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My sincere thank you to all who listen and to those who comment. Music is one thing I have loved since my early days singing in church and listening to the Grand Ole Opry on Saturday nights. My Mom insisted that my youngest brother and sister and I sing at all services. It was the time I recall when we were applauded - not what we'd expect at home and it made that young boy "beam". Shyness, kept me from pursuing the field. After 72 years of "seasoning" and erasing hang ups, it's the one thing that allows me to relax and connect with so many folks. And what a blessing; with all the kind folks I've "met" on this site.
My interest is in variety: Artists, songs and genres. If the song has good lyrics and/or melody, it attracts my attention and; if I don't know it, I listen to the originals on Google and learn it. Most of my attention is directed at the classics regardless of the genre. Following is a little "CD" sampling of what I sing though occasionally, I may do something from any of the other SS genre's:
http://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/b97e67941 "Filipino Baby" by Jim Moseley - Ernest Tubb
http://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/c4b9612bd "All The Time" A duet by My Dear Friend Bing and me - Jack Greene
http://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/c07beae97 "Baby (You've Got What It Takes" A duet by My Dear friend Bing and me - Brook Benton and Dinah Washington
http://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/ba71bd577 "The Highwaymen" A quartet version of this song by invitation from Bob Summerville; a former DJ and now SS member.
http://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/b66d0c78b "A Good Year For The Roses" by Jim Moseley - Alan Jackson and George Jones
http://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/b68c03dab The Cowboy in the Continental Suit by Jim Moseley - Marty Robbins
http://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/bd9e0fbbf Never Gonna Love Again by Jim Moseley - Eric Carmen
http://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/c0a84da5f You've Never Been This Far Before A duet by Barb and Jim - Conway
http://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/bd9e3b85f Hearts Aren't Made to Break by Jim Moseley - Lee Greenwood
http://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/b16a8af27 Heaven in My Woman's Eyes by Jim Moseley - Tracy Byrd
http://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/cf8e17efe Early Mornin' Rain by Jim Moseley - Elvis Presley
http://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/d18dfbbba Ridin' My Thumb to Mexico by Jim Moseley - Johnny Rodriguez
http://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/abacd5bdb He Stopped Lovin' Her Today by Jim Moseley - George Jones
http://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/b89af8027 For The Good Times by Jim Moseley - Ray Price
http://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/b8b045a77 What's He Doing in My World by Jim Moseley - Eddy Arnold
http://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/ac92e5e9f I Will by Jim Moseley - Dean Martin
http://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/ae813c65f Sunday Morning Coming Down by Jim Moseley - Johnny Cash
http://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/b0931dc17 Always on My Mind by Jim Moseley - Willie Nelson
http://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/aa99f383f This Is Where The Cowboy Rides Away by Jim Moseley - George Strait
http://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/c682e6622 Why Don't You Spend The Night by Jim Moseley - Ronnie Millsap
http://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/c5a03ef0e Hungry Eyes by Jim Moseley - Merle Haggard
http://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/c26139c16 Garden Party by Jim Moseley - Ricky Nelson
http://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/c9bad9256 Miss Emily's Picture by Jim Moseley - John Conlee
http://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/c6aa41316 Home by Jim Moseley - Joe Diffie
http://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/bab5915c1 Distant Drums by Jim Moseley - Jim Reeves
http://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/b497aeb61 You're The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me by Jim Moseley - Ray Price
http://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/b6add4969 I Just Want To Dance With You a duet by Jim Moseley and Linda Vincent - George Strait
http://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/c87b34652 Country Bumpkin by Jim Moseley - Cal Smith
http://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/b37d6cd85 Whiskey Lullaby A duet by Jim Moseley and Dorothy - Brad Paisley and Allison Krause
http://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/b16c2b103 "Come Early Morning" by Jim Moseley - Don Williams
http://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/bc9effa23 "Silver Tongued Devil And I" by Jim Moseley - Kris Kristofferson
http://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/b58a81353 "Squaws Along The Yukon" by Jim Moseley - Hank Thompson
http://www.singsnap.com/karaoke/r/b98c709ab "In The Ghetto" by Jim Moseley - Elvis Presley
I do take personal requests and will give it all I've got to do them. Just NO RAP or heavy metal stuff. I'm 75 and that does not fit my definition of music.
I was born in Swartz, Louisiana and as a youngster; I had two loves, baseball and music. My Mom, who was a staunch church goer, insisted that my younger brother, sister and I sing in church, much to my embarrassment due to my shyness. We moved to Claremore, Oklahoma when I was 15. At age 16, I left home and made my way to Los Angeles with a one semester stop in Wetumpka, Alabama.
In LA, I worked my way through Belmont High School and played third base and pitched baseball. I then earned my BS degree from San Fernando Valley State College and played one season as a pitcher on the first baseball championship team for the school. Vietnam put a delay on my dream to play baseball professionally and upon my return, I was told I was too old to play.
Having arrived in LA during the early rock 'n roll years, I began collecting every #1 recording from the late 50's - mid 60's. I also found I enjoyed singing along with the radio but was terrified of getting in front of anyone to actually sing.
MANY years later, I met a great Azle, Texas gal, who had performed for Johnny High's Opry. Of course, I had NO knowledge of that but she had the ability to suffer through some of my "radio duets". One night she took me to one of the Opry's she had performed at; and without my knowledge, set me up to sing before a crowded house with a live country band. This led to introducing me to Karaoke and I was hooked on my second love.
I currently live in Ft Worth, Texas.
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