We have just uploaded the "Mr. Tomorrow" live video, from Jeffery Deaver's "XO" book tour. It's our version of a Bluebird Cafe songwriters' night. Be sure to take a look at this unplugged version of "Mr. Tomorrow" on our videos page. This video took place at Parnassus Books in Nashville, Tennessee at the book launch of "XO" on June 12, 2012.
We have just uploaded the "Fire and Flame" video, check it out on our videos page.
If you're hanging out around the Big South Fork National Park this weekend, tune into WBED 103.9 FM in Jamestown, Tennessee to hear "Near the Silver Mine" from the Jeffery Deaver XO album.
From the Tennessee state line to Lexington, Kentucky: Johnny Cash, Faith Hill, and "Near the Silver Mine" from Jeffery Deaver's XO. What could be finer? Glad to be a part of KD Country 99.5 FM America's Music.
From Hazard to the Daniel Boone National Forest, Jeffery Deaver's XO's "Near the Silver Mine" is rocking mid-eastern Kentucky. Thanks WJSN 97.3 FM for playing our song.
Call the Hogs! Glad to be a part of Today's Country 104.9 KAGH-FM in Crossett, Arkansas. Hearing our song "Near the Silver Mine" before an Arkansas Razorbacks game makes us shout sooie!
It's nice to be in Big Country WKTR in Charlottesville, Virginia! From Lynchburg to Fredericksburg to Petersburg and all the Burgs in between, thanks for listening to "Near the Silver Mine" from "Jeffery Deaver's XO (The Album)". For more on WKTR go to: http://www.bigcountry1053.com/.
Hollerin' all the way to Bruceton Mills, Morgantown, and Terra Alta, West Virginia! Thanks for listening to our single "Near the Silver Mine." We're honored to be among "The Best of the New and the Gold" K Country 96.7 Kingwood, West Virginia. For more information about WKMM 96.7 FM go to http://www.wkmmfm.com/wkmm/.
Listen in at KKOW, Pittsburg, KS (9:15 a.m. CST), WJSQ, Athens, TN (9:30 a.m. CST), WPPL, Blue Ridge, GA (10:15 a.m. CST), KBOK, Malvern, AR (10:30 a.m. CST), and LEX, Lexington, KY (11:00 a.m. CST) talking about his musical project "XO - The Album," the companion CD to his bestselling novel "XO." If you get reception in any of those areas, tune in for the ever-amazing Jeffery Deaver live!
Sending XO to our warm friends Down South in Starke, Glen Saint Mary, and Gainesville, Florida! Thanks WEAG AM & FM for letting our single "Near the Silver Mine" soar in Eagle Country!
To check out WEAG go to: http://www.weagchuckkramer.com.
A big XO Nashville "hello!" to the listeners in Fallon, Carson City, and Reno Nevada! Thanks to radio station KVLV, the Voice of Lahontan Valley, for playing "Near the Silver Mine" from American Blackguard Records.
Check out KVLV Radio here: http://kvlvradio.com/
Every day through these songs we are getting to meet new people around the world. Sometimes the only language we share is music, but that's enough. :o)
This has been one of the coolest projects we've ever worked on. Thanks to all of you who have supported all of us!
WTAB Radio 1370AM in Tabor City, North Carolina is giving some great airplay to "Near the Silver Mine"! If you're in coastal North Carolina or South Carolina, tune in and check them out at wtabradio.com.
If you're traveling down Route 66, be sure to tune in and check them out!
"Well I was standing on a corner in..." Sorry, couldn't resist.
WKUL in Cullman, Alabama has played "Near The Silver Mine" over 140 times! Tune in on 92.1 FM, listen onine at www.wkul.com or...(drumroll please...) on their iOS app! Cool!.
Great to see the airplay reports coming in! Sierra County Sentinel / KCHS Radio 1400 AM in Truth or Consequences, NM has played "Near The Silver Mine" over 165 times so far! Many thanks!
In case you’re just joining us, “Near The Silver Mine” is the leadoff single from “Jeffery Deaver’s XO (The Album)” featuring lyrics by Jeffery Deaver, music by Clay Stafford and Ken Landers, and the amazing vocal talents of Treva Blomquist. The album is a companion tied into Deaver’s latest bestselling thriller “XO”. ”XO” is an intriguing tale where singer Kayliegh Towne is having trouble with an obsessive stalker who is ingeniously harming those around her. Detective Kathryn Dance sees parallels between Kayleigh’s lyrics and what’s happening around her and sets to work to thwart the stalker. Or is her problem really the stalker? ”Jeffery Deaver’s XO (The Album)” features the songs of Kayleigh Towne, and brings a whole different experience to the novel.
