The Twenty-fifth Anniversary Edition of WOWW! a Word on Wade's World
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December 2022
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 * Appearances  - For Details including times, tickets and address/map/directions go to http://wadehayes-woww.com/wadehayestour.html
I hope you'll take advantage of the research that I put into this page. Links to venues and venue pics, tickets, and maps that let you enter your starting address into the directions box and immediately know the distance and have a route.
Sat, December 31 Hinton, OK - Sugar Creek Casino
Fri, February 17 Bossier City, LA - Margaritaville Resort Casino
Sat, February 18  Lake Charles, LA - L’Auberge Lake Charles
Sat, February 25 Liberty, NC - Liberty Showcase Inc
In Case You Missed It
Talking with Wade
A Tribute to Outlaw- Track Listing
About those Wade imposters
Be Kind 

In Case You Missed It - On the Net
Click on the underlined words to access the articles
Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame Induction
For a recap of Induction and peerformance - http://www.wadehayes-woww.com/wadehayesnews.html
For Vickie Piper's video of the Induction - https://www.facebook.com/1151837805/videos/1358047095022381/
One of the best, if not the best, article written about Wade. Rich with details, pictures and videos.
The Wade Hayes Story (So far)
The 10 Best Wade Hayes Songs of All-Time  10/12/2022
Everyone has an opinion. His 10 best all include a video. However, #1 doesn't have an official Wade Hayes video. The video shown seems to have a Wade look-alike lip-syncing.  That's the way I see it. You tell me if you actually think it's Wade. A very good article
The Way Love Goes - an 18 minute video
An oldie, but goodie! The original aired on the Oklahoma Public Broadcasting Station on 7/9/2010. The video starts with the history of the origin of Bethel Acre's Friends Day, includes many pictures of Wade growing up, interviews with Dad Don, Mom Trisha and Wade.  A great tribute to the Hayes family, especially Dad Don who passed in April 2020.

Talking with Wade
Wade interview at his home.
Backstory: Because Chelle and I were the only ones driving from Muskogee - everyone else was flying somewhere - we brought Wade’s trophy and big gift bag back to Tennessee.  We carried it to him and while there took the opportunity to record some conversation. 
Helen - You’re coming off a big week end with a special honor, induction into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame.  Have you had time to sort out your feelings about it?
Wade - Really, I haven’t.  I would have thought it would have soaked in by now. It was kind of an overwhelming honor for me. When I said I didn’t feel worthy, I sincerely meant that. It was a big surprise.  There were a lot of mixed feelings about it.  I mentioned in the acceptance speech that it had been 2 years in the making, since I found out it was going to happen. Then the life work of my dad and Chick Rains, and losing them both in that period was really a bitter sweet thing, but I am tickled and honored to be in there.  I certainly have friends that I feel should be in ahead of me. We’ll get them in next time.
Helen - You know your trophy says March 28, 2020?
Wade - That’s when it would have been.  Dad would have been around to see that. He passed in April 2020.  That’s pretty tough, but I don’t want to take away from this and what it means.  It’s a big honor.  I’m very thankful.
Helen -What’s been keeping you busy since you got home?   
Wade - Honestly, there’s a guitar I’ve built recently and I’ve been messing with it and trying to get it tweaked out perfectly. I just now got it back. I put ful guitarit in the shop.  There are some things I don’t have the tools to do that a professional luthier has to deal with.  Sometimes I get lucky and they go together just right and other times not. This is the third one I’ve done and it’s the prettiest one I think so far.  It sounds really good. 
Helen- This the one you did for your friend, Houston Hill?  
Wade - I’ve got it right here. I was just going to take it to him tomorrow. (Wade leaves the room to get the guitar.) I need to do a little video of how it sounds.  It’s from well over a 100  year old tree.  I had the body cut out and it was not dry yet and it shrank. So I had to re-calculate everything, and I’m amazed it came out straight.
Helen - You should be proud of it and so should Houston.  
Wade - He’s a great guy. I found a company online that could make this - it says Holly Tree Farms. (Wade indicates printing on the neck)
Lea joins group - Wade shows her the gift bag that the OMHOF had gifted them. 
Lea - Have you seen the little cows yet? They’re so cute.
Wade - When I got home I had to call them up. Reginald had knocked the water hose out. I was watering the ground down there.
Lea - they’re so funny to watch. I just love them so much  It’s good to take a break for a minute and then come back in and work. I don’t want to get rid of them. Ever. Never. Ever.
(Holly has been moving around the group to be petted, going to Wade last)
Wade to Holly - now you come to me
Lea - She was mad at Wade the other night, because he went to Johnny Barnhardt’s house and played with his dogs and she smelled it on his pants. It really hurt her feelings.  She gets jealous when we talk about the cows. 
Outside, Wade uses range cubes to draw  the cows to the fence for petting before we leave. There’s a full house now. Trudy had Titan, Rose had Reginald, Dolly had Daisy, Macy had Margot.

