Movin' On Back at #1 to start 2020!

Featured live on Sirius XM Bluegrass Junction with Kyle Cantrell

Looking forward to 2020 - 2019 in review

HappyNewYear!  We have had a huge debut year for Merle Monroe- and for that we owe thanks to everyone who has supported us! Thank you to those who played our music, requested our music, written a review on our album, purchased our album, attended a concert and most of all gave our new music a chance! Thank you to our wonderful band- Derek Deakins, Josh Doss and Eli Johnston and to the Sheri Clark Agency!

Here is a quick run down of what YOU helped make happen: 

“Oh the Joy of Christmas” - debuts at #16 on the Bluegrass Todaycharts 

Sold out album release concert with WBCM - Radio Bristol at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum 

“This Town” releases as first single from upcoming album. Video Premiers with Vents Magazine Street Team Page and charts at #3 on Roots Music Report, #7 on Bluegrass Today, #2 on AirPlay Direct, #1 on Mountain Bluegrass with David Pugh and current top 20 on the Bluegrass Unlimited Inc. national charts! 

Tim Raybon appears on WSM Radio all-nighter with Marcia Campbell 

Sold out album release show at the world famous Station Inn in Nashville, TN! 

“He Will Roll You Over the Tide” debuts at #6 on Bluegrass today and #1 on WWB Mountain Bluegrass. Remaining on the charts for 5 months and is named by Bluegrass today as one of the top 20 Bluegrass Gospel songs for 2019 - Bluegrass Online Radio ! -Artist of the month (June 2019) 

“Blessed City” charts at #4 on the Bluegrass Today and is named as one of Singing News favorites songs of the Summer! 

“Dad” is released as the second single from our debut album and is premiered on The Bluegrass Situation. Charting at #9 on Bluegrass Today, #7 on the Roots Music Report! 

“Movin’ On” debuts at #1 on the Roots Music Report, #1 on Mountain Bluegrass with David M. Pugh and #2 on Bluegrass Today. 

Our debut album “Back to the Country” is officially released on Pinecastle Records June 21st- 

Daniel Grindstaff appears on Steve Martin's Unreal Bluegrass- 

Tim Raybon, Daniel Grindstaff along with Michael Rogers appear on WSM Radio’s popular morning show Coffee, Country and Cody- 

“Back to the Country” is #1 Country/Alt album on Airplay Direct for the month of July! 

Daniel Grindstaff appears on the August cover of national publication of Banjo Newsletter 

Tim Raybon and Daniel Grindstaff attend the International Bluegrass Music Association business conference in Raleigh, NC 

“Back to the Country” remains in the top albums on The Roots Music report for the months August, September, October and November and December! 

The most exciting time for Merle Monroe is a start of a brand new year.  We hope and pray 2020 will bring blessings for your life, prosperity, happiness and joy to make this world a better place than the previous year. Stay tuned- we have a lot of plans for 2020! 

Thank you again! Happy New Year! 
Tim Raybon & Daniel Grindstaff

7th Single from debut project comes in at #4

Back To the Country comes back up to #3 on Roots Music Charts!