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SCORE Records worldwide distribution - December 7, 2013

SCORE Records has just released 3 records for worldwide distribution through TuneCore music. The Guild "Live" '73, "My Baby's Comin' Home For Christmas", and "Let It Be" by Gretchen Wilson. They will be available in 24 stores including... Amazon MP3, Sony Music Unlimited, Rhapsody, iTunes, iHeart Radio, Spotify, Google Play, Rdio, Deezer, Gracenote, Shazam, 7 Digital, Juke, JB HiFi, Xbox Music, eMusic,Simfy, Muve Music, MySpace Music,Nokia, Media Net, VerveLife, Wimp, and Slacker. So if you are out and about and would like to hear any of these recordings, just click on one of these sights. Of course if you would like to purchase them go to iTunes or any of the other stores. Thanks, and Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

All music FREE - August 22, 2013

I've decided not to sell or charge for any of SCORE Records music from here on out. That includes all of the Guild music as well as any original songs past, present or future. You can go to the MUSIC page and hear any song from any artist in it's entirety.

SCORE Records on Jango digital Radio - May 4, 2013

SCORE Records has just released three new singles for airplay on Jango Radio. The songs are ..... "How Long", by Denny Wier, "Crazy" by Matthew Autry, and "Stay With Me" by Matthew Autry. Previous releases that are doing quite well are "My Baby's Coming Home For Christmas" by Rich Lang, and "Out of Control" by Dan McGee.



New Matthew Autry Release - December 14, 2012

We just finished the new Matthew Autry tune "Stay With Me". Everyone seemed to really like his first one titled "Crazy" and I think you all will like "Stay With Me" just as much, if not more.  Go to the MUSIC page and check it out. If you like it, go to the BUY page and click on Matthew Autry choose the song you want and for .99 it's yours. Thanks for visiting the site.

Rich Lang

Matthew Autry's "Crazy" getting great reviews - November 21, 2012

Matthew Autry's new release titled "Crazy" is getting very positive reviews. We are forging ahead writing and recording new material. Instead of waiting for the entire CD to be finished, I will release each song as they are completed. Stay tuned and Thanks, Rich Lang

New Artists/Pictures Page - November 21, 2012

I will be adding a new page to the website very soon, called SCORE Artists/Pictures. As soon as I get all the pics I will post them.

Matthew Autry, New SCORE Records Artist - November 17, 2012

Matthew Autry just finished recording his first single for SCORE Records here at Lang's Studio. Matt partnered up with Rich to write a great new song titled "Crazy". You can check it out here on the website. There will some pictures to see and more news about a future CD coming soon. 

Mr. T and The House Shakers - November 2, 2012

I've just finished doing a live recording of Mr. T and The House Shakers. With the help of Dan McGee and his wonderful Korg 8 track, we captured a great performance by this very good R&b group. Stay tuned for some samples after mix down.

List of "Big Time Celebritys" I've worked with - October 25, 2012

Very often many people ask me to name some of the bands I have played with over the years. I thought it might be interesting to compile a list and publish it here on my web-site. So here it is in no partticular order .......

The Beatles

The Who

Ted Nugent and The Amboy Dukes

B.B. King

Albert King

Canned Heat

StyTommy James and The Shondells

REO Speedwagon

Toomy Boyce and Bobby Hart

Crow Jim Croce

Chuck Berry

The Turtles

Sam The Sham and The Pharaos

Brian Hyland

Adam Faith

B.J. Thomas

Shirley Ellis

Jewel Akens

Bobby Freeman

The American Breed


The Association

The Lemon Peppers


Freddy Cannon

The Cowsills

Eric Carmen (The Rsaberries)

Cheap Trick

Lou Christie

Dennis Yost (The Classics IV)

The Cyrcle

The Ronnettes

Ronnie Dove

Jay Ferguson (Spirit) (Jo Jo Gunne)

Dan Fogelberg

Bill Haley and The Comets

Peaches and Herb

Robbie Dupree

Jim Photoglow


Juliene Lennon

I joined The Tremeloes (1978)

Paul Revere and The Raiders

Gary Lewis and The playboys

Issac Hayes

The Knickerbockers

Billy Jo Royal

Michael McDonald (in The Guild)

The Doobie Brothers

Al Jackson (Booker T. and The MG's)

Andy Newmark (Sly and The Family Stone)

Burton Cummings and The guess Who

Curtis Mayfield

Al Hirt

Steve Cropper

Stevie Wonder's Band

Luther Ingram

Peter Wolf (J. Geils Band)

Greg Guidry

 Sha Na Na








Graybeard at The Sit 'N' Bull - September 25, 2012

Graybeard will be performing as part of  the annual "Bullfest" in New Memphis, Illinois at the Sit 'N' Bull Tavern this Saturday, September29, 5:00 - 7:30 PM. There will be other bands including, and featuring, Stan Denton's The Wanted, who will be shooting a video for there upcoming new release "America Lost". There is always plenty of food, beer, games of all kinds at the "Bullfest". Come on out for a great time.

