Five Roses Music Group
Helping Those Who Help Themselves
Lyrics & Music
History of My Musical Career
Sammie Lee Marlers music career started in 1963 at the age of 16 he was with a group called The Beetles who performed in Illinois and Ohio. In 1964, he was singing locally in Ohio with different bands at the high school dances. In 1968, he was called for military duty in South Carolina and at night in the barracks would sing songs for a lot of heart broken soldiers. He was tranfered to an army unit in West Germany and started singing in the clubs and on the base and the clubs downtown. In 1970, every sunday afternoon on WDLR radio in Delaware, Ohio he would perform on the sunday afternoon jamboree. He also signed a management contract with a local manager. This lead him to sing in many clubs on the weekends around the Columbus/Dayton Ohio areas. He has performed with country stars Loretta Lynn, Jerry Lee Lewis, Barbara Mandrell, Jimmy Skinner, and Melba Montgomery. Sammie joined the army again and was sent to Fort Campball, Kentucky, 65 miles from Nashville. About every 6 weeks he would take some songs he has written down to music row, which left him a little discouraged he continued sing in clubs around Kentucky, and Tennessee. He was tranferred to Korea in 1973 and sang in various clubs and also sang with the Korean Grand Old Opery. He also sang on Armed Forces Korean Network radio station. In 1975, he was tranferred to Louisiana where he sang in the local clubs. In January 1976, he was in Hawaii where he sang in the local clubs he also attended Columbia School of Broadcasting in Honolulu. In 1977, he appeared as MC, comedian and sang in the USO show in South Pacific. In 1980, he got out of the military and moved back to Southern Illinois where he grew up. He was a disc jockey on WROY and WRUL radio in Carmi, Illinois. He then started devoting a lot of time to his song writting. In 1984, he moved to Delaware, Ohio and continued writting his songs more than ever. He then decide not to sing in the clubs anymore and wrote ... wrote.. wrote... In 1988, he move to the Catskill mountains in New York. He continued writing and in 1991 he won the grand prize in the Music City Song Festival in Nashville. Country Music Hall of Famer Little Jimmie Dickens recorded his song "How much is that picture of Jesus" since that time his songs had been recorded by 17 different artists. His recorded songs from radio reports has been airplayed in 90 countries and the US. His company buys Rose Music Group was formed in 1988. He has had 10 artists record on Five Roses Records. He has produced 2 cds for other artists in New York. He has also managed 51 other artists from all over the US. He has appeared on radio and television in the New York and New Jersey area. Take a listen to some of his songs and you will see he has some great songs you may want to record.
Contact us today in Brunswick, Georgia, to schedule an
appointment for song writing or recording services. at:
339 Walden Shore Lane
Brunswick, GA 31525
Hours of Operation: Monday to Wednesday, 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. | Thursday to Saturday, 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. | Sunday, 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Member of the Harry Fox agency, Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI), Music Reports, and Licensed Quotes
First Place in the Virginia Organization of Singers and Songwriters, Bluegrass Category
Honorable Mention from the Dallas Songwriters Association | Honorable Mention, Second & Third Place at 4 Occasions Music Festival
Winner of the Music City Song Festival Music Contest in 1991
51 Years of Music Experience