MP3 Donna Vallance & Johnny Cobb - POP: Today's Top 40
BLUE EYED SOUL POWERHOUSE HUSBAND & WIFE DUO. SUPERCHARGED R&B VOCALS
& CRAFTED VINTAGE SONGWRITING JOIN FORCES WITH CUTTING EDGE PRODUCTION. INCLUDES THEIR DEBUT HIT "SLOWBURN".
18 MP3 Songs
POP: Today''s Top 40, URBAN/R&B: R&B Pop Crossover
The Johnny Cobb & Donna Vallance-Cobb debut CD
includes duet & solo performances.
Their music is the perfect combination
of old school in class with new school!
Real songs, Real singing, & Real musicanship.
Musical styles range from R&B, Soul, Blues, Southern Rock,
to Pop, Hip Hop, Funk, & Rap.
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The dynamic husband/wife duo of Johnny Cobb & Donna Vallance deliver the best in East Coast Soul Music.
In addition to their strong R&B/Pop vocals; Johnny wrote all the songs, produced their project, played all the instruments, engineered, and mastered their debut CD
titled DONNA VALLANCE & JOHNNY COBB
from within their own state-of-the-art recording studio.
Their debut single release "SLOWBURN" has been certified
a surefire hit in the Carolina Shag/East Coast Soul venue.
"SLOWBURN" also appears on the new #1 compilation CD
120 SOUL STREET (One20Inc. Records). Donna and Johnny share billing with legendary R&B artists Wilson Pickett
and Tyrone Davis on this release.
"MY GREAT ESCAPE" appeared in ABC Network Movie Event Of The Week "The Natalie Wood Story".
Johnny and Donna have also written, produced, and performed their songs in four other recent TV movies.
"WHERE NO OTHER LOVE HAS GONE" was personally put on hold by Barry Gibb (The Bee Gees or The Brothers Gibb) for the group to record just before Maurice''s untimely death. Barry told Johnny that they very rarely record outside songs, but felt this composition was a smash. Their future recording plans are presently uncertain.
Johnny & Donna''s debut CD is a musical adventure that journeys through the raw soulful landscapes
of vintage Rhythm & Blues/Funk
to the endless horizons of today''s Power Pop/Rock.
Live performances include The Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas,
The Disneyland Hotel In Hollywood & elite dance clubs
from Florida to California, in addition to V.I.P. Events.
ULTRA INTERNATIONAL MUSIC / BMI is their record label,
production, and publishing company.
is from Vancouver/British Columbia, Canada.
DONNA''S credits include:
Donna appears on the new #1 compilation CD From
Surfside Records, The Mermaids Of Beach Music.
It features only the ladies of the Carolina Shag/Beach
Music scene and it''s a first for this market.
Donna''s cut is titled "TWIST OF FATE",
written and produced
by Johnny Cobb & Carson Whitsett.
Donna''s had 2 Canadian, European, Australian, New Zealand
CD releases. Each CD received international airplay.
Donna''s "OUT ON HER OWN" CD deals with domestic violence.
It brought her national attention in the United States.
Lou Brown (Nicole Brown''s father), invited Donna & Johnny
to perform for The Nicole Brown Foundation fund raiser in Hollywood.
She''s been nominated for the "HORIZON BEST NEW VOCALIST"
(British Columbia Music Awards), has appeared on
The Nashville Network TV show "BE A STAR," performed as the featured vocalist on "NASHVILLE JAMS" (syndicated TV show).
She''s opened for Waylon Jennings, Dr. Hook, Toby Keith,
John Conlee, and The Gibson Miller Band.
She''s in constant demand to perform for many sports events. Including singing the national anthem for
The Nashville Predators, Vancouver Canucks,
Vancouver Grizzlies, Molson Indy, and the Nashville Sounds. Donna has toured extensively throughout the USA and Canada with her own band, including performances at the Meritt Music Festival and the Calgary Stampede. She has also performed for numerous children''s public broadcasting telethons.
JOHNNY COBB was born in Burlington, North Carolina.
