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John Arthur Martinez

AGE: 41

HOMETOWN/CURRENTLY RESIDES: Marble Falls, Texas

BIO: John Arthur owns and runs a small independent record label, but also keeps busy being the father of four children, ages 9-20. John Arthur plays a traditional brand of country music around the Austin area, and is known for singing portions of classic country songs in Spanish.

QUOTE: "Start with a Rodney Crowell lyric, stir in a James Taylor acoustic guitar lick, add a pinch of Western Swing, season with a Freddie Fender melody, and enjoy a bowl of heart-warming John Arthur Martinez chili!"

EPISODE BY EPISODE:
The Road to Nashville: Chosen from Houston regional
Nashville Classics: Performed "When You Say Nothing At All" (Keith Whitley)
Styles of Country: Performed "Roly Poly" (Bob Wills)
Pop Goes Country: Performed "Some Kind of Wonderful" (Grand Funk Railroad)
Original Songs: Performed "Everything I Never Knew I Wanted" (original)
American Songs: Performed "The City of New Orleans"
Number Ones: Performed "But for the Grace of God" (Keith Urban); performed "Home Made of Stone" (original)
The Final Vote: Performed "River of Love" (original); performed "The Man Who Holds the Bow" (original)
Grand Finale: Performed a duet of "Nothin' But The Taillights" with Clint Black; performed "The Armadillo Song" (original); FINISHED SECOND IN FINAL ROUND OF VIEWER VOTING

OFFICIAL WEBSITE: http://www.jamrecords.com/

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