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Upcoming and Recent CD Releases


June 21, 2019

Jim Lauderdale - From Another World (Yep Roc)
Jim Lauderdale releases his 32nd album. The 12-song disc was co-produced with bassist Jay Weaver. Lauderdale has released at least one album every year since 1998.

May 10, 2019

Irene Kelley - Benney's TV Repair (Mountain Fever)

May 3, 2019

Colebrook Road - On Time (Mountain Fever)

April 26, 2019

Aubrey Eisenman & The Clydes - Bowerbird (Travianna)

Randy Rogers Band - Hellbent ( Self-released)

Darryl Worley - Second Wind: Latest & Greatest (Bob Frank's BFD)
Darryl Worley releases his first album in eight years with a re-interpretation of hits and seven new songs. Worley co-produced the 15 songs with Billy Lawson.

April 5, 2019

Blue Moon Rising - After All This Time (Mountain Fever)

Amanda Cook - Point Of No Return (Mountain Fever)

Brooks & Dunn - Reboot (Arista Nashville)
Brooks & Dunn return to action with the help of a lot of friends who cover the duo on this disc. The 12-track release will see the duo team up with Kane Brown, Thomas Rhett, Brett Young, LANCO, Ashley McBryde, Brothers Osborne, Luke Combs, Midland, Cody Johnson and Jon Pardi.

Reba McEntire - Stronger Than the Truth (Big Machine)

Molly Tuttle - When You're Ready (Compass)
California native Molly Tuttle, who grew up in a family band, makes her full-length debut. Combining a variety of sounds including bluegrass, country and Americana, Tuttle, 25, enjoyed success with her EP "Rise."

March 30, 2019

Son Volt - Union (Transmit Sound/Thirty Tigers)

March 29, 2019

Jake Owen - Greetings from...Jake Owen (Big Loud)
Jake Owen makes his label debut with this Joey Moi-produced release. Moi also happens to be an owner of the label. "Down to the Honkytonk" is a hit single from the release.

Steve Earle - GUY (New West)
Steve Earle goes back to covering one of his touchstone artists. This time, it's fellow Texan, the late Guy Clark. Earle previously did an album, "Townes," in tribute to Townes Van Zandt.

George Strait - Honky Tonk Time Machine (MCA Nashville)

Eli Young Band - This is Eli Young band - Greatest Hits (Valory)

Uncle Walt's Band - Uncle Walt's Band (Omnivore)
The debut of Uncle Walt's Band - David Ball, Champ Hood and Walter Hyatt - gets reissued with 11 bonus tracks.

March 15, 2019

Renee Wahl & the Sworn Secrets - Cut to the Bone (Double R)
Renee Wahl has left physics behind for a career in music. She recorded the nine-song set in the Nashville area with Stuart Mathis producing.

Over the Rhine - Love and Revelation (Great Speckled Dog)
Over the Rhine -husband-and-wife duo of Karin Bergquist and Linford Detweiler- celebrates 30 years of music making on this self-produced release. Their first release in four years, loss is often at the core of the songs.

Lauren Jenkins - No Saint (Big Machine)
Lauren Jenkins, who has been on the road since she was 15, releases her debut. Julian Raymond, who produced Glen Campbell's later works, was at the helm for Jenkins along with the singer and label head Scott Borchetta. The first single is "Running out of Road." Jenkins wrote with a slew of country songwriters, although most of the songs have more of a pop vibe to them.

Ted Russell Kamp - Walkin' Shoes (PoMo)
Ted Russell Kamp has enjoyed a long career as a member of Shooter Jennings' band, but he also has forged his own solo career. Kamp self-produced his latest, a 13-song effort.

March 8, 2019

Maren Morris - GIRL (Columbia Nashville)
Maren Morris releases her sophomore major label release after achieving much success with her debut. The 14-track new album includes "Common" (featuring Brandi Carlile). busbee, who co-produced Morris' 2016 debut, co-produced 11 of the 14 songs on the album with her, while adding Greg Kurstin to co-produce three songs.

