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Honkytonkitis: CD

Honkytonkitis: CD

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Big City Brian Wright's debut album "Honkytonkitis" is a collection of real songs about real life the way country music was intended. It "fills the shoes of country traditionalists while the rest of the genre strays barefoot."

The World's First Singing Pilot

Welcome aboard!

  Welcome to my home on the interweb!  It's true.  They'll let anybody in here.  This site is dedicated by me for one thing and one thing only...generating and promoting real country music.  The kind of country music made that stems from songs and stories about real life stuff.  The stuff that comes from real emotions that we all deal with throughout life's experiences.  This is the way country music started and was meant to be made.  This is how it connected at one time with fans and the reason it has been around for generations.  My life long goal is to carry that tradition forward, in spite of the efforts of an industry that continues to put money before art.  While their fan base dwindles and the foundation cracks, mine is growing.  At Big City Records, I do not follow any rules set by an industry that is obviously lost.  I only have three rules.  I write real songs about real life, I record them with the sounds of traditional country music and I have fun doing it.  That's it.  
   
  My recordings are all done professionally here in Nashville, Tennessee with A-List studio musicians with over 30+ years credits on millions of albums sold with a Grammy-Winning producer.  The music is available for download or stream anywhere music is consumed.  Just search "Big City Brian Wright" or "Honkytonkitis".  Hard copies are available here (and can be signed free of charge).  The downloads on my site are studio quality WAV files that are better sounding than anywhere you will find.  Big City Records is independently financed and depends on its fan base for support.  

  If you remember a time when music truly moved you and came through your speakers with an unmistakable sound that was traditional country music, please join the Mile High Club by clicking the tab on the top right.  You will be notified first when new music is created, new videos are released, new merchandise is made, and when I'm about to lay down some serious honky tonk on your city.

  Remember this...it's gonna be country, it's gonna be real songs about real life and it's gonna be as good a quality as I can give you.  You're gonna laugh, you might cry, but I'll keep ya drinkin' 'em dry.

Big City Brian Wright
"Real songs about real life, the way country music was intended"

 

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New Single "Lonesome, On'ry and Mean" written by Steve Young (originally performed by Waylon Jennings) is headed to radio! Is your favorite station playing it? If not, let's make it happen!

TOP 10 FACTS

 1.  Big City has logged more time honky tonkin' than flying airplanes
 2.  Big City gets paid more to fly airplanes than to honky tonk (together, we can change that)
 3.  Big City has been a pro pilot for over 16 years - instructing, photo flights for news crews, corporate flying and airline flying
 4.  Big City's first singing gig was at church
 5.  Big City attracted his wife performing his very first country music gig at a wake
 6.  Big City can juggle (not just 2 careers)
 7.  Big City was on a Navy ROTC scholarship at Auburn University (until Bill Clinton decided we didn't need a military)
 8.  Big City taught himself to play guitar (which is part of the problem)
 9.  Big City only writes songs about real life (I'm not just trying to sell you something, but tell you something)
10. Big City was country when country wasn't cool

 

JUKEBOX CONTROL @ THE BOTTOM

 Crank my tunes below left!  

 If it's too loud...YOU'RE TOO OLD, TOO MARRIED OR NOT THE BOSS!  

Professional Reviews

Brian Wright writes, and that’s a good thing. 
He writes out of inspiration, not obligation, and never out of commercial consideration. 
He believes in country music, and that belief shines through in every line. 
And then he sings it, and that’s even better. 

-Peter Cooper

"Big City Brian Wright is at his best on country ballards where his vocals recall Conway Twitty.  The album "Honkytonkitis" is a promising debut." 
Country Standard Time


Professional entertainment reporter, JIMMY CARTER, on "all things country + everything else"  says about "Summertime"...

"This is an UNSIGNED artist....made this video with small budget..The song is a HIT...Some label needs to take this song and run with it...ask me if you need to know more...this is a HIT summer song!!"

Jimmy@askjimmycarter.com
 
"Summertime" crowned Grand Champion of Summer Smackdown on K-102 Country in Spokane, Washington - Idaho Falls, ID - Sandpoint, ID, BEATING OUT 7 FORMER #1 SONGS IN COUNTRY MUSIC!   

"Big City Brian Wright is what country music needs."  - DJ Derik Walker, K-102

News (ATIS)

Cumulus iHeartRadio showcases Big City Brian Wright 

Cumulus iHeartRadio chooses Big City Brian Wright's cover of "Lonesome, On'ry and Mean" as a part of its New Artist Integration!  This places Brian's music on 128 stations with over 240 million monthly listeners, where his music will be played and advertised daily for the month of June.  

If you have a favorite iHeartRadio station, please request Big City Brian Wright and listen up for music from the debut album "Honkytonkitis"


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Album of the Week in France 

"Honkytonkitis" is album of the week in Montpellier, France, on WRCF and WRPL and others!  Who knew South of France had a country audience?  "Honkytonkitis" is a worldwide epidemic!

Newest Single from upcoming album "Honkytonkits" 

New single, "Lonesome, On'ry and Mean" hits radio today!  

Big City Brian Wright's latest single celebrates the legacy of Waylon Jennings and pays homage to his contribution that forever changed the course of country music.  


"Everybody remembers "outlaw."  I didn't see that at all.  I saw a guy living a roll and roll lifestyle.  He got wrapped up in the cycle of gettin' up to perform night after night and gettin' down because you have to.  What he did was put his foot down and make the music he wanted to make and go in a direction that no one had gone before.  I'd call that a "visionary."  A rock star that eventually grew up into a gentleman.  You could say the same about George Jones, Cash, Nelson, any of them.  Except Merle, he actually was an outlaw."  by BCBW

Let me know your station and let's get this played!

Album Update 

"Honkytonkitis - The Greatest Country Album of All Time ...by an airline pilot" is nearly ready for takeoff!  
  Hard copies are being printed now and will be available for a March release!

  
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