A Good Time Story
This is a teacher from Arkansas by the name of Ashley McBryde. Ashley first came to my attention about 2 weeks ago when a listener messaged me a link to her tune AMERICAN SCANDAL. I was driving when I played the tune and actually pulled over so I could email her management team about getting some product to give away. I added 4 of her tunes to my station's playlist that afternoon. In the 2 short weeks since I introduced her to my listener's she has become one of our most requested artists.
I spent a couple decades on the road in tour busses before getting into radio. I never aspired to be a big star, just a world class musician. But when you play the Opry, everything changes. It is hallowed ground in Country Music, and anyone blessed enough to step into that circle is definitely NOT going "NOWHERE". This is about as real of a tune as it gets and exemplifies the attitude one has to have to succeed in the business.
I wanted to share this for all the music lovers, dreamers and those who have been told all their lives they'd never be nothing.
Congratulations Ashley, you did good.