Sammy Sadler is hitting the road for his 2022-2023 tour.
In 1989, a critically-acclaimed newcomer to the country music fold, Sammy Sadler, had already charted several successful singles and was ready to release his first album on Evergreen Records when he was caught up in the assassination of then Cash Box chart-manager, Kevin Hughes, and a payola scandal that would bring down the magazine and rock the music industry.
Despite suffering a near-fatal gunshot wound that would require multiple surgeries to repair, Sadler remained under suspicion until the murder was solved thirteen long years later – by then, his career was dead, as well.
In March 9, 2004, Sadler attempted to reboot his career, releasing Hard On A Heart on the Tri label. The title track placed in the top-10 on the Texas Music Chart and went No. 1 in Europe for seven weeks, but produced lackluster results in the states. In 2009, Sadler released another album, Heart Shaped Like Texas on Audium Records, which transitioned to Koch Records and eventually sold to E1 Music. Despite rave reviews for singles “I’ll Always Have Denver,” and “No Place to Land,” E1 Music ultimately closed and Sadler’s recording career ended.
Since that time, Sammy continued to play to fans with two successful tours–one with Doug Stone in 2012, and the other lasting from 2015-2016 with Ken Mellons and Jeff Carson called the “Taking the Country Back Tour.”
Record promoter Chuck Dixon, who was suspected of ordering the hit against Hughes, was reported to have died mysteriously in 2013, and triggerman Richard D’Antonio would die in prison in 2014. The passing of both provided a newly found confidence to Sadler, who had spent years looking over his shoulder as a result of PTSD.
In 2021 Sammy released his highly acclaimed album 1989 produced by Buddy Hyatt, which featured duets with country hitmakers T. Graham Brown, Marty Rabon and Larry Stewart. Sammy’s reemergence was featured in exclusives with People Magazine and Newsmax. Sadler was also featured and shared his new music and story of personal triumph with WSMV’s Today In Nashville, Fox 17’s “Rock n’ Review” and The Dr. Ward Bond Show.
His next new album, Everything’s Gonna Be Alright is due out later in 2022, as Sammy is excited to release his first single “Louisiana Rain” in May.
Sammy’s story is far from over, in fact, it’s still being written.
all my rowdy friends
With his natural Hank Jr. appearance, sound and stage presence, frontman, Frank Morrow keeps the “Family Tradition” alive and does what no one else does better when it comes to portraying Hank Williams Jr.! With the look and sound of “Bocephus,” you and your audience will be blown away by “All My Rowdy Friends” Tribute Show!
Nationally touring and performing with his band, “All My Rowdy Friends” since 2009 with a fan base that is Nationwide, he keeps the music of Hank Jr. performed with the same concert originality and high energy show of the actual concert as you would see Hank Jr. today!
Performance venues include: Casinos, Festivals, Theaters, House of Blues, Private, Annual & Corporate Events, Country Clubs, Bike Rallys and Nightclubs.
This show is phenomenal as a headliner act in addition to opening for The Outlaws, The Black Hawks, Craig Campbell, Aaron Tippin, Eric Beddingfield, LoCash, Tobi Lee & Mustang Sally, and Colt Ford just to name a few.
Unique in his portrayal of one of the most Award winning American country singer-songwriter, and musician in the USA, Hank Williams Jr., Frank leaves everyone wondering if that is really “Bocephus” himself they are seeing and hearing! “All My Rowdy Friends” Tribute Show has become a force to reckon with!
***Hank Jr. Tribute & Outlaw Country Variety Show Booking
In addition to Hank Jr and Hank Sr., available upon request, the show also provides an Outlaw Country Variety performance hosted by the “Hank Jr.” look alike. The band consists of 7 musicians who perform, Waylon Jennings, Charlie Daniels, Miranda Lambert, Gretchen Wilson, Johnny Cash, Linda Ronstadt , Carrie Underwood, Dolly Parton, David Allen Coe and even Stevie Nicks.