Richard Lynch is an American country music artist, who has compiled a long list of country hits and chart toppers in the world of traditional country music. His single, “A Better Place” topped the New Music Weekly AM/FM country chart, the IndieWorld Country Record Report, and spent an incredible 32 weeks atop the Roots Music Report True Country chart, making it their #1 single of 2016. His next two singles, “We’re American Proud” and “Cut and Paste” also topped the charts. His latest release, “Back In Love Again,” a duet with the New Queen of Bluegrass, Rhonda Vincent, also reached #1 on the New Music Weekly (6 weeks) and IndieWorld country charts. His brand new single, “Country Music Isn’t Country Anymore” is shipping to radio on March 31, 2018.
Richard is a multiple-award-winning artist, the founder of the Love Tattoo Foundation for veterans, a farmer, and a member of the Independent Country Music Hall of Fame. Watch for his new TV show and radio program, “Traditionally Lynch.” He has appeared on RFD TV, WSM Radio and other high-profile media outlets.
Where did you grow up?
What is your musical background?
I was raised with traditional country music. My Dad was an influence, he was an amazing guitar player and singer
Musically, what are your biggest influences and who are your favorite musicians?
That’s easy my Dad for sure. The George Jones, George Strait, Conway Twitty, Keith Whitley….Legends like those
How would you describe your own style?
Oh I stick to the traditions of real country music
In what ways has your newest music changed from when you first started?
Essentially it is the same, I just stick to the roots
What would be your dream venue in which to perform?
The Grand Ole Opry
Which famous musicians do you admire? Why?
George Strait, Haggard, Jennings Cash, those that maintained the traditions
Which famous musicians have you learned from?
All of those I mentioned
Have you been in competitions? Fleadh’s? Any prizes?
Many radio stations, and of course country music charts, and many Independent organizations. Yes I have one numerous awards and accolades.
Do you perform in public? Describe those occasions? Concerts, radio, TV?
Yes, we perform all of the country, in venues at fairs & festivals. Have performed many times on TV & radio. I even host my own Traditionally Lynch Show which airs on multiple TV channels & radio stations