Chanteur Country US n le 20 Janvier 1965 Danville (Kentucky). John Michael Montgomery est le fils de Harold Montgomery.

Part of the '90s wave of honky tonk hitmakers that brought country to new commercial heights, John Michael Montgomery made his name primarily as a romantic balladeer. Yet despite his sometime adult contemporary leanings, his Vocals style remained solidly grounded in country tradition. Montgomery was born in 1965 in Danville, KY, near Lexington and learned guitar from his father, a local musician. He first performed in public at age five with his father's band, which also featured his mother on drums. By 15, he was performing regularly on the local scene and at 17 became the lead singer of a group with his father and brother after his parents divorced. Following high school, he played around the local honky tonk circuit and was discovered at a favorite venue in Lexington, which led to a contract with Atlantic in 1991.
Montgomery issued his debut album in 1992, titling it after the lead single, "Life's a Dance." The song rocketed into the Top Five, and its follow-up, "I Love the Way You Love Me," went all the way to number one, helping the album climb into the country Top Five. That set the stage for 1994's Kickin' It Up, a bona fide, multi-platinum blockbuster that topped both the country and pop charts and made Montgomery a star. Three number one country hits -- "I Swear," "Be My Baby Tonight," and "If You've Got Love" -- sprang from the album as well as another Top Five hit, "Rope the Moon." A self-titled 1995 follow-up also topped the country charts and kept Montgomery's hit streak alive with the number one smashes "Sold (The Grundy County Auction Incident)" and "I Can Love You Like That," plus more Top Fivers in "No Man's Land," "Cowboy Love," and "Long as I Live." Late in 1995, Montgomery was forced to take time off for surgery to repair his Vocals cords.
Montgomery recovered in time to put out What I Do the Best in 1996. "Friends" and "How Was I to Know" both hit number two, and "I Miss You a Little" was also a Top Ten hit. A Greatest Hits compilation was released in 1997, and Montgomery returned in 1998 with Leave a Mark, which found him continuing to move into more polished territory. "Cover You in Kisses" and "Hold on to Me" were the Top Five hits this time out. Things got even smoother on the very adult contemporary-styled Home to You, which appeared in 1999 and whose title cut reached number two on the country charts. Still, Montgomery's crossover-friendly approach was beginning to affect his sales in the country marketplace. 2000's Brand New Me featured a higher percentage of up-tempo tracks, and it peaked at number two on the country charts; plus, his duet with Alison Krauss, "The Little Girl," gave him another number one hit. His next album, 2002's Pictures, was an attempt to move into more mature, adult territory, while 2003 saw a holiday album, Mr. Snowman, appear. Letters from Home arrived in 2004. Montgomery moved to Stringtown Records and released Time Flies in 2008..

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Talents : Vocals, Guitar

Style musical : Traditional Country, Contemporary Country, Country Pop, Honky Tonk

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Years in activity :

1910 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 2000 10

DISCOGRAPHY

Singles

03/1993 SP ATLANTIC 7-87371 (US) . Life's A Dance / I Love The Way You Love Me
08/1993 SP ATLANTIC 7-87326 (US) . I Love The Way You Love Me / Beer And Bones
01/1994 SP ATLANTIC 7-87288 (US) . I Swear / Dream On Texas Ladies
1994 CD ATLANTIC 7567-85671-2 (US)

I Swear / Line On Love / Dream On Texas Ladies / Friday At Five

 

03/1994 SP ATLANTIC 7-87248 (US) . Rope The Moon / Friday At Five
06/1994 SP ATLANTIC 7-87236 (US) . Be My Baby Tonight / Full-Time Love
09/1994 SP ATLANTIC 7-87198 (US) . If You've Got Love / Kick It Up
02/1995 SP ATLANTIC 7-87128 (US) . I Can Love You Like That / ?
09/1995 SP ATLANTIC 7-87105 (US) . No Man's Land / Grundy County Auction Incident
06/1996 SP ATLANTIC 7-87044 (US) . Ain't Got Nothin' For Us / I Miss You A Little
09/1996 SP ATLANTIC 7-87019 (US) . Friends / Few Cents Short
02/1997 SP ATLANTIC 7-84865 (US) . I Miss You A Little / Cloud 8
03/1998 SP ATLANTIC 7-84103 (US) . Love Working On You / Angel In My Eyes
07/1998 SP ATLANTIC 7-84157 (US) . Cover You In Kisses / Little Cowboy's Cry
10/1998 SP ATLANTIC 7-84197 (US) . Hold On To Me / Leave A Mark
1998 CD ATLANTIC 2-84103 (US) Love Working On You (album version) / Exerpts : Angel In My Eyes - Sold (The Grundy County Auction Incident) - I Miss You A Little
07/2000 SP ATLANTIC 7-85006 (US) . Little Girl / Brand New Me

