Tim Krekel has strummed his way to fame, writing and playing with artists like Bo Diddley, Delbert McClinton, and Martina McBride, but the Louisville guitar slugger is just fine staying in the celebrity shadow.
Krekel says, I dont want to be too anonymous, but Im glad Im not Britney Spears or somebody!
And while Krekel who has been dubbed one of American rock n rolls great unknowns isnt assaulting the airwaves, he does hear his tunes in some interesting, and convenient locations.
He says, I wrote a song called Turning Away that Crystal Gale took to number one on the country charts in 1984, and I heard a muzak version of it playing at the grocery store. That was kind of funny!
So, even though you wont see Krekel on MTV, hes definitely not shying away from his fans.
He says, Im happy with the people who get and like what Im doing. Its nice, but not insane.
Krekels new album, Soul Season, hits stores September 18.
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