Shawn Lane and Richard Bennett - Land and Harbor (Bonfire)
Bluegrass mainstays Shawn Lane and Richard Bennett join forces on this five-song EP. Lane got his start as a founding member of the award-winning band Blue Highway, where he has won an unprecedented 28 IBMA Awards. Bennett was a member of JD Crowe and the New South.

February 22, 2019

SUSTO - Ever Since I Lost My Mind (Rounder)
SUSTO makes its label debut. The new record was produced by Ian Fitchuk (Kasey Musgraves, Ruston Kelly).

Vandoliers - Forever (Bloodshot)
The Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas sextet releases its third album and first for Bloodshot. Produced and recorded by Adam Hill (Low Cut Connie, Deer Tick) at American Recording Studios in Memphis, the band rock, country and Tejano music. Horns are heard throughout the release.

The Way Down Wanderers - Illusions ( Self-released)
The Way Down Wanderers are a Peoria, Ill.-based quintet that stretches the boundaries of bluegrass. This is their second full-length studio release after a few EPs and a live disc.

February 15, 2019

Ryan Bingham - American Love Song (Axster Bingham)
Singer/songwriter Ryan Bingham releases his first album in four years. He mines a variety of styles, including roots, blues and the Stones. The disc, produced by Charlie Sexton, contains 15 songs.

Carsie Blanton - Buck Up ( Self-released)
New Orleans singer Carsie Blanton explores a number of musical styles on her latest, a 10-song release.

Dale Watson - Call Me Lucky (Ameripolitan/Compass)
Texas country traditionalist Dale Watson returns with an 12-song disc. Watson recorded all but one song at Sam Phillips Recording Studio in Memphis.

Florida Georgia Line - Can't Say I Ain't Country (Big Machine)
Florida Georgia Line's Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard come up with what may their most traditional country album yet. It's not all traditional with echoes of their past. Jason Aldean helps out on "Can't Hide Red."

Kalyn Fay - Good Company (Horton)
Cherokee singer Kalyn Fay releases her second disc, which she recorded in Little Rock, Ark.

Michael McDermott - Orphans (Pauper Sky)
In a different lifetime, Michael McDermott was on Warner Brothers. But he had a rollercoaster ride thereafter, battling drug addiction for 10 years. McDermott has a rootsy/Americana sound.

Vicky Emerson - Steady Heart ( Self-released)
Minnesota native Vicky Emerson releases her fourth album.

Hayes Carll - What It Is (Dualtone)
Texas artist Hayes Carll returns with the follow-up to 2016's "Lovers and Leavers."

Robbie Walden Band - When the Rooster Crows ( Self-released)
Robbie Walden Band is releasing its fourth album and first in four years. The Seattle band mines a traditional Texas country sound with pedal steel.

February 8, 2019

Amy McCarley - Meco (Meco)
Amy McCarley releases her third studio album.. After collaborating in writing new songs with Bluebird Cafe round-mate and Nashville Songwriters Hall of Famer Pat Alger, McCarley returned to the studio with co-producers Kenny Vaughan and George Bradfute to record her follow up to 2014's "Jet Engines." MECO was recorded and mixed by Bradfute in his Tone Chaparral Studios in Madison, Tenn. and mastered by Jim DeMain at Yes Master in Nashville.

Kaz Murphy - Ride Out the Storm (Barn Wall Media)
Kaz Murphy releases an 11-song CD produced by Scrappy Jud Newcomb. They recorded the disc in Dripping Springs, Texas. Penny Jo Pullus offered backing vocals on two songs. Murphy has released several records with his band, Mad Mad Nomad.

Jason Ringenberg - Stand Tall (Courageous Chicken)
Jason Ringenberg of The Scorchers fame returns with his first solo disc since 2004's "Empire Builders."

