About Tim Spears

mvc-008sDeep in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia are a lot of country music lovers, but none that love it more than Tim Spears. Spears has been singing, writing and performing since the age of 11. While other children were out playing at all the family gatherings, he was inside listening to his dad and uncle sing all those old country songs – and between each song they would play, he would try to get a free guitar lesson from anyone who would show him anything.

At the age of 17, Spears went to a high-school talent show, in the heart of the rock ‘n roll era, and performed his rendition of “Easy Lovin’,” and in the process received his first standing ovation.

At this point, he knew country music would be his life’s ambition.

Spears, born on Christmas Day, still lives in his hometown of Waynesboro, Va., and has gained the respect and admiration of a town he really loves. The owner of Tim Spears Music City, a thriving Downtown Waynesboro music store, Spears made several appearances on National Television, (The Nashville Network) as well as hosting a National TV program on RFD TV and FamilyNet.

“Just a few short years ago, I would have never dreamed of being on national television doing what I love to do,” said Spears, who in addition to many other national TV shows has also appeared on the “Shotgun Red Variety Show” in January 2012. Other credits include the “Governor’s Palace” in Pigeon Forge, performed on the “Ernest Tubb Record Shop Midnite Jamboree,” “Gibson Showcase”, “Country Today,” as well as the “Nashville Cowboy Church” and the “Pigeon Forge Cowboy Church.”

It’s important to Spears that he does things the right way. Spears calls his music “Positive Country and Gospel Music,” and he has had the pleasure of performing his music live with the likes of Sissy Spacek, Christopher Reeve, The Statler Brothers, George Jones, Conway Twitty, John Anderson, Toby Keith, Vince Gill, Sylvia, John Conlee, T. Graham Brown, Helen Cornelius, Jimmy Fortune, Linda Davis, Janie Fricke, David Ball, Ricochet, Michael Twitty, Lil’ Roy Lewis, Rhonda Vincent, Ronnie Reno, Buddy Jewell, Ben “Cooter” Jones, Larry Stephenson, Exile and numerous others.

Spears also wrote and produced a hit song on NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Sr., “Goodbye Dale,” that sold by the thousands Stateside and internationally without backing or promotion from a major label. His newest CD release, “Satisfaction,” is a collection of songs that track his evolution as a singer/songwriter, delving into topics including the parallel careers of himself and country superstar Alan Jackson, and also a song about the ongoing debate over abortion.

Spears, also has two other released CD’s recorded in Nashville’s Studios, “Goodbye Dale” and “All In The Song”. Spears, is now working on his new release to be out very soon.

Children and their well-being are very important to Spears. Each year for the last 33 years, he has promoted a benefit concert for children from which 100 percent of the profits go to the needy children of the Waynesboro-Augusta County area. As of 2015, the Tim Spears’ Christmas Fund has donated well over $300,000 to help make the Christmas dreams of local needy children come true.

And now one of Spears’ dreams is coming true. The TV show hit the big time on RFD-TV and its 42 million subscribers. Spears is quoted saying “ I am very honored to be a part of the RFD TV family, they have been a jewel to work with !”

Spears has a very unique style all his own, that has won the praises of many of country’s stars today. If you enjoy country music, you will enjoy Tim Spears !

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