As the blue eyed soul lead singer, keyboards, and sax player; he performed with many legendary North Carolina
beach music/soul bands.
Johnny also appears in print numerous times in the soon to be released book titled "The Heeey Baby Days Of Beach Music"
by author Greg Haynes.
Johnny has written, produced, and performed a new song
titled "IF YOU''D ALLOW ME"
for Ripete Records compilation CD,
in conjunction with the book''s release.
Plus, Ripete Records compilation CD for the book
is also including one of the first songs
Johnny ever wrote, produced, and performed.
It''s titled ''FORGET HIM"
by Johnny Cobb & The Attractions.
As a singer/songwriter/producer/musician
Johnny''s credits include:
An R&B/Pop CD for Elektra/Asylum Records signed
Los Angeles titled LAWLER & COBB/MEN FROM NOWHERE.
The CD & single "LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT" were in the first round Grammy nominations. He wrote all the songs,
sang lead & back-up vocals, played piano, & produced
the project. The debut release received kudos from
Billboard and was a first for Nashville.
As bassist & back-up singer, Johnny recorded, & toured the U.S., Canada, and overseas with RONNIE MILSAP (RCA Records) for five years. He appeared on many TV shows including: The Midnight Special, Grammy Awards, Don Kirshner''s Rock Concert, BBC Music Awards, and The Today Show. During this period, he recorded three gold albums with Milsap, two of which were named ALBUM OF THE YEAR by the CMA. Johnny also appears in print within the Ronnie Milsap book titled
IT WAS ALMOST LIKE A SONG.
During his association with THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND,
Johnny penned the group''s smash single
"STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART" (Arista Records).
Johnny sang back-up vocals on this release.
In addition to Johnny singing back-up vocals & playing piano, Johnny produced THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND
only ever Grammy nominated CD REACH FOR THE SKY
(Arista Records/Clive Davis).
He also wrote the band''s hit single from it titled "ANGELENE" (Arista Records).
Johnny was the lead singer, songwriter, producer for the first rock act to ever secure a major recording deal based in Nashville. The band was MIGHTY HIGH (MCA Records).
The band crashed through the walls of Nashville and Music City was never the same! National music critics praised their ground breaking CD.
Johnny appears as a back-up vocalist on the Garth Brooks Liberty Records CD "The Chase", (which includes the award winning single & video "We Shall Be Free")
He also sings back-up on Garth''s "Beyond The Season" and
"The Magic Of Christmas" CD''s.
(Liberty Records). All are multi-platinum.
As an exclusive artist/producer/songwriter for
THE CHARLIE DANIELS COMPANY (Sound Seventy Productions), Etta James recorded Johnny''s song "JUMP INTO MY FIRE". It appeared on her Grammy nominated CD SEVEN YEAR ITCH (Island Records). Rolling Stone, Time, & People magazines gave his song their highest marks. Donna & Johnny have also included their version of this song on their CD.
Johnny was the featured lead singer on
THE NASHVILLE NETWORK''s very first TV show, DANCIN'' U.S.A.. He also wrote & sang the show''s theme song. Johnny appeared on 140 shows. The show had millions of viewers each week.
Johnny performed the song "YOU CAN''T BREAK AMERICA''S HEART", and was the featured singer in the song''s video to help the Oklahoma City Mayor''s Relief Fund For Bombing Victims. He received a letter of recognition from Vice-President AL GORE for his contributions and was presented with an American flag that had flown over the White House.
Another current Shag/Beach Music hit that appears on Johnny & Donna''s CD is "BEACH MUSIC CAFE". Performed, written, & produced by Johnny. He''s joined by his soul brothers Clifford Curry, Austin Roberts, & Steve Jarrell on vocals.
The song reflects each singer''s background in music.
It''s also dedicated to all of the Shag/Beach music artists
that have passed away.
Donna and Johnny invite you to enter your review of their
debut CD. Just scroll to the bottom of this CD Baby page and follow the instructions.
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