Little Big Town, Randy Rogers, Marty Stuart Lead August 24th Album Releases
They hit gold their last time out with “Boondocks” and now [lastfm]Little Big Town[/lastfm] are hoping their newest effort can achieve the same level of success. This week Karen, Kimberly, Phillip and Jimi release their fourth studio album titled The Reason Why on Capitol Nashville. It’s already spawned a Top 15 single called “Little White Church.” Look for the brand new video for that song inside.
Also this week look for new music from [lastfm]Marty Stuart[/lastfm], [lastfm]Randy Travis[/lastfm] and [lastfm]Ricky Skaggs[/lastfm] – it’s all part of Street Date‘s weekly roundup of what’s new in Country music.
Here’s the video [lastfm]Little Big Town[/lastfm] just released for “Little White Church.” Take a look and let us know if all their hard work has paid off.
GRAMMY winner and Country music legend [lastfm]Marty Stuart[/lastfm] is out this week with a big new project called Ghost Train: The Studio B Sessions. Making the record was a bit of a homecoming for Stuart, who laid down the tracks at Nashville’s historic RCA Studio B, the very place that Stuart did some of his first recordings at the age of 13.
For a man who’s known as a country music historian, making the album was more than just a trip down memory lane. “It’s not about the past,” Stuart told Billboard Magazine, “It’s about writing a brand new chapter.” Here’s Marty Stuart, in his own words, talking about the making of Ghost Train: The Studio B Sessions.
[lastfm]Randy Rogers Band[/lastfm] is back this week with the follow-up to their 2008 self-titled album. The new one is called Burning the Day and features their new single “Too Late For Goodbye.”
Randy and the boys have cooked up a cool way for you to preview the album. Head over to Randy’s One Armed Bandit and give the lever a pull. You’ll get a preview of the new album, and who knows, you might just hit the jackpot
2010 marks 50 years in music for the legendary [lastfm]Ricky Skaggs[/lastfm] (he started at just 7 years old), and he decided to celebrate by making one of the most ambitious albums of his career – Mosaic. Always comfortable stepping into other genres of music, over the years Skaggs has collaborated with such diverse acts as [lastfm]Phish[/lastfm] and [lastfm]The Raconteurs[/lastfm]. Skaggs pays tribute to this diversity on Mosaic, creating tracks that clearly incorporate influences from around the world of music.
Here’s Skaggs talking about the making of the album:
[lastfm]Randy Travis[/lastfm] continues his look back at his Gospel roots this week with the release of his latest compilation album, titled I’ll Fly Away. The album is a collection of 15 of Travis’ favorite past recordings, incorporating traditional hymns like “Go Tell It On The Mountain” and “Swing Down Chariot” as well as Travis’ number one hit from 2003, “Three Wooden Crosses.” Here’s the complete track listing:
1. I’ll Fly Away
2. In The Sweet By And By
3. Nothing But The Blood
4. Will The Circle Be Unbroken?
5. Jesus On The Main Line
6. The Unclouded Day
7. Since Jesus Came Into My Heart
8. Are You Washed In The Blood
9. Down By The Riverside
10. Go Tell It On The Mountain
11. Shall We Gather At The River?
12. Swing Down Chariot
13. He’s My Rock, My Sword, My Shield
14. This Train
15. Three Wooden Crosses – Bonus Track