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Michael Martin Murphey has made over 35 albums and BMI has confirmed that his song Wildfire is one of the most played songs in the history of radio. His songs have been recorded by Lyle Lovett, Kenny Rogers, John Denver, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Jerry Jeff Walker, Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver, and a host of other recording artists. Michael has performed acoustically twice in the CVI's Valley Ballroom - both times to sell-out crowds. For his May 1 performance in the Valley Sky Theatre, he'll have his full band!
"Michael Martin Murphey is one the main influences on my career. He is among America’s best songwriters."
Michael has performed with over 50 symphony orchestras, including the National Symphony Orchestra, and has won numerous awards and honors from such organizations as the National Cowboy Hall of Fame, the Academy of Country Music, "The King of the Cowboys" Award for Western Entertainment and many more. Michael is also a movie actor, script writer and has performed music in films like Lonesome Dove and Hard Country.
In addition to his mega-hit Wildfire, some of Michael's other songs include What’s Forever For, A Long Line of Love, Carolina In The Pines, Still Taking Chances, From the Word Go, Cowboy Logic, Geronimo’s Cadillac and I’m Gonna Miss You Girl.