Classic Country

by Mel Parker

Released 2016
Released 2016
“Hey Y’all;” will brighten your day and “the Good Guys”; will remind you of yesterday, with a grin; “In the Still of the Night”: will make you want to do it all, again. “The James River Trestle”; is foreboding, but true, yes, it’s a musical warning to you
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Album Notes: 2016
I am very fortunate to have some of the very-best musicians, background vocal arrangements, background vocals and sound-recording engineering in the business. This is my 6th album and I hope it is acclaimed to be the best to date, in your opinion.
Dale Thompson: has played multiple instruments on my songs since 1978, his expertise covers the guitar field from bass, rhythm, lead, dobro, steel guitar, drums as well as arranging the song's instrumentation. …
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In the Still of the Night

by Mel Parker

Released 2015
Released 2015
A lasting cover rendition of a great song.
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Mel Parker is a Ballard singer who will earn your listening ear and your attention.

Magnificent Lady

by Mel Parker

Released 2015
Released 2015
Soft, strong and compelling classic ballad singer , living up to expectations with the sounds of warmth, confidence and secure love.

The Good Guys

by Mel Parker

Released 2015
Released 2015
Easy, fun and inviting as Mel Parker sings and tells the story of the good guys.
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County balladeer, Mel Parker, has been singing most of his life. The Good Guys is one of his lighter tunes but it will soon be followed by some more of his singles and cover songs in the months to come such as Magnificent Lady, Chances Are, Somebody, My Intentions, In Still of the Night and Red Neck Rose. Stay tuned and keep listening.

The James River Trestle

by Mel Parker

Released 2015
Released 2015
Strong, compelling folk ballad...listeners take warning.
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James River Trestle is a true story about the 13 when written but now 14 lives that have sadly been lost as young people ignored warning signs and it cost them their lives as they ventured on to the forbidden high train trestle that crosses the James River from its banks in the hill city of Lynchburg, Va to Madison Heights in Amherst Co. Virginia.

The Best Times

by Mel Parker

Released 2014
Released 2014
Mel “moves the wind and touches the soul’ as he respectfully captures your attention and delivers on his cover of five all-time classic songs: Crazy; I Never Will Marry; I Know that Someday; Your Cheatin Heart; and Blue made famous by the legends of country music as they are delightfully joined by eleven of his multi-dimensional originals as they are woven into the fabric of your mind as “The Best Times”.
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” The Best Times” is my 5th Cd and it was recorded about a mile from my Timberlake home at Robbie Hiner’s Hambone Studio, Robbie also arranged the background vocals in addition to singing and playing the keyboard on Song #4. “Anti-Freeze Annie”. The sound engineering was masterfully done by Jacob Clayton. I also had several other folks of Central Virginia residence or origin that help to make this venture possible…Vanessa Norman, Pam Nance and …
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Ballads, Boogie & Blues

by Mel Parker

Released 2010
Mel Parker- Cutworm Music
Released 2010
Mel Parker- Cutworm Music
Ballads, Boogie & Blues is a versatile performance by Mel Parker...Fun, funny,serious, love songs, sing a long, honky tonk, rockin blues... a classic maker in process.
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Mel Parker , Virginia based performing singer /songwriter's 4th CD “Ballads, Boogie and Blues” is 17 Song Giant CD and it is a Joy to hear...and if you like traditional country music...you'll love it!
Previous releases include 1988 >“Then, Now…Forever,” 2004 >“Cutworm Special,” 18 song mega CD, 2006 > “Everybody Knows.”
Mel’s voice ranges from soft and solid to dynamic! The stable and passionate balladeer tones of the county-soul singing crooner will remind you of artist like Marty …
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Mel Parker Cut-worm Special

by Mel Parker Mega CD-18 Songs

Released 2004
Mel Parker
Released 2004
Mel Parker
The songs of Mel Parker blend the great traditional and classic sounds with the soul of country, pop and rock and rhythm and blues. The cd is fun and exciting to hear again and again. share it with your friends and listen again.
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Welcome to http://cdbaby.com/Melparker, the guest website Mel Parker singer/songwriter. For the latests song not yet released, click on billboardsongcontest.com and listen and vote for Mel's original composition "Till the Cows Come Home". Mel's solo act consist of his orginal music as well as Classic Country, Pop, and R&B favorites. Mel performs with studio track or house bands.
Grand Ole Opry Sponsor honors Mel P. in their feature stories of …
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Everybody Knows

by Mel Parker

Released 2006
Cutworm Music
Released 2006
Cutworm Music
Solid traditional classic country Mel's voice is soft to dynamic.
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Indy singer/songwriter loves his music and singing and hopes you will too. Virginia born and raised... making music is family tradition. Mel's natural talent is an integral part of his being and he is humbled and grateful for his abilities.He makes the most of his vocal instrument on a wide range of melodies from the easy listening sounds of classic love songs and ballads to county, pop, rock and blues. Mel started singing …
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Then,Now...Forever

by Mel Parker

Released 2006
Released 2006
Soft, easy and enjoyable to hear.
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Then,Now...Forever is a 2006 digital remaster of Mel Parker's 1988 MRC LP5111. It features Dale Thompson on fiddle,guitars,drums and harmonica, Linwood Campbell on keyboards,DX-7, Kurzwield-250, and Steinway Grand. Buddy Charlton on Steel Guitar, Ken "K.E." Fitzgrald on Sax. Mel sings seven of his own songs and three "evergreen classic songs" Over The Mountain, Danny Boy and My Way. Check out Mel's latest CD's "Everybody Knows" at http://www.cdbaby.com/melparker/2 …
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