Birthdate: June 21st
Birth Place: Snyder, Texas
Family: “I have a wonderful wife (Shawn) and we have three children; Emily, Zachary and Joshua.”
Favorite Movie: Open Range (Kevin Costner, Robert Duvall)
Favorite Food: Catfish and Trout
Favorite Artists: Merle Haggard and Ronnie Milsap
When did you first get involved with music? “My first memories of music are when my parents and uncles would sit around playing and singing. I was about five.”
Who have you shared the stage with? “I opened up for George Strait, when we were both much younger!”
Are there any funny, interesting, or embarrassing occurrences you encountered as an entertainer? “My Martin Guitar had to double as a baseball bat one night at rowdy bar. I am fortunate to say that my guitar suffered no injuries that evening!”
What are your biggest dreams and goals as an artist? I just want to keep on creating new and good music.
What are your hobbies? Fishing, hunting, and working the EZJ Ranch (which stands for Emily, Zachary and Joshua). We have Elk, Blackbuck Antelope, Oryx Antelope Addax, Fallow & Axis Deer, Whitetail Deer and Exotic Audad Sheep
How do you want to be remembered? “As someone who never gave up,someone who loved life, and someone who loved & cared for all of his family.”
Motto in life / Words to live by: “Don’t ever give up.”
2010 New Music Weekly Breakthrough Artist of the Year
THROUGH THAT GLASS 2010
A LITTLE MORE TIME 2008
THESE ARE CHARTED SINGLES FROM “TEXAS DREAMS, BOOTS AND JEANS” 2007 ALBUM
- “Give That Memphis Belle A Ring” (reaching #69 MUSIC ROW and #40 in NEW MUSIC WEEKLY charts).
- “California Cotton Fields” (reaching #56 in MUSIC ROW and #40 in NEW MUSIC WEEKLY charts).
- “18 Inches” – (reaching #61 in MUSIC ROW and #41 in NEW MUSIC WEEKLY)
- “Lost Without You” (reaching #42 in NEW MUSIC WEEKLY and #82 in MUSIC ROW)
- “Stop and Smell The Roses” (reaching #72 in MUSIC ROW and #47 in NEW MUSIC WEEKLY)
- “The Tide Turned”
THESE ARE CHARTED SINGLES FROM “VINCE” 2004 ALBUM
- “The Ones Left Behind” (reaching #79 MUSIC ROW and #48 in New Music Weekly.)
- “You’ve Been Keeping Me Up Nights” (reaching #87 MUSIC ROW and #45 in New Music Weekly.)
- “Friday Night Football” (written by Vince and reaching #31 in the New Music Weekly charts.)
- “My Heart Keeps Walking Right Back To You” (hitting #39 in the New Music Weekly charts.)
- “The Hatfields & McCoys” (written by Vince and reaching #46 in the New Music Weekly charts.)
- “Homeward Bound” (the old Paul Simon song redone by Vince #38 in New Music Weekly charts).
|Vince said that he simply wished to once again and first of all, Thank the Lord for his blessed family and all his great friends, and then be Thankful for the chance to bring his music he Loves so much, to the folks everywhere, (being in the United States, as well as overseas).|