Country legend John Conlee (Mr. Rose Colored Glasses), a regular performer at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville will be performing on Friday, July 3 at Heritage Hall Theatre in Mountain City, Tennessee.
During John Conlees 35-year career in country music, he has brought to audiences such classic songs as: Rose Colored Glasses (Johns signature song), Friday Night Blues, Backside of 30, Common Man, Miss Emilys Picture, I Dont Remember Lovin You, and more.
Conlees fans are excited that he has returned to radio with a new single Walkin Behind The Star, released on his own Rose Colored Records label. This song was written by Nashville recording veterans, Ronnie Scaife and Phil Thomas, and the lyrics were inspired by Phils grandfather and great-grandfather both of whom served in their local sheriffs department. The song had yet to be cut until recent events made it timely. The song was pitched to the Grand Ole Opry star, who was touched by the songs honesty. Recent deadly attacks against the people who keep us safe is unprecedented in America and I wanted to sing this song in honor of their sacrifice and willingness to serve, Conlee said. The new cd will feature new material along with many of Conlees latter classics.
Conlee recently celebrated the 36th anniversary of his breakthrough hit Rose Colored Glasses, and can be found on tour throughout 2015 as well as on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry, where he has been a member since 1981.
Tickets can be purchased at the Heritage Hall Theatre in Mountain City or online at www.itickets.com or by calling 800-965-9324.