Goin' to Texas
RED NOTE RECORDS is proud to again bring you, Preston Camp, Jr., who writes with Texas Grit and on the edge of country, his 3rd album release 'Goin' To Texas'. It shows that he is another legendary singer-songwriter in the making. He was a featured artist in CountryStarsOnline's Waiting In The Wings with his debut album 'Anywhere,Texas' and he was named RadioIndy GOLD ARTIST for his 2nd album 'Timetraveler' where he was also a recipient of the Grindie Award. TEXAS RADIO The Netherlands featured both albums as 'Album Of The Week' and he was also their featured guest artist for a live interview on their show. Both albums are seeing extensive airplay on The Worldwide DJ Playlist in The Netherlands, Scotland, Germany, France, Australia, Italy, Belgium, New Zealand, Austria Europe, Sweden, Ireland, England, The USA and others. Stig Tornqvist of CMR 105.5 Radio in Sweden and Remo Ricaldone from Susa Onda Radio in Italy sum it up intheir mail to Preston. 'Hi Preston, Thank you very, very much for your CD's. Wah!! You deserve to be more well known than Kris, Willie, Waylon and all other great guys. This is real Country Music from the heart. That kind of Country Music we love here. There will be many spins from both 'Anywhere, Texas' and 'Timetraveler'. Wish you all the very best. Stig Stig Tornqvist/DJ & Resp. Editor/CMR 105.5 in Sweden 'Dear Preston, I got your second CD and I wanna thank you deeply! I enjoyed it very much as I did with your previous one and I must say you can proudly stand among the greatest in country music, from Waylon and Willie, Kris and every other top artist. 'Timetraveler' is a brilliant collection of story songs that touch deep the listener's heart and I'll give plenty of airplay to 'em in my radio show called 'Happy Trails' on Susa Onda Radio, Italy. Thanks again, Preston!' Remo Ricaldone, Italy In it's first week of release 'Goin' To Texas' is on The Worldwide DJ Playlist in Sweden, New Zealand, Australia, The Netherlands, Germany, The USA, Ireland and others. Mike Penard (Mike the DJ) of American Roots Music on ISA Radio in FRance writes of 'Goin' To Texas', 'What a pleasure to see your name on the envelope...it obviously meant a new release...and what a disc! To me you are kind of a new Guy Clark...you are already essential in the musical landscape...there is everthing we can expect in your music..everything...good songs, catching melodies, killing voice, good music..' 'music really needs artists like you...' 'Goin' To Texas' is scheduled for Album Of The Week on January 4, 2009 on TEXAS RADIO The Netherlands. Eddy and Ria Veldkamp write, 'Wow, this is AGAIN a great piece of work and you're music's growin' to an extraordinary kind of country music.' ' We wish y'all the luck with this SUPERB new album.' They wrote of the album 'Anywhere,Texas',' An album in the tradition of Kris Kristofferson, Guy Clark and John Prine. WE LOVE IT!!!!!' And they descibed the album, 'Timetraveler' as a new masterpiece. Programme director Christian Claesberg and DJ Andrea Stolle of Radio Teutoberger Wald, Germany wrote, 'Anywhere,Texas' is one of the best releases that we have ever worked with.' They write about the new release 'Goin' TO Texas', 'Love your songs!...Great stuff!...Our listeners love Preston!' Gerd Stassen of Radio EVW Germany writes about 'Goin' To Texas', 'thanks so much for the EXCELLENT new album...' Stig Tornqvist of CMR 105.5 in Sweden writes, 'Thanks for your CD 'Goin' To Texas'. You made it again!!' 'Goin' To Texas includes J. David Leonard on dobro, guitars, mandolin, piano, organ and some cool harmony vocals, J. David was once named Songwriter Of The Year by The Tennessee Songwriters Association, Tommy Dodd is on steel guitar, who among many of his credits played steel on Travis Tritts 'Country Club' album, Bethany Olds is on fiddle and mandolin, she has played with many greats in Nashville, Tom Wolf is on harmonica, Diane Leonard on Tamborine and Jennifer Ferren with her bluesy vocals. Preston is a Graduate of The University Of Georgia, where he was a member of The UGA DAWGS football team. After graduating he played clubs, honky tonks,and taverns in Georgia and Alabama. Then after spending time on the streets of Nashville's Music Row pitching songs and receiving encouragement from such Greats as Jerry Reed and Sonny Throckmorton, Preston settled in to a long stint at writing and compiled over 40 songwriting awards to his name. His awards include several from California's American Song Festival including one of their Top Awards, numerous awards from The Nashville Songwriting Association International, numerous awards from The Atlanta Songwriters Association and The Georgia Music Industry Association. RED NOTE RECORDS will be filming the music video of the song 'wanna' be cowgirl' off the new album release 'Goin' To Texas' to submit to GAC ( Great American Country ).