARS/All In/Mountain
Home/Hot Spins - Jeffrey’s Hell/
Alone And Wondering Why/Ol’
Lonesome Won’t Leave Me Alone/
Prison/I’m Over You/That’s What
She Said/I’ve Lost You
2 LOU REID & CAROLINA/Callin’
Me Back Home/KMA Records/Hot
Spins - Carolina Moonshine Man/
Oh, Kentucky/Preacher Man/Big
Old Red Guitar/Emmaline/When The
Love We Have Is Gone
3 RUSSELL MOORE & IIIRD TYME
OUT/Prime Tyme/Rural Rhythm/
Hot Spins - Pretty Little Girl From
Galax//Old Kentucky Farmers/
Gonna Lay Down My Old Guitar/
Whippoorwill/Dusty
4 SPINNEY BROTHERS/Memories/
Mountain Fever/Hot Spins -
Memories/Old Roman Soldier/When
The Walls Come Tumblin’ Down/
The Train Song/Lying Ruby/Truck
Driver’s Queen/Chilly Winds
5 STEEP CANYON RANGERS/
Nobody Knows You/Rounder/Hot
Spins - Nobody Knows You/Long
Shot/As I Go/Open Country/Rescue
Me/Ungrateful One/Knob Creek/
Between Midnight And The Dawn
6 DAILEY & VINCENT/The Gospel
Side Of Dailey & Vincent/Rounder/
Hot Spins - Living In The Kingdom
Of God/Cast Aside/Cross Over To
The Other Side Of Jordan/Family
Bible/Eternal Vacation
7 BLUE HIGHWAY/Sounds Of Home/
Rounder/Hot Spins - I Ain’t Gonna
Lay My Hammer Down/Sounds
Of Home/Bluebird Days/Storm/
Nobody’s Fault But Mine
8 LONESOME RIVER BAND/
Chronology, Volume I/Rural
Rhythm/Hot Spins - Close The Door
Lightly When You Go/The Old Man
In The Shanty/I’m Afraid To Love
You Anymore/The Game Is Over
9 DOYLE LAWSON &
QUICKSILVER/Sing Me A Song
About Jesus/Crossroads/Hot Spins
- Little Star/I Saw Him Walk Out Of
The Sky/God Can
10 LORRAINE JORDAN &
CAROLINA ROAD/Back To My
Roots/Rural Rhythm/Hot Spins - A
Light In The Window/Back To My
Roots/The Hills Of Home
1 Carolina Moonshine Man (Lou Reid/Ray Edwards/Terry Foust)
LOU REID & CAROLINA/KMA Records
2 A Light In The Window, Again (Tom T. and Dixie Hall)
LORRAINE JORDAN & CAROLINA ROAD/Rural Rhythm Records
3 Pretty Little Girl From Galax (Milan Miller)
RUSSELL MOORE & IIIRD TYME OUT/Rural Rhythm Records
4 A Far Cry From Lester & Earl (Tim Massey/Rick Pardue/Harry Sisk, Jr.)
JUNIOR SISK & RAMBLER’S CHOICE/Rebel Records
5 Living In The Kingdom Of God (Jamie Dailey)
DAILEY & VINCENT/Rounder Records
6 When You’re Holding Me (Donna Jo Webster)
RHONDA VINCENT/Upper Management Music
7 Close The Door Lightly When You Go (E. Anderson)
LONESOME RIVER BAND/Rural Rhythm Records
8 Anytime, Anyplace, But Only You (Russell Johnson)
RUSSELL JOHNSON/New Time Records
9 Dirt Road Heartache (Melissa Pierce/Jerry Salley)
MARTY RAYBON/Rural Rhythm Records
10 Memories (Marshall Warwick)
THE SPINNEY BROTHERS/Mountain Fever Records
11 Old Kentucky Farmers (Dave Carroll)
RUSSELL MOORE & IIIRD TYME OUT/Rural Rhythm Records
12 Nobody Knows You
STEEP CANYON RANGERS/Rounder Records
13 Jeffrey’s Hell (Keith Garrett)
THE BOXCARS/Mountain Home Records
14 The Working Man (Shannon Slaughter)
SHANNON SLAUGHTER/Elite Circuit Music
15 I Ain’t Gonna Lay My Hammer Down (Shawn Lane/Barry Bales)
BLUE HIGHWAY/Rounder Records
16 From Rock-N-Roll To Bill Monroe (Tommy Webb)
TOMMY WEBB
17 Lonely Ends Where Love Begins (Don Pfrimmer/Lisa Shaffer/Billy Austin)
DARIN & BROOKE ALDRIDGE/Mountain Home Music Company
18 Sounds Of Home (Shawn Lane)
BLUE HIGHWAY/Rounder Records
19 Monroe (Craig Market)
SPECIAL CONSENSUS/Compass Records
20 Singing As We Rise (Joe Newberry)
GIBSON BROTHERS/Compass Records
21 He Could Pick The Hound (Steve Watts) CROWE BROTHERS/Rural Rhythm Records
22 Let It Rain (Donna Ulisse)
DONNA ULISSE/Hadley Music Group
23 Other Side Of Lonesome (Randall Massengill)
BRAND NEW STRINGS/Rural Rhythm Records
24 Cast Aside (Mike Collins) DAILEY & VINCENT/Rounder Records
25 Bluebird Days (Tim Stafford/Craig Market)
BLUE HIGHWAY/Rounder Records
26 Almost Home (Michael Keith/Dave Lindsey) LARRY SPARKS/Rounder Records
27 Oh, Kentucky (Dennis Duff) LOU REID & CAROLINA/KMA Records
28 Old New Straitsville Moonshine Run (Tony Rackley/Mark Brinkman)
SPECIAL CONSENSUS/Compass Records
29 Dust Bowl Children (Peter Rowan)
ALISON KRAUSS & UNION STATION/Rounder Records
30 A Natural Thing (Harley Allen) AUDIE BLAYLOCK & REDLINE/Rural Rhythm
BMP Top 30 Hot Singles is based on songs receiving the most radio airplay
from BMP reporting stations. This chart is updated monthly and posted online
at www.bluegrassmusicprofiles.com - Bluegrass Music Profiles


