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Darrell Scott - Modern Hymns

A masterful songwriter, Darrell Scott isn't above recording other writers' works and that's just what he does on this record.  It is composed of songs that helped define who he is as a writer/artist and it has a classic mood and sound.
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Rodney Atkins - It's America

After scoring 4 consecutive #1's, Rodney Atkins' last single "Invisibly Shaken" tanked at radio.  Rather than return to radio with a ballad, Rodney instead returns with this track, a song that unsurprisingly sounds closer to those previous big hits.  Will it bring him another hit?
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Shawna Russell - Goddess

With her current single "Should've Been Born With Wheels" rising up the charts, Oklahoma's Shawna Russell has released "Goddess."  While it's rocking, the album has a lot of roots in country. Do these roots stand out?
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Taylor Swift's 'Fearless' Tops the charts

With the lead-off single hitting the top of the country charts this week, Taylor Swift's sophomore release placed 1st on the Billboard Hot 200 Albums chart with nearly 600,000 copies sold.  Will this help the plethora of other new country music releases?
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New Artist Spotlight: Meet Randy Houser

We recently had the opportunity to meet up with Randy Houser at his label's office on Music Row to discuss his debut album.  Other topics discussed ranged from David Letterman, The "Trailer Park," Ronnie Dunn comparisons, his roots and of course "badonkadonks."
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Blake Shelton Leads New CD Releases

The third week of November 2008 brings country music three high profile releases in Blake Shelton's fifth release, "Startin' Fires" and the debut albums from Randy Houser ("Anything Goes") and Zac Brown Band ("The Foundation).  Crossin' Dixon releases their debut as well.
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River County - Rockin' The Country CD

Relying on a tried-and-true formula that has given many bands a leg-up in country music, River County has recently released their national debut "Rockin' The Country."  Does rehashing a formula pay off for the Indiana-based trio?