Friday, April 15, 2016

Stagecoach '16 news: Johnny Lee

Just got this press release on Stagecoach Music Festival performer Johnny Lee...

Country legend Johnny Lee, known for his No. 1 crossover hit "Lookin' for Love," will release his first studio album in 10 years, You Ain’t Never Been to Texas, June 3. Click here to pre-order a copy.

“I’ve been holding on to some of these songs for years and wanted to wait until it was just the right time to release You Ain’t Never Been to Texas. We’re on the road more than ever and I’m blessed because of that, so I wanted to give the fans some new music that I really think they’ll enjoy,” Lee said.

You Ain’t Never Been to Texas, distributed by Smith Music Group, includes 12 tracks that showcase Lee’s honky-tonk country storytelling with an edge, including the Bob Wills-penned “Deep Water” and the smooth pedal-steeled “Never Been to Texas,” co-written by Roger Springer, Tony Raymee and Jerry Lane. The record also includes 10 other tracks that exemplify Lee’s baritone on cuts like the feisty “Bullets First.”

Fans are still transfixed when Lee sings his 1980 hit "Lookin' for Love," which became a crossover hit spending three weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Singles chart while also appearing in the Top 5 on the Billboard Pop chart and Top 10 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart.

In addition to "Lookin' for Love," Lee had a string of hit No. 1 songs reach the top: "One in a Million," "Bet Your Heart on Me,” "The Yellow Rose" (a duet with Lane Brody and the theme song to the NBC TV-series of the same name) and "You Could Have Heard a Heartbreak." Lee’s other major hits include "Pickin' Up Strangers," "Prisoner of Hope," "Cherokee Fiddle," "Sounds Like Love," "Hey Bartender," "Rollin' Lonely," and "Save the Last Chance."

For more information, visit or follow him on Facebook and YouTube.

Track listing:

1. Lonesome Love List
2. What’s Forever For
3. Who’s Left, Who’s Right
4. Deep Water
5. Never Been To Texas
6. Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me
7. Good Lovin’ Woman Bad
8. Wish I Could Love That Way Again
9. 2 Steps From The Blues
10. Who Did You Love
11. Bullets First
12. Worth Watching

Tour dates:

April 16 Pasadena Convention Center - Pasadena, Texas
April 21 Grand Ole Opry - Nashville, Tenn.
April 23 Thunderbird Casino - Norman, Okla.
May 01 Stagecoach Country Music Festival - Indio, Calif.
May 02 Hitching Post - Apache Junction, Ariz.
May 04 The Maverick - Tucson, Ariz.
May 05 Museum Club - Flagstafff, Ariz.
May 07 Civic Center - Truth or Consequences, N.M.
May 14 Jasper Rodeo Arena - Jasper, Texas
May 18 American Bandstand Theater - Branson, Mo.
May 19 Rollie's - Sauk Rapids, Minn.
May 20 Corn Palace, Mitchell, S.D.
May 21 7 Clans Paradise Casino - Red Rock, Okla.
May 27 11th Street Cowboy Bar - Bandera, Texas
June 03 Mo's Place - Houston, Texas
June 24 Seven Feathers Casino - Canyonville, Ore.
June 25 Seven Feathers Casino - Canyonville, Ore.
July 09 Lantex Theater - Llano, Texas
July 16 Pearland, Texas (Private)
July 22 The Stampede - Houston, Texas
July 23 Bosque Arts Center - Clifton, Texas
July 30 Truman Lake Opry - Tightwad, Mo.
Aug. 04 Winnemucca Convention Center - Winnemucca, Nev.
Aug. 06 Arlington Music Hall - Arlington, Texas
Aug. 07 Stafford, Texas (Private)
Aug. 11 Cherokee Casino - South Coffeyville, Okla.
Aug. 13 Southern Junction - Rockwall, Texas
Aug. 20 Wild Rose Casino - Emmetsburg, Iowa
Aug. 21 Iowa State Fair - Des Moines, Iowa
Sept. 04 Kendall County Fair - Boerne, Texas
Sept. 10 Fall Festival - McLeansboro, Ill.
Sept. 15 White County Fair - Searcy, Ark.
Sept. 23 Colorado County Fair - Columbus, Texas
Sept. 25 Will Rogers Memorial Center - Fort Worth, Texas
Oct. 02 Fort Bend County Fair - Rosenberg, Texas
Oct. 08 Howdy Neighbor Day - Jena, La.
Oct. 14 Las Palmas Race Park - Mission, Texas
Oct. 15 Bayoufest - La Marque, Texas
Oct. 16 Cajun Catfish Festival - Conroe, Texas
Nov. 12 Cuero Performing Arts Center - Cuero, Texas
Nov. 13 Dosey Doe - The Woodlands, Texas
Dec. 10 Private - Conway, Ark.
Dec. 16 Mohican Northstar Casino - Bowler, Wis.
Dec. 31 Sugar Creek Casino - Hinton, Okla.

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