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Stiill Charting on Roots Music Report - August 13, 2008

Aug. 08, 2008, charting at #25 on the Roots Music Report Folk category
http://www.rootsmusicreport.com/2.0/charts.php?name=folk

XM Radio,"The Loft", Most Requested - April 14, 2008

Off my latest cd, the song, "My Corner", makes it into the, "Most Requested" section of XM Radio show, "The Loft", as reported today. This is their singer/songwriter show- THANK YOU to all who have requested it!

Folk Music Radio Airplay Chart/Jan. 2008 - February 5, 2008

For Jan. 2008, charted at #99 on the Top Albums Chart, and #185 on the Top Artists Chart.
http://nwfolk.com/topfolk/report0801.html

Airplay on XM Satellite's "The Loft" - January 21, 2008

"My Corner", "Country Soul", and "Angelina" put into rotation on XM Radio show, "The Loft" !
http://www.xmradio.com/onxm/channelpage.xmc?ch=50

"My Corner" debuts at #19 on the Roots Music Report! - January 11, 2008

"'My Corner", debuted at #19 on the Roots Music Report Folk Top 50!
To date, over 70 stations have played the cd, including; WUMB, WFMT, WKZE, and WFDU.
2-22-08: Charting at #32 on the RMR Folk top 50.
http://www.rootsmusicreport.com/2.0/charts.php?name=folk

Radio Top 5 most added! - January 7, 2008

My latest cd, "My Corner", was in the Top 5 most added as reported to the AMA.
Go to: http://pdf.rronline.com/Americana/Americana-20080107-2522.pdf?userid={EmailAddress} 2-28-08: Currently aired on over 90 stations across the country

New CD! My latest cd, "My Corner" is now available - October 26, 2007

My latest cd, "My Corner" is now available in the BUY section of my website through DigStation. All original material encompassing Americana, S/S, Alt. Country, and Roots music. The title song, "My Corner", won first place in the Americana category of the 10th Annual Unisong International Songwriting Competition. Also on this cd, "Another Chapter", which won an honorable mention in the 11th Unisong Competition.
Primarily acoustic, focusing on the songwriting.

Winner in Three Different Categories of The Unisong International Song Contest - July 2, 2007

I was fortunate to win Third Place in the blues category of Unisong's 11th International Songwriting Contest for my instrumental, "Slide On Rye".
I also placed in the Top 20 Finalists in the AAA/Americana category for "Another Chapter", and in the L.U.N.C.H. category for, "My Corner".
See all the details and hear the winners at: http://www.unisong.com/winners11.aspx

Live Performance on Sounds Of The Delta - June 11, 2007

Friday, July 13th, I will be performing live on KFFA'S Delta Sounds show, hosted by Terry Buckalew.
Delta Sounds, the Delta Cultural Center's weekly radio show, celebrates Arkansas Delta music -- from blues to gospel; from rockabilly to country. Delta Sounds is broadcast live from the Delta Cultural Center Visitors Center from 1:00 -- 1:30 p.m. each Friday. The show is broadcast locally on KFFA-AM 1360. You can also download a copy of each previous week's show by accessing the KFFA website at www.kffa.com Go to : http://www.deltaculturalcenter.com/ for more info on this historic station and town- This is the radio station that started the famous King Biscuit Time show,the longest running daily blues radio show in the United States. Once hosted by Sonny Boy Williamson, and for the past 50 years, by "Sunshine" Sonny Payne.
Go to: www.bluesandheritage.com/ for info on one of the premier blues festivals which also takes place here each year.

Semifinalist in 2006 ISC - February 14, 2007

2 New Studio CDs Coming In 2007 - February 12, 2007

The RHB will be releasing 2! new cds in 2007- stay tuned for updates!

1st Place Winner In 2005 Unisong International Songwriting Contest - July 10, 2006

Robert wins first prize in the AAA/Americana category of the 2005 Unisong International Songwriting Contest, for his song, "My Corner".
Go to: http://www.unisong.com/Winners.aspx and scroll down to the AAA/Americana section to listen to, "My Corner".

May 2006 - May 22, 2006

Hill was recently in the studio, recording with blues icon, Honeyboy Edwards. Honeyboy is a Delta blues legend- one of his early partners was Robert Johnson. Hill played slide on two songs, one of which he co-wrote.
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