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  • If I'm Honest If I'm Honest Quick View

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    If I'm Honest

    If I'm Honest is Blake's 10th studio album. It was again produced by Scott Hendricks, and features 15 brand new songs, including the already Top 10 single; Came Here To Forget, as well as Friends from the film Angry Birds and the Gwen Stefani duet Go Ahead And Break My Heart
    LP 1
    1. Straight Outta Cold Beer
    2. She's Got a Way With Words
    3. Bet You Still Think About Me
    4. Every Time I Hear That Song
    5. Came Here to Forget
    6. Every Goodbye
    7. It Ain't Easy
    8. A Guy With a Girl


    LP 2
    1. Go Ahead and Break My Heart (feat. Gwen Stefani)
    2. Friends (From The Angry Birds Movie)
    3. One Night Girl
    4. Doing It to Country Songs (feat. The Oak Ridge Boys)
    5. Green
    6. You Can't Make This Up
    7. Savior's Shadow

    Blake Shelton
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    Bigger (Pre-Order)

    Release Date: July 20, 2018*


    Sugarland, the bestselling country duo of Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush, will release their first album since 2010, Bigger, via Big Machine - and it will include a collaboration with Taylor Swift.


    The follow-up to their last studio set The Incredible Machine will feature 'Still The Same,' the lead track that was unveiled in December, among its 11 new songs, ten of which were written by Nettles and Bush. The exception is 'Babe,' co-written by Swift and Pat Monahan of Train. Swift, labelmates with Sugarland at BMLG, also appears on the song.


    The news follows Swift's hugely successful first turn as a composer for another country act, when her song 'Better Man,' which topped both Billboard's Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay charts. It then won Song of the Year at the 2017 CMA Awards and then Best Country Duo/Group Performance at the 2018 Grammy Awards.


    "The music that we have written, it's become really clear to me that we are making music that people need to hear right now," Nettles recently told Rolling Stone. "Not just as Sugarland, but in the world. I think the messages and the themes that are in this music will be healing."


    *Please note that release dates are subject to change.

    1. Bigger
    2. On a Roll
    3. Let Me Remind You
    4. Mother
    5. Still the Same
    6. Lean It on Back
    7. Babe (feat. Taylor Swift)
    8. Bird in a Cage
    9. Love Me Like I'm Leaving
    10. Tuesday's Broken
    11. Not the Only
    Sugarland
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  • From A Room: Volume 1 From A Room: Volume 1 Quick View

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    From A Room: Volume 1

    Chris Stapleton fans will have plenty of new music to keep them happy in 2017. The breakout country star has announced plans to release two new albums, both of which were recorded at RCA's legendary Studio A in Nashville


    The follow-up to Stapleton's smash 2015 debut album Traveller, From A Room: Volume 1 features nine new songs, eight of which Stapleton co-wrote with some of his go-to collaborators. The new tracks include "Broken Halos," "Second One to Know," "Death Row," and "Without Your Love," all co-written by Stapleton and former SteelDrivers bandmate Mike Henderson.


    The album also features "Either Way as well as "I Was Wrong," co-written with Craig Wiseman, and "Them Stems," a three-way collaboration with Jimmy Stewart and Shawn Camp. He also covers Willie Nelson's "Last Thing I Needed, First Thing This Morning."


    "I'm real proud of this record," Stapleton told the assembled reporters (quote via the Tennessean). "We made it right here like the last one. We camped out in here and had a lot of fun recording things."


    From A Room: Volume 2, which is linked conceptually with Volume 1, will be released later in 2017.


    -Sterling Whitaker (Tasteofcountry.com)

    1. Broken Halos
    2. Last Thing I Needed, First Thing This Morning
    3. Second One To Know

    4. Up To No Good Livin'

    5. Either Way
    6. I Was Wrong

    7. Without Your Love

    8. Them Stems

    9. Death Row
    Chris Stapleton
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  • Highwayman Highwayman Quick View

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    Highwayman

    Import

    180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl

    Includes Insert

    Four Legendary Country Artists In One Super-group: Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings And Kris Kristofferson

    Featuring The Hit-Singles Highwayman And Desperados Waiting For A Train

    The Highwaymen were a country music super-group composed of four of the biggest outlaw country artists: Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, and Kris Kristofferson. The band was active as a group between 1985 and 1995.

