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Scott Joss and Doug Colosio Play Classic Country on New
Album from Golosio Publishing
Mon, 26 Jul 2010, 15:37:37 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Real country by real
musicians is the way to describe the new album by Scott Joss and Doug Colosio, "A
Couple of Strangers," released by Golosio Publishing (www.golosio.com). The 13-track
recording showcases many of the duo's favorite types of music, including Texas Swing,
roadhouse roots, and "good ole' cryin' in yer beer country tunes," states John Scott G,
managing partner of Golosio.
"We are proud to play country songs that are the real deal," Joss says. "And we play
them the way we think they should sound," Joss adds, "not like any kind of processed
"These songs are not pop or country-rock or any of that assembly-line cookie-cutter
stuff," Colosio states, "this is real music." Both Joss and Colosio are current members of Merle Haggard's band, The
Strangers, and they feel they are honoring a strong tradition of remaining true to the roots of country, roadhouse swing and
Ten of the 13 songs on "A Couple of Strangers" were composed by Joss and Colosio, and they co-wrote the others.
Songwriters collaborating with the duo on these remaining tunes include Wayne Dean and Doug's brother Greg Colosio. All
songs are on iTunes.
Videos for five of the Joss and Colosio songs are on YouTube and FookMovie.com. The album cover composite photograph
and art direction are by Phil Hatten Design.
About Scott Joss:
Songwriter, fiddle player and guitarist Scott Joss has worked with Dwight Yoakam, Willie Nelson, George Jones, Heather
Myles, Carlene Carter, and Rosie Flores. Born in Long Beach, California, Joss learned to play fiddle from Jana Jae, fiddle
player for Buck Owens & His Buckaroos. Winner of numerous California State Fiddle Championships, at the age of 18 he