Randy Howard

Randy Howard

BandCountryAmericana

Original outlaw country in the same genre as:Waylon, Cash, Billy Joe Shaver, Guy Clark, etc.

Biography

Randy, as a recording artist, has released 7 albums and CDs, all of which have charted impressively in both national and international trade publications. "Now & Then" and "Not Plugged In" on the Utopian label. "All-American Redneck" on Warner Brothers-1983, "Randy Howard" on Atlantic-1988, "Macon Music" on Hitsound (Europe)-1994, "Randy Howard Live" & "The Best Of Randy Howard" on Utopian Records-2004. As writer, his songs have been recorded by The Geezinslaw Brothers, Robin Lee, Pal Rakes, and Hank Williams 111. Hank's version of Randy's "I Don't Know" (Curb Records-1999) was a top forty hit in Billboard, and was #1 for 5 weeks on the Texas and Americana charts. When Hank sang it during his debut performance on the Grand Ole Opry, he recieved a standing ovation. On Hank's "Straight To Hell" (Curb Records-2006), you'll find Randy's "My Drinkin' Problem". As a performing artist, Randy has shared the stage with Waylon, Willie, Charlie Daniels, David Alan Coe, Greg Allman, and many others. He has appeared on "Nashville Now", "Entertainment Tonight", "Good Morning America", and in "USA Today". Author Stephen King chose "My Drinkin' Problem" as one of his 10 favorite songs of 2006 (all genres) in his "Pop Of King" in "Entertainment Weekly" magazine. Randy's "All-American Redneck" released on Warner Brothers in 1983, is still considered a cult/jukebox classic. Clint Eastwood, who was responsible for signing Randy to WB, has comissioned, and owns the rights to a movie script based on the song. Randy stays busy managing his writer/publisher interests, and continues to write and perform.

Discography

LPs& CDs-"Randy Howard" Atlantic Records-1988 "All-American Redneck" Warner Brothers-1983 "The Best Of Randy Howard" Utopian Records-2004 "Randy Howard Live" Utopian Records-2004 "Macon Music" Hitsound Records-1994

Set List

Varies, depending on venue.