"All Things Music"

SONGFOUNTAINMUSIC is an official BMI publishing company created , owned and operated by JAMES HARDIE MCGEHEE . It also is the umbrella he operates under as a prolific , active SINGER/SONGWRITER , RECORDING ARTIST , PRODUCER , ARRANGER , SESSION PLAYER , & TALENT DEVELOPER . He has an EXTENSIVE CATALOG of ORIGINAL SONGS OF ALL STYLES for : CD projects/Movies/TV/ADS whatever your musical needs are ! HARDIE is one of the South's most published and recorded creative forces with 20 + years of experience in the Real Music Industry . He has worked with major & independent publishers , major & indie record companies & well-known & up and coming artists . His catalog consists of over 2,000 songs of many different styles , such as country / soul / rock / reggae / Christian / classical / folk and avant garde . This makes SONGFOUNTAINMUSIC an ideal source for what your project needs OR he will build it from the ground up! His songs have been recorded by GARY ALLAN , BR5-49 , TEXAS RADIO , CHUBBY CHECKER , ELIZABETH COOK , JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE , SEAN LOCKE , JASON MCCOY , HUNTER LAWLEY , KASI PARDUE , ROD HIGDON & many others . They also appear in major & independent HOLLYWOOD FILMS like MGM's "KILLSHOT" starring Mickey Rourke , Diane Lane & Thomas Jane as well as "AMERICAN REUNION" . Hardie's songs & recordings have been reviewed by ROLLING STONE , BILLBOARD , USA TODAY , PEOPLE MAGAZINE , THE TENNESEAN , and endless online musical publications like Puremusic . A self-taught multi-instrumentalist , with songs in global airplay on radio , TV , the internet & other online musical websites , he spent his teenage years as a popular "cover" musician in rock bands , 10 years as an original artist performing in nightclubs & music festivals fronting THE NEW RIVER BAND as well as TEXAS RADIO . He also performed for 3 years on ABC TV singing his own songs to millions of viewers on a daily basis . He went on to be published & recorded at FAME STUDIOS (Muscle Shoals) then  spent 9 years under contract as a singer/songwriter for publishing giants CARLIN AMERICA(Bro'N Sis) & WARNER-TAMERLANE doing constant writing and recording sessions backed up by Nashville's famous "A TEAM" . He has consistantly recorded in major studios since 1987 . His recent projects were recorded at MAS RECORDING on the NSMG label (NewSouthMediaGroup) with LARRY SHAW . As a performer Hardie has done shows with EMMYLOU HARRIS , JAMES BROWN , ALLISON KRAUSE , LITTLE RICHARD , DIAMOND RIO , ARROW , GEORGE JONES , B.B. KING , NICKEL CREEK , LOS LOBOS , CHUBBY CHECKER(who he co-produced & had 6 songs on his "TEXAS TWIST" CD) & ELIZABETH COOK (whose first 3 CDs he co-wrote & recorded w/ her) He also appeared many times with her on THE GRAND OLE OPRY including it's 75th Anniversary show .  From the family of the Georgia poet/musician SIDNEY LANIER , Hardie has worn so many different hats in the Music Industry he has a real knack for bringing out the best in an artist/project , putting a unique spin on it , & pulling it all together ! Melissa McGehee is Hardie's creative assistant & helps with many phases of the company's services . SONGFOUNTAINMUSIC is an independent company that is passionate about our projects ; our slogan "ALL THINGS MUSIC" refers to our dedication to creating products that are things of beauty for the world market . SO if you LOVE music like we do , contact us for your next project/creative venture and "LET'S MAKE SOME MUSIC !"                                       contact us at: mcgeheejames45@gmail.com OR www.songfountainmusic.com & leave a comment !

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Hey everybody ! "BLUE SUMMER" , my newest alt/rock CD is online now at CDBaby (with new bio & album notes) / iTunes / amazon.com / emusic.com / Google Play / Last.fm / zune.com /rhapsody.com / spotify.com etc. - SO check it out & be part of THE BLUE SUMMER LAUNCH PARTY on Facebook by posting comments about the CD or particular songs on it after listening !!! Thanks - Hardie*
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Saturday, January 15, 2011


Hardie McGehee "BLUE SUMMER" (indie/pop/rock) released 12/21/10 !

Texas Radio "MAJOR TWANG !" (country/rock) released 1/5/10 !

Both products produced by Larry Shaw on NSMG 

All songs on both CDs written by James Hardie McGehee

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Friday, August 20, 2010

Welcome to my new website SONGFOUNTAINMUSIC !
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