"Near the Silver Mine" has received some great airplay on KWYN AM 1400 in Wynne AR! Over 180 spins! Listen live at www.kwyn.com.
Amazed at all the great support we've received from radio on the "Jeffery Deaver's (XO The Album)". "Near the Silver Mine" has received over 120 spins from WPYB RADIO AM 1130 in Benson, NC. You can listen live at www.wpybam1130.com or tune in if you're in eastern North Carolina on 1130 AM.
Thanks to WIZS 1450AM in Henderson NC! They have played "Near The Silver Mine" over 120 times in their evening mix of hot country, beach, and oldies music! Tune in in northern North Carolina at www.wizs.com.
This is fantastic. Amazon just sent out one of their recommendations and "Jeffery Deaver's XO (The Album)" is on the top of the list. Check it out here.
WMCI in central Illinois has been spinning "Near the Silver Mine". Listen live at 1031wmci.com.
WSDQ, 1190AM on the Chattanooga area radio dial, has given "Near the Silver Mine" lots of great airplay, Thanks!
We're getting great airplay on "Near The Silver Mine" from stations like WSLV-AM in northern AL. Tune in at 1110 kHz or listen online with the TuneIn app through wslvradio.com.
Jeffery Deaver made it on a cupcake. How cool is that? This courtesy of Great Britain's Victoria's Kitchen. Check it out on our Facebook page.
The video of "Your Shadow" has received more than 2,100 views! We're really excited about it! If you haven't seen it yet, check it out on our vidoes page.
Here's a big thank you to WBNN-FM 105.3 in the Charlottesville VA area for all the great airplay on "Near the Silver Mine!"
WTYS 1340 AM in the Florida panhandle is playing "Near The Silver Mine" from Jeffery Deaver's XO The Album. Tune in, check them out, and request at 850-482-2131.
Just want to thank WANB radio Cool Country 103.1FM and 1210AM in the southeastern corner of Pennsylvania. ! They have played "Near the Silver Mine" over 150 times! If you're in the Pittsburgh area, tune in!
A big thank you to WCON-FM 99.3 in Cornelia GA for playing "Near the Silver Mine." Tune in if you're in Northeast Georgia or listen to their live web stream at wconfm.com.
KTMO "The Wolf" radio in Kennett, MO is playing "Near the Silver Mine"! Tune in in the Southeast Missouri area at 106.5FM. They also stream live at www.ktmoradio.com!
"Near the Silver Mine" is playing this week on 58 radio stations across the U.S. with a total of 505 plays for the week. That's up 6.3% from last week!
We are proud to announce "Near The Silver Mine" from Jeffery Deaver's XO The Album, with lyrics by Jeffery Deaver, co-written by Clay Stafford, Ken Landers, and sung by Treva Blomquist has been nominated for best country song in the 2012 Hollywood Music in Media Awards!
Our thanks to KVLV 980 AM in Fallon, NV for over 160 plays so far of "Near The Silver Mine"! Check out KVLV at www.kvlvradio.com.
See a live performance of “Another Day Without You” from the Jeffery Deaver XO Band. Featuring performances by Treva Blomquist, Ken Landers, Will Lamb, Howie Klaussner, Joe Polenzani, and John Russ. http://www.jefferydeaverxomusic.com/videos.php
“Near the Silver Mine” has joined the playlist along with songs from George Strait, Alan Jackson, and Kenny Chesney on KDZY 98.3 – True Country in McCall, Idaho (http://www.kdzy98.com/). Call their office (208-315-4802) or even their studio (208-634-3781) and tell them how much you appreciate them playing our song and request that they play it some more!
At the XO Band performance in Owensboro, KY, writers Jeffery Deaver and Clay Stafford were made Kentucky Colonels by Kentucky State Representative Joe Bowen on behalf of Kentucky Governor Steven L. Beshear and Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes. The video has now been posted on our videos page. Deaver and Stafford were in Kentucky at the International Mystery Writers Festival along with Ken Landers promoting their new collaboration, “Jeffery Deaver’s XO – The Album.” The album is available everywhere on American Blackguard Records. The XO Band will be performing the album this year at Killer Nashville. Tickets available here: http://www.killernashville.com/guofhodi.html/.