"Nashville, TN - Lou Reid and Carolina"

Nashville, TN – Lou Reid and Carolina are releasing their first CD on the KMA Record label entitled, “Callin’ Me Back Home” on April 17, 2012. The initial response to this project has been superb! Sirius/XM radio host Kyle Cantrell states, “Lou Reid's music keeps getting better and better, and this is a great example of one of bluegrass music's finest singers and bandleaders. Listeners will love this one!”

The first single, “Carolina Moonshine Man”, released to radio is being well received! See and hear for yourself at: www.airplaydirect.com/loureidandcarolina. In addition to enjoying the single at radio, you’ll also hear Lou Reid and Carolina as they perform live throughout the country.

With a sound largely based in traditional bluegrass roots with an emphasis on dynamic vocals and musicianship, Lou Reid anchors the band with lead vocals and is arguably the most recognizable voice in bluegrass music. Lou Reid is joined by noted band members Christy Reid, Trevor Watson, and Shannon Slaughter along with very special guests and award-winning musicians Tony Rice, Ron Stewart, Rob Ickes, and Mike Auldridge.

“Callin’ Me Back Home” is a statement surrounding the premise of this entire project. It takes the listener to the place where each of the band members and guests planted their roots – in the firm, solid ground of bluegrass music. In addition to the first single, listeners will enjoy When the Love We Have Is Gone, Big Old Red Guitar, and Preacher Man. This release showcases 10 great selections in all! The CD can be found online at iTunes, Amazon, Wal-Mart, Best Buy, FYE, LouReidandCarolina.com, and many other web-based retailers as well as retail outlets Wal-Mart, Best Buy, specialty stores, and more.

Lou Reid and Carolina have a strong foundation throughout the bluegrass and acoustic markets performing throughout the US, Canada, and international countries as well as numerous sales and airplay charts entries. They are highly awarded and regarded by their peers and fans alike. This greatly-anticipated release will be another chapter in the foundation of bluegrass music.

For more information: www.LouReidandCarolina.com - Todayscountrymag.com


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