Self-Penned Song Honors Roy Orbison’s Musical Influence
After charting more than 30 top 40 hits on Billboard Country Music Charts, entertainer Ronnie McDowell continues to write and record, sounding better than ever. McDowell is set for a new release on Debut Records this week, titled “Hurtin'”. The single will be the first song for fans off of his upcoming EP, “The Studio Chronicles.” “Hurtin'” is currently available for download or airplay.
“Hurtin'” is a new song written by Ronnie McDowell with his friend and business partner, Steve Geppi. Although, the song does have a throwback feel to the sound of of the legendary Roy Orbison who was a great influence on McDowell. The recording even features tribute artist Roy Inlow of Roy and The Orbits on a cameo appearance as the singers tones cry out the ‘Hurtin'” of a heartbreak.
The upcoming EP will also include the original rock and roll song, “Rocket 88” and another original, “Bring Back Rock and Roll.” Both of these recordings include once-in-a-lifetime collaborations with Bill Medley (The Righteous Brothers) and Billy Swan (“I Can Help”). The latter song, “Bring Back Rock and Roll,” has an accompanying music video that is currently airing worldwide on Country Classic. Ronnie McDowell is hosting the popular show over the next three weeks. The video is also on Ronnie McDowell’s music channel on You Tube.
You can view the video for “Bring Back Rock and Roll” below as well.
For more information on Ronnie McDowell and his tour schedule, please visit, www.ronniemcdowell.com.
About Ronnie McDowell: Ronnie McDowell entertains audiences worldwide with his own blend of romantic intimacy and country excitement! Ronnie McDowell charted a string of hit singles between 1979 and 1986… “Older Women”… “You’re Gonna Ruin My Bad Reputation”… “Watchin Girls Go By” …and “In A New York Minute.” The hit maker charted 19 top ten hits. The Vietnam Veteran’s admiration for Elvis led to McDowell singing 36 songs on the soundtrack “Elvis,” the Dick Clark-produced television movie that featured Kurt Russell as the performer. He also was the singing voice for the television movie “Elvis And Me”, the ABC television series about the early years of Elvis’ career titled simply “Elvis” as well as, the 1997 Showtime special “Elvis Meets Nixon.” McDowell is a true artist and his creativity has expanded to original paintings for Walt Disney along with painting of some of pop culture’s biggest celebrities from Elvis to Dolly Parton to Clark Gable.HIs artwork and music cross paths in his new television show, Painting America. McDowell has also recorded a patriotic song with the Oak Ridge Boys, “Make America Great Again,” for a Curb Records compilation. And McDowell is currently recording an EP for Curb Records which includes two songs recorded with Bill Medley (The Righteous Brothers) and Billy Swan (“I Can Help”).http://www.countryschatter.com/2018/08/ronnie-mcdowell-releases-new-single/New ReleasesPress Release"Bring Back Rock and Roll","Hurtin'",Bill Swan,Clark Gable,curb records,Dolly Parton,Kurt Russell,Ronnie McDowell,Roy Orbinson