John Richards is an award winning world class jazz guitarist. He is a Nashville ""cat"" to the utmost, who has played professional guitar and worked as a singer all his life...having started at a young age on the Ernest Tubb Midnight Jamboree. He is promoted by Peggy Mercer Music Group. His label is Imaginary Records. Producer is Lloyd Townsend.

Ain't No Good News
Bluesy jazz song



Jazz Blues
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What Do You Think of My Loving?
world class contemporary lively jazz with great guitar and instruments



Contemporary Jazz
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Summertime
Cover of the classic song, Summertime written by Ira and George Gershwin. Song says it all.



Jazz Blues
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The Cross We Bear
A smooth haunting jazz piece written to honor the National Cemeteries worldwide. Recorded in Nashvile, Tenn at Gene Breeden's with Moe Denham, Roy Vogt on bass, and Austin Bealmear on drums. Vocals and guitar, John Richards.



Gospel Jazz
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Pookie's a Dude
A man who loves his cat and describes the cat's personality.



Jazz Blues
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John Richards

4/27/2013 6:34:52 PM
Thanks for allowing me to share my song, Ain't No Good News with worldwide fans! Hope you enjoy this song, it is on the new cd, My Jazz II.



John Richards

1/15/2013 9:20:11 AM

New songs from the album coming shortly! New songs from my new cd, My Jazz II, will be uploaded over the next few days. Please add to your illustrious stations and message me if you dig this. Much appreciation to all of you.




John Richards

8/19/2012 4:36:34 PM
Great news: I have a new No. 1 overall, Ain't No Good Newsand thanking the entire worldwide IAC family for putting me up here...It is an awesome circle of friends on here and jazz lovers are taking the place by storm, how cool for the jazz world. Thanks from my heart to yours!



Peggy Mercer

7/19/2012 5:39:05 AM
Ain't No Good News is great "news" as the song is a smash hit...I LOVE IT...thanks for your jazz genius...the world of Jazz knows your name!



John Richards

7/18/2012 4:38:30 PM
Thanks to everyone for playing the new song Ain't No Good News! It is off like a rocket! jazz rocket that is...



John Richards

7/17/2012 4:54:25 AM
Good News: new song, called Ain't No Good News! We are thrilled to announce the worldwide launch of a new song from my forthcoming album, My Jazz II...Please add and share and play Ain't No Good News and love you some jazz! From my heart and soul, Ain't No Good News...



John Richards

6/27/2012 6:22:07 AM
Graphics are to be finished this week for my new cd, My Jazz II...really great...Working with CMG Records on the graphics end of things. Videographer in Shoreline, Washington is Robert Hammerstrom so there wil be a dvd available on the "making of the cd"...and the cover and back side of the cd look amazing. I will post the release date shortly and a new song is being launched this week, stay tuned and thanking you ALL so very much!



John Richards

6/20/2012 5:35:00 AM
I want to thank each of you who have added Blindside to their list and great stations. We are getting ready to launch the next fantastic song from my new cd due out in a few weeks now,,more news on this next song very shortly now...get ready to add it to your stations...and thanks in advance!



JazzXpress Caravan

4/20/2012 6:41:18 PM
Hi John
welcome to the JazzXpress Caravan station ! Great to have you aboard.
regards
Helen Simons
www.jazzxpress.com.au
www.facebook.com/helensimonsjazzxpress
www.myspace.com.au
BayFM99.9
streaming ...www.bayfm.org




John Richards

3/20/2012 6:12:18 AM
I am busy this week getting the material to the label for the new c.d. and the producer and I are looking over the songs to see if anything needs anything...very exciting news on the Pr and Marketing front as well...I look for this album to be such a blessing to jazz and overall music lovers worldwide. GOD is blessing my music!



John Richards

3/10/2012 2:33:31 PM
My award that I won says "The Marion James Blue's Society" and I wish to thank all of you for your overwhelming responses and congrats notes on this. It is a great honor to win such an award from Marion James, known as Nashville's Queen of the Blues...



John Richards

3/10/2012 2:29:04 PM
John Richards was named the Marion James organization's "Blues and Jazz Guitar Player of the Year" for 2012...This is a huge honor. John is thrilled to receive this honor and wishes to thank Marion James.



John Richards

3/8/2012 5:27:19 PM
Great! Just contact me before you hit town.



Paul groover

3/8/2012 4:43:46 PM
If i am ever in Nashville i will look you up



Paul groover

2/28/2012 6:29:50 PM
A Jazz song No1 on IAc WoW. The music is changing people know what they want


 

       

