Jerry J. Thomas Resume
| Jerry J.Thomas is an Americana/Country/Folk singer/songwriter born in Ironton, Ohio on Jan.26th. He was raised in Jacksonville, Florida a product of the city's west side. He is a member of Nashville, Tennessee's B.M.I. (Broadcast Music Industries)out of Nashville, Tn.He is a 2016 Country Music Association of Texas Hall of Fame Inductee with enshrinement taking place Oct.28th,2015 in Spring,Texas.He was also inducted into the Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame on Nov.28th,2015 in Atlanta,Georgia.Jerry J. has a big voice,he is a big man,and has even a bigger heart.Always ready to lend a helping hand to those less fortunate.And Jerry J. also started his very own record label TEX-A-BILLY RECORDS in January of 2016.
Jerry has had 5 number one songs on the Global Independent Radio Charts,starting in 2013 with "Boy What A Girl" that was penned by Aaron Bozwell & Hawkshaw Hawkins Jr., His self penned "That's The Way That I Love You","Road To Hope" written by Jerry and his long time co-writeing partners Mike White & Issac Gilbert,all coming out in 2014. In 2015 his self penned "Johnny Sang A Country Song" written with legendary Little David Wilkins went to number one as did "Who ever Turned You On" written by Little David Wilkins closed out the summer at number one. Jerry has had number one songs in Canada,Europe,Japan,Asia as well as regional hits in several area's of the United States.
Jerry is a honorably discharged veteran of the United States Army. He spent many years as tour bus driver for such groups as Gary Stewart, Molly Hatchett, 38-Special, Johnny Van Zant Band before heading out on his own musical career.Jerry is the founder of the 17,000 plus member Facebook group The Peoples Real Country Music Hall of Fame.Jerry J.'s music is as sincere as the man himself. A real down to earth man that takes time with his fans and devotes himself to his faith.He has always been ready to help his fellow man in times of need by lending his talent whenever he can. Jerry J. is a rare artist that is seldom seen around these days because he is genuine in his cares and concerns for the traditional country music scene and it's fans. And folks he has not only talked the talk but has walked the walk for the past 40 + years.
Jerry currently resides in Crossville, Tennessee with his beloved wife Jaye.Jerry will perform in a singer/songwriter setting or Festivals and fairs,theaters,as well as Cowboy Church venues. Be sure to ask his management about playing private house concerts and parties. Be sure to check him out at a venue near you..And request your local radio stations and concert promoters to book Jerry J.Thomas..Jerry J.Thomas a country music artist that is helping to keep 'The Flames of Tradition burning bright".
Jerry J. has a long influence of fans in the business as well such as T.Graham Brown,Diane McCall,Darrell McCall,Little David Wilkins,Hawkshaw Hawkins Jr.,Robyn Young,Bobby Lewis,Ken Mellons,Lonnie Spiker,Red Jenkins,Doug Supernaw,Troy Bates,Pat Grogan,Billy Joe Burnette,Troy Bates,Beau Allen Walker and the list continues too grow with each performance and songwriting session. So for exceptional family entertainment book Jerry J.Thomas for your next event or show.
Updated: May 12, 2016
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