Based in Waynesville, Ohio, Richard Lynch offers traditional country music that fully embodies his hay-raising, farm-dwelling lifestyle. An all-American, blue collar country man, Lynch pours his heart and soul into the countless chart-topping hits he and his band have produced. Living the life he sings about is what gives Richard the edge as a singer/songwriter. Richard has been a designer and builder of amazing barns and he is an American farmer.
Lynch released his first full-length album, The Last of A Dying Breed, in 2013, and was nominated as Best Male Country Artist by the Independent Country Music Association in 2014. Off his most recent 12-track album has garnered critical acclaim, particularly for its first single and title track “A Better Place.” The Lynch album was named the Pure Country Album of the Year by the Academy of Western Artists, while Lynch was declared Humanitarian of the Year, and his band named the Traditional Country Band of the Year at the 2015 Josie Awards. A Better Place was produced by renowned songwriter Billy Yates and features the work of several talented musicians who have worked with artists including Garth Brooks, Tim McGraw, and Reba McEntire. In September Richard was named The 2017 Josie Awards Country Entertainer of The Year. Also, his self-penned "We're American Proud" was named Song of The Year for Songs Saluting America. On January 1, 2019 Richard was inducted into the Ohio Country Music Hall of Fame, an outstanding accomplishment. Richard released his third studio album on April 1st, on Fence Row Records and he is already climbing the major radio charts.
Richard Lynch is one of the featured artists on BWH Music Group's upcoming album, Keepin' It Country.
What is the name of the song you have on ‘Keepin’ It Country, Vol. One’? "One Breath Away"
What is the inspiration behind your song? Or what is your song about? Over hearing a conversation where in a person said "We are all one breath away". It made me think of all the loved ones that have passed on.
How did you write your featured song? Or can you describe your songwriting process?
Just working off the theme of life and how precious it is...
If you could share the stage with one Country artist, who would it be?!
Oh it would have been Waylon Jennings and Keith Whitley.
Who or what has inspired you the most in your music career? My Dad Woody for sure. He was an amazing country artist.
How did you first get introduced to Country music? Or what made you decide to pursue Country music?
My Dad was performing with Porter Wagner and he called me to the stage at age 8 and I sang "A Tiger By The Tail". I was sure biten by the country music bug that day
Where do you live and how is the Country music scene there!? I live in Waynesville, OH and country music is still very popular here.
So, what’s coming up in the future? Well we have some amazing concerts upcoming, a fantastic country music cruise in February and we will be expanding on outlets for our Traditionally Lynch TV Show
Tell us where fans can access your music. Website
Along with Richard Lynch's Song “One Breath Away," BWH Music Group’s Keepin' It Country, Vol. One, by Various Artists, will host an eclectic mix of 17 songs today's best Independent Country Artists and Songwriters.
Stayed tuned for the release of Keepin It Country, Vol. One, by Various Artists, just in time for Labor Day, 2019! The album will be released worldwide on CDbaby and available on all major digital outlets.