Lana Kress, a country singer from Portland, Oregon, released Rick’s song, "It Started in a Manger" on her debut album, Be Careful What You Wish For in November 1999. The track received seasonal airplay in the Pacific Northwest.
Beth Singer, a young country singer from Wolf Creek, Oregon, released the Rick Paul/Nelda Sisk song, "It’s Not Enough", on her Live While I Can album in May 1999. The track received European airplay.
In June 1999, Rick’s publishing company, Closet Cowboy Music, was elected to Publisher Membership in ASCAP.
The Altarmen & Julie, a gospel group based in Shallotte, North Carolina released Rick’s song, "It Started in a Manger", as the title cut on their 1998 Christmas album. The group’s recording of the song was also released to radio in November of 1998 on the Vision Quest Music Group’s multi-artist CD compilation, Praises to … Read moreGospel Cut