Frankie Ballard is on fire! His feel-good release “Helluva Life” has already reached the #20 spot on Billboard Country Airplay and was featured in the ABC hit show Nashville last night. Its virtually impossible to listen to this song and not smile. Ballard’s great voice and striking good looks coupled with fun lyrics brought to us by songwriters Rodney Clawson, and Josh Kear are a recipe for success.
Dollars buy gas and longneck bottles,
Beer gets a barefoot country girl swayin,
To a song that’s playin on the radio station.
Bad times make the good times better,
Look in her eyes and you’re gone forever,
Aw its a helluva ride… Yeah, It’s a helluva life.
Frankie will be a featured guest on #CMchat Monday December 9 at 6pmPT/9pmET. It will be a chance for fans to get to know Frankie better on a personal level and provide an opportunity to ask him questions. Join us as we celebrate the recent success of this rising star.
MORE ABOUT FRANKIE
Frankie Ballard’s transition from Michigan-based singer/guitar slinger to major-label recording artist was, by most standards, an enviable one. His debut album, Frankie Ballard, produced two Top 30 singles, “Tell Me You Get Lonely” and “A Buncha Girls.” He gained national media exposure, appeared on the Grand Ole Opry and played packed arenas opening for Kenny Chesney and on major tours with Taylor Swift and longtime idol Bob Seger.
But for Ballard, a music junkie with a restless spirit, there was still too big a gap between that first taste of success and the dreams he’d nurtured working 230 nights a year in crowded clubs back home. Call it a working man’s sense of mission, call it a gut check, but Ballard took time out to step back and to reassess where he’d come from and where he was going.
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UPCOMING #CMchat SCHEDULE for END of 2013
12/9 #CMchat* Twitterview with Frankie Ballard 6-7pPT
12/11 Video #CMchat “2013 unTWANGled: Country Music Year in Review” Twangout with the Country Cadre 6-7pPT
12/16 #CMchat* Twitterview with American Young 6-7pPT
12/23 #CMchat* Twitterview with Rose Falcon 6-7pPT
For a complete schedule go to cmchatlive.com/upcoming
#CMchat Twitterviews are Mondays from 6-7pPT on Twitter
Google+ Twangout’s are as booked TBA