    In 1984, Glen Campbell first played the song Highwayman for Johnny Cash. The four were all together in Switzerland doing a television special and decided that they should do a project together. While the four were recording their first album, Marty Stuart again played the song for Cash, saying it would be perfect for them-four verses, four souls, and four of them.

    Campbell then played the song and the quartet had the name for their new super-group The Highwaymen, the name of their first album, Highwayman, and the name of their first single. The four thought it was a perfect name for them because they were always on the road and all four had the image of being outlaws in country music.

    Both the album and the single eventually reached the top spot on the country music charts.

    Their remake of Guy Clark's Desperados Waiting for a Train reached the Top 20. (Clark is frequently referred to as The Fifth Highwayman.)

    The four original members starred together in the 1986 film Stagecoach.

    1. Highwayman
    2. The Last Cowboy Song
    3. Jim, I Wore A Tie Today
    4. Big River
    5. Committed To Parkview
    6. Desperados Waiting For A Train

    7. Deportee (Plane Wreck At Los Gatos)
    8. Welfare Line
    9. Against The Wind

    10. The Twentieth Century Is Almost Over
    The Highwaymen
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  • 12 Golden Country Greats 12 Golden Country Greats Quick View

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    12 Golden Country Greats

    1996s 12 Golden Country Greats is the Pennsylvania duos 5th full-length but the first to stick to just one style which was, surprisingly enough, country music. That said, the title of the album is only half-correct as theres actually only 10 songs here. Featuring some of Nashvilles greatest session musicians (including Pig Robbins, Charlie McCoy, and the Jordanaires), this is one of Weens finest records to date, with that classic Ween sense of humor filtered through a distinct countrypolitan sound.

    1. I'm Holding You
    2. Japanese Cowboy
    3. Piss Up A Rope
    4. I Don't Wanna Leave You On The Farm
    5. Pretty Girl
    6. Powder Blue
    7. Mister Richard Smoker
    8. Help Me Scrape The Mucus Off My Brain
    9. You Were The Fool
    10. Fluffy
    Ween
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  • Ramblin' Man Ramblin' Man Quick View

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    Ramblin' Man

    Import

    180 Gram Vinyl


    The Ramblin' Man is an album by Waylon Jennings, released in 1974. With a slightly more commercial sound than some of his previous records, The Ramblin' Man remained true to Jennings' outlaw country image and uncompromising musical vision.


    The album was released at what was still considered to be the height of the outlaw movement in Country music, and this was reflected in its chart success, with the LP peaking at #3 on the Country charts. Jennings produced it himself, with Ray Pennington co-producing Oklahoma Sunshine and I'm a Ramblin' Man.


    The album also includes a gutsy cover of the Allman Brothers' Midnight Rider, cementing Jennings' fearless reputation as a leader of the progressive Country sound.

    1. I'm A Ramblin' Man
    2. Rainy Day Woman
    3. Cloudy Days
    4. Midnight Rider
    5. Oklahoma Sunshine
    6. The Hunger
    7. I Can't Keep My Hands Off Of You
    8. Memories Of You And I
    9. It'll Be Her
    10. Amanda
    Waylon Jennings
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  • Lady and Gentleman Lady and Gentleman Quick View

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    Lady and Gentleman

    Lady & Gentlemen, a creative concept album co-produced by LeAnn Rimes, country superstar Vince Gill and successful writer, Darrell Brown, features country classic songs by the likes of George Jones, Merle Haggard and Waylon Jennings, all sung from a modern females perspective.


    Says LeAnn, This album was born out of the memories of when I first fell in love with country music and in reflecting, I realized that almost all of my favorite country songs from back then were sung by men. I am honored to take a step back in time and sing these songs from a woman's perspective and hopefully help reintroduce them to a new audience.


    The album features the Grammy Award nominated song Swingin (Best Female Country Vocal Performance) along with the moving single, Give, Crazy Women and an anniversary edition of Blue as bonus tracks.