Casey Blick Family Memorial Fundraiser - September 3, 2012

Graybeard will be performing September 15th at the Casey Blick Family Memorial Fundraiser.

Casey Blick lost his fight with cancer in May of this year, leaving behind 2 young children. Casey loved music and Super Heroes.

There will be live music by 5 great area bands, as well as a D.J., silent auction, Bags tourney, live lamas and alpacas, food and refreshments. There will also be a Super Hero dress up contest at 6:00 pm.

Come join all of us for the fun at the Swansea Improvment Hall, 216 Service St., Swansea Il

You can call Denny Wier for info.  618-477-2786 or e-maill

Stan Denton back in the studio - August 28, 2012

Stan Denton is back in the studio recording an original song called "America ?" to be used as the background track for his upcoming video promoting his band Stan Denton and The Wanted. You can hear Stan Denton and The Wanted every Saturday night at Stans bar The Sit 'N' Bull.


Denny Wier back in the studio - August 13, 2012

Denny Wier is back in the studio with me (Rich Lang) writing and recording a new song called "Rock 'n Roll Transfussion". It usually takes about two weeks, sometimes more, to finish an original song. Stay tuned as I will put it up on the web site for all to hear.

Graybeard at Heimy's in Caseyville - July 6, 2012

Graybeard will be performing at Heimy's Neighborhood Inn, in Caseyville, IL on Friday July 13th, 2012. The music starts at 8:00pm. Call 618-344-8133 for details.

New SCORE Records Release - June 26, 2012

SCORE Records is proud to release the new Denny Wier/Rich Lang song titled "How Long".  Check it out on the Music Page. It is available for purchase on the Buy Page. Scroll down to Denny Wier and click on his name. There you can choose any of his three songs for sale. I think it's a great Country tune. Let me know what you all think, and thanks for visiting.

Rich Lang

Graybeard at Weingarten Music Festival - June 17, 2012

Graybeard will be performing July 7th at the first Weingarten Music Festival. The Weingarten is located on route 15 between Eckerts and Freeburg. There will be several musical groups and performers there as well as the Smash Band. The festival starts around 1:00 p.m. and goes on into the night. Graybeard is scheduled at 3:00 p.m. Should be fun.

New Song - June 17, 2012

Denny Wier and Rich Lang just finished writing and recording another new song called " How long". It's a great little country song and I will upload it this week. I will also release it on SCORE RECORDS and make it available for purchase here on the web site.

Graybeard at Wings this Friday - April 12, 2012

The Graybeard Trio will back at Wings in Shilo Illinois this Friday the 13th (watch out!), from 8:00 to 11:00 pm.

Amazon store closed - April 11, 2012

I've decided to close my Amazon store called Audioworld. I'm just going to concentrate on my E-bay store (Score Records) One is enough. Not enough time for my music. Thanks to all who purchased something, and continue to check out all the great deals at my E-bay store Score Records.

Graybeard at the Weingarten - April 10, 2012

The Graybeard Trio will be playing at the beautiful Weingarten Wienery outside of Belleville, 1780 East State Route 15. 1/2 mile east of Eckerts.  The date is Thursday April 26 at 6:30pm. From what I hear it is a fantastic setting for live music with the most delicious wine you've ever tasted.

New Dan McGee Song - April 4, 2012

Dan McGee and Rich Lang just finished recording a new song titled "Old Cats". The song was written by Rich and Dan and is on the Music Page under Dan McGee. Check it out and let me know what you think.

No more Guild CD's - April 1, 2012

I've decided not to have anymore Guild CD's commercially manufactured. It's just not cost effective. I will though, for those who do not have access to a computer, be able to make Cd's of any of the songs of your choice. Just e-mail, or send a list of the songs you would like, and I will put them together in the order you choose, on a CD, and send it to you, free shipping. The cost will varry according to the number of songs.   E-mail ....    address .... 20 Shady Lane, Belleville, Illinois  62221  Thanks,

Rich Lang

Graybeard playing this Friday - March 29, 2012

Graybeard featuring John Seering, Dan McGee, and me, Rich Lang will be performing at Wings Over Shilo this Friday April 29th. Come on out it's free, cod beer and small time fun.    8:00pm - 11:00pm

Charles Krim in the studio - March 1, 2012

Charles Krim just finished writing and recording a demo of a great new song "I'm A Fool For You". Possible plans for a full blown arrangement are pending.

Guild CD's put on hold - March 1, 2012

Plans to manufacture future Guild Cd's has been put on hold. I am not sure the market for them justifies the expense. I will upload a Michael McDonald w/ the Guild song, that will be available for purchase, and include it with the "Guild In The Studio" section. All other songs the Guild recorded, in one studio or another, are avaiable here on the site. Thanks, Rich Lang

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