Music from "Find Your Angel"
Verlon and Sue Cunningham have recorded the songs from their song-cycle/theatrical production of "Find Your Angel". This CD has 14 tracks recorded just as you'll hear them performed in the live production with Verlon on guitar/vocal and Sue on five string fiddle and vocals. CLICK ON THE IMAGE BELOW TO ORDER the CD or to DOWNLOAD THE TRACKS. Note: this recording does not include the narration...you'll have to see the show to get the full story!
A couple of unsolicited reviews of the cd and the live show:
Verlon will play guitar and sing harmony with Suzy Bogguss
April 25th at The Dakota Jazz Club in Minneapolis Mn.
April 26th at The Route 20 Outhouse in Racine Wi
April 27th The City Winery in Chicago Il......
Followed by two Find Your Angel shows with Sue Cunningham....
May 2nd at The Back Stage, Stuart Fl.
May 3rd at The Big Sky Ranch, Punta Gorda Fl.
See Tour page for more info
....February 2014 Shows
"Find Your Angel" is ready for the road...
It's official. After a trial run in Jupiter, Fl. and a successful debut in Wellsboro, Pa., "Find Your Angel" is ready to take to the road.
Facebook.com/Find Your Angel: Verlon Thompson and Sue Cunningham
New CD "WORKS" available now
April 20, 2011 - "WORKS" is now available for purchase or download. Please go to the 'Music' page.
Verlon on Bob Edwards Radio
Jan. 2012 - Click on the follwing links to hear Verlon's appearance on the Bob Edwards Radio Show. Bob did a great interview and his producers and editors did a brilliant job editing the stories together with Verlon's live performance along with tracks from the "Works" cd.
And now the GRAMMY AWARDS...
Dec 5, 2010 - After the CMA and IBMA nominations earlier in the year, Verlon has more good news. Guy Clark's "Somedays The Song Writes You" which Verlon co-produced for Dualtone Records, has received a 2010 GRAMMY nomination for Best Contemporary Folk Album.
Verlon and Bad Angel - CMA AWARD Nomination
Sep 2, 2010- The Dierks Bentley recording of Verlon's "Bad Angel" (written with Suzi Ragsdale) has been nominated for the 2010 CMA "Musical Event of the Year" award. Dierks' version of the song also features Miranda Lambert and Jamey Johnson. The awards show will air on ABC on Nov. 10th.
06/13 Music for Radio/TV
Verlon has written and produced the music for a new advertising campaign for the State of Tennessee called "Take Only As Directed". Two radio spots and one television spot were produced for the Tombras Group in Knoxville. The spots bring awareness to the large number of prescription pill addictions in the state of Tennessee.
A unique look at The Barnhttp://vimeo.com/23045781
IBMA Song Of The Year Nomination
Aug. 2010 - "The Ballad of Stringbean and Estelle" a song Verlon wrote with Sam Bush and Guy Clark has been nominated for the Internatrional Bluegrass Music Assocation's Song of the Year Award. The song appears on Sam's "Circles Around Me" cd on Sugar Hill Records. The awards will be handed out September 30th, 2010 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. Unfortunately Verlon will be on the road in Charleston S.C. that night....and is planning an extra special rendition of "Stringbean" for the folks.
Dierks Bentley Records Verlon's "Bad Angel"Verlon's song "Bad Angel" has been recorded by Dierks Bentley for his Capitol Nashville CD entitled "Up On The Ridge".
The CD is a bluegrass and roots inspired project co-produced with stellar musician and songwriter Jon Randall. Dierks
sings "Bad Angel" with some help from Miranda Lambert and Jamey Johnson on vocals and some of the finest bluegrass
pickers in the business. "Up On The Ridge" release date is June 2010. In this video Verlon performs "Bad Angel" with two
of his heroes and friends, Shawn Camp and Mike Bub at the 2010 Suwanee Springfest.
Thank you Dierks and Jon!
Songs recorded by...8/09
Verlon's song "The Ballad of Stringbean and Estelle" (written with Sam Bush and Guy Clark) will be on Sam Bush's new Sugar Hill Records release. "Circles Around Me" will be released Oct 20th, 2009. Thanks to Sam and congratulatiuons on receiving the upcoming Americana Music Association's "Lifetime Acheivement Award".
Verlon's song "Mexico's Daughter" (written with Frank Serio) has been recorded by The Del McCoury Band for their next release. Thanks to Del and the boys! More details later.