February 1, 2019

Reed Foehl - Lucky Enough (Green Mountain)
Reed Foehl, former member of Great American Taxi an Acoustic Junction, releases his fifth solo album. Some of the disc focuses on his mother, who passed away from cancer in 2017. Foehl recorded the disc in Austin with Ed Jurdi of Band of Heathens and fellow Heathen Gordy Quist, who produced along with Foehl.

Eric Brace Peter Cooper and Thomm Jutz - Riverland (Red Beet)
Erice Brace, Peter Cooper and Thomm Jutz join forces again for "Riverland," a concept album of life on and in Mississippi.

The Lonely Heartstring Band - Smoke & Ashes (Rounder)
Bluegrass-based band The Lonely Heartstring Band releases its sophomore effort.

Cassadee Pope - Stages (Awake)
Cassadee Pope sticks with a pop country sound for the most part on her 11-song release.

Mandolin Orange - Tides of a Teardrop (Yep Roc)

January 25, 2019

Amelia White - Rhythm of the Rain ( Self-released)

Lula Wiles - What Will We Do (Smithsonian Folkways)
Lula Wiles is a trio consisting of Eleanor Buckland, Isa Burke and Mali Obomsawin. They incorporate bluegrass, country and folk into their mix.

January 23, 2019

Lacy J. Dalton - Scarecrow (Songdog)
Lacy J. Dalton, who released many major label albums in the '80s and '90s, is back with a four-song EP. Among her hits were "Takin' It Easy," "Crazy Blue Eyes" and "16th Avenue." She recorded the new set in Venice, Cal. with producer Ira Ingber, who once upon a time was a member of Captain Beefheart's band and formed a band for Dylan.

January 18, 2019

Cody Johnson - Ain't Nothin' To It (Cojo/Warner)
Texas artist Cody Johnson makes his major label debut. Johnson has released a number of albums on his own and has made a name for himself in his home state. Chris Stapleton, Radney Foster and Brothers Osborne guitarist John Osborne contributed songs. Johnson also covers Roger Millers "Husbands & Wives" and Charlie Daniels Band's "Long Haired Country Boy."

Greensky Bluegrass - All for the Money (Big Blue Zoo)
Bluegrass-based Greensky Bluegrass releases its seventh disc. The set of 12 new songs was recorded at Echo Mountain Recording in Asheville, N.C. alongside co-producers Dominic John Davis (Jack White's longtime bassist) and Glenn Brown. Greensky Bluegrass is Anders Beck (Dobro), Michael Arlen Bont (banjo), Dave Bruzza (guitar), Mike Devol (upright bass) and Paul Hoffman (mandolin).

Alice Wallace - Into the Blue (Rebelle Road)
California country artist Alice Wallace releases her fourth album, an 11-song set produced by Steve Berns and KP Hawthorn.

Danny Burns - North Country (Bonfire)
Danny Burns is an Irish singer, who has an Americana bent to his music. The album features an Tyminski, Tift Merritt, Holly Williams, Mindy Smith, Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas and Tim O'Brien. "North Country" was largely recorded at Gary Paczosa's home studio in Nashville, as well as the city's Butcher Shoppe studio (owned by John Prine and David "Fergie" Ferguson. Burns has forged a career on both sides of the Atlantic, having spent 19 years living in the U.S.

The Steel Woods - Old News ( Self-released)
The Steel Woods release their third set of music, including their second full-length. The band has a southern rock sound, covering The Allman Brothers' "Whipping Post."

Ronnie Milsap - Ronnie Milsap: The Duets (Riser/Sony)
At 76, Ronnie Milsap celebrates his career with this duets album featuring the likes of Dolly Parton, George Strait, Willie Nelson and Kacey Musgraves.

January 11, 2019

Randy Houser - Magnolia (Stoney Creek)
Randy Houser returns with his fifth album, but it's a decided turn from his previous more commercial sounding efforts. Here, he combines a few different musical styles including country, bluegrass and rock. Houser had a hand in writing all of the songs.

January 4, 2019

Balsam Range - Aeonic (Mountain Home)
Bluegrass quintet Balsam Range returns with an 11-song disc produced by Mickey Gamble.