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John Slaughter

John Slaughter

Country Huntsville, TX  US
Horseshoes & Hand Grenades
Horseshoes & Hand Grenades
Ghost Town
Ghost Town
Hasn't Everyone
Hasn't Everyone
Need A Little Something
Need A Little Something
Stay For A While
Stay For A While


I've Got Drinking to Do


  • Sat

    Jan 10

    Corpus Christi, TX, US | 4:00pm

    Second Saturday Sing-Along Piano Show

  • 2014

    Dec 26

    Corpus Christi, TX, US | 1:30pm

    Jake Ward and John Slaughter special guests at Holiday Hangover with Casey Donahew Band and Kevin Fowler The Old Concrete Street Amphitheater serves up some sweet holiday musical mojo at the Holiday Hangover! Jake Ward and John Slaughter are special guests for Casey Donahew Band and Kevin Fowler! Keep the Christmas spirits flowing in the hottest holiday concert since the Big Bang!

  • 2014

    Oct 16

    Conroe, TX, US | 7:00pm

    Tres Womack hosts The Red Brick Tavern SONGWRITER SPOTLIGHT every week. Opening act starts at 7p Spotlighted artist starts at 8p

  • 2014

    Aug 29

    New Braunfels, TX, US | 7:00pm

    KYLE PARK Tickets now on sale! Labor Day Friday w/ Special Guest JOHN SLAUGHTER!

  • 2014

    Jun 5

    Conroe, TX, US | 3:00pm

    City of Conroe First Thursday Free Concert Series 2014: Johnny Lee / John Slaughter The City of Conroe invites everyone to come to Heritage Place at 500 Metcalf Street, and enjoy the First Thursday Free Concert Series 2014.Find your groove at Heritage Place! Invite your friends, bring the family to relax to a variety of bands in this concert series held every first Thursday in the months of April thru September.Get comfortable, bring your chairs and blankets. Concert held rain or shine.SCHEDULE OF CONCERTS:Thursday, April 3 7:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Conroe SymphonyThursday, May 1 7:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m. Del Castillo / Paul Ramirez (Contemporary Latin Rock)Thursday, June 5 7:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m. Johnny Lee / John Slaughter (Traditional Country)Johnny Lee (pictured above): Forever famous for his Urban Cowboy hit Looking For Love he followed that #1 with many more hits cementing his place as one of the top Texas artists of alltime. One In A Million, Bet Your Heart On Me, The Yellow Rose, You Couldve Heard A Heart Break, Lady in Red as well as Cherokee Fiddle & Rolling Lonely.Born John Lee Hamin Texas City, Johnny Lee was raised on a dairy farm in Alta Loma, Texas. His main interest was rock 'n' roll, and he led a high school band, Johnny Lee and the Roadrunners. After a stint in the U.S. Navy, he worked through the '60s by playing cover tunes in Texas clubs and bars.In 1968, he began a 10-year working relationship with Mickey Gilley, both on the road and at Gilley's nightclub in Pasadena, Texas. Recording for the ABC/Dot and GRT record labels, Lee charted his first single in 1975 with "Sometimes." Moderate chart success followed with "Red Sails in the Sunset" and "Country Party," the latter adding new lyrics to Rick Nelson's pop hit, "Garden Party."He made an appearance in the 1979 television movie The Girls in the Office but became a major star after being featured in Urban Cowboy, starring John Travolta and Debra Winger. Shot largely at Gilley's club, the 1980 box office hit spawned a series of hit singles. Lee became a primary beneficiary of the media attention surrounding the film and the soundtrack. His 1980 single, "Lookin' for Love," spent three weeks at the top of the Billboard country singles chart.He followed up "Lookin' for Love" with "One in a Million," which spent two weeks at No. 1. He scored three more No. 1 singles -- "Bet Your Heart on Me," "The Yellow Rose (a duet with Lane Brody) and "You Could've Heard a Heart Break." His string of Top 10 hits continued with "Pickin' Up Strangers," "Prisoner of Hope," "Be There for Me Baby," "Cherokee Fiddle," "Sounds Like Love," "Hey Bartender" and "Rollin' Lonely."Coinciding with his biggest hits, he married actress Charlene Tilton, a major celebrity at the time due to her role as Lucy in the TV series Dallas. They tied the knot in 1982 in a much-publicized wedding at Tony Orlando's house, but the marriage only lasted three years. During the height of his chart success, he appeared on talk shows, several network specials and series such as Fantasy Island, CHiPS, The Fall Guy and The A-Team.During the '90s, Lee's recording career was largely on hold following his 1991 cover version of Chris de Burgh's pop hit, "Lady in Red." He returned to the studio to record his 2003 album, 13th of July, on the Title Tunes label.John Slaughter: John Slaughter was born in 1981 in Houston Texas. Being raised around a family where country music was being played in nearly every room in the house, it was only fitting that John developed a love for the music. John received his first violin from his uncle at the age of nine. Johns uncle was a violin maker and swing player himself, so the world of western swing playing was introduced to John at an early age.By the time John was sixteen years old he was already playing with some of the top country bands around the Houston area. While attending college at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas John began to make his mark in the rising Texas country music scene by working with some the Lone Star States premier talent.While playing in Texas, Johns talents gave him the opportunity to audition for a spot in the band of country music singer, Roger Creager. For the last four years, John has played violin, mandolin, guitar and sang harmonies for the Roger Creager Band. The Roger Creager organization has given John a wonderful stepping stool to showcase his talents. While working for Roger Creager, John has played over 600 tour dates, with attendances reaching nearly 800,000. John Slaughters work on Roger Creagers Live Across Texas album helped the organization win Live Album of the Year in 2003.John has also played on several recording projects over the last few years, including projects for Roger Creager. Playing over 150 shows a year, along with shows in several countries. John has also written two #1 songs on the Texas Music Charts; I Love Being Lonesome by Roger Creager and more recently Pray for Rain by Cody Johnson. Today John is venturing out into his long overdue role of band leader and front man. Johns energetic live show and strong vocals are leaving crowds pleased and wanting more.The new record Stay for a While is available online and at Hastings locations. Keep a look out for this talented artist as a driving force in the country music scene for 2011!Thursday, July 3 7:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m. Uncle Lucius / Milkdrive (Americana Rock / Blues)Thursday, August 7 7:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m. Lincoln Durham / Johnny Burke (Roots Rock)Thursday, September 4 7:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m. Wheeler Brothers / Lost & Nameless Orchestra (Americana Roots/ Folk Rock)


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Label: Bigger Sky Music

Bio: John Slaughter was born in 1981 in Houston Texas. Being raised around a family where country music was being played in nearly every room in the house, it was only fitting that John developed a love for the music. By the time John was sixteen years old he was already playing with some of the top c...See Full Bio

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“With a retro country sound John Slaughter is resurrecting true dancehall music. if the new record is anything like his live shows , he should consider packaging it in barnwood and neon.”

— Matt Matthews - Program Director KTWL

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Q: My Fiance" and I came out to see you at the Rockett this last saturday and we had a blast listening to you guys.our wedding is in Oct of this year and would like to know what it would take to book you

A: Check out our website at www.johnslaughtermusic.com and click on the contact link. Our booking info is on that page. Thank you so very much for coming out to the show and I hope that we can work with y'all in the future for your event.

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