Home Page and Biography

Welcome to the website of Frank Robinson: Songwriter, musician, artist and author.

 

I write songs in many different genres and promote my country songs under the alias of Mountain Rio. All Mountain Rio songs are recorded in Nashville by producer Stacy Hogan and feature the wonderful vocals of Mike Lusk.Mountain Rio videos – https://wp.me/P7vD8Q-1M

LATEST NEWS:BUSY PROMOTING CHRISTMAS RELEASES WITH THE GOOD NEWS THAT MANY RADIO STATIONS ARE PLAYLISTING MOUNTAIN RIO’s ‘ROCKABILLY CHRISTMAS’, AND OTHER MOUNTAIN RIO CHRISTMAS TRACKS.ROCKABILLY CHRISTMAS REACHED THE NUMBER ONE SPOT IN THE AIR PLAY DIRECT GLOBAL RADIO INDICATOR CHART (COUNTRY/ALTERNATIVE), FOR OCTOBER.

ALSO PROMOTING CHRISTMAS TRACKS BY FRANCHESCO DE ROSA.

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Rockabilly Christmas – Mountain Rio

 

Let The Lights Shine – Mountain Rio

 

New York At Christmastime

 

 

Christmas Festa – Franchesco De Rosa

 

On April 19th 2021 ‘Sun Tanned Bikini Girls’ featuring Mountain Rio was released and reached number 8 in thetalkradiostation.co.uk chart.A video of the song is below:

https://open.spotify.com/track/4ojWxRLH8BrXeRZZnAEUQR?si=6d91559a09c94157

 

Other Mountain Rio videos on this site:

America – Mountain Rio      https://open.spotify.com/track/100heoQXAlih1n8eQrRZMq?si=f2dd70ffb1274709

 

Honey Think I’ll Take My Shirt Off Tonight And Dance – Mountain Rio   https://open.spotify.com/track/7LEmq7skzScvsn1ijQ4LVA?si=1bc484af57134de9

Other aliases I release my songs under are Athenos, The Amazing Doctor Love, Tinsel, Mixed Bag, The Snowmen and Franchesco De Rosa. All of my songs are released on my own Mountain Rio label and are available to purchase from Spotify and other major download stores.

In December 2019 Rockabilly Christmas featuring Mountain Rio reached number 2 in the digitaldjpool.com record pool pop chart and Christmas Festa featuring Franchesco De Rosa reached number 4 in the dance chart.An impressive achievement as digitaldjpool.com is considered one of the best record pools in the world. 

I have had a number of chart entries in The Official European Independent Music Chart, which is based on the amount of air play received by a song.The highest position reached to date was in December 2015 when ‘Babes’, a pop/dance track, featuring The Amazing Doctor Love, reached number two.
In July 2016 ‘Lazing In The Summer Sun’ featuring Athenos reached number 7.

At the start of January 2019 I released an album called ‘Progressive House Instrumentals’ which is a collection of  Progressive House Instrumentals featuring Franchesco De Rosa. 

In December 2019 ‘Christmas Festa’ and ‘Festive Fun’, two EDM Christmas instrumentals, were released by Franchesco De Rosa

In September 2020 ‘Bobby and Jackie’ a tribute to footballing brothers and legends Jack and Bobby Charlton was released.

In November 2020 the following singles were re-released for Christmas:

Rockabilly Christmas – Mountain Rio    

This was played by more than 40 Country stations in the US and was estimated by the promoters to have reached number 60 in the

unofficial country chart.

 

Christmas Festa – Franchesco De Rosa – EDM, reached number 14 in the World Independent Chart.

 

As well as writing songs I am the author of a number of books and these are listed below.All of my books are available from the Amazon Kindle store.

Romance Books: (available from amazon kindle store)

Christmas New York

Wedding Day Romance 

 

Childrens Animal Adventure Books: (available from amazon kindle store)

‘The Adventures Of Bobby The Bedlington Terrier, Bobby And The Kidnapped Plot’. Purchase book here from Amazon

‘The Adventures Of Bobby The Bedlington Terrier, Bobby And The UFO’.  Purchase book here from Amazon

‘The Adventures Of Bobby The Bedlington Terrier, Bobby And The Disguised Woman’

Purchase book here from Amazon

‘The Adventures Of Bobby The Bedlington Terrier, Bobby And The Stolen Stallion’

‘The Adventures of Bobby The Bedlington Terrier, Bobby’s Special Christmas’ 

 

You can hear some of my music, see a selection of my videos and read about the books I have written, on this web site.

More of my music can be heard at:

soundcloud.com/mountainrio

facebook.com/https://www.facebook.com/MountainRioMusic

soundcloud.com/franchescoderosa

facebook.com/FranchescoDeRosa 

Contact: robinson.f1@live.co.uk

Twitter: MountainRioLabel@FRANKRO97718449