Country Music Download Tuesday 5/3/11
Here’s yet another advantage of marrying MIRANDA LAMBERT. BLAKE SHELTON has talked her into doing another duet. A couple of Nashville songwriters posted on Facebook that Blake and Miranda recorded their song “Red River Blue”.
–It’s supposed be on Blake’s still untitled new album, which is due out July 12th. (–Blake and Miranda’s other duet together is “Draggin’ the River“.)
If you are a True Blood or Craig Campbell fan. You’ll be happy to know CRAIG CAMPBELL’S
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Amy Grant. Her mother passed away on Saturday . . . so Amy and her husband VINCE GILL canceled their performance at “The Nashville Choir presents a Tribute to the Songs of Bill & Gloria Gaither” event on Sunday. Also, Vince respectfully canceled his appearance at last night’s flood commemoration event, “Voices Rising: Remembering One Year Later”.
Country Music Out Today
—“Randy Travis”, Randy Travis (–This is a Cracker Barrel exclusive. It includes nine of Randy’s hits plus the three new songs, “This Song Doesn’t Rhyme”, “She’s Okay and I’m Okay” and “I’m Free”. A portion of the proceeds will be devoted to the military’s Wounded Warrior Project.
—“Every Chance I Get”, country rap artist Colt Ford (–This is his third studio album and it has loads of guest artists, including Tim McGraw, Craig Morgan, Eric Church, Luke Bryan and Charlie Daniels.
song “Family Man” is going to be used “prominently” in the July 3rd episode of HBO’s “True Blood”.
SHANIA TWAIN’S new autobiography “From this Moment On” is out today . . . and her new TV series “Why Not? with Shania Twain” premieres this Sunday on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.