James Dean Pop Art
James Dean Hicks’ songs have been taped because of the biggest performers in the field including Blake Shelton, Miley Cyrus, Kenny Chesney, Reba McIntyre and Alison Krauss. He has new songs on numerous great designers like Jon Wolfe, Joel Crousse, and Joe Nichols. A few of country’s most popular performers of all time will also be well-represented from the listing. Merle Haggard, John Michael Montgomery, Neal McCoy, Collin Raye, Kenny Rogers, Bryan White, Crystal Gayle, Charlie Daniels and Conway Twittyand additionally pop celebrities Aaron Neville and Tony deep have actually included their songs to their projects. He in addition published the title cut “Sweet Kisses” for pop music icon, Jessica Simpson, and, “Life is a Party” by Aaron Carter. He comes with tracks in several Film and shows like A.N.T. Farm, Hart of Dixie, Austin & Ally, Deep Impact and a whole lot more.
On age of 10, nation songs artist James Dean Hicks started making the travel from his house on a farm near Bardstown, Kentucky, towards big-city streets of Nashville. There he showed up frequently regarding “WSM Midnight Jamboree” aided by the Grand Ole Opry greats, including Ernest Tubb and Hank Snow. Once he had been 13, James had exposed shows for Conway Twitty, Loretta Lynn, George Jones and Tammy Wynette.
From this very nearly celebrated beginning, James features traveled on to success as one of America’s premiere songwriter/artists!
Two of James’ compositions — “It Takes some Rain (In order to make Love Grow)” and “This Crazy Love” — became no. 1 hits the Oak Ridge Boys. Then arrived “Goodbye Time” for Conway Twitty, and “Jesus and Mama”, taped by Confederate Railroad which became James’ 3rd #1 hit, followed closely by Sammy Kershaw’s chart-topper “National performing Woman’s getaway.” James’ track “Grandpa Told Me So” soared within the maps for Kenny Chesney, “The Hole” had been popular by Randy Travis and “God provided me with You” was popular for Bryan White. He in addition typed the name cut “Sweet Kisses” for pop sensation, Jessica Simpson, as well as, “Life is a celebration” by Aaron Carter. His tune “Goodbye Time” had been a #1 hit once again when it ended up being recorded by Blake Shelton!
The menu of musicians with recorded James Dean Hicks’ tracks is very long. It offers Crystal Gayle, Charlie Daniels, Linda Davis, and Conway Twitty. Several of country’s hottest young performers are well-represented on that list — John Michael Montgomery, Neal McCoy, Collin Raye, Lorrie Morgan, Bryan White, Skip Ewing, and pop music stars, Aaron Neville and Tony deep.
James was known as following the star James Dean. “It ended up being always sort of hard living around that title, ” James claims. “One of my brothers is termed after John Wayne, another one is known as after Ernest Tubb. Therefore I imagine it could happen even worse. They Are Able To have named me after Doris Day.”
“i wished to sing and write songs, ” James recalls. “we always take a seat on my swing regarding farm, and then make up tracks. Daddy gave me a guitar and I also discovered to try out by ear and from a chord guide.”
From age 10 until he had been 16, James performed on a regular basis at weekend jamborees. Then he decided he was passing up on a frequent youth, so he laid their songs performance job apart to take pleasure from a standard teenage life. “One evening some of my senior school contacts tossed me personally inside back seat of the automobile and started blasting AC/DC on radio. I'd never ever heard that sorts of songs before. I truly got into Journey, AC/DC and Bob Seger, and those musicians and artists have affected my songs. We literally moved from Conway Twitty to AC/DC instantly. It Absolutely Was the best surprise my music career could have had.”
After making a songs level in university, the next reasonable step for James was to move to Nashville to follow his childhood desire getting a specialist artist/songwriter. “Staff writing aided me discover my art, ” James describes. “It assisted me personally learn the fundamentals and just how to hit the rough sides off, and taught myself tips compose through the heart about real world. Even Better Is today I'm Sure how-to place those rough sides straight back on.”
But there are not any rough edges in James Dean Hicks’ songs. Their voice is really as smooth once the good Kentucky bourbon distilled inside the hometown. His tracks remember the purity of sound and feeling found in the most useful recordings of Dan Fogelburg, the down-home convenience of Merle Haggard therefore the imaginative side of Don Henley. Their real time shows are both captivating and riveting, while he takes the listener on a musical trip through heartfelt ballads, standard country themes, and rocking anthems. “If anybody needed to choose one word to spell it out my songs, i am hoping it will be ‘honesty’. I Would Like could work having integrity.”
This sincerity shines through James’ compositions and touches universal thoughts: lost love, religious belief, single parenthood, straying kiddies, suffering love. Their lyrics are complex and witty, poetic, yet easy.
James executes over 200 programs every year opening for all diverse acts, from Merle Haggard to Bryan White, from Romantics to Keith Urban.
“To me personally, the hope of creating a classic is excatly why we write and sing. It’s the chance to produce a thing that will outlast your times with this planet. Finishing outstanding track is the biggest excitement of all and to understand feeling of the song mirrored in the face of an audience brings it full circle.
I Can’t Take My Eyes Off You – Joe Nichols
Summertime Prefer – Joel Crouse
Barefoot Cinderella – Miley Cyrus
I really like Christmas Time – Austin & Ally
Just how do I Make It From Here – China Anne McClain (A.N.T. Farm)
Dreaming Wide-awake – American Mall (MTV Musical)
Way Too Long – Minimal Tx
The Suitcase – Emerson Drive
Son Of A Gun – Billy Ray Cyrus
Lovely Fool – Jack Savoretti
Appreciate Works – Brad Cotter
The Tiny Things – Bryan White
When You Come All-around – Bryan White
An individual who Gets Me Personally – Beverly Mitchell (7th Paradise)
Don’t Tell Me – Joel Crouse
I Wish I Could Say That – Kenny Chesney
My Destination – Lila McCann
If Merle Would Sing My Tune – Blaine Larson & Merle Haggard
Yesterday’s Makeup – Natalie Howard
We Don’t Desire To Live Like This – Natalie Howard
It simply Has Got To Be In This Manner – Vince Gill/Reba McEntire (Duet)
I Pray – Lonestar
Paradise Help Me To – Wynonna Judd
Line Upon Like – John Michael Montgomery
Nice Kisses – Jessica Simpson
A Bible And A Coach Ticket Home – Collin Raye
Sounds Of Residence – Confederate Railroad
The Reason Why Today? – Neal Mccoy
That’s The Way I Understand – B44
Exactly What Did I Really Do – Bryan White
The Hole – Randy Travis
The Hole – Deep Impact (Film)
The Opening – Skip Ewing
Life Is A Party – Aaron Carter
Grandpa Explained So – Kenny Chesney
Keepin’ Me Up Nights – Asleep At Wheel
Time In – The Oak Ridge Boys
Jesus Gave Me You – Bryan White
If Only I Could Say That – Kenny Rogers
A Bible And A Bus Ticket Residence – Confederate Railway
A Bible And A Bus Ticket Residence – Ty Herndon
Wreckin’ Ball – Burnin’ Daylight
When it is The Proper Time – Smokey (European)
What Did I Really Do – Aaron Neville
Sure Thing – Adam Hughes
You Can’t Take It With You – T.G. Sheppard
You Can’t Go On It To You – Ron David Moore
Small Town Woman – Claudia Church
Nothing’s Impossible – Claudia Church
We Selected A San Antonio Rose – Hank Thompson
We Selected A San Antonio Rose – Gene Watson
Mama Needs You To Definitely Hold The Woman – Greg Holland