Randy Rogers Band

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Randy Rogers Band
Origin Cleburne, Texas, USA
Genres Texas Country, Red Dirt, Country
Years active 2000-present
Labels Mercury Nashville
MCA Nashville
Associated acts Cross Canadian Ragweed
Radney Foster
Wade Bowen
George Ducas
Website http://randyrogersband.com
Members Brady Black
Geoffrey Hill
Les Lawless
Jon Richardson
Randy Rogers

Randy Rogers Band is an American country music group from the state of Texas. The band is composed of Randy Rogers (lead vocals), Geoffrey Hill (guitar), Jon Richardson (bass guitar), Brady Black (fiddle), and Les Lawless (drums).[1] They have recorded four studio albums and two live albums, and have charted seven singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts.

Biography[edit]

Randy Rogers was born in Cleburne, Texas. At the age of 6 years, he learned to play the piano from his grandmother, and later started playing the guitar.[2]

The Randy Rogers Band recorded its debut album, Live at Cheatham Street Warehouse, at a music hall of the same name in San Marcos, Texas.[1][3] By 2002, the band was signed to the independent Downtime record label, on which they released the album Like It Used to Be. It was around this time that the band began performing outside of San Marcos, primarily at Nutty Brown Cafe and Amphitheatre in nearby Dripping Springs, Texas. Two years later, the album Rollercoaster was released, producing two minor entries on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts in early 2005.[1] Rogers also co-wrote "Somebody Take Me Home", a song recorded by Kenny Chesney, on his 2005 album, The Road and the Radio. Several of the songs on Rollercoaster were co-written by Radney Foster, who also co-produced the album.[3] Just a Matter of Time, the band's first major-label album, was released on Mercury Nashville Records in 2006.[1] The band also released their self-titled album on September 23, 2008, also on Mercury Nashville Records. The first single "In My Arms Instead", was released in August.

The band's fifth album, Burning the Day, was released on August 24, 2010 on MCA Nashville. The album's first single was "Too Late for Goodbye." It debuted at 55 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and after four weeks on the chart, it peaked at 47.

"One More Sad Song" was released in late 2012. The song became the band's first Billboard Top 40 hit, and the first single from their sixth album, Trouble.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
US Country
[4]
US
[5]
US Indie
[6]
Like It Used to Be
  • Release date: June 25, 2002
  • Label: Downtime Records
  • Formats: CD
Rollercoaster
  • Release date: August 24, 2004
  • Label: Smith Music Group
  • Formats: CD, music download
Just a Matter of Time
  • Release date: September 12, 2006
  • Label: Mercury Nashville
  • Formats: CD, music download
8 61
Randy Rogers Band
  • Release date: September 23, 2008
  • Label: Mercury Nashville
  • Formats: CD, music download
3 29
Burning the Day
  • Release date: August 24, 2010
  • Label: MCA Nashville
  • Formats: CD, music download
2 8
Trouble[7]
  • Release date: April 30, 2013
  • Label: MCA Nashville
  • Formats: CD, music download
3 9
Hold My Beer, Vol. 1
(Randy Rogers with Wade Bowen)
  • Release date: April 20, 2015
  • Label: Lil' Buddy Toons
  • Formats: CD, music download
4 37 3
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Live albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
US Country
[4]
US
[5]
US Indie
[6]
Live at Cheatham Street Warehouse
  • Release date: 2000
  • Label: Smith Music Group
  • Formats: CD, cassette
Live at Billy Bob's Texas
  • Release date: August 16, 2005
  • Label: Smith Music Group
  • Formats: CD, music download
62
Homemade Tamales – Live at Floore's
  • Release date: April 15, 2014
  • Label: Room 8 Records
  • Formats: CD, music download
11 70 14
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US Country
[8]
US Country Airplay
[9]
US
[10]
2005 "Tonight's Not the Night (For Goodbye)" 43 Rollercoaster
"Down and Out" 48
2006 "Somebody Take Me Home"
"Kiss Me in the Dark" 43 Just a Matter of Time
2007 "One More Goodbye" 53
2008 "In My Arms Instead" 52 Randy Rogers Band
2009 "Buy Myself a Chance"
2010 "Too Late for Goodbye" 47 Burning the Day
"Steal You Away"
2012 "Last Last Chance"
"One More Sad Song"A 38 37 121 Trouble
2013 "Trouble Knows My Name"
"Fuzzy"
"Speak of the Devil"
2014 "Satellite" TBD
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
2006 "Kiss Me in the Dark" Shaun Silva
2007 "One More Goodbye" The Brads
2008 "In My Arms Instead" Andy Wherspann
2010 "Interstate" Stephen Shepherd
2012 "One More Sad Song"
2013 "Fuzzy"[11]
2014 "Satellite"[12] Edde Brothers
2015 "Standards" (Randy Rogers with Wade Bowen)[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Brown, Marisa. "allmusic ((( Randy Rogers > Overview )))". Allmusic. Retrieved 2007-08-27. 
  2. ^ "Randy Rogers Band profile". ThisIsTexasMusic.com. Retrieved 2007-08-27. 
  3. ^ a b "Randy Rogers Band biography". Randyrogersband.com. Retrieved 2007-08-27. 
  4. ^ a b "Randy Rogers Album & Song Chart History - Country Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved July 20, 2011. 
  5. ^ a b "Randy Rogers Album & Song Chart History - Billboard 200". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved July 20, 2011. 
  6. ^ a b "Randy Rogers Album & Song Chart History - Independent Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved April 24, 2014. 
  7. ^ Conaway, Alanna (October 4, 2012). "Randy Rogers Band Release Video With a Twist in ‘One More Sad Song’". Taste of Country. Retrieved October 15, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Randy Rogers Album & Song Chart History - Country Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved July 20, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Randy Rogers Album & Song Chart History - Country Airplay". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 8, 2012. 
  10. ^ "Bubbling Under Hot 100 Week of September 15, 2012". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved September 13, 2012. 
  11. ^ "CMT : Videos : Randy Rogers Band : Fuzzy". Country Music Television. Retrieved June 13, 2013. 
  12. ^ "CMT : Videos : Randy Rogers Band : Satellite". Country Music Television. Retrieved May 12, 2014. 
  13. ^ "CMT : Videos : Randy Rogers and Wade Bowen : Standards". Country Music Television. Retrieved March 30, 2015. 

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