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• QUICK BIO: Richard Lynch is an American country music artist, who has compiled a long list of country hits and chart toppers in the world of traditional country music.
6/28/2017 6:38:52 AM
Richard Lynch Band
Waynesville OH - United States
•  Country

• INFLUENCES: Conway Twitty, Keith Whitley, Waylon Jennings, George Jones

Randy Hayford-Twang Thang Country-Manager

Twang Thang Country - Nashville, TN

• BIO:
March 15, 2017;

Richard Lynch set to release his third studio album. "Mending Fences" is sure to make a lasting mark in the world of traditional country music. The album will officially release on April 1, 2017.

January, 2016:
The Roots Radio Report announces that "A Better Place" from Richard Lynch has been named their 2016 Tru Country Song of The Year

November 19, 2016

The Roots Radio Report announces that Richard has hit 32 weeks at number one on their True Country Radio Chart with "A Better Place" the title track from Lynch's latest album.

March 16, 2016

The Academy of Western Artists has awarded The 2015 Pure Country Album of The Year to Richard Lynch for his A Better Place. The announcement was made March 12, 2016 at the 20th Annual Will Rogers Awards Ceremony held at Brown Lupton University Union at The Texas Christian University in Fort Worth Texas.

You’d be hard-pressed to find a musician as authentic as Richard Lynch, whose traditional country music fully embodies his hay-raising, farm-dwelling lifestyle. An all-American, blue collar country man, Lynch has poured his heart and soul into the countless chart-topping hits he and his band have produced. His music is 100% real country, evoking some of the great classics who influenced him, like Keith Whitley. Conway Twitty, and George Strait. For three decades and counting, Lynch has written, sung, and performed his songs with passion and dedication, building himself up into an independent country music sensation. While his musical roots are grounded in pure country, his songs also showcase elements of western swing, rockabilly and outlaw country.

Living the life he sings about is what gives Richard Lynch the edge asasinger/songwriter. Richard is a hard working, personafication of pure country. He is a designer and builder of amazing barns, and as should be expected, he is an American farmer. His everyday life and paying his musical dues by performing at 100's of events & shows a year, all across the country, is that which shaped him into a one-of-a-kind performer. Richard's style is true and it carries into his live shows. Much like his music alone, a live performance of the Richard Lynch Band is something you feel. It's something you carry with you when you walk away. If country music is a gift that sustains in our lives wherever we go, Richard Lynch is the messenger.

Lynch, based in Waynesville, Ohio, released his first full-length album, The Last of A Dying Breed, in 2013, and was nominated as Best Male Country Artist by the Independent Country Music Association in 2014. His most recent album is, a 12-track production that garnered critical acclaim, particularly for its first single and title track “ A Better Place”. The Lynch album was named the Pure Country Album of the Year by the Academy of Western Artists, while Lynch was declared Humanitarian of the Year, and his band named the Traditional Country Band of the Year at the 2015 Josie Awards. A Better Place was produced by renowned songwriter Billy Yates, and features the work of several talented musicians who have previously worked with artists including Garth Brooks, Tim McGraw, and Reba McEntire.

Backed by a group of hand selected country musicians, the Richard Lynch Band performs a wide variety of music. Perfect for the true traditionalist longing for the emotions of three cords and the truth wrapped in the soul of a steel guitar or fans seeking hard driving honky tonk, a Richard Lynch performance will surely warm your country soul.

**2015 Pure Country Album of The Year awarded by The Academy of Western Artists 20th Annual Will Rogers Awards.

**2015 Inductee into The Independent Country Music Hall of Fame

**2015 Album of The Year award from AAAmusiclinx

** Named one of 2015's Best Albums by My Kind of Country

** 2015 Humanitarian of The Year - Josie Awards Show

** 2015 Band of the Year - Josie/Country Blast Radio

** 2015 Male Vocalist of the Year Nominee at Nashville Universe

** 2015 Entertainer of the Year Nominee at Nashville Universe

** 2015 Entertainer of The Year - CMG Global Radio Network

** 2015 Album of The Year - CMG Global Radio Network - "Last of A Dying

** 2015 Song of The Year - CMG Global Radio Network - "She's Got Me
Drinkin' Again"

** 2014 Male Artist of the Year Nominee by the Independent Country Music

** 2014 Male Country Vocalist of the Year at CMG Global Radio Network