Road Dog Media Group at CRS with James Wesley
During Country Radio Seminar in Nashville, we were able to spend a some time with the incomparable, James Wesley.
Make sure you check out our conversation as we discuss how he make the decision to go from Broken Bow Records to being an Independent artist and releasing his new single, "The You I Wanna Know" to the new self-titled EP being released this summer.
James, thank you for taking some time with us and we look forward to seeing what happens next! We need to schedule some fishing time at the "clearest lake in Kansas" with you soon!
More About James Wesley:
Country singer/songwriter James Wesley was born and raised in Mound Valley, Kansas. Originally signed to Warner Bros. in 1999 as James Prosser, he released one album, Life Goes On, before adopting the Wesley moniker. After relocating to Nashville, Wesley hooked up with songwriter Rodney Clawson and producer Dan Frizsell, inked a deal with Broken Bow Records, and released the single "Jackson Hole." The song debuted at #41 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, and was followed in 2010 by a second single, "Real" that topped the charts at #22, followed by "Didn't I" at #24 in 2011.
James found a new level of exposure when he was the opening act for two weeks of superstar Taylor Swift's Speak Now tour. Three singles followed in anticipation for Wesley's debut album, Real, including "Walking Contradiction," "Thank A Farmer," and "Hooked Up" which appeared in 2012, 2013 and 2015.
James continues touring and playing corporate events across the country. A highlight of James' career, was in the inclusion of "I'm a Lonesome Fugitive" and "The Fightin' Side of Me" which James recorded for the Merle Haggard tribute album, titled "Working Man's Poet," (Released in April of 2014).
James' self-titled EP is set to be released in the Spring of 2019 and features five all-new James Wesley originals.
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