Ben James
  • Bluegrass / Americana / Folk
  • Location:
    AMERICA NORTH: USA:North Carolina (NC)
  • Record Label:
    RBR Entertainment
  • AirPlay Direct Link:
  • Maggie From The Mountains - New Single (2:52)
  • I Hear You Calling (3:44)
  • Teardrops In Tennessee - (3:07)
  • Maggie From The Mountains - New Single (2:52)
    Genre: Bluegrass
    MP3 (02:52) [6.55 MB]
  • I Hear You Calling (3:44)
    Genre: Bluegrass
    MP3 (03:44) [8.53 MB]
  • Teardrops In Tennessee - (3:07)
    Genre: Bluegrass
    MP3 (03:07) [7.13 MB]

Label Contact
Chris Myers

Media Contact

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Full Album due: Spring, 2023


I loved this song when Billy called and asked how I met my wife. It has such a catchy tune that I think people will love. I think this is one of those tunes that will just get stuck in your head.- Ben James

Single release date to radio: 04/14/2023
Single release date to consumers: 05/14/2023

Time: 2:52

Billy Droze, ASCAP
Jim Parker, BMI

Different Kind of Crown Publishing, ASCAP
HenKid Music, BMI

ISRC: QZEU62310005


My pal Eli Johnston and I wrote “I Hear You Calling on his front porch one night just staring at the river a hundred yards away. He was playing around with a cross picking style and we thought it sounded cool. I think we were both just feeling the vibe of the river and were blessed with this song. - Ben James

Single release date to radio: 11/23/2022
Single release date to consumers: 12/23/2022

Time: 3:44

Ben James, BMI
Eli Johnston, BMI

Ritters Lake Publishing, BMI

ISRC: QZEU62210046


When Ben sent me his demo for “Teardrops In Tennessee”, my immediate thought was “This is 90’s bluegrass on steroids”. It reminded me of a song that I would have loved to have heard my bluegrass heroes sing. So, my goal as producer was to try and capture that same 90’s feel, with added modern recording techniques. I could not be more pleased with the outcome. The guys absolutely played/sang their tails off!!! - Josh Swift, Producer

Time: 3:07

Single released: 07/29/2022

Ben James, BMI

Ritters Lake Publishing, BMI

ISRC: QZEU62210029


I have been singing for as long as I can remember. I grew up singing mostly in church and learning gospel harmonies. I went to Nashville when I was 24 in hopes of finding a break in the music business.

One day, I met Jimmy Fortune at Hilltop Studio in Nashville and created a friendship that still lasts today. That same night he invited me to the Station Inn. Jimmy got me on stage at the end of the set to sing one with him.

Little did I know at the time that Doyle Lawson was looking for a high lead/tenor singer. A few people reached out to Doyle after hearing me sing that night, and three days later I drove to Bristol Tennessee, auditioned, and took the job with Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver.

After being with Doyle for a couple of years, he retired at the end of last year. Since then, I have joined Dailey and Vincent and currently still tour with them.
  • Members:
  • Sounds Like:
    Jimmy Fortune, Ben James
  • Influences:
    Jimmy Fortune
  • AirPlay Direct Member Since:
  • Profile Last Updated:
    08/14/23 16:58:55

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