Real country from Scott Joss & Doug Colosio
on the album from Golosio.

Songs about love, heartache, relationships, and breakups highlight A Couple of Stranger, the new country album from Scott Joss and Doug Colosio released by Golosio Publishing.

Real country by real musicians is the way to describe the new album by Scott Joss and Doug Colosio, "A Couple of Strangers," released by Golosio Publishing. The 13-track recording showcases many of the duo's favorite types of music, including Texas Swing, roadhouse roots, and "good ole' cryin' in yer beer country tunes," states John Scott G, managing partner of Golosio.

"We are proud to play country songs that are the real deal," Joss says. "And we play them the way we think they should sound," Joss adds, "not like any kind of processed music."

"These songs are not pop or country-rock or any of that assembly-line cookie-cutter stuff," Colosio states, "this is real country." Both Joss and Colosio are current members of Merle Haggard's band and they feel they are honoring a strong tradition of remaining true to the roots of country, roadhouse swing and Americana music.

About Scott Joss
Songwriter, fiddle player and guitarist Scott Joss has worked with Dwight Yoakam, Willie Nelson, George Jones, Heather Myles, Carlene Carter, and Rosie Flores. Born in Long Beach, California, Joss learned to play fiddle from Jana Jae, fiddle player for Buck Owens & His Buckaroos and also worked with Tiny Moore, one of Bob Wills' surviving Playboys. Winner of numerous California State Fiddle Championships, at the age of 18, he got the call to join Merle Haggard and his first show as one of the Strangers was at Carnegie Hall.

About Doug Colosio
Songwriter and keyboard player Doug Colosio has performed with Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Charlie Pride, Jewel, and many other chart-topping country and crossover artists. Doug has made many television appearances as a musician, including the Late Show with David Letterman, The Tonight Show, and Austin City Limits. In concert, he regularly plays with Merle Haggard and has appeared with some of the most important figures in today's music. His recording, "American Piano," is part of the Sony music creation program called Acid.

About the Songs
Ten of the 13 songs on "A Couple of Strangers" were composed by Joss and Colosio, and they co-wrote the others. Songwriters collaborating with the duo on these remaining tunes include Wayne Dean and Doug's brother Greg Colosio. All songs are on iTunes.

About Golosio Publishing
In addition to Colosio, G, and Joss, songwriters and performers working with Golosio include James Sotelo (rock and electronica), Jonny Harmonic (groove) and DJ Insane (trance), as well as country writers Greg Colosio, Dennis Barney, Jim Dyer, and Wayne Dean. Golosio music has been heard in commercials for Verizon Wireless, Goodyear, the Auto Club, Micron, General Dynamics, and numerous regional brands. Working with Merle Haggard, G, Colosio and Joss co-wrote "Bad Actor," a track on Hag's 2010 album, "I Am What I Am," on Vanguard Records.

Videos/CD Cover
Videos for five of the Joss and Colosio songs are on YouTube and The album cover composite photograph and art direction are by Phil Hatten Design


'One and Only Girl' video

'Darlin'' video

'Beautiful World' video

'I Wonder if I Do Too Much' video 1

'I Wonder if I Do Too Much' video 2

'Louisiana Moonlight' video

Media contact:
John Scott G
Phone: 818-223-8486



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