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Steve Gulley & New PinnacleNashville, TN -- Rural Rhythm Records group Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle hit the ground running ever since their debut album released in March 2015. The group received standing ovations for both their IBMA and SPBGMA Official Showcase performances. Now almost a year after their self-titled album release Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle has charted 5 songs. Four of those songs are currently on the charts, including their first Gospel song, “You Can’t Take Jesus Away”, written by Steve Gulley debuting at #10 on the Singing News Bluegrass Chart in April.

"I'm truly honored to see our song, "You Can't Take Jesus Away", debuted at #10 on The Singing News Bluegrass Gospel Chart. My faith and love for the Lord are the most important things in my life. Because of that, it makes it so much more special when music you've written and created in his name touches people and may have helped lead them to know him. The guys and I want to thank Gospel radio, the folks who have requested our music and most importantly, our Lord and Savior for blessing us and our music more than we ever deserve." – Steve Gulley

In addition to Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle charting on the Singing News chart, label mate Tammy Jones Robinette also debuts on the same chart with her Steve Gulley penned song “I Think I’ll Let You Drive”.

"Tammy Jones Robinette is a truly anointed singer and one of my favorite people. I'm so happy to see a song I wrote for her new project, "I Think I'll Let You Drive", come in at #7 on the Singing News Bluegrass Chart. Thanks, Tammy, for doing such an amazing job on the song and may God continue to bless you and your ministry." – Steve Gulley

“Hello Goodbye” from the Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle debut album penned by Kim Williams and Lonnie Wilson is currently #4 on the SirisuXM radio – Bluegrass Junction’s Most Played Tracks Chart for February and #6 on Bluegrass Today Weekly Airplay Chart.

Five Songs Chart from their Debut Album
Group gathering songs for their Sophomore Album

“Leaving Crazytown” , written by Steve Gulley & Tim Stafford, was released in the Fall of 2014. “Leaving Crazytown” went on to reach #1 six times on the Bluegrass Today Weekly Airplay Chart, “which is very rare occurrence and incredible achievement for a new group”, noted Terry Herd from Bluegrass Today. The single also reached #3 on SiriusXM radio – Bluegrass Junction’s Most-Played Tracks Chart and Top 10 on the Bluegrass Unlimited – National Bluegrass Survey Top 30 Chart.

“Leaving Crazytown” and “She’s A Taker”, written by Steve Gulley & Tim Stafford, placed #3 and #6 on Bluegrass Today’s 2015 Year End Airplay Chart. In addition, “You’re Gone”, written by Steve Gulley & Adam Haynes, reached #1 on SiriusXM radio – Bluegrass junction’s Most Played Tracks Chart in November and currently “She’s A Taker” is moving up the Bluegrass Unlimited – National Bluegrass Survey Top 30 Chart at #17 in the February 2016 magazine. Also in the same Bluegrass Unlimited issue, after 8 months on the chart, the album is currently moving up the chart at #5 on the Top 15 Bluegrass Album Chart.

Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle are now gathering songs for their sophomore album to be released this Summer. In addition to several songs being penned by Steve Gulley and his writing partner Tim Stafford, the new album will draw songs from a multitude of award winning and chart topping bluegrass songwriters. The new album will be produced by Steve Gulley and recorded at The Curve recording studio in Cumberland Gap, TN.

Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle is available on AirPlay Direct for DJ downloads and the album is available on Amazon, ITunes and wherever Bluegrass music is sold.

Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle is now touring the US in support of their debut album. Go to the band’s web site at www.stevegulley.com for a complete listing of tour dates.

The Gulley family name enjoys a rich musical heritage that reaches across generations with strong roots in Bluegrass and Mountain Gospel music. It starts with long time radio personality Don Gulley who was a founding member of the Bluegrass group the Pinnacle Mountain Boys. Don’s son, Steve Gulley, has carried on the family tradition performing for many years with Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, as a founding member of Bluegrass super groups Mountain Heart and Grasstowne,as a regular featured performer at Renfro Valley and with Steve’s longtime friend and colleague Dale Ann Bradley.

Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle includes; Steve Gulley (guitar, vocals), Bryan Turner (bass, vocals),Gary Robinson, Jr. (mandolin) and Matthew Cruby (banjo, vocals).Steve Gulley certainly does not need any introduction to the Bluegrass community with accomplishments that include 16 years as a featured performer, staff musician, music director, studio manager and producer at Renfro Valley, KY. From 1994-96 Steve was a member of Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver and a founding member of Mountain Heart ('98 - '06), Grasstowne ('06 - '11) and with longtime friend Dale Ann Bradley through 2014. Steve is a winner of 4 IBMA Awards including Co-writer of the 2008 Song Of The Year, "Through The Window Of A Train", by Blue Highway and SPBGMA Multi award winner including 2008 Album Of The Year, "The Road Headin' Home”, by Grasstowne.

In addition, Steve has produced many albums at his Curve Recording studio in Cumberland Gap, TN, including the Dove nominated album “Healed” for Locust Ridge, the critically acclaimed Civil War album project “God Didn’t Choose Sides”,and the Christmas CD/DVD and broadcast of “Christmas The Mountain Way”, which aired on RFD-TV’s FamilyNet and BlueHighways TV networks.

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