Richard Lynch Interview Part 3
by Christian Lamitschka for Country Music News International
Lamitschka: What was your big break that got you into the music business?
Richard Lynch: My Dad inviting me on his stage when I was 8 years old to sing an old Buck Owens song: I got a Tiger by the Tail when he was opening up for Porter Wagoner
Lamitschka: Before you became a star, were your friends and family supportive or was it a struggle?
Richard Lynch: I don’t feel like a star, but I have had strong family support
Lamitschka: What inspired you to become an artist?
Richard Lynch: My Dad
Lamitschka: What inspired you to become a songwriter?
Richard Lynch: The gratification to have my own music I created to be appreciated around the world
Lamitschka: What drives you?
Richard Lynch: My wife, LOL!
Lamitschka: What does it take to be a music icon?
Richard Lynch: I don’t feel like I am a music icon, I consider myself lucky to get to play my music and have a following
Lamitschka: What’s unique about you that will differentiate you from other artists?
Richard Lynch: I live the country way of life
Lamitschka: What has been your greatest challenge in music business?
Richard Lynch: Getting my songs aired on mainstream media
Lamitschka: What moments in your career stand out in your memory as highlights and achievements which you are proud of?
Richard Lynch: Opening for national acts that are my heroes and having my Dad share the stage with me before he passed away
Lamitschka: Any thoughts of retirement ahead?
Richard Lynch: No