    1. Give Lyrics
    2. Swingin' Lyrics
    3. Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain Lyrics
    4. Deeper Than The Holler Lyrics
    5. He Stopped Loving Her Today Lyrics
    6. Don't Close Your Eyes Lyrics
    7. The Dance Lyrics
    8. Islands In The Stream Lyrics
    9. I Love A Rainy Night Lyrics
    10. Suspicious Minds Lyrics
    11. You Never Even Called Me By My Name Lyrics
    12. If I Said You Had A Beautiful Body Would You Hold It Against Me Lyrics
    13. The Chair Lyrics
    14. I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry Lyrics
    15. Crazy Women Lyrics
    Leann Rimes
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  • American Epic: The Best of Country American Epic: The Best of Country Quick View

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    American Epic: The Best of Country

    Early champions of Country Music - The Carter Family, Uncle Dave Macon, the Massey Family, Jimmie Rodgers and many more - have been painstakingly remastered using a mix of analog and digital technology for a hybrid sound that is simultaneously contemporary, immediate but still completely true-to-form.


    Single LP with single pocket tip-on jacket with soft touch finish.

    1. Bury Me Under the Weeping Willow by The Carter Family
    2. If the River Was Whiskey by Charlie Poole and the North Carolina Ramblers
    3. The Coo-Coo BirD by Clarence Ashley
    4. Waiting For A Train by Jimmie Rodgers
    5. Henry Lee by Dick Justice
    6. Sail Away Ladies by Uncle Dave Macon and His Fruit Jar Drinkers
    7. I Wish I Was A Mole in the Ground by Bascom Lamar Lundsford
    8. Stackalee by Frank Hutchison
    9. Peg and Awl by Carolina Tar Heels
    10. Blues in A Bottle by Prince Albert Hunt's Texas Ramblers
    11. Ladies On the Steamboat by Burnett and Rutherford
    12. Country Blues by Dock Boggs
    13. Brown Skin Gal (Down the Lane) by Massey Family
    14. I Am Bound For The Promised Land by Alfred G. Karnes
    15. I Get My Whiskey From Rockingham by Earl Johnson and His Clodhoppers
    16. The Lost Child by Stripling Brothers
    Various Artists
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  • Damn Country Music (Deluxe) Damn Country Music (Deluxe) Quick View

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    Damn Country Music (Deluxe)


    2 LP 180g Blue Vinyl in Gatefold Jacket


    Deluxe Edition Contains 3 Additional Bonus tracks


    On his 14th studio full-length, Tim McGraw pens a love letter to his lifeblood and his line of work. Damn Country Music is a beautifully drawn set of intimate storytelling, panoramic choruses, and memorable duets-including opening highlight "Here Tonight," which features vocals from McGraw's daughter Gracie. Its title track in particular is one of McGraw's finest to date, a slice of heart-wrenching perspective with imagery as gorgeous as the ribbons of steel guitar that halo it.

    1. Here Tonight (featuring Gracie McGraw)
    2. Losin' You
    3. How I'll Always Be
    4. Damn Country Music
    5. Love Runs
    6. What You're Lookin' For
    7. Top Of The World
    8. Don't Make Me Feel At Home
    9. Want You Back
    10. California (with Big & Rich)
    11. Humble and Kind
    12. Everybody's Lookin'
    13. Kiss A Girl
    14. Country and Western
    Tim McGraw
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  • Get Closer Get Closer Quick View

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    Get Closer

    Get Closer is the seventh studio album by Australian country music artist Keith Urban. It was originally released on November 16th, 2010 via Capitol Nashville. It produced three singles between 2010 and 2011, all of which went to number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs charts.
    1. Put You in a Song
    2. You Gonna Fly
    3. All for You
    4. Long Hot Summer
    5. Without You
    6. Georgia Woods
    7. Right on Back to You
    8. Shut Out the Lights
    Keith Urban
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  • The First Edition The First Edition Quick View

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    The First Edition

    Before he became a country music legend, Kenny Rogers led a group of folk rockin' players in a band called The First Edition, and this reissue of their 1967 debut album has something for everyone to love! Includes the smash hit single and modern day cult classic "Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)" as heard in the film The Big Lebowski, plus several more country tinged, melodic rock numbers!
    1. I Found A Reason
    2. Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)
    3. Shadow In The Corner of Your Mind
    4. If Wishes Were Horses
    5. Ticket To Nowhere
    6. I Get A Funny Feeling
    7. I Was The Loser
    8. Dream On
    9. Home Made Lies
    10. Marcia: 2 AM
    11. Hurry Up Love
    12. Church Without A Name
    Kenny Rogers & The First Edition
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  • Twang Twang Quick View

