Leon Joplin Music



LEON JOPLIN – BUFFALO GAP, TX (806) 773-3207


Dr. Leon Joplin grew up in West Texas. His interest in music began as a child as he listened to gospel music in church. His grandfather would ask him to sing some of the songs that he had learned in church. His mother kindled a love for music by sending him to piano lessons. His mother did this at a great sacrifice. Despite their poverty, she would work extra to afford special things for her family.

Leon worked his way thought college. He eventually obtained a degree in nursing and later a degree in medicine. Presently, he is a practicing physician in family and ER medicine in Anson, Texas. He is married and has two children.

In 1999, Leon wrote his first three songs. He helped start a band called His Messengers. They performed Christian Country and Southern Gospel music in the panhandle area of West Texas. The band was under the direction of Wayland Hazel, Leon’s music minister at church. At Wayland’s urging, Leon recorded his first three songs in Nashville at Kokopelli Studio in January of 2000. That’s where Leon met Adam Hampton his producer. Adam owns Kokopelli Studio. Adam produces several artists and also plays keyboard in Ronnie Milsap’s band. Leon has now completed 6 projects. Two of his projects were done as an independent artist at Daywind music where he also worked with producers Marty Funderburk and Johnny Sansom of Daywind Music.

Leon gives all the credit for his success to the Lord. Some of this success includes 8 songs on Christian Country and Southern Gospel charts.
He was a nominee for the following awards:
2003 – New Artist of the Year with the Christian Country Music Association
2004 – Evangelist of the Year with the Christian Country Music Association
2005 – Horizon Award with the International Gospel Music Association
2005 – Musical Evangelist of the Year With the Christian Country Music Association
2005 – Video of the Year with the Christian Country Music Association for the video, Heaven Heard.


Country Doc Publications
PO Box 878
Buffalo Gap, TX 79508
Phone: (806) 773-3207
FAX: (325) 572-5925

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1 Corinthians 1:9 God is faithful, by whom ye were called unto the fellowship of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord.

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