Interview: Richard Lynch

Today we are sharing an interview with Richard Lynch: American country music artist, who has compiled a long list of country hits and chart toppers in the world of traditional country music. He is a multiple-award-winning artist and a member of the Independent Country Music Hall of Fame, who has appeared on WSM Radio Nashville, RFD TV, and countless other media outlets.

1. First of all, how did you start your music career?

- The biggest influence would be my Dad, Woody Lynch who was an amazing singer, guitar player and entertainer. Performing with him the first time when I was about 8 years old really hooked me.

2. Who are your music inspirations?

- Of course folks like Hank, Haggard, Cash, Jones, Keith Whitely, those true to their roots.

3. Our readers would like to know more about your music. Any interesting facts?

- Well, I am happy to say we are currently recording a new album. I am very excited to say this one will be all originals that I have written or co-written.

4. What opinions have you recieved about your music?

- I am proud to say I have won numerous awards and was recently inducted into the Ohio Country Music Hall of Fame.

5. What do you like to do more: songwriting or performing?

- That’s hard to say, I love seeing an idea come to live but there is something very special performing to a live audience.

6. Which countries do you want to visit with tour?

- When would love to go back to Ireland. Would love to go to Australia and the Faroe Islands.

7. Tell us the story behind your latest single, "Pray on the Radio."

- Oh, it was one of those moments... I was doing an actual interview when out of the blue the DJ said: 'I believe the Lord watches over you when you are out on the road... and then said, do you might if we Pray on the Radio?' I couldn’t find pen and paper fast enough!

8. What would you tell to your fans?

- Oh, send out a huge THANK YOU for all their loyalty and support over the years. I am truly appreciative of all of them. Check Richard out: