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J. K. Coltrain
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Check out this weeks show when you can and hear the hottest new country songs coming out of Nashville.
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Country Breakout Show Playlist - Week of March 21st, 2015 The Country Breakout Radio Show is hosted each week by country music singer,songwriter & producer J.K. Coltrain. It features the latest new releases adding at radio each week. Stations are permitted, in fact encouraged, to re-broadcast the show as long as proper credit is given. Currently there are over 200 stations worldwide airing our shows each and every week. We are now online at...
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Country Breakout Show Playlist - Week of March 14th, 2015

Don Allen - All The Good Ones

Ashley Monroe - On To Something Good

Dan + Shay - Nothin' Like You

Jerry Schmitt - Drink Until I Drop

Eli Young Band - Turn It On

High Valley - Make You Mine

Doug Powell - I Do

Florida Georgia Line - Sippin' On Fire

Brothers Osborne - Stay A Little Longer

Little Big Town - Girl Crush

Montgomery Gentry - Folks Like Us

Jason Cassidy - Cowboy Girl

John Conlee - Walkin' Behind The Star

Tony Clarke - Going To Nashville

Waterloo Revival - Hit The Road

Don Williams
 w/Allison Krause - I Just Come Here For The Music

We are now online at; http://www.coltraincountryradio.com
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Our artists on this weeks Roots Music Charts
The Roots Music Report's
Top 50 True Country Song Chart
for the Week of Mar 11, 2015 #2 I Don't Hurt As Much As I Used To Jerry Schmitt #24 I Love You Because DuWayne & Rhonda Heyd #41 Drink Until I Drop Je...
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Our artists on this weeks Roots Music Charts
The Roots Music Report's
Top 50 True Country Song Chart
for the Week of Mar 11, 2015
#2 I Don't Hurt As Much As I Used To Jerry Schmitt
#24 I Love You Because DuWayne & Rhonda Heyd
#41 Drink Until I Drop Jerry Schmitt
#42 Somebody's Angel J. K. Coltrain
#43 Grandma Don Vigo
#44 The Company I Keep Josh Bruffee
#45 I Like It Here Don Vigo
Top 50 True Country Album Chart
#4 100 Miles Jerry Schmitt Colt Records
#18 I Love You Because DuWayne & Rhonda Heyd NRP
#20 Broken J.K. Coltrain Colt Records
#25 I Like It Here Don Vigo Colt Records
#41 Wine Country Andy Joe Stewart Colt Records
#42 Country Lives On Thomas White NRP
Top 50 Hot Country Song Chart
#46 As Country As It Gets Chad Reinert
Top 50 Hot Country Album Chart
#39 High on Livin' TJ Leonard Colt Records
Top 50 Religious Album Chart
#4 Hold My Hand Michele Anastasio NRP
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Awesome week for our artists on the Roots Charts including a #1 by Jerry Schmitt. The Roots Music Report's Top 50 True Country Song Chart
for the Week of Feb 25, 2015 #1 I Don't Hurt As Much As I Used To Jerry Schmitt #25 I Love You Because DuWayne & Rho...
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Country Breakout Show Playlist - Week of March 7th, 2015 Florida Georgia Line - Sippin' On Fire Jerry Schmitt - Drink Until I Drop Brothers Osborne - Stay A Little Longer Tony Clarke - Going To Nashville Little Big Town - Girl Crush Doug Powell - I Do Dan +...
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A nice little video showing pics from my life that Gaby from Fair Play Country Music in Germany made for me.
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Country Breakout Show Playlist - Week of February 28th, 2015 Jason Cassidy - Cowboy Girl John Conlee - Walkin' Behind The Star Doug Powell - I Do Little Big Town - Girl Crush Big & Rich - Run Away With You Josh Bruffee - Slide Off of Your Satin Sheets Tim M...
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Country Breakout Show Playlist - Week of February 21st, 2015 Josh Bruffee - Slide Off of Your Satin Sheets Waterloo Revival - Hit The Road Kenny Chesney & Grace Potter - Wild Child Austin Webb - All Country On You Mickey Guyton - Better Than You Left Me Big...
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Our promoted artists on the Indie World Top 40 Charts for this week
TOP 40 COUNTRY SONGS-Week Ending February 20,2015
#17 AS COUNTRY AS IT GETS    Chad Reinert
#18 I DON’T HURT AS MUCH AS I USED TO    Jerry Schmitt
#21 SOMEBODY’S ANGEL    J.K. Coltrain
#23 TENNESSEE BACKROADS    Tim Parker
#31 SOMEBODY TELL MEMPHIS    Andy Joe Stewart
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Singer, Songwriter, Producer & Record Label President
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  • Colt Records
    Singer, Songwriter, Producer & Record Label President, present
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Tennessee
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All Over the US:) - All Over the US:)
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Keepin' It Real Country Music
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J.K. Coltrain Biography

J. K. Coltrain was born in Columbus, Ohio. He spent his early childhood days between there and West Virginia where his parents operated a small Mom & Pop grocery store. His Dad also was an excellent auto mechanic and in fact owned a number of repair shops over the years and was a weekend stock car racer. That's one reason why J. K. is a Nascar fanatic to this day:)

J.K. grew up surrounded by music & musicians. His cousin, Buddy Starcher was a professional recording artist on Columbia Records and was a regular performer on the then popular Midwestern & Louisiana Hayrides. He also introduced the late Keith Whitley who first appeared on Buddys weekly radio show in Charleston, West Virginia when he was 8 years old. J. K. made his own first appearance on radio at age 12 and first TV appearance at age 14.

His Uncle & Grandpa performed together at churches throughout the South. That's where J. K. made his first appearance singing in church at the ripe old age of 11. His first professional job was at age 14 when he began singing with The Pleasant Hill Quartet. A well-known gospel group at the time.

Of course in his teens he had to try his hand in high school dance bands like Fire n' Ice and The Four Aces but by age 20 he had returned to his first love country music. At that time J. K. helped form a 7 piece country rock group called 'The Southern Express'. They garnered a great deal of regional success and opened for many popular groups at that time such as Pure Prairie League, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Poco & The Marshall Tucker Band.

In 1983 he left The Southern Express to pursue a solo career as his heart was with more traditional country music. He appeared to be taking the music business by storm as he was often the featured artist on Ernest Tubbs Midnite Jamboree and many popular Nashville nightclubs and was dubbed The Star of Tomorrow by Country Music News.

He first cracked the country music charts in 1987 with a self-penned song, West Virginia You're Still My Home on the Studio 7 label. Since then he had enjoyed a number of chart successes including being shown in the Top 40 in Europe for 41 straight weeks. He also has made many appearances on radio & TV including The Nashville Showcase, The Midnight Jamboree, Nashville On Stage, The Jerry Lewis Telethon & Stars of Tomorrow Show. J. K. has toured worldwide and worked with some of the greatest names in country music including Jerry Reed, Loretta Lynn, The Bellamy Brothers, Conway Twitty, Buck Owens, George Jones, Tammy Wynette & Jerry Lee Lewis to name just a few.

In addition to still recording and performing on his own J. K. is now helping the new up & coming young artists serving as the President of Colt Records Nashville, Chairman of The Traditional Country Opry and hosting The Country Star Showcases. He was recently awarded The Texas CMA Entertainer and Best Country Album of The Year awards.

J. K. Coltrain is a member of:

Traditional Country Music Hall of Fame
Country Music Association
Academy of Country Music
Country Legends Association
Americana Music Association

Bragging rights
Star of Tomorrow Award , Texas CMA Entertainer of The Year & Country Album of The Year
Education
  • Ohio State University
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