Harley & the Riders
James Harley was first introduced to the country music community when he won the Marlboro Country Music contest. The contest not only provided Jim with a cash award, but also brought National Media attention to this Mid-Western singer/songwrit
Jim has opened over sixty concerts for well known country acts including, Toby Keith, Kenny Chesney, Diamond Rio, George Jones, Reba McEntire, Patty Loveless, Joe Diffie, Willie Nelson, Alabama, Lee Greenwood, George Strait, Tracy Lawrence, Tracy Byrd, Oakridge Boys, Waylon Jennings, Emerson Drive, Lila McCann, Restless Heart, David Allen Coe, Ricky Van Shelton, Merle Haggard, Creadence Clearwater, Wynona, Confederate Railroad, and many others.
Jim has recorded two albums in Nashville, one with Grammy Award winning producer, Jim Cotton, who sadly passed away a few years ago and more recently with Clyde Brooks, a top tier Nashville producer, who has recorded Dolly Parton, Kenny Chesney, Kenny Rogers, and other top acts.
His third album, in development by Windgate Records, brings to a culmination Jim's talents as an artist. Players on the album include such greats as Jeff King, lead guitar, from Reba McIntire's band and Jimmy Nichols, keyboards, from Faith Hill; so, you know that this is a CD that you will want to own and listen to over and over again!
Jim is on MySpace:
Songs on the new album include:
My Kind of Country (click on the title to hear sample) Now playing on (click here->) Clear Channel New Country Artist
Ready to RideWichita Lineman
Bad Reputation (click on the title to hear sample) Now playing on (click here->) Clear Channel New Country Artist
Pimp this Ride (click on the title to hear sample) Now Playing on (click here->) Clear Channel New Country Artist
Slow BurnThe Love She Found in Me
That's How They Do It in Dixie (click on the title to hear sample) (full song on MySpace)
In Case There Ain't a Next Time
Wide Open (click on the title to hear sample) (full song on MySpace)
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We know that you will enjoy Harley's music as much as we do.