Quick-hit reviews of July 22 releases include Daniel Lee’s “Roots,” Sammy Kershaw’s George Jones tribute and Michael Cleveland’s new Bluegrass CD.
It’s no secret to fans of 1990s country music where Sammy Kershaw got his country music style from. So it’s only natural that he delivers a tribute to his biggest hero.
A monument to the late, great George Jones was unveiled yesterday Woodlawn Roesch-Patton Funeral Home and Memorial Park in Nashville, Tennessee. The monument was erected where he is laid to rest. Continue here to see a photo of the monument and for more info on the new tourist attraction.
It’s a who’s-who of guests for Playin’ Possum! The Final NO SHOW tribute concert to The late, great Country icon George Jones. Continue on to see the list of performers for the event, an event which promises to be a tribute of epic proportions.
George Strait, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert and More Added to George Jones Tribute Concert in Nashville
The lineup for George Jones’ special tribute concert in Nashville keeps getting bigger and better. George Strait, Reba McEntire, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, Alabama and Eric Church are the latest additions to the all-star lineup for the show to be held at the Bridgestone Arena on November 22. Full details here!
Bandit Records today announced the posthumous release of George Jones first ever collection of Gospel songs, titled Amazing Grace. The album will be released on September 10, two days before the late legend’s 82nd Birthday. Read on to find out more and to view the art for the project.
This week a special project tributing George Jones is set to be re-issued to stores via Red River Entertainment. God’s Country is a mostly tribute album from Country Music’s A list of artists reared on the late legend’s music. Read on to find out more details about the re-issued album!
Country Album Chart News For May 22, 2013: George Strait “Love Is Everything” Sits At #1; Trace Adkins “Love WillNLG,” Debuts In Top 10
George Strait, Trace Adkins and Jason Boland & the Stragglers debut on this week’s Country Album Chart Top 10 rundown with seven other albums inlcuding releases from Lady Antebellum, Pistol Annies, Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan. Read on here for all of this week’s details!
Country Album Chart News For May 15, 2013: Lady Antebellum Debuts At #1; Pistol Annies Top 5 with New Albums; Country Music Dominates
With 168,000 copies sold, Lady Antebellum leads the Top 200 Albums Chart and our Rougstock Top 10 Country Albums chart rundown this week. Read on to find out info about their success and the success of new albums from Craig Campbell, Mickie James, the “Nashville Soundtrack” and More!
Country Chart News – The Top 30 Digital Singles: The Week of May 8 2013: Florida Georgia Line & Hunter Hayes Score Triple Platinum, Darius Rucker “Wagon Wheel” Platinum
With more than 3,000,000 fans scoring copies of “Cruise” and “Wanted,” Florida Georgia Line and Hunter Hayes have both scored Triple Platinum marks with their breakout singles. Meanwhile Darius Rucker and Blake Shelton also pass milestones with thier singles. Read our weekly single sales report here!