Rick’s recording of “The Lord’s Prayer” was played on Rick Cupoli’s DeltaWav radio show on WEJF 90.3 FM in Palm Bay, Florida during Fall 2004.
Back in 2003, Nominjin, an extremely talented 14 year old pop singer from Mongolia, recorded the Rick Paul/Suzanne Wanvig song "All I Need to Know" with producer Rick Neigher in Los Angeles. During the first quarter of 2004, Nominjin’s radio-only release of that recording has played in frequent rotation on all 12 of Mongolia’s FM radio stations. Her January 2004 video of the song has also played on prime time TV in Mongolia, and was the first English language music video to be featured there. Nominjin’s recording was among the top 4 most requested songs on multiple radio stations, and her video was number 5 for the month of February 2004 on Mongolia’s TV5.
The Michael J. Parker/Rick Paul song "A Rainy Day" was signed to a single song publishing deal with Nashville-based Pitchy Women Music (ASCAP) in February 2004.
Five of Rick’s songs were signed to single song publishing deals with Nashville-based Pitchy Women Music (ASCAP) during 2003.
A few of Rick’s recordings received some airplay on WEJF 90.3 FM in Palm Bay, Florida during late 2003. Songs played included "I Don’t Pray Anymore", "It Started in a Manger" and "Portadown Rain".
Norwegian alternative country singer Paul Johansen’s album, Gone with the Wind was released in February 2003. It includes recordings of Rick’s "If I Could Turn the Hands of Time" and the Kent Newsome/Rick Paul collaboration "Loser’s Rodeo". Paul’s recording of "Loser’s Rodeo" was the most played song of 2003 on the Grenselaus Country radio show … Read moreTwo Cuts in Norway
Rick’s rock recording of "It Started in a Manger" was released in November 2002 on the Volunteer Records album, Ho Ho Ho Spice. The double CD album, which benefits Hospice, includes “alternative-ish” recordings from 49 artists, including Klark Kent (featuring Stewart Copeland of The Police), Better Than Ezra, NRBQ, Graham Parker (duet with Nona Hendryx), … Read moreRecording on Benefit Album
In December 2001, Thomas Blankenstein, a singer from Germany performed an early draft of Rick’s "Help Us Understand" at his vocal recital at Kammerkonzertsaal des August-Everding-Kulturzentrums in Bottrop, Germany. You can hear a recording of that live performance by Thomas, who also goes by the name Skyliner, on soundclick.com.
In October 2001, Texas country singer Jennifer Lynn released Rick’s "If I Could Turn the Hands of Time" and the Rick Paul/Lisa Ellis collaboration "If I Could" on her debut album, Right Before My Eyes.