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John Michael Montgomery (born January 20, 1965, in Danville, Kentucky is an American country music artist. He has produced more than thirty singles on the Billboard country charts, including two of Billboard’s Number One country singles of the year: “I Swear” (1994) and “Sold (The Grundy County Auction Incident)” (1995).

Besides these two songs, five more of Montgomery’s singles have reached the top of the country charts: “I Love the Way You Love Me”, “Be My Baby Tonight”, “If You’ve Got Love”, “I Can Love You Like That”, and “The Little Girl”, while thirteen more have reached Top Ten. Montgomery’s recordings of “I Swear” and “I Can Love You Like That” were both released concurrently with R&B versions by the group All-4-One. Montgomery has also released eleven studio albums, counting a Christmas album.

John Michael joined the family band (which also included his brother, Eddie Montgomery, who would later join Troy Gentry in the duo Montgomery Gentry) as guitarist before taking the lead singing role when his parents divorced. Afterwards, he made a frugal living on the local honky-tonk scene as a solo artist playing what he referred to as “working man’s country.” Eventually, Atlantic Records signed him.


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  • missmeckita

    I Love all John Michael,s song, IF, Y,all don,t like it than just FPO and listen to something y,all do like SIMPLE as that

    18 Jan 1:15am Reply
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  • DJ_Chendo

    I have to admit I found this guy because of South Park.

    30 Apr 2012 Reply
  • CovinS

    Letters From Home. Amazing.

    10 Aug 2011 Reply
  • jimhellums

    I definitely agree with Louis, every single time this guy performs you can see, hear, and feel the emotion is his music. Being a soldier myself most of the song John sings either remind me of myself, my friends , or my family. If you don't appreciate a genuine, compassionate, and inciteful person that fine but by no means is there a need to display your ignorance amongst a public area. In the words of Abraham Lincoln "It is better to be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt."

    22 Nov 2010 Reply
  • LouisMcOday

    a disgrace to country music WTF? This is actually country western not Lady Antebellum that's pure pop.

    9 Nov 2010 Reply
  • winstonpilgrim

    A disgrace to country music.

    16 Jan 2010 Reply
  • davidn87

    Goes Good With Beer - so true!

    8 Jan 2010 Reply
  • SweetMelissa12

    Feel free to check out and join the Country Artist of the Week group. Members can vote for their favorite country artists to be the group's "Country Artist of the Week".

    26 Mar 2009 Reply
  • Margo76


    8 Feb 2009 Reply
  • chodiebear

    does that mean only "the little girl" is available here to listen to? :-/

    17 Jan 2009 Reply
  • Tsteele01

    If you're looking for a new country band, check out Tommy Steele: Steele Canyon Band ! Tommy just recorded at Rivergate Studios where he worked alongside Chris Henderson of 3 Doors Down and Bobby Caps of .38 Special. Also joining Tommy during the recording session was talent such as Banner Thomas of Molly Hatchett and Steve Wheeler of Danny Joe Brown. The CD is set to be released in March of 2009 and is bound to be a hit! To listen to Tommy’s current album, “Love Country Music” which includes the hit single and music video “Hillbilly Girls,” check out: Tommy Steele: Steele Canyon Band !

    18 Dec 2008 Reply
  • tsudduth24

    He has such a great voice and sings with such emotion. One of my all-time fav singers

    20 Oct 2008 Reply
  • ole47177

    I Love country and classic country my favorite singer is Tim mcgraw favorite song don't take the girl

    15 Aug 2008 Reply
  • marcy50

    He is one the best singers this generation..I was born in the wrong place..It should of been down south.It reminds me of my son when he was in Irag 2003..Nightmare for me! (as a mother)

    25 May 2008 Reply
  • dluuu

    great country singer

    14 Feb 2008 Reply
  • DMusic3

    I Love The Way You Love Me is my favorite . Thanks JMM for posting the full song. And I like Sold cause the video is funny :)

    10 Feb 2008 Reply

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