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Music vets form new label

Thursday, July 1, 2010 – Music producer Paul Worley, along with partners Wally Wilson and Glen Morgan formed a new record label, Skyville Records. The label is the latest venture of the threesome who formed Skyline Music Publishing six years ago.

"This label is a natural extension of the artist development that we have always done," Worley said. "It makes more sense now than ever as the music industry must create new ways of doing business."

Stealing Angels is the first group on the label. The trio's debut single will be He Better Be Dead, out July 12.

Albums produced by Worley have sold more than 125 million units worldwide. He was Executive VP at Sony Music Nashville and later the VP and CCO at Warner Brothers Records in Nashville. Worley has discovered, developed and produced acts including the Dixie Chicks, Martina McBride, Big & Rich and most recently, Lady Antebellum.

Wilson is a record producer, music publisher and musician. He has penned songs for Rascal Flatts, The Neville Brothers, Joe Cocker, Amy Grant and Vince Gill.

Morgan helped found a law firm Beaumont, Texas and has worked directly with Worley and Wilson in a business management role.

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