Newly-formed Gasohol Music Publishing, co-owned by Joe West and Terry Hicks, has signed singer/songwriter Jamie Teachenor to an exclusive global publishing agreement. Teachenor has written songs recorded by Luke Bryan, Gretchen Wilson, Montgomery Gentry and many more, as well as performed on Good Morning America, The CBS Early Show and more.
Teachenor also had a top 20 hit with “How Do You Get That Lonely,” which was included (along with the song’s story) in the 2011 book Chicken Soup For The Soul: Country Music Edition. His debut album, The Departure, is available now.
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Chris Keaton has launched his imprint labels LML Music/Chris Keaton Presents and LML Music/Nashville in conjunction with parent company LML Music headed by Lee Lessack. LML/Nashville will focus on country artists, and its first signing is Marty Falle.
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Blue Sky Riders recently gave a special performance at Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) offices in Burbank, CA, to celebrate a new agreement with the company. ADA will distribute the trio’s forthcoming album Finally Home, due for release January 22, 2013.