“Near the Silver Mine” single from the Clay Stafford / Ken Landers composed “Jeffery Deaver’s XO - The Album” is gaining radio support and momentum. The latest addition is WACB 860 AM in Taylorsville, NC. No matter where you live, you can listen to the station online at http://tunein.com/radio/WACB-860-s26942/. Call them at 828-632-4621 and tell them how much you appreciate them playing the song and request that they play it some more!
“Near the Silver Mine,” the new single from “Jeffery Deaver’s XO – The Album” is beginning to get radio play all across the U.S. Preview the new Clay Stafford / American Blackguard produced music video here: www.JefferyDeaverXOmusic.com/videos.php.
If you find yourself near Cape Town or Johannesburg, South Africa this next week, check out Jeffery Deaver on tour for XO, the new bestselling novel and music CD. Visit the Upcoming Appearances page for appearance times and specific dates. While you’re on the site, download a free copy of “Your Shadow” available for a limited time.
This long awaited album features all the lyrics from the bestselling thriller / mystery novel XO by #1 international bestselling author Jeffery Deaver (author of “The Bone Collector” and James Bond's “Carte Blanche.”) set to music by Clay Stafford and Ken Landers and performed by Treva Blomquist. Listen to the clues contained in the songs as you read the book, joining along with fictional detective Kathryn Dance. Or just enjoy the music on its own. With influences from Taylor Swift, Paul Simon, and Miranda Lambert, this collection of pop / country tunes is sure to please anyone sleuthing for great music. Incidentally, Deaver used to be the opening act for Bob Dylan. This is a treat.
In Deaver’s novel, the story centers on a young country/pop singer, Kayleigh Towne, who encounters a stalker along the way. As with all Deaver books, things are not always as they seem.
Initially, Deaver, a #1 international bestselling author, wanted American Blackguard to record “Your Shadow” as a free download as a promotional tool for the novel. Stafford, president of American Blackguard Music, agreed to compose the music for the song and recruited long-time American Blackguard composer Ken Landers. Landers' credits include a Who’s Who of recording artists across a variety of genres.
The collaboration between the three was so productive that Stafford suggested doing an entire album of the lyrics used in the book to be distributed by American Blackguard Records.
The songs on the album were recorded by Nashville recording artist Treva Blomquist, playing the role of Deaver’s main character.
Jeffery Deaver is the author of 27 novels and two short story collections. His books are sold in over 150 countries and translated into 25 languages. His book “A Maiden’s Grave” was made into an HBO movie starring James Garner and Marlee Matlin. His novel “The Bone Collector” was a feature release from Universal Pictures, starring Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie. His thriller, “The Devil’s Teardrop,” was made into a TV movie by the Lifetime network, starring Natasha Henstridge, Tom Everett Scott, and Rena Sofer. Most recently, Deaver wrote the latest James Bond book, “Carte Blanche.”
Clay Stafford is an internationally bestselling author, filmmaker (producer, director, writer), actor, and composer with his work in over 14 languages. The bulk of his acting career has been in touring professional theater, but he has appeared onscreen in such productions as "Days of Our Lives," and "Clue: Movies, Murder and Mystery with Martin Mull." As a film development and production executive, he has worked at Universal Studios, PBS, and now at American Blackguard Entertainment where he has been responsible for green-lighting numerous national and international projects. While at Universal, he had the privilege of offering studio support to such productions as "Miami Vice," "MacGyver," "Murder She Wrote," "Legal Eagles," "Alfred Hitchcock Presents," "Magnum PI," and "Amazing Stories," among many others. His retellings of American children’s classics released through Dalmatian Press have sold over 1.2 million copies in the United States alone. His films and literary works have been released in over 14 languages. As a composer and record producer, his scores can be heard on everything from TV movies to commercials. In 2006, he founded Killer Nashville, an internationally-attended, volunteer-run annual conference, focusing on crime, mystery, thriller and suspense literature.
Ken Landers' live and studio recording credits include projects for Trace Adkins, Pat Boone, Elvis Costello, Steve Earle, Peter Frampton, Vince Gill, David Byrne, Alan Jackson, Louise Mandrell, Kathy Mattea, Michael McDonald, Tim McGraw, Willie Nelson, N’Sync, Oak Ridge Boys, Marty Stuart, Travis Tritt, Hank Williams, Jr., ZZ Top, and more.
Deaver wrote the lyrics for the 11 songs on the album. Stafford and Landers composed the songs and produced the album. Elizabeth Maderia and David A. Burger, Jr. translated "Leaving Home" and "America the Beautiful" to Spanish. Stafford and Deaver executive produced.
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