Sign up for newsletter
 

Broken Bow signs Shane

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 – Broken Bow Records signed Kentucky native Elvie Shane, it was announced Wednesday.

Shane gained some attention for his song "My Boy," written about his stepson.

"The second that I walked into BBR, I became dead set on becoming a part of their team. There was such a sense of respect and camaraderie between the team and I could tell that we share the same type of values. It just immediately felt like home," said Shane. "BBR and BMG always strive to find iconic artists, and I feel so blessed to now be a part of their incredible roster. It's a dream come true."

"The first time I heard 'My Boy' it had me and our SVP of Promotion, Carson James in tears, and it garnered the same reaction from many people throughout the building. As we dug in deeper from there, we got to know Elvie as an accomplished writer and storyteller," said Jon Loba, EVP BBR Music Group. "Seeing our director of A&R Chris Poole's passionate belief in Elvie and his unique sound made us even more confident that Elvie needed to be a part of the BBR family."

Steve Earle, John Fogerty and Roger Miller are among Shane's influences. His label said he favored rootsy grooves, heavy guitar licks and gospel-ready vocals.

Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Sweeney maintains her musical integrity – Sunny Sweeney has gone the big label route and even earned a hit with "From a Table Away," but truth be told, she's better off without the baggage of the bigs, especially given the consistent quality and musical vision that was so clearly and admirably on display on this evening. When the East Texas native started her career, she was... »»»
Concert Review: Live, Shelley proves she's the real deal – After the concert, Joan Shelley was greeted by a fan at the near sold-out club who had never seen her before. The first timer told the Louisville, Ky.-based folk-oriented singer that she wanted to see for herself if Shelley's vocals were the real deal live. The fan walked away mighty impressed -based on her comments - and it was easy to see why.... »»»
Follow Country Standard Time  Subscribe to Country News Digest  Follow Country Standard Time on twitter  Visit Country Standard Time on Facebook 

Elsewhere in the news

Currently at the CST blogs

Bingham gets personal with "American Love Song"...again A lot of the early reviews for "American Love Song," Ryan Bingham's latest set of raucous and reflective Americana brilliance, have characterized it as the singer/ songwriter's most personal album to date.... »»»
Wilson goes her own way After having huge success at the get go with "Redneck Woman," Wilson eventually went her own way and took a break. During her "hiatus," Wilson started her own label and was a "120 percent mom" to her teenage daughter.... »»»