Copperline Music Group Signs John Schneider

Copperline Music Group has signed John Schneider to a multi-faceted agreement to include worldwide distribution, management, and booking.

“John is a diverse piece of American history–iconic as TV’s Bo Duke, an acclaimed singer-songwriter with multiple No. 1s, and a world-renowned Philanthropist as a founder of The Children’s Miracle Network. Our team at CMG is excited about representing John and continuing to grow his legacy,” says CMG Partner Rusty Harmon.

“I am very excited to be joining forces with Copperline,” Schneider says. “It’s nice in a world of conformity to be involved with people who think outside of the label! From distribution to management, videos to live performances, I am looking forward to great things out of this partnership.”

Copperline Music Group (CMG) will handle U.S. and International distribution for Schneider’s upcoming single releases including, “A Long Way From Lonely,” “Drinking Buddy,” “Cowboy’s Don’t Get Old,” and “Roy.” The first radio single slated to impact on June 5.

“John has an amazing talent that continues to entertain his fans worldwide,’ states CMG’s Head of A&R and Label Acquisitions Dewayne Brown. “With John’s upcoming projects we at CMG look forward to working with Alicia and the staff at Maven Entertainment as we continue to carry the true country music torch.”

Manager Rusty Harmon and producer Will Edwards founded Copperline Music Group in 2017. The company offers radio promotion, marketing, social media management, artist development and management. GMG Distribution represents Black Sheep Entertainment, Bristol Records, Cindy Blackman Santana, Lozen Entertainment Group, Maven Entertainment, and Rollin’ The Dice Records. CMG Management represents Cody Webb, Hudson Moore, and Schneider. CMG Records artist roster includes The Davisson Brothers and Cody Webb.

Schneider, best known for playing Bo Duke in Dukes of Hazzard, now appears on The Haves and the Have Nots on the OWN Network. In the 1980s, he earned four No. 1 hits, including “I’ve Been Around Enough to Know,” “Country Girls,” “What’s a Memory Like You (Doing in a Love Like This,)” and “You’re the Last Thing I Needed Tonight.” His 1986 album A Memory Like You topped the country albums chart. In 2009, the picked up recording again, releasing John’s Acoustic Christmas, followed by 2014’s Home For Christmas, a collaboration with his fellow Dukes of Hazzard co-star Tom Wopat. In 2015, he released Ruffled Skirts, and in 2018, released a 52-song American roots music project titled Odyssey.

 

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