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"The Painting" 

​Les Hatley​

Release Date: 2018

On November 16, 2018 a new instrumental single (digital only) called "The Painting" was released on Soul Stew Records.  The single is available for download on iTunes, CDBaby and Amazon.

The Chocolate CD Release Party was a huge success! Many thanks to

Soul Stew Records and Eric Selby for organizing it.  Also, many thanks to performers Abigail Selby and Eric Selby, Cletus Kennelly, Jim McAndrew and Rick Crump.  Big thanks to Mandy Hatley Torgerson for managing the merchandise table.  Much love and thanks to all in attendance!

Chocolate has been enjoying radio airplay from coast to coast.  Many thanks to Bill Wence Promotions coast to coast and Europe.

In January of 2018, Les received the prestigious Director’s Award for Instrumental for the Album “Chocolate” by the Songwriters’ Association of Washington – Mid-Atlantic Song Contest.