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Acoustic Musician, Performing Independent Artist, Singer, Handyman

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Early Life
 Born in Ringling Oklahoma on December 8 1959. Payne. I started singing at fifteen months old, and playing guitar at six years old.
 Attended High School at Carl Albert in Midwest City Oklahoma and graduated in 1977. I received a prestigious award in baseball consisting of only one percent of all high school athletes in America, National High School All American in 1977. Attended one year at Rose State College in Midwest City in 1978.

Early Music Caeer
 Played at VFWs and American Legion halls at fourteen. My first band was Fourteen Karat Country in Jones Oklahoma from 1976 to 1981.
  
1980's
  In early 1982 went on the road with Roger Ivie Band playing honky tonk's throughout Texas. Later in 1982 played in the group The Silver Creek Boys,  that later settled in Branson. In 1983 the KOMA Country Band was formed consisting of myself, Bobby Yarbrough Jama Bowen, Terry Scarberry. Anything that was happening in Oklahoma at that time, the KOMA Country Band was involved. Opening shows for Charlie McClain, Joe Stampley, Johnny Paycheck, and even a surprise guest appearance by Reba McEntire at Spurs in Oklahoma City.
 


 
  
Oklahoma Opry
 In 1993 I started performing closer to home in Oklahoma City at the Oklahoma Opry as a special guest. During this  time I was honored with some prestigious awards.
  • 1993 Traditional Country Artist
  • 1995 Entertainer of the Year
  • 1996 Entertainer of the Year
  • 1996 Male Vocalist of the Year
  • 1997 Entertainer of the Year
  • 1998 Inducted into Oklahoma Opry Hall of Fame
2000's
  In 2001 invited to play with a band in Santa Barbara California at the worlds largest music festival and trail ride started by Walt Disney in the 1920s. Here I met movie legend Peter Strauss, and music legend Buck Page who founded the Riders of the Purple Sage in 1936. I was honored to play at Buck Page's 80th Birthday Party in Burbank, and Buck gave me his prized mint condition 1946 Gretsch Rancher guitar. Buck and myself were the best of friends. Buck told me “don't ever change a thing, you are a natural born natural and don't ever lose that”. Buck was a true genuine soul and we miss him dearly. Another highlight in my life was recording the album "Evolved" at Pedernales Recording Studio This is Willie Nelson's place where so many legends and masterpiece sessions are recorded.
Discography
  • 1987 Staying Together
  • 1998 Horses
  • 1990 Wish You Were There
  • 2000 Acoustic
  • 1995 Long Way Home
  • 2002 Gospel
  • 1997 Next Waltz
  • 2006 Life
  • 2009 Evolved
 

Movies
Joey Travolta’s movie “Waitin’ to Live” and Nandar Entertainments “Flat Tire” feature several of my songs. My "Back Roads" music video includes behind the scenes interviews with producer Joey Travolta, writer Nick Felix and living legend actor, Lee Majors about the movie, “Waiting to Live”. I will be featured in the upcoming movie "A Horse for Summer" which stars Dean McCain known for "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman" , Christopher Atkins known for "The Blue Lagoon", and Lee Meriwether known for the 1960's Batman TV series.
Opening Acts
 Opened and shared the stage with some of the greatest artist's in the world. Charlie McClain, Joe Stampley, Mel McDaniels, The Texas Playboys, Henson Cargill, Merle Haggard, Kitty Wells, Ricky Skaggs, Jim Ed Brown, Helen Cornelius, Jimmy Webb, Joe Diffee, Vince Gill, Toby Keith, Wanda Jackson and the great Buck Page of The Riders of the Purple Stage.

Memorable Performances
 Performed in numerous large venues such as the "Thank You Memorial Concert" observing the 10th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing at the Ford Center in Oklahoma City in 2005, Cow Palace Bucking Ball in San Fransisco in 2001, The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City numerous times, The Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, Oklahoma and The Rodeo Opry in OKC's Stockyards, Oklahoma City. In 2014 performed at a special "Make a Wish" concert for long time Opry patron Fred Davis. 
Closing Note
 
 I am a life loving proud Oklahoma native who loves making music.

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Pat Payne closing out the show with four songs at the Rodeo Opry on Nov 7th, 2015. The run time of this video is 29:06.

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Here's a song called Better Day. It's about the times we're living in today. This song was recorded at Perdenales Recording studio, Willie Nelson's place where many classic recordings were done. I would like to thank Mike Myers, Steve Short, Terry Scarberry and Steve Chadie for a wonderful recording. Thank you so much guys! 
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Alright! Here's Time Never Waits
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Pat Payne performing South is Gonna Do It Again, Statue of a Fool, and Whiskey River at the Rodeo Opry anniversary show. Man you have to really dig that horn section backing him up.
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Hello y'all
I'll be playing the 17th Annual Small Town Weekend 50's 60's classic car show on Friday night at The Centre Theatre, 110 S Bickford in El Reno, Oklahoma. Show starts at 7:30 PM and tickets are 10 bucks. For info call 405-295-9008.
Come out and enjoy a great show! Thank y'all, Pat
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Alright everybody! We are figuring out our outlet for our music. We sold out half of our stock in 3 weeks and due to overwhelming response to our mailbox we can't handle the volume of shipping so we have started an Amazon account. From here out our music can be purchased thru Amazon. We are also working on all of our music to be listed on Amazon. Thank you so much! Here is our listing of Pat Payne "Forever"

Forever
Great Original Lyrics and Music written and recorded by Pat Payne straight from his heart!!
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Hello Everybody,

 Here is another great video from the Rodeo Opry. The Bob Wills classic Milk Cow Blues. Featuring Jake Simpson on fiddle, and the Rodeo Opry Band.. 

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Here's a song about where you come from and where you're headed. Love your family and cherish your days. This song Roots was also recorded at Willie Nelson's studio Perdenales Recording Studio where many classic sessions took place and still do. It's all about Peace, Love and Joy. Thank you Terry, Steve, Mike, Steve Chadie, the boys, Thank you so much! Here's Roots everybody! With much love, Pat
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Woman and Man
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Here is one of my classic favorites "Backroads"
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Hey everybody here is a selection of three songs Southside Blues,  Forever, American Trilogy from my May 2nd performance at the Rodeo Opry. Enjoy  Man !
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