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Ramsey announces debut EP

Monday, July 9, 2018 – Mason Ramsey, who was discovered in a local WalMart singing Hank Williams Sr.'s "Lovesick Blues," will release his debut EP, "Famous," on July 20 via Big Loud and Atlantic Records, it was announced today.

The six-track set also covers Williams' "Jambalaya (On The Bayou)" and "I Saw The Light," plus new originals like "The Way I See It" and the lead single, "Famous." Penned by Tyler Hubbard of Florida Georgia Line, Corey Crowder (Chris Young, A Thousand Horses), Sarah Buxton (Chris Lane, Keith Urban), and Canaan Smith (Florida Georgia Line, Love & Theft), "Famous" has sold more than 300,000 copies in the U.S>

The track list is:
1. Famous (Tyler Hubbard, Sarah Buxton, Corey Crowder, Canaan Smith)
2. Lovesick Blues (Cliff Friend, Irving Mills)
3. Jambalaya (On the Bayou) (Hank Williams)
4. The Way I See It (Rodney Clawson, Josh Kear, Corey Crowder)
5. Yo Da Lady Who (Anthony Olympia, Bobby Pinson, Brent Rupard)
6. I Saw the Light (Hank Williams)

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When considering Mason Ramsey, one is reminded of the idea that big things come in small packages. At 11, the Golconda, Ill. native has gained a far bigger audience than the nearby WalMart where a video of him singing and yodeling through Hank Sr. "Lovesick Blues" went viral big time. He parlayed that into a six-song EP with a heavy emphasis on Williams. Typically decked out in a cowboy hat (that sets him apart right there from most other country acts today), Ramsey sounds about his age. »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Rising Appalachia buck the mainsteam, and that's fine with them – Rising Appalachia would not be accused of being in the musical mainstream. Not too many bands who combine folk and Appalachian sounds with new world music could possibly be. And that suits the sister-led duo of Chloe Smith and Leah Song just fine. In fact, at one point, Chloe made it clear she did not embrace radio play as a sign of success... »»»
Concert Review: Bingham plays with something to prove – Ryan Bingham mainly focused on songs from his sixth album "American Love Song," for this lively show. Backed by a supportive band that also included two female backup singers and a fiddler, Bingham's eclectic setlist touched upon country, singer/songwriter folk, rock and blues. Bingham reached for lively country sounds early on, with... »»»
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