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John Richards I am pleased to announce I have finished laying the tracks for my new cd to be released in mid to late June now. Recording was done at legendary Gene Breeden's studio in Nashville, Tn.
Peggy Mercer John Richards new cd is due out soon, we are hoping the end of JUNE. The sound tracks are done...The graphics is in the works...we are thrilled!
John Richards The graphics for the new cd will be laid this week and finished...I am really proud. The graphics are in the hands of an expert. Photos by Peg and others...You all will love this...Very jazzy cover for sure!
* Your song 'Ain't No Good News' has just been added to Get Down Music Nashville station!
John Richards Announcing release of new hit jazz song from album, My Jazz II, coming in a few weeks now...very exciting bluesy song written by Hadley Hawkins, melody by John Richards!
* Your song 'Ain't No Good News' has just been added to KIAC Hitline station!
* Your song 'Ain't No Good News' has just been added to Jazz station!
* Your song 'Ain't No Good News' has just been added to SPARKLERS station!
* Your song 'Ain't No Good News' has just been added to Ray's Selections station!
Peggy Mercer John Richards was notified that Ain't No Good News has been added to these great stations. He said he is honored and will be in touch with all of you!
John Richards So proud to see that Ain't No Good News is at No. 1 overall charts, No. 1 in Jazz and No. 1 in blues jazz...only this great community of worldwide fans could love jazz this much...this is awesome...and I thank each of you from my heart.
* Your song 'Ain't No Good News' has just been added to Nice Station station!
John Richards Pookie's a Dude...announcing great new jazz and jazz blues song about a cat with an attitude. Hope you folks like this!
* Your song 'Pookie's a Dude' has just been added to Get Down Music Nashville station!
Peggy Mercer Congrats on your new destined to become hit, cat song Pookie's A Dude! Oh God I love it!
* Your song 'Pookie's a Dude' has just been added to Over The Moon station!
* Your song 'Pookie's a Dude' has just been added to Indie RUUULES!!! station!
* Your song 'Pookie's a Dude' has just been added to Cup'A Coffee (Expresso) station!
* Your song 'The Cross We Bear' has just been added to Get Down Music Nashville station!
* Your song 'Pookie's a Dude' has just been added to The place to be station!
* Your song 'Pookie's a Dude' has just been added to The Inner Ear station!
* Your song 'The Cross We Bear' has just been added to Radio Jones station!
* Your song 'The Cross We Bear' has just been added to KIAC Hitline station!
* Your song 'The Cross We Bear' has just been added to Jazz station!
* Your song 'The Cross We Bear' has just been added to New Releases Sampler station!
John Richards The Oar --new gospel song from John Richards, many thanks for listening!
* Your song 'The Oar ' has just been added to Get Down Music Nashville station!
* Your song 'Angels We Have Heard On High ' has just been added to Get Down Music Nashville station!
* Your song 'The Oar ' has just been added to Heartland station!
* Your song 'Summertime' has just been added to Get Down Music Nashville station!
* Your song 'Summertime' has just been added to but I mean jazz station!
* Your song 'Summertime' has just been added to KIAC Hitline station!
* Your song 'Summertime' has just been added to Diane's Place station!
* Your song 'Summertime' has just been added to Wide Angle station!
* Your song 'Summertime' has just been added to Solar Guitar station!
* Your song 'Summertime' has just been added to MY FAVOURITE MISTAKES station!
John Richards Thanks to everyone who has bought my new cd, My Jazz II...it is for sale at Amazon and various stores around Nashville...will post soon! Thanks.
* Your song 'The Oar ' has just been added to Radio Jones station!
* Your song 'The Oar ' has just been added to FtB Favorites station!
* Your song 'Ain't No Good News' has just been added to Get Down Music Nashville station!
* Your song 'Ain't No Good News' has just been added to Nathan's Picks station!
* Your song 'Ain't No Good News' has just been added to but I mean jazz station!
John Richards Thanks to everyone for sharing my new listing, Ain't No Good News, from the new cd, My Jazz II...I appreciate the support
* Your song 'Ain't No Good News' has just been added to Songs - to listen to 2 station!
* Your song 'Ain't No Good News' has just been added to Radio Jones station!
John Richards Hello all! Just uploaded a new song What Do You Think of my Loving from the new cd, My Jazz II..Enjoy!
* Your song 'What Do You Think of My Loving?' has just been added to Get Down Music Nashville station!
* Your song 'What Do You Think of My Loving?' has just been added to Radio Jones station!
IAC Your song 'The Oar ' has just been added to I.A.C. Master Songwriters. station!
IAC Your song 'What Do You Think of My Loving?' has just been added to green yogurt station!
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John Richards is one of the most sought after jazz guitar players on the globe. His repertoire of music ranges from jazz and blues to gospel and country. He plays the old favorites, the new and the in-between. His debut album was sold out solid and included sound tracks featuring legend the late Vassar Clements and Nashville's reknowned Victor Wooten. He is a hit BMI songwriter and singer and a life long musician, well known for his gifted ""speedy fingers""...He has backed many stars including Tanya Tucker, Barbara Mandrell and many more. His new album, My Jazz II is due out on November 30th 2012.
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Over The Moon Two
Jazz
Diane's Place
Nathan's Picks
but I mean jazz
green yogurt
Hitline Archive
Get Down Music Nashville
Songs - to listen to 2
Solar Guitar

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Get Down Music Nashville   reat station out of Old Hickory (Nashville, TN)
WHERE THE MIGHTY RIVERS MEET   Great music!
Featured Songs   Great roster of the hits!
Radio Jones   I like Radio Jones, cool...Thanks for adding Blindside!
The Jazz Club   Great station! Thanks for adding BlindSide.
LEGENDARY MUSIC   Thanks for the awesome comments, we appreciate you my friend!
Get Down Music Nashville   Thanks to this great station for launching my hit, BlindSide and promoting me.
The JazzXpress Caravan   Great station. I'm in great company, many thanks!
Get Down Music Nashville   Peg plays great music, enjoy friends!
Get Down Music Nashville   Great station and wonderful working with you folks!
Get Down Music Nashville   Great station and I appreciate all you folks do for my music!
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Jerry Butler Country   Hey Jerry, good to see you on here...haven't seen you since the t.v. taping, want to keep in touch,give me a call sometime when you get a chance...! Thanks. John Richards

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