Theatrical Songs Debuted

Forever Is (The Legend of the Sleeping Beauty), a musical comedy in which Rick has two songs ("Mirror, Mirror" and "Wilda’s Haunting", both written with Steve West, who also wrote the script for the show), opened February 9, 2001, for six performances, in a production by the American Music Stage at the Ernst Theater, Northern … Read more

Award Nomination

The Vic Michener/Rick Paul song "Portadown Rain" placed 4th in Celtic category of the 2000 Just Plain Folks Song Awards.

Song Recorded for PSA

Wayne Nelson, current lead vocalist for the Little River Band, and lead singer on the classic LRB hits "Night Owls" and "Take It Easy on Me", recorded the Nancy Albers/Rick Paul song "Little Child Lost" during Summer 2000 on behalf of the Child Alert Foundation.

Song Honored

The Rick Paul/Vic Michener song "Portadown Rain" was named "Song of the Day" for January 26, 2000 by the music industry networking organization Just Plain Folks.

Norwegian Country Cut

Norwegian country singer Jon Kolden’s debut album, Forever, Me and You, which includes the Kent Newsome/Rick Paul song "Loser’s Rodeo", was released in December 1999.

Country Cut

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.

Gospel Cut

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 more