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Roughshod Records turns 30 in June 2017!

Posted by [email protected] on June 6, 2017 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Created on 13 June 1987 by Mike Johnson, singer, songwriter, and Country Music's No.1 Black Yodeler, the label has produced and released 8 cassettes [4-albums & 4-singles] and 53 CDs.

Also created on that date was You and Me Records, and You and Me Publishing, for his non-country songs. Unfortunately those songs ended up on the Roughshod label with a country twist, until 2012 when James Adelsberger was brought aboard. In December 2014, You and Me Records released its 1st C...

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Roughshod Records SideKicks at El Ranchero 15 October 2016 in Arlington Va.

Posted by [email protected] on October 6, 2016 at 4:10 AM Comments comments (0)

On Saturday 15 October 2016, our award-winning Roughshod Records SideKicks James Adelsberger and Mike Johnson will be performing at El Ranchero Bar & Grill in Arlington, Virginia from 7pm to 9pm. Recently back from the 41st Annual Old Time Country Music Festival in LeMars, Iowa, where James received the Rural Roots Music Commission 2016 “Instrumental CD of the Year” Award for “Country Sounds” and Mike received the National Traditional Country M...

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James Adelsberger Instrumental CD of the Year & Mike Johnson Lifetime Achievement Awards

Posted by [email protected] on October 6, 2016 at 4:05 AM Comments comments (1)

On Monday, 29 August 2016, at the 41st Annual Old Time Country Music Festival in LeMars, Iowa, in a ceremony on the Main Stage, officiated by Bob Everhart, president of the National Traditional Country Music Association, James Adelsberger was presented the Rural Roots Music Commission 2016 “Instrumental CD of the Year” Award, and Mike Johnson was presented the National Traditional Country Music Association 2016 “Lifetime Achievement” Award for his decades of traditi...

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Roughshod Records 51st & 52nd CDs released August 2016

Posted by [email protected] on August 9, 2016 at 2:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Howdy Y'all!

   It gives me great pleasure to announce that on 8 August 2016 Roughshod Records officially released its 51st and 52nd CDs! Two more great albums by Mike Johnson and James Adelsberger, filled with ballads, yodeling, drinking and good love and love done me wrong songs1 The stuff that made country music, Country Music!



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Open Mic at Joe's Place

Posted by [email protected] on April 20, 2016 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (0)

   As you know, the Roughshod Records SideKicks [Mike Johnson & James Adelsberger] have been doing some regular shows at Joe's Place in Woodbridge, Virginia on the 1st & 3rd Saturdays of the month from February 2016 to May 2016. This was an effort to help Joe's Place become the music gathering place it once was when it was just a mile down the road on US Highway 1. The shows went quite well, and we extend a special and heartfelt thank you to our featured guests for making...

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Happy 21st Birthday James Adelsberger

Posted by [email protected] on March 15, 2016 at 12:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Today, 14 March 2016, our young studio engineer and recording artist, James Adelsberger celebrates his 21st birthday!

This is a very welcomed event given that last Monday, 7 March 2016, James was having his infected appendix removed. He's doing fine and on behalf of him, his family, and myself, we'd like to thank all of you concerned fans and friends who wished him a speedy recovery.

Happy Birthday James, and I hope you ha...

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Roughshod Records 2016 Winter/Spring Schedule

Posted by [email protected] on February 17, 2016 at 10:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Our official 2016 Winter/Spring performances at Joe’s Place will be on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month from February 2016 to May 2016 from 6pm to 8pm. Our special guests, Brenda Weitzel and Bert Huser, helped us kick off the first of our shows on 6 February 2016. Even though I forgot my camcorder we had a great time!


Here is the Guest line-up for our next shows.

20 February 2016 Jeffrey Ho & the Wallaboosie Brothers

5 Mar...

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James Adelsberger's surprise CD release party

Posted by [email protected] on December 24, 2015 at 11:50 AM Comments comments (0)

   On Saturday 19 December 2015 James and I met to set-up our equipment for what he thought was merely our debut gig at a new venue in Woodbridge, Virginia. Joe's Place, a popular pizza place and weekend hangout, was formerly on US Route 1 on the south bound side. It also hosted music on Friday and Saturday nights, featuring local musicians, myself included between trucking trips.

A couple of years ago the state of Virginia decided to expand the highway from Fort Belvoir sout...

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"Country Sounds" a James Adelsberger Instrumental

Posted by [email protected] on December 13, 2015 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (0)

"Country Sounds" the new You and Me Records CD featuring the musical talents of James Adelsberger is now AVAILABLE!

Released on 26 November 2015, this dynamic Instrumental featuring 12 exciting compositions will take you on a marvelous musical journey that will stay with you for a long time. We're extremely excited about this, because its the label's second release since its creation in June 1987! A second Instrumental, scheduled to release at the same time, has been temporar...

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Virgie Warren * Rest In Peace * 14 October 2015

Posted by [email protected] on October 18, 2015 at 2:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Hello Folks,

It is with great sadness that I inform you that Traditional Country Music singer-songwriter, and very dear friend, Virgie Warren, passed away on Wednesday 14 October 2015 due to cancer complications.

Virgie had been a foundation for traditional country music in Michigan for over 4 decades. She met and knew numerous country stars, big and small, and received numerous awards and recognitions for helping scores of independent country music up-and-comers, p...

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