Pat was taught by his dad at the age of six the E,A, and B chords on a guitar. Pat then began to teach himself the guitar and would take his guitar to school and entertain the other kids at school.
In 1971 Pat and his parents moved back to Oklahoma City Oklahoma. Although music continued to be Pat's desire, he became very involved in Baseball. Pat attended school at Carl Albert High School in Midwest City Oklahoma where he made his mark at second base. Pat was selected as Honorable Mention All State in 1977 and National High School All American. A prestigious award consisting of only one percent of all high school athletes.
After graduating from High School, Pat began to vigorously pursue his music. Pat has produced seven original CD's including one acoustic album.
Pat has become a very accomplished writer that all can relate to from simplicity to complex to all the between. His message stands for the common and uncommon people. But still remaining just Plain Ole' Pat.
Pat has opened for Charlie McClain, Joe Stampley, Mel McDaniels, The Texas Playboys, Billy Montana, Henson Cargill, Merle Haggard, Kitty Wells and Ricky Skaggs.
Pat has attended the largest Music Festival and Trail Ride in Santa Barbara California by exclusive invitation for the past two years and was honored to have met and picked with Buck Page on stage.
Pat has received the following awards.
1993-Traditional Country Music Award of the Year
1995-Entertainer of the Year
1996-Entertainer of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year
1997-Entertainer of the Year
1998-Placed in the Oklahoma Opry Hall of Fame
These honors are from the State of Oklahoma premiere Country Music theater the Oklahoma Opry.
Pat has 3 songs that he wrote, Slow It Way Down, Country Boy at Heart and Backroads that are in a movie titled, "Waitin' To Live" written by Nick Felix and produced by Joey Travolta. In addition to these songs, Pat performs another song titled, We Live On, written by Toni Mazzola and Mimi Gutten. These songs will also be released on the Waitin' To Live soundtrack.
The movie stars, Barry Corbin(ex-astronaut in Northern Exposure TV series), Lee Majors(Six Million Dollar Man TV series), Alison Eastwood, (you guessed it, Clint Eastwood's daughter), Reginald VelJohnson,(star in the Die Hard movie, Family Matters TV series), Ellen Travolta(John Travolta's sister and Producer of the Waitin' To Live movie.)
Pat is being played on independent radio stations across the US. Pat is currently working on new projects with new friends, soon to be announced, involving movie projects, soundtracks and distribution. A country music video on the song, "Backroads" is also a planned project. A religious album of Pats songs and standards is a planned project also.
Check out the artist's website:
2. What We Live For
3. My Song to You
4. Don's Bait House
5. Dear Lord
6. Same Old Moon
7. Riddle and Rhyme
8. Gambler's Game
9. Easy Way Out
10. Just Us For Sale