Larry Shannon Hargrove

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17
Jun
Posted in Uncategorized by larryhargrove at 12:06 pm

LARRY SHANNON HARGROVE.

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 A LOOK AT LARRY SHANNON HARGROVE, THE ARTIST.

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"LED BATTER" AND "LABEL" IN THE 197O'S, HE WROTE THE HIT SONG, "HOW CAN YOU WIN", WHICH WAS FEATURED ON THE BILLBOARD CHARTS NATIONWIDE. HIS LOS VEGAS BROADWAY STYLED BIG BAND AND LIGHT SHOW WITH HIS RHINESTONE STUD­DED SUITS WAS HIS SIGNATURE FLAIR THAT DAZZLED THE CROWDS.

HE WAS MANAGER OF "THE MARK III SHOW BAND", "THE TECHNIQUES" AND "THE FUNK BAND". OPENING

SHOWS AND WORKING WITH ACTS SUCH AS "TYRONE DAVIS", "BOBBY WOMACK",

"BETTY WRIGHT", "THE CHI-LITES", "BARBARA ACKLIN", "BO-BO MR. SOUL", "JAMES

BROWN" AND MANY MORE. HE HAS WRITTEN SONGS FOR MAJOR ACTS SUCH AS JOE

LAGON OF "THE MIGHTY CLOUDS OF JOY" AND "BO WILLIAMS".

AS A DETERMINED ENTREPRENEUR, HE BECAME THE FIRST BLACK MAN TO OWN A LIMOUSINE COMPANY IN AUSTIN. TEXAS AND PART OWNER OF THE SOUL FACTORY- THE PLACE TO GO TO IN THE 7O'S, A BIG NIGHT CLUB. WITH HIS POSITIVE ATTITUDE AND ABIL­ITY TO IDENTIFY WITH OTHERS, HE ALSO BECAME THE OWNER OF THE GARDEN CLUB, A GREAT PERFORMANCE ARENA FOR BANDS.

A MANOR, TEXAS NATIVE, HE HAS BEEN ACTIVE IN ALMOST EVERY ASPECT OF THE

INDUSTRY, WITH EXPERIENCE IN ARTIST MANAGEMENT, CONCERT PROMOTION AND CLUB MANAGEMENT. IN LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, HE RECORDED A LIVE HIT SINGLE, "THE

WIND BENEATH MY WINGS" FROM ONE OF HIS GREATEST CD'S, "OWN MY OWN-LARRY".

MAJOR RECORDINGS HAVE CONSISTED OF "DEEP IN THE HEART OF TEXAS! AUSTIN IS MY HOME", "SOUNDTRACKS OF MY LIFE", "THE GOSPEL PROJECT" AND THE ACCLAIMED, "LEAVE BILL CLINTON ALONE". THIS SINGER/SONGWRITER'S MUSIC HAS BEEN PLAYED ON MANY FAMOUS RADIO SHOWS SUCH AS HOWARD STERN AND RUSH LLMBAUGH -JUST TO NAME A FEW.

WITH A NEW R&B CD IN THE WORKS TO BE RELEASED AND A COUNTRY/ WESTERN CD ON THE DRAWING BOARD, AUSTIN MAYOR, BRUCE TODD AND THE CITY OF

AUSTIN HONORED HIS COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTIONS AND MAY 1 6, 1 996 WAS PRO­CLAIMED LARRY SHANNON HARGROVE DAY IN AUSTIN, TEXAS.

THE NATIONAL FORUM FOR BLACK PUBLIC ADMINISTRATORS ALSO HONORED HIM FOR HIS INNOVATIVE WORK IN THE SCHOOL DISTRICT AND ONE REPORTER DE­SCRIBED HIM AS, "A CROSS BETWEEN A COUNTRY PREACHER AND A CITY LAWYER".

HIS SMOOTH AND SILKY VOCAL STYLE AND COLORFUL PERSONALITY HAS EARNED HIM THE TRADE NAME, "THE TEXAS SONGBIRD". LARRY SHANNON HARGROVE- FROM THE MUSIC BROS. OF THE 7O'S TO THE "SONG BIRD" OF THE 9O'S AND NEW MILLENNIUM.

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15
Mar
Posted in Uncategorized by larryhargrove at 7:32 am

Breaking News

Press Release

Date Line Austin, Tx

2009

A Hot New Song Title "The Chief of Police" by Austin Texas singer/ songwriter: Larry Shannon Hargrove, and Hot Guitar Riffs by his son Juston Hargrove who studied under Stevie Wonders guitar player. Juston is gifted and trained in classical, pop, jazz, country and soul music. At age 22 he is the baby boy and a December 08 graduate of Texas State University. This musical tribute has captured the true essence of the popular chief of police Art Acevedo in a brilliantly written song, with a very catchy tune that kind of sticks in your head. This Hot New Song, and a few other songs like "Something" featuring Juston Hargrove on guitar, and Larry's stunning vocals on "America the Beautiful" and other great songs on this CD are available right now at Waterloo Records on 6th and Lamar and Music Mania on 38th & J/2 & 135 next to "Fiesta" or by mail order by calling (512)-762-3590. This CD is not yet available on the internet. For a $15 donation, $5 from each CD sold will go to the Chiefs favorite charity "the Blue Santa Program", which helps poor kids get gifts for Christmas". For more information, other CD's or bookings call: Song Bird Productions @ 512-762-3590

This song promotes a positive relationship between the Public and the Austin Police Dept.

"Never underestimate the power of a song"

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