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  • Alan Jackson to Release "The Bluegrass Album" on September 24

    Thu, 25 Jul 2013 17:46:49

    Alan Jackson to Release "The Bluegrass Album" on September 24 - We have the track listing

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    • Alan Jackson - HOBBS, NM - MARCH 28: Musician Alan Jackson performs onstage at the Lea County Event Center on March 28, 2014 in Hobbs, New Mexico.
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    Country star Alan Jackson will release his first bluegrass album – appropriately titled The Bluegrass Album – on September 24. Jackson wrote eight songs for the album, which also includes other originals and a couple of well-known standards of the genre.

    Jackson has openly expressed his desire to record a bluegrass album for years. This spring, a group of some of the best players and singers in bluegrass came together, emerging in a matter of days with the completed acoustic album. He enlisted Scott Coney (acoustic guitar), Sammy Shelor (banjo), Adam Steffey (mandolin), Tim Crouch (fiddle), Tim Dishman (bass), Rob Ickes (dobro) and Ronnie Bowman and Don Rigsby (vocals).

    Originals that Jackson penned for the album include such titles as "Blacktop," "Blue Ridge Mountain Song" and "Mary." Covers on The Bluegrass Album include The Dillards' "There Is a Time"; John Anderson's "Wild and Blue" and a ¾-time version of Bill Monroe's seminal "Blue Moon of Kentucky."

    Track Listing:

    1.) Long Hard Road – Alan Jackson
    2.) Mary – Alan Jackson
    3.) Appalachian Mountain Girl – Alan Jackson
    4.) Tie Me Down – Alan Jackson
    5.) Way Beyond the Blue – Mark D.Sanders/Randy Albright/Lisa Silver
    6.) Ain’t Got Trouble Now – Adam Wright
    7.) Blue Ridge Mountain Song – Alan Jackson
    8.) Blacktop – Alan Jackson
    9.) Blue Side of Heaven – Alan Jackson
    10.) There Is a Time – Rodney Dillard/Mitch Jayne
    11.) Wild and Blue – John Scott Sherrill
    12.) Knew All Along – Adam Wright/Shannon Wright
    13.) Let’s Get Back to Me and You – Alan Jackson
    14.) Blue Moon of Kentucky – Bill Monroe

    Will you check out Alan Jackson's foray into bluegrass?

    —Katie Sheehan
    07.25.13



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