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    Twang

    George Strait's new 13 song collection Twang follows-up his platinum selling and CMA Album of the Year Troubadour. The first single Living For The Night was written by George, his son Bubba, and hit songwriter Dean Dillon. The song is the first single ever written by the recently recognized Artist of the Decade by the Academy of Country Music. Twang was produced by George Strait and Tony Brown.
    1. Twang

    2. Where Have I Been All My Life
    3. Gotta Get To You
    4. Easy As You Go
    5. Living For The Night
    6. Same Kind Of Crazy
    7. Out Of Sight Out Of Mind
    8. Arkansas Dave
    9. The Breath You Take
    10. He's Got That Something Special
    George Strait
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  • Stax Country Stax Country Quick View

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    Stax Country

    As part of Stax's year-long, 60th anniversary celebration, this quirky collection of long-lost gems from the latter days
    of the Stax empire, Stax Country highlights the Memphis soul label's effort to branch out into country music.
    Although the majority of the tunes on this album never made it to the radio waves, the tracks here stand as a unique
    time capsule of early 70s country. Includes new liner notes by country biographer and Tony-award winning
    playwright Colin Escott.
    1. Becki Bluefield - Sweet Country Music
    2. Eddie Bond - That Glass
    3. Joyce Cobb - Your Love
    4. Paul Craft - For Linda (Child In The Cradle)

    5. O.B. McClinton - The Finer Things In Life
    6. Karen Casey - The River's Too Wide
    7. Roland Eaton - Hippy From The Hills
    8. Connie Eaton - I Wanna Be Wrong Right Now
    9. Cliff Cochran - All The Love You'll Ever Need
    10. Paige O'Brian - Satisfied Woman
    11. Danny Bryan - My Girl
    12. Daaron Lee - Long Black Train
    13. Frank Hobson & Becky Durning - A Truer Love You'll Never Find
    14. Roger Hallmark - Truck Driver's Heaven
    15. Dale Yard - Purple Cow
    16. Lee Denson - A Mom And A Dad For Christmas
    Various Artists
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  • Country Life Country Life Quick View

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    Country Life

    Ranked 387/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    Country Life is Roxy Music's second release after the departure of Brian Eno and it's arguably the highpoint of the band's ouput from that era. The haunting, melancholic The Thrill of It All, the art-rockin' Out of the Blue, the almost-pure '50s rock of If It Takes All Night, the decadent affectations of A Really Good Time and the concluding Prairie Rose, all offer glimpses of alternative rock before the genre even existed. The combination of textures is exhilarating, and the songwriting which draws on elements of R&B, cabaret music and glam rock is among the band's most accomplished. Here on Limited Edition 180 gram Vinyl.

    1. The Thrill of It All
    2. Three and Nine
    3. All I Want Is You
    4. Out of the Blue
    5. If It Takes All Night
    6. Bitter Sweet
    7. Triptych
    8. Casanova
    9. A Really Good Time
    10. Prairie Rose
    Roxy Music
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  • Greatest Hits So Far Greatest Hits So Far Quick View

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    Greatest Hits So Far

    Three-time GRAMMY winners and multi-platinum artists Zac Brown Band have become one of music's most heralded acts. The band's three platinum-selling albums, Uncaged, You Get What You Give, and The Foundation have together sold over six million copies and produced a historic series of eleven #1 hit singles.
    LP1
    1. Chicken Fried
    2. Whatever It Is
    3. Toes
    4. Free
    5. Highway 20 Ride
    6. As She's Walking Away (feat. Alan Jackson)
    7. Colder Weather


    LP2
    1. Knee Deep (feat. Jimmy Buffett)
    2. Keep Me In Mind
    3. No Hurry
    4. The Wind
    5. Jump Right In
    6. Goodbye In Her Eyes
    7. Sweet Annie

    Zac Brown Band
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  • Pure Country Soundtrack Pure Country Soundtrack Quick View

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    Pure Country Soundtrack

    25th Anniversary First-Time Vinyl Pressing


    Country legend George Strait is releasing the Pure Country soundtrack on vinyl to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the album. This limited-edition pressing is the first time that the soundtrack is being released in the vinyl format.


    Pure Country, one of Strait's greatest successes, hit No. 1, eventually selling more than 6 million copies, in part due to its two No. 1 hit singles: "I Cross My Heart" and "Heartland." His song "When Did You Stop Loving Me" also reached No. 6 on charts.


    In terms of the film itself, Pure Country opened at No. 6 the week of its release, earning $2,739,680 in its opening week, taking in over $15 million in total. In the film, Strait plays Wyatt "Dusty" Chandler, one of the biggest stars in country music, who becomes disillusioned with his success. Strait's character simply walks away from it all, returning to his hometown to get back in touch with his roots by working at a ranch.


    Kelefa Sanneh writes in the New Yorker that Strait "was persuaded by the producer Jerry Weintraub, and by Colonel Tom Parker, the former manager of Elvis Presley After a concert in Las Vegas, Parker told Strait how important Hollywood had been to Presley. 'Elvis hated making those movies,' he said - but they transformed him from a pop star to an icon.'"


    - Courtney Carr (theboot.com)

    1. Heartland
    2. Baby Your Baby
    3. I Cross My Heart
    4. When Did You Stop Loving Me
    5. She Lays It All on the Line
    6. Overnight Male
    7. Last in Love
    8. Thoughts of a Fool
    9. The King of Broken Hearts
    10. Where the Sidewalk Ends
    11. Heartland (Main Title Sequence)
    George Strait
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  • The Weight Of These Wings The Weight Of These Wings Quick View

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    The Weight Of These Wings

    The Weight of These Wings is the sixth studio album by American country music artist Miranda Lambert, set for release via RCA Records Nashville.
    LP 1
    1. Runnin' Just in Case
    2. Highway Vagabond
    3. Ugly Lights
    4. You Wouldn't Know Me
    1. We Should Be Friends
    2. Pink Sunglasses
    3. Getaway Driver
    4. Vice


    LP 2
    1. Smoking Jacket
    2. Pushin' Time
    3. Covered Wagon
    4. Use My Heart
    1. Tin Man
    2. Good Ol' Days
    3. Things That Break
    4. For the Birds


    LP 3
    1. Well-Rested
    2. Tomboy
    3. To Learn Her
    4. Keeper of the Flame
    1. Bad Boy
    2. Six Degrees of Separation
    3. Dear Old Sun
    4. I've Got Wheels

    Miranda Lambert
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  • So Lonesome I Could Cry So Lonesome I Could Cry Quick View

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    So Lonesome I Could Cry

    The Hi recordings of Charlie Rich are in many ways the most reckless and adventurous of his career. In 1966 and 1967, Hi, a small Memphis label that hosted acts such as Willie Mitchell (and later Al Green) and the Bill Black Combo believed, like Sun, RCA, and Mercury before them, in Rich's prodigious talent but had no idea where to put him categorically. Most are the songs associated with Hank Williams. They are revelatory in that they reveal just how wide-ranging Rich's vision was. Beginning with Williams' own My Heart Would Know, Rich takes the songs deep into his own musical soul and, like Ray Charles before him with Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music, makes them his own, turning them into timeless pop classics. Among Rich's recordings, these 12 songs are some of the most enduring. There is You Win Again, where the pedal steel becomes an instrument of timbral control and coloration and the lyric becomes a shimmying doo wop-framed melody; Hey Good Lookin' sounds as if Rich is backed by Booker T. & the MG's and the Meters simultaneously. The cool Hammond B3 run at the beginning of Nobody's Lonesome for Me takes a honky tonk tune and turns it inside out, making it a rousing party anthem. As for Williams I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, Rich's version is among the most beautiful and emotionally naked ever recorded. The set closes with Leon Payne's They'll Never Take Her Love Away From Me. As pedal steel guitar winds out the sang lines, Rich pours virtually everything he has into Payne's deeply moving lyric. This isn't merely a sad song, it's a devastating one; it's a suicide note; but the tenderness evoked by Rich makes it among the most beautifully twisted love songs ever performed. This collection is essential for Rich fans, and something to consider for any fan of timeless, restless country-soul from the 1960s. - Thom Jurek (All Music Guide)
    1. My Heart Would Know
    2. Take These Chains From My Heart
    3. Half As Much
    4. You Win Again
    5. I Can't Help It
    6. Hey Good Looking
    7. Your Cheating Heart
    8. Cold, Cold Heart
    9. Nobody's Lonesome For Me
    10. I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry
    11. Wedding Bells
    12. They'll Never Take Her Love From Me
    Charlie Rich
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    Traveller (Awaiting Repress)

    Chris Stapleton's highly anticipated solo debut album, Traveller, will be released on Mercury Records Nashville. As a special preview, a behind-the-scenes album trailer can now be viewed here.


    Already a world-renowned songwriter, Stapleton has enjoyed five #1 hits including the five-week No. 1 "Never Wanted Nothing More" recorded by Kenny Chesney, George Strait's "Love's Gonna Make it Alright" and Luke Bryan's "Drink A Beer," which Stapleton recently performed with Lady Antebellum at the recent CMT "Artists of the Year" show (watch the performance here).


    Recorded at Nashville's historic RCA Studio A (with additional production at The Castle and Blackbird Studio), Traveller was produced by Dave Cobb (Sturgill Simpson, Jason Isbell) and recorded by Vance Powell (Jack White). In addition to renditions of Dean Dillon and Linda Hargrove's "Tennessee Whiskey" and Don Sampson's "Was It 26," the album features twelve original songs, including fan-favorite "Sometimes I Cry." Last night, during a special album reveal party, Stapleton returned to RCA Studio A to record a new version of "Sometimes I Cry" live-to-tape in front of an audience-allowing a unique, once-in-a-lifetime glimpse inside the making of the album. The track is currently being mastered and will be added to the final track-listing very shortly.


    Of his inspiration behind the record, Stapleton comments, "This record was made standing on the shoulders of friends, family, and heroes. I hope people enjoy listening to it as much as I've enjoyed making it."


    Over the course of his acclaimed career, Stapleton has penned over 170 album cuts, including songs recorded by Adele, Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley and Dierks Bentley, and has such notable co-writers as Vince Gill, Peter Frampton and Sheryl Crow among others. Additionally, Stapleton has shared the stage with such respected artists as Gill, Alison Krauss, Marty Stuart, Emmylou Harris and more. As lead vocalist for critically acclaimed bluegrass band The SteelDrivers, Stapleton earned three Grammy nominations including "Best Bluegrass Album," as well as an International Bluegrass Music Association Award for"Emerging Artist of the Year." He's also won eight ASCAP Awards and has contributed to the soundtracks of several feature films including "Cars 2" and "Valentine's Day."

    1. Traveller
    2. Fire Away
    3. Tennessee Whiskey
    4. Parachute
    5. Whiskey And You
    6. Nobody To Blame
    7. More Of You
    8. When The Stars Come Out
    9. Daddy Doesn't Pray Anymore
    10. Might As Well Get Stoned
    11. Was It 26
    12. The Devil Named Music
    13. Outlaw State Of Mind
    14. Sometimes I Cry
    Chris Stapleton
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  • Metamodern Sounds In Country Music Metamodern Sounds In Country Music Quick View

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    Metamodern Sounds In Country Music


    " he understands that good hooks hang on great rhythms
    and every sob story requires an uppercut punch line."-The Washington Post


    " humbly fantastic."-SPIN


    "...this is GOOD COUNTRY something I think any music lover
    (country or not) can appreciate."-My Old Kentucky Blog


    Sturgill Simpson isn't one to rest on his laurels, which is why, less than a year after the release of his critically acclaimed debut,
    High Top Mountain, the singer-songwriter is coming out with his captivating and wholly unique sophomore album, Metamodern
    Sounds in Country Music. The album title - an allusion to Ray Charles' groundbreaking 1962 record, Modern Sounds in Country and
    Western Music -- hints at the psychedelic sounds found within, a departure from Simpson's first album, which drew comparisons
    to the music of Waylon Jennings and Merle Haggard. "I think that there is a lot of room in country music for progression and sonic
    oscillation, which is what I wanted to explore." Where some artists find inspiration from other music, Simpson found his in books,
    devouring religious texts both ancient and modern, recent studies about discoveries in quantum physics and string theory, and
    publications by Carl Sagan and Terence McKenna. He also drew upon French filmmaker Gaspar Noe's experimental drama Enter the
    Void as he created murky, multi-textured soundscapes that incorporate elements of classic country, bluegrass, rock, and even a bit
    of electronica, a genre that Simpson admits he has a "slight fetish" for.

