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June 24, 2022

Peter RowanCalling You From My Mountain (Rebel) –
Luke CombsGrowin' Up (River House/Columbis) – Luke Combs releases his third album. The disc includes the hit "Doin' This." Miranda Lambert helps out on one track.

August 5, 2022

Dylan ScottLivin' My Best Life (Curb) – Dylan Scott is back with a new CD after releasing a Keith Whitley tribute EP in 2019. Scott has released several songs since then including "New Truck" and "Can't Have Mine (Find You a Girl)."
Various ArtistsSomething Borrowed, Something New: A Tribute to John Anderson (Easy Eye Sound) – John Anderson gets tributed by Luke Combs, Eric Church, Brothers Osborne, Tyler Childers, Brent Cobb, Sierra Ferrell, Sierra Hull, Jamey Johnson, Ashley McBryde, Del McCoury, John Prine, Nathaniel Rateliff, Sturgill Simpson and Gillian Welch & David Rawlings. Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys produced and is releasing the disc through his label.

November 11, 2022

Randy HouserNote to Self (Magnolia Music) – Randy Houser releases his first album through his own record label.

Recent CD Releases

June 22, 2022

Jimmie AllenTulip Drive (Stoney Creek) – Delaware native Jimmie Allen releases his third album. The title is deeply personal to Allen's family ties – Tulip Drive is the name of the street his late grandmother grew up on. His 2018 debut album, "Mercury Lane," was named for the street Allen grew up on; his 2020 and 2021 releases - "Bettie James" and "Bettie James Gold Edition" - were named for his grandmother (Bettie Snead) and father (James "Big Jim" Allen), who passed away in 2014 and 2019, respectively. "Down Home" is the first single from the release.

June 17, 2022

Brett EldredgeSongs About You (Warner) –

June 10, 2022

Carrie UnderwoodDenim & Rhinestones (Capitol) – Carrie Underwood co-produced her latest album once again with David Garcia. She also had a hand in writing every song except one.

June 3, 2022

Chris YoungFamous Friends (Deluxe Edition) (RCA Nashville) –
Mary GauthierHot Enough to See the Stars (Thirty Tigers) – On her eighth album, Mary Gauthier mourns the loss of friends that include John Prine, Nancy Griffith and David Olney. "Dark Enough To See The Stars" is the follow up to Gauthier's 2018 release "Rifles & Rosary Beads," which was co-written with U.S. veterans and their families and served to help them cope with the trauma experienced both abroad and at home.
Eli Young BandLove Talking (Valory Music) – Eli Young Band is out with its first release since 2019's "This Is Eli Young Band: Greatest Hits." The title track is the new single and comes in two versions, including an acoustic edition that closes out the nine-song release. "Love Talking" also contains "Love Ain't," which also was on the greatest hits package.

May 20, 2022

Zach BryanAmerican Heartbreak (Warner) – Zach Bryan makes his debut.
Nitty Gritty Dirt BandDirt Goes Dylan (MRI) – The long-running Nitty Gritty Dirt Band does 10 Dylan songs on this tribute. Three new band members are aboard: fiddler Ross Holmes; singer-songwriter and bass player Jim Photoglo (who wrote one of the Dirt Band's biggest hits, "Fishin' in the Dark"); and Dirt Band founder Jeff Hanna's son, singer and guitarist Jaime Hanna. The music was produced and recorded by Ray Kennedy at Room & Board Studio in Nashville. Bob Carpenter and Jimmie Fadden are also in the band.
High ValleyWay Back (Self-released) –

May 13, 2022

Lyle Lovett12th Of June (Verve) – Lