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THE C.R. ECKER BAND

THE C.R. ECKER BAND

Country Los Angeles, CA  US
I'm Thinkin' of an Old Friend Today
I'm Thinkin' of an Old Friend Today
I Just Wanna' Meet Girls
I Just Wanna' Meet Girls
A Lotta' Love
A Lotta' Love
Green Eyes
Green Eyes
Whisper Sweet Nothins
Whisper Sweet Nothins

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"Green Eyes" Lyrics and Music Video

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  • Lena Price (Artist)
    Lena Price
    Great country music especially Green Eyes!
  • Slow Jim Moody (Artist)
    Slow Jim Moody
    Man, great production! and wonderful songs. All the best to ya
  • MikeWhitePresents (Artist)
    MikeWhitePresents
    Glad to be visiting Charles for another listen...hope you have a safe and enjoyable weekend ahead!
  • TANIA KIMBROUG (Artist)
    TANIA KIMBROUG
    Great music, I like the music very authentic... I became your FAN follow me back please =) well if you like it! Let's exchange face page likes https://www.facebook.com/tania.kimbrough
  • Alan Bradley (Artist)
    Alan Bradley
    Hi, C.R. Ecker band. I'm listening to "No Turning Back;" nice song. - Alan

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Sounds Like: Josh Turner, Martina McBride

Label: Charles R. Ecker Music Publishing (BMI)

Manager: Charles Ecker

Bio: An innovator in original music, The C.R. Ecker Band hit the long dusty trail in the Summer, 2011 and what a journey, shooting up, in the words of Independent Music Network's Buck McCoy "like a rocket" with some very important and much appreciated awards and recognitions. He also said this about ...See Full Bio

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For last five days of our first four years, song not showcased before; Charlie's tribute to the only dog in his life, Chubbie (1978 - 1987)

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"The C.R. Ecker Band is a good example of what's good with country music. The band's sound is pop enough to appeal to a broad audience, but not so pop that it sounds like a lot of the bands coming out of Nashville. The themes of the songs are familiar, but this band presents them so they don't seem tired. In other words, the band sounds familiar, but still refreshing. If you've been looking for some new country artists, The C.R. Ecker Band is a great place to start."

— Gary Schwind, AXS.com

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Q: It's common knowledge that country music has it share of "striking similarities" particularly regarding melodies/ chord structure. You've written so many songs. Have you ever been tempted to "borrow"?

A: Yes. The first song I ever wrote, buried in a shoebox now on cassette tape, was based on the same three chords (C-F-G) as in "Green River" by CCR. I felt like the Copyright Police would arrest me and make me listen to polka music for the rest of my life. (Not that there is anything wrong with polka music.) So I scrapped it. Then I came to realize that much is borrowed in our music business, although all you hear on my playlist is original and hopefully not sounding like anything else around. (That is a constant goal for us.) Yet I do like to scout out what is going on in country, rock and pop listening primarily to instruments, you, of course, excepted). For example, the first song I mentioned will likely show up in a very complex (way beyond three chords) production -- country/rock, as I am planning it -- and the opening riff will be somewhat similar in sound to what kicks off "Money for Nothin" by Dire Straits. That, with a steel guitar underlay, will get people's attention fast. Thanks for asking this, Cheryl, as it is always something special to listen to Montreal's steady #1 rated Pop vocalist.

Asked by Cheryl Nye. Answered on Wed Feb 12 2014

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  • Video Plays 131
  • Total Fans +1 2,974
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