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Colt Ford slates busy release week

Thursday, April 15, 2010 – Colt Ford's sophomore studio release, "Chicken and Biscuits," hits reasternailApril 20, but CMT and Rhapsody are streaming the album in its entireasterny a week before its release.

The album features special guests Randy Houser, Joe Nichols, James Otto, Kevin Fowler, Darryl Worley, Josh Gracin, DMC (of Run/DMC) and Ira Dean of Trick Pony fame.

Ford will kick-off the celebration with his first album release party at Tucker Plantation in his home state of Georgia on Friday, April 16 with featured guests John Michael Montgomery (who was featured on Ford's debut 2008 release, "Ride Through The Country") and Josh Gracin. On Saturday, April 17, Ford is taking over XM-11 "Nashville" airways from 7p.m. - Midnight Eastern. On release day, Ford will host a Nashville CD release celebration from 6-8 p.m. at 12th & Porter.

Beginning Tuesday, April 27th fans can watch Ford on GAC's On The Streeasterns at 1 p.m., 9 p.m., and again at 1 am eastern and on GAC's Championship Bull Riding at 10 p.m. eastern, followed by a live online str eaming concert event presented by True View Live on Friday, April 30 at 7:30 p.m. eastern.

Fans can download Ford's single featuring Jamey Johnson, Cold Beer.

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There are those who would reject Colt Ford out of hand, based on his interpretation of country music. No matter how many fiddles and banjos he includes on his songs, no matter how many country singers he duets with, there is the inescapable fact that Ford raps on his songs. While country and rap have had a few successful pairings, the idea of a country rapper hasn't resulted in much significant airplay for Ford, despite record sales that would make any independent artist envious. »»»
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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: Kiah heats up – Amythyst Kiah's music career has seemingly been a slow burn, but that well could be changing. She was part of the quartet that put out the very fine "Songs of Our Native Daughters" earlier this year and is about to launch a tour with CD-mates Rhiannon Giddens, Allison Russell of Birds of Chicago and Leyla McCalla to bring out songs about... »»»
Concert Review: Sweeney maintains her musical integrity – Sunny Sweeney has gone the big label route and even earned a hit with "From a Table Away," but truth be told, she's better off without the baggage of the bigs, especially given the consistent quality and musical vision that was so clearly and admirably on display on this evening. When the East Texas native started her career, she was... »»»
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