Ryan Murphey at the Sportsman's Texaco in Lake City, Colorado on July 2, 2009
|Genres||Western, country, folk, pop, bluegrass|
|Occupation(s)||Record producer, guitarist, songwriter, singer|
|Labels||Warner Bros., Real West Productions, Wildfire Productions, Rural Rhythm|
Ryan Murphey is a Grammy-nominated music producer, songwriter, guitarist, and vocalist. Since 1988, Ryan has toured with his father, Michael Martin Murphey, as lead guitarist and vocalist in the Rio Grande Band. Ryan is Michael's oldest son, and has worked with his father extensively throughout most of his career. In 1988, Ryan and Michael recorded the duet, "Talkin' to the Wrong Man", which was released on Michael's River of Time album.
Ryan produced several Michael Martin Murphey albums, including Buckaroo Blue Grass and Buckaroo Blue Grass II, which were both nominated for Grammy Awards. Ryan also produced Michael's latest album, Tall Grass & Cool Water, released in June 2011.
Ryan Murphey has released four albums of original songs: Good Eats Cafe, Ruby Red, Miracle Street, and New Old Song. He is currently working on music with a new trio, the Sawdust Brothers.
|US Country||CAN Country|
|1988||"Talkin' to the Wrong Man"||Michael Martin Murphey||4||1||River of Time|