Albums

10/1992 CD ATLANTIC 82420 (US) LIFE'S A DANCE - Beer And Bones / Life's A Dance / When Your Baby Ain't Around / Line On Love / I Love The Way You Love Me / Taking Off The Edge / Everytime I Fall (It Breaks Her Heart) / Dream On Texas Ladies / Great Memory / Nickels And Dimes And Love
01/1994 CD ATLANTIC 82559 (US) KICKIN' IT UP - Be My Baby Tonight / Full-Time Love / I Swear / She Don't Need A Band To Dance / All In My Heart / Friday At Five / Rope The Moon / If You've Got Love / Oh How She Shines / Kickin' It Up
03/1995 CD ATLANTIC 82728 (US) JOHN MICHAEL MONTGOMERY - Cowboy Love / Sold (The Groundy County Auction Incident) / I Can Love You Like That / High School Heart / Just Like A Rodeo / Holdin' On To Something / Long As I Live / No Man's Land / Heaven Sent Me You / It's What I Am
09/1996 CD ATLANTIC 82947 (US) WHAT I DO THE BEST - Ain't Got Nothin' On Us / Few Cents Short / Friends / Lucky Arms / What I Do The Best / Cloud Eight / I Can Prove You Wrong / How Was I To Know / Paint The Town Redneck / I Miss You A Little
10/1997 CD ATLANTIC 83060 (US) GREATEST HITS - Sold (The Groundy County Auction Incident) / If You've Got Love / Rope The Moon / I Love The Way You Love Me / Friends / Cowboy Love / I Miss You A Little / Beer And Bones / I Can Love You Like That / No Man's Land / Be My Baby Tonight / I Swear / Angel In My Eyes / Life's A Dance
05/1998 CD ATLANTIC 83104 (US) LEAVE A MARK - Cover You In Kisses / Hold On To Me / Little Cowboy's Cry / It Gets Me Every Time / I Don't Want This Song To End / Love Working On You / I Couldn't Dream / You're The Ticket / I Never Stopped Lovin' You / This One's Gonna Leave A Mark
05/1999 CD ATLANTIC 83185 (US) HOME TO YOU - Love Made Me Do It / Hello L-O-V-E / Home To You / Your Love Lingers On / You Are / Sinkin' In / Holding An Amazing Love / When Your Arms Were Around / Love Is Our Business / Nothing Catches Jesus By Surprise
09/2000 CD ATLANTIC 83378 (US) BRAND NEW ME - Brand New Me / Bus To Birmingham / Weekend Superstar / Thanks For The G Chord / Even Then / That's What I Like About You / That's Not Her Picture / Little Girl / Real Love / I Love It All
02/2002 CD WARNER BROS. 48234 (US) LOVE SONGS - I Love The Way You Love Me / Hold On To Me / I Swear / Home To You / I Can Love You Like That / High School Heart / Holding An Amazing Love / Heaven Sent Me To You / Oh How She Shines / Long As I Live
10/2002 CD WARNER BROS. 48341 (US) PICTURES - Country Thang / Love Changes Everything / Till Nothing Comes Between Us / Got You To Thank For That / Pictures / Love And Alcohol / I Wanna Be There / Believe In Me / It Goes Like This / Four-Wheel Drive
08/2003 CD WARNER BROS. 73918 (US) THE VERY BEST OF JOHN MICHAEL MONTGOMERY - Be My Baby Tonight, Sold (The Grundy County Auction Incident) / Life's A Dance / I Swear / Little Girl / If You've Got Love / I Love The Way You Love Me / Cover You In Kisses / Rope The Moon / I Can Love You Like That / How Was I To Know / Hold On To Me / No Man's Land / Home To You / Friends / Angel In My Eyes / Long As I Live / Till Nothing Comes Between Us / Cool / One Day Less
10/2003 CD WARNER BROS. 48466 (US) MR. SNOWMAN - Winter Wonderland / Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas / White Christmas / Santa Claus Is Coming To Town / December 1943 / My Christmas Wish / Christmas Song / Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer / O Holy Night / Daddy's Prayer - Jesus Loves Me
04/2004 CD WARNER BROS. 48729 (US) LETTERS FROM HOME - Good Ground / Letters From Home / That's What I'm Talking About / Look At Me Now / Goes Good With Beer / Cool / It Rocked / That Changes Everything / Break This Chain / Little Devil
10/2008 CD ROCKET SCIENCE 200 (US) TIME FLIES - What Did I Do / Let's Get Lost / If You Ever Went Away / Forever / With My Shirt On / Mad Cowboy Disease / Loving And Letting Go / Fly On / Drunkard's Prayer  All In A Day / Brothers 'Til The End
08/2010 5 CD Rhino / WARNER BROS. 8122798330 (US) Original Album Series :
CD 1 : Beer And Bones / Life's A Dance / When Your Baby Ain't Around / Line On Love / I Love The Way You Love Me / Taking Off The Edge / Everytime I Fall (It Breaks Her Heart) / Dream On Texas Ladies / A Great Memory / Nickles And Dimes And Love
CD 2 : Be My Baby Tonight / Full-Time Love / I Swear / She Don't Need A Band To Dance / All In My Heart / Friday At Five / Rope The Moon / If You've Got Love / Oh How She Shines / Kick It Up
CD 3 : Cowboy Love / Sold (The Grundy Country Auction Incident) / I Can Love You Like That / High School Heart / Just Like A Rodeo / Holdin' On To Something / Long As I Live / No Man's Land / Heaven Sent Me You / It's What I Am
CD 4 : Ain't Got Nothin' On Us / A Few Cents Short / Friends / Lucky Arms / What I Do The Best / Cloud / I Can Prove You Wrong / How Was I To Know / Paint The Town Redneck / I Miss You A Little
CD 5 : Cover You In Kisses / Hold On To Me / Little Cowboy's Cry / It Gets Me Every Time / I Don't Want This Song To End / Love Working On You / I Couldn't Dream / You're The Ticket / I Never Stopped Lovin' You / This One's Gonna "Leave A Mark"

Rocky Productions 19/03/2016