Danny Griego Hits #10 On Billboard Biz’ “Hot Singles Sales” for “The Coast Is Clear”
Dallas/FortWorth, TX—Danny Griego, AmeriMonte Records artist, reached #10 on Billboard Biz’ “Hot Singles Sales” chart for the week of August 2 (see below), with his debut single, “The Coast Is Clear,” which also recently charted in the Top 30 on Billboard’s and Mediabase’s Adult Contemporary charts. Check out the song at https://soundcloud.com/dannygriego. “The Coast Is Clear,” from Griego’s new album, Cowboys, Outlaws & Border Town Dogs, features traditional country music, with country music roots. The album features his band, The Cowboy Cartel, which includes CMA & ACM award winning bassist Kevin Grant, pedal steel guitarist Robby Turner, CMA nominated fiddler of the year Hank Singer, lead guitarist Deak Dietrich, and drummer Robert Scott.
Griego continues to tour the U.S., and is the exclusive performer at many of the NHRA (National Hot Rod Association) races, with upcoming dates in Charlotte, NC (September 12-14 at zMAX Dragway), Dallas, TX (September 19-21 at Texas Motorplex), and October 30-November 2 (Las Vegas, NV at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway). Griego and his band are also supplementing their official NHRA 16 date-32 show tour with “Operation Thank You” shows at local military bases as ‘pick-up’ dates between larger cities.
Danny's sister company, MiraMonte Records, signed multi-year agreement to become the title sponsor for the NHRA Pro Bike Battle, a lucrative race-within-a-race bonus program for 16 races http://www.nhra.com/schedules/2014psm.aspx in the Pro Stock Motorcycle category of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series http://www.nhra.com/points/probikebattle.aspx.
Griego, a seasoned country music writer, has written with Country Music Hall of Famers Hank Cochran, Red Lane and Max D. Barnes; also performing with the late Waylon Jennings. His diverse blend of styles include Outlaw Country, Americana, Mainstream Country and Latin; his songs “I Think She Only Likes Me For My Willie” and a rare duet with Billy Joe Shaver, “Feelin’ Like A Three-Legged Border Town Mexican Dog,” are on rotation on Sirius XM's ‘Outlaw Country’ and on ‘Willie’s Roadhouse.’