Rhody, Alan

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As a songwriter, Alan Rhody is best known for the #1 country-pop classic, “I’ll Be True ToYou”
(Oak Ridge Boys); “Wild-Eyed Dream” (Ricky Van Shelton); “Trainwreck Of Emotion”
(Lorrie Morgan / Del McCoury #1 bluegrass); “Christmas To Christmas” (Toby Keith /
Tanya Tucker / Lee Greenwood) plus other songs recorded by George Jones; Suzie Boggus;
Michael Martin Murphey; Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper; Atlanta Rhythm Section;
Lynn Anderson; Barbara Fairchild and songwriter, hit maker and actor, Hoyt Axton.
His newest solo release, “Farther On” (April 2017), is just that, recorded, sung and played
by Rhody in his home studio. It also features two of his paintings and a recent poem in the
liner notes and graphics. A Louisville, Kentucky native, Rhody plays guitar and harmonica and
has served as a producer and publisher for others as well. In a career that now spans forty years,
he has recorded with such greats as John Prine, John Hartford, Sam Bush and Barry “Byrd” Burton
(Amazing Rhythm Aces) among others. His music has been featured on NPR’s “Morning Edition”
and “All Things Considered.” He’s made many network TV appearances in the U.S. and Canada.
www.alanrhody.com“If you’ve never seen this Nashville singer-songwriter perform, you’re missing out on one of our
most entertaining and amusing acoustic troubadours.”
– Robert K. Oermann, music critic, author, historian

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