In his twenty-nine years writing songs in Nashville TN, Joe’s songs have been included on numerous multi-platinum, platinum and gold albums exceeding more than 16 Million in sales, including THE # 1 COUNTRY SINGLE “IN PICTURES” recorded by ALABAMA on RCA Records and THE TOP 10 SINGLE “SHE SAID YES” recorded by RHETT AKINS on Decca Records. Some other notable titles include “FOREVER SEVENTEEN”, which is included on TIM McGRAW’S Curb Records, platinum CD “Southern Voice” and his song “SOMEONE IS ME” appears on both KENNY ROGERS Capitol release “Water and Bridges” and BLAINE LARSEN’S RCA release “Rockin’ You Tonight”. JASON ALDEAN included a song titled “BACK IN THIS CIGARETTE” on his Broken Bow Records’ Platinum CD “Relentless” and LUKE BRYAN included their co-written song “Tackle Box, on his Gold Certified, debut Capitol release. Other artists who have been generous enough to record Joe’s songs include REBA MCENTIRE, DAN SEALS, JOE DIFFIE, DERYL DODD, DARYLE SINGLETARY, LINDA DAVIS, ROBERT ELLIS ORRALL, MICHAEL RAY, MALLARY HOPE, TRACY BYRD, JOSH PRUNO, AMBER HAYES, ABI ANN, DAN MURPHY, DUDE MOWREY, RICK MONROE, JEFF AND SHERI EASTER, MILES WILLIAMS, MIKE WALKER, TWIN KENNEDY, among numerous others. Joe’s versions of some of his tunes are included on his RIRN Records debut release titled “Horton’s Garage” and on his 2015 release, “Songs For Sammie”.
***** KENNY ROGERS HAS JUST RECORDED “BACK TO BETHLEHEM” AND THE SONG IS INCLUDED ON HIS WARNER BROS. 2015 CHRISTMAS RELEASE, “ONCE AGAIN IT’S CHRISTMAS.” *****
***** NBC’S 2014 “THE VOICE” WINNER CRAIG WAYNE BOYD PERFORMED JOE’S SONG “IN PICTURES” DURING THE FINALS AND RELEASED IT AS A SINGLE TO I-TUNES ON DECEMBER 15TH AND DEBUTED ON THE BILLBOARD DIGITAL COUNTRY SALES CHART AT #3 *****