About those Wade imposters on Facebook and Twitter
Wade fans - Heads up - Recognize those who are imitating Wade on Facebook and TWITTER.  Wade doesn’t reach out personally to anyone from his official facebook page. He doesn’t ask for money for any reason. It seems when one pretender is taken down, another pops up. Their copycat sites look real.  They copy pictures from his official page. Beware. Look for the number of followers. If it doesn't have over 140,000, it's a fake. Notify facebook and Wade’s management team if someone is trying to scam you. Wade's official Twitter account name is @wadehayes1.  Any variation on that is an illegal copycat. Don't be fooled. Lately, they've also been imitating his mother, Trisha Hayes.

Be Kind!
I’ve been asked to remind the members of this group that Private lives are PRIVATE, including Wade’s and anyone else’s. Persistent questioning of someone about private issues amounts to harassment. I’m asking those who feel they are being targeted with out of order questions and comments to send me names.

Wade's Official Web Site - includes a merchandise store
You can check out past events that included Wade on the Links page.

Wade and any other knowledgeable person will testify that Wade has some of the best, most supportive fans in the music industry. Your support of him and his music has lifted his Facebook Fan page to the stratosphere of over 295,000 followers. Way to Go! 
As Wade enters a new and exciting phase of his career, his management team wants to thank you for your past and your future support. You’ve been positive and respectful in your online comments and you’ve posted many great pictures. It is of immense help to Wade when you post your best pictures - without red-eye and without blurring. As you look at the pictures you plan to post, please eliminate any pictures that could be considered unflattering. They may well remind you of a special time, but think of them from the artist’s viewpoint. Wade is at his best now. Show him off, proudly!
Ask one of your local venues to book him. Get others to ask also. Talent buyers can email his manager, Mike Robertson, at mike@mrmmusic.com.  That email is for talent buyers, not fans. If you have questions, I'll try to get the answers. Reach me at wadehayesnews@comcast.net. 
GUIDELINES FOR USE OF HIS MATERIAL - pic, name, logo, signature
We need to call this issue to the attention of fans. Any item for sale that looks like official merchandise - that is - contains the Wade Hayes name, logo, picture or signature must have written approval from his management. All of those emblems of Wade are owned by him as part of his business. Even if they are being sold to benefit a charity, the design must be submitted to and approved by management in writing.

Social Media - 
Official Site
WOWW! Site  - Fan Club Site
Wade's Facebook Music Page 
Wade's Facebook Fan Club Page
Wade's Twitter Account

The Links page is your source for finding pics, videos, reviews on other sites.
WadeHayes-WOWW.com Links Page

Refer talent buyers to Wade's management
Mike Robertson Management
Phone: 615-329-4199
Fax: 615-329-3923
E-mail: mike@mrmmusic.com
If you want to see Wade in your local area, ask your favorite venues to seek booking information.
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