Pop Hit in Mongolia

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.

Radio Airplay

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".

Two Cuts in Norway

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

Live Song Use in Germany

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.

Country Cuts

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.