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8:30 PM Eastern Time Authors Corner with Sherry Frazier - Queen of Hoopla interviews Bruce Burch
Bruce Burch: Hit songwriter, publishing company owner, former Creative Director for EMI Music Publishing, artist manager, and music business educator. Bruce co-wrote two #1 singles for Reba McEntire, wrote Top 10 songs for Billy Joe Royal, T. Graham Brown, Top 20 songs for Barbara Mandrell, and platinum and gold album recordings by John Anderson, and George Jones, The Oak Ridge Boys, Collin Raye and Dan Seals.
As a songwriter, Burch co-wrote two #1 singles for Reba McEntire, “Rumor Has It” and “It’s Your Call”. These two songs were also the album titles for two of Reba’s most successful albums. Burch also co-wrote songs on two other Reba albums, all of which have gone multi-platinum, selling well over 15 million records and CDs. He has also had top 10 songs on Billy Joe Royal (“Out Of Sight and On My Mind”), and T. Graham Brown (“The Last Resort”), a Top 20 song “Train Of Thought” recorded by Barbara Mandrell, and a Top 40 single “You Can’t Keep A Good Memory Down” recorded by John Anderson. Bruce has also had platinum and gold album recordings by George Jones, The Oak Ridge Boys, Collin Raye and Dan Seals.
As a music publisher, Burch operated two companies, Burch Brothers Music and Bruce Burch Music. These two catalogs contain songs co-written by Burch and recorded by Aaron Tippin (Top 20 hit, “I Got It Honest”), T. Graham Brown (Top 40 hit “Wine Into Water), Faith Hill (Multi-platinum album recording “I’ve Got This Friend”), and his second Collin Raye recording (“It Could Happen Again” on Collin’s critically acclaimed Christmas album w/ Johnny Cash providing narration.