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Chad Triplett / Press

“LENOIR -- When it came time to celebrate the release of his debut album, “Weathered,” Chad Triplett knew he wanted to give back to those who had supported and given so much to him, so he decided to throw the party in his hometown. And what a party it was. More than 200 people packed The Alibi in downtown Lenoir filling the bar to standing-room-only capacity last weekend.“Chad always puts a good show on no matter what,” Eric Coulborn said. While several other musicians & bands performed at the party, Triplett was the star of the night. He performed an acoustic set of his original music and fans could be seen singing along and swaying and rocking to the music. “You just can’t help but feel blessed when you realize that so many people have come out to support you,” Triplett said. “Seeing people sing the words to my songs is an amazing feeling.” Alice Price is Triplett’s long-time girlfriend & muse for some of his music. She said she was thrilled to see all his fans com”

“ Appalachian born Chad Triplett signs deal with '23 Muzik Group LENOIR, NC -- Chad Triplett has signed a national promotion and distribution deal with '23 Muzik Group. Triplett was born in shadow of the Appalachian Mountains in Western NC. Raised in a strict backwoods Baptist home, he asked for his first guitar at the age of 3 and quickly began imitating all the radio heroes of the day from Willie & Waylon to Glenn Campbell. Triplett's first song he sang on that ol' plastic guitar was “Rhinestone Cowboy” then twenty some years rolled by before he picked up a real guitar, this time out of a longing or a calling you might say.”

“Two guitars take a prominent place in his spacious den. He grabs his favorite, a Martin DX1R acoustic, and quickly tunes it up. He sits down on his patio and belts out an original tune dedicated to his mom, who died eight years ago of cancer. "I ain't forgot where I come from," he croons in his raspy voice tailor-made for country music. Chad Triplett's life is also fit for country music. A product of Wilkes County, his grandfather once ran a moonshine still. He sings about times spent at Wilson Creek, and stories passed down over the years. His family later moved to the Gamewell area of Lenoir, and he is a 1991 West Caldwell High graduate. For the past six months Triplett, 41, has been laying down tracks at recording studios in Lenoir and Charlotte. His first CD, called "Weathered," will be released later this month through Clear Channel...”

“A STAR IS BORN- For years Chad Triplett of Lenoir worked on his music, honing his singing and songwriting. Now he's about to release his first CD, "Weathered," at a launch party next week. His hard work paid off in form of a new cd of original music and a newly announced distribution and development deal with 23 Muzik Group. Now its time for him to celebrate with a cd release party and he's put together a line up for the night that is sure to make the party something he'll never forget. Triplett's original cd "Weathered" was released locally in mid May, then July 18 Triplett announced he had signed as a development artist which includes a distribution deal, with 23 Muzik Group, which is run by Travis Mcmahan. "My main dream is to sell my music," Triplett said. Writing music to be sold in national catalogs is his greatest goal, though he doesn't have any aversions of becoming a major recording artist. "If it happens then great," Triplett said. "If not, I'm still just me." ...read more”

“Changing tune... "Radio executive makes switch into songwriting, performing" —MORGANTON NC— He could have gone a little crazy after his divorce, instead, he chose the country approach. “This all came later in life,” Chad Triplett said. “I didn’t really start playing guitar ‘till I was 31 or 32, after a divorce.” Triplett was born and raised in Gamewell, N.C. but has worked as a senior marketing executive for 92.1 The Big Dawg radio station in Morganton for eight years. “I know personally had I not been in radio, I would not have been the writer I am today,” he said. Triplett has written commercials and jingles since he began working with 92.1. For years he has written songs but did not fully invest in the creative process of song writing until recently, he said. “That made my song writing so much easier,” he said of his career. “Being around music and radio all the time is what I’ve always been able to do.” Writing songs is a personal, reflective activit”

“Lenoir, NC July 20, 2013 – NC Native Chad Triplett signs national promotion and distribution deal with ’23 Muzik Group! Chad was born in shadow of The Appalachian Mountains in Western NC. He got his first guitar at the age of 3 and quickly began imitating all the radio hero’s of the day. From Willie & Waylon to Glenn Campbell. Chad’s first song he sang on that ol plastic guitar was “Rhinestone Cowboy” then twenty sum old years rolled by before he picked up a real gui…tar. This time out of a longing or a calling you might say. Chad learned guitar after going thru a ugly divorce. Often he has said, “it was either buy a dog or a guitar, I figured a guitar was cheaper and easier…i may have been off the mark on that one.” Soon he learned how to put his thoughts and feelings in a song. He then formed “The Ramblin Gypsy Band” and began to play all over the east coast. They have opened for such greats as Jamey Johnson, Jason Michael Carroll, Confederate Railroad and Sun”

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