Thanks for checking out the 200th edition of the show! This week, in our season 2 finale, we have a huge surprise for you! Our guest for this episode was born in Atlanta, GA in 1954. He has recorded 13 studio albums and charted more than 20 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts!! 8 of those songs reached top 10 status, and 3 reached the top of the charts! In 2014, his first gospel release “Forever Changed” garnered a Grammy Award nomination and included collaboration with music industry giants Leon Russell, The Oak Ridge Boys, Steve Cropper, Jeff and Sheri Easter, The Booth Brothers, Three Bridges, Jimmy Fortune, Sonya Isaacs, and Jason Crabb. Ladies & gentlemen it is a huge honor to talk with the one and only, Mr. T. Graham Brown on this show! Also included in this episode is a live, acoustic performance of "Wine Into Water" live from Mansion Studio!

 

(Courtesy of http://www.tgrahambrown.com/)

The inimitable T. Graham Brown began his musical journey in 1973 while attending the University of Georgia in his hometown of Athens. After moving to Nashville in 1982, the Grammy nominated, CMA Award, Diamond Addy Award for excellence in advertising, back to back Prism Award winning chart topper honed his skills as a songwriter after signing with EMI Publishing Company. At the same time, he began to sing songwriter's demos and the writers and producers began to hear the power and soul in his singing and his dynamic ability to interpret words and music through a perfectly pitched voice. The Nashville music business knew his was a talent to be reckoned with. Within two years of arriving in Music City, Capitol Records signed him to an exclusive recording contract and what would become a long list of albums that took country music by storm. He has also recorded for Warner Brothers and Sony and now has a recording relationship with Sony Red and a retail partnership with Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores. Simultaneously, he started a long and successful career singing advertising jingles, he was the "Face and Voice" of Taco Bell's wildly successful "Run for the Border" T.V. campaign for over four years. His wide range of vocal ability could also be heard on national music ads for McDonald's, Burger King, Hardee's, Coca Cola, Dr. Pepper, 7-up, Almond Joy, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Ford, Dodge, Harrah's Casinos and dozens more.

He has hit the Billboard, Cash Box and Christian Music Charts 35 times with hits such as "I Tell It Like It Used to Be". the self-penned "Hell and High Water", and "Darlene." Also, he wrote the multiple award winning song, "Wine Into Water", which has been recordedover one hundred times by artists all over the world, most recently by country superstar Loretta Lynn on her latest critically acclaimed album, "Full Circle."

 

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