    1. Turtles All The Way Down
    2. Life of Sin
    3. Living The Dream
    4. Voices
    5. Long White Line
    6. The Promise
    7. A Little Light Within
    8. Just Let Go
    9. It Ain't All Flowers
    Sturgill Simpson
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    Bayou Country


    Newly Re-Issued 150 Gram Vinyl


    Opening slowly with the dark, swampy Born on the Bayou, Bayou Country reveals an assured Creedence Clearwater Revival, a band that has found its voice between their first and second album. It's not just that Born on the Bayou announces that CCR has discovered its sound -- it reveals the extent of John Fogerty's myth-making. With this song, he sketches out his persona; it makes him sound as if he crawled out of the backwoods of Louisiana instead of being a native San Franciscan. He carries this illusion throughout the record, through the ominous meanderings of Graveyard Train through the stoked cover of Good Golly Miss Molly to Keep on Chooglin', which rides out a southern-fried groove for nearly eight minutes. At the heart of Bayou Country, as well as Fogerty's myth and Creedence's entire career, is Proud Mary. A riverboat tale where the narrator leaves a good job in the city for a life rolling down the river, the song is filled with details that ring so true that it feels autobiographical. The lyric is married to music that is utterly unique yet curiously timeless, blending rockabilly, country, and Stax R&B into something utterly distinctive and addictive. Proud Mary is the emotional fulcrum at the center of Fogerty's seductive imaginary Americana, and while it's the best song here, his other songs are no slouch, either. Born on the Bayou is a magnificent piece of swamp-rock, Penthouse Pauper is a first-rate rocker with the angry undertow apparent on Porterville and Bootleg is a minor masterpiece, thanks to its tough acoustic foundation, sterling guitar work, and clever story. All the songs add up to a superb statement of purpose, a record that captures Creedence Clearwater Revival's muscular, spare, deceptively simple sound as an evocative portrait of America.


    - Stephen Thomas Erlewine (All Music Guide)

    1. Born on the Bayou
    2. Bootleg
    3. Graveyard Train
    4. Good Golly Miss Molly
    5. Penthouse Pauper
    6. Proud Mary
    7. Keep On Chooglin'
    Creedence Clearwater Revival
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    Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music

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    Less modern for its country-R&B blend (Elvis Presley and company did it in 1955) and lushly produced C&W tone (the Nashville sound cropped up in the late '50s) than for its place as a high-profile crossover hit, Modern Sounds in Country and Western fit right in with Ray Charles' expansive musical ways while on the Atlantic label in the '50s. In need of even more room to explore, Charles signed with ABC Paramount and eventually took full advantage of his contract's full artistic freedom clause with this collection of revamped country classics.


    Covering a period from 1939 to the early '60s, the 12 tracks here touch on old-timey fare (Floyd Tillman's It Makes No Difference to Me Now), honky tonk (three Hank Williams songs), and early countrypolitan (Don Gibson's I Can't Stop Loving You). Along with a Top Ten go at Eddy Arnold's You Don't Know Me, the Gibson cover helped the album remain at the top of the pop charts for nearly three months and brought Charles international fame. Above a mix of swinging big band charts by Gerald Wilson and strings and choir backdrops from Marty Paich, Charles' intones the sleepy-blue nuances of country crooners while still giving the songs a needed kick with his gospel outbursts. No pedal steel or fiddles here, just a fine store of inimitable interpretations.

    1. Bye Bye, Love
    2. You Don't Know Me
    3. Half As Much
    4. I Love You So Much It Hurts
    5. Just A Little Lovin'
    6. Worried Mind
    7. It Makes No Difference Now
    8. You Win Again
    9. Careless Love
    10. I Can't Stop Loving You
    11. Hey, Good Lookin'
    Ray Charles
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    Lavender Country

    Widely recognized as the first openly gay country music album-and cited as such even by Nashville institutions like the Country Music Hall of Fame and CMT-the landmark self-titled '|973 LP by Lavender Country stands as nothing less than an artifact of courage, a sonic political protest document of enormous power, clarity, and grace. At once a scathing indictment of the injustices perpetrated on the homosexual community, a proud proclamation of gay identity, and a love letter of bracing intimacy and eroticism, the album radically appropriates the signifiers of the conservative country genre, queering its heteronormative vocabulary into a deeply personal language.


    Songwriter, singer, and guitarist Patrick Haggerty, a fearless first-generation gay liberation activist and artist, seasons his songs with Yippie deviousness; in the manner of the Cockettes, the laughs both sharpen and sweeten the impact. To our ears the inimitable aesthetics and glimpses of cockeyed humor recall some ethereal psych-folk nexus of the Flatlanders and the Holy Modal Rounders as much as any standard country and western forebears, rendering the biting poetry in an even more other worldly and timeless light. The record reflects Haggerty's experiences: his upbringing on a tenant dairy farm in rural Washington, on the Canadian border; his dismissal from the Peace Corps on the spurious grounds of his sexuality; and his righteous struggles as an outraged young gay man navigating the Pacific Northwest in the immediate aftermath of Stonewall. He designed Lavender Country as a vehicle for what he deems The Information : valid cultural communications intended to resonate with those unable to access similar resources. (Playing Cryin' These Cocksucking Tears, one of the indisputably great country song titles ever, cost a brave Seattle DJ her FCC license.) This deluxe reissue includes includes a 32pp chapbook with an oral history by Haggerty, never before published color photos, and full lyrics to these ten moving songs of gay liberation.

    1. Come Out Singing
    2. Gypsy John
    3. Waltzing Will Trilogy
    4. Georgie Pie
    5. Cryin' These Cocksucking Tears
    6. Back in the Closet Again
    7. I Can't Shake the Stranger Out of You
    8. To A Woman
    9. Straight White Patterns
    10. Lavender Country
    Lavender Country
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    Dad Country

    Nashville songwriter Jonny Fritz's work ethic and boldness have paid off in spades. It's been a big year for Jonny with opening stints for Alabama Shakes, Deer Tick, Dawes, Shooter Jennings and kudos from CMT and Rolling Stone, among many others. He signed his deal this week (he actually signed the deal with gravy at Nashville landmark Arnold's Country Kitchen), and his third full-length album, Dad Country, is set for release on April 16, 2013.


    Produced by Jonny and Dawes' Taylor Goldsmith, recorded at Jackson Browne's Los Angeles studio and finished up in Music City, USA; this breakthrough album balances Jonny's trademark earthy humor and unfiltered worldview with some of his darkest material to date. Co-producer Goldsmith says, "Funny as they can be at moments, his songs access realities and experiences that we're all familiar with but sometimes fail to consider the depths of."
    While immersing himself in the music world, Jonny began running marathons from Philadelphia to Barcelona and pounding out his signature leather works - the dog collars and guitar straps - seen all over Nashville and half the musical universe. He found himself in NYC for year trying to save a relationship, and its slow, painful unraveling (and demise) inspired Dad Country's bleakest, heartrending tracks, including "All We Do Is Complain" and "Have You Ever Wanted to Die."


    These days, life has never been better for Jonny Fritz. He's back in Nashville again and putting down roots- and has even gone and bought himself a house. "It just keeps getting better. Now, the band is getting paid, I'm getting paid, everybody's happy, and we're packing 'em in when we play."
    "This is the dream life. I couldn't really ask for anything else."

    1. Goodbye Summer
    2. All We Do Is Complain
    3. Holy Water
    4. Social Climbers
    5. Ain't It Your Birthday
    6. Shut Up
    7. Wrong Crowd
    8. Have You Ever Wanted to Die
    9. Fever Dreams
    10. Trash Day
    11. Suck In Your Gut
    12. Instrumental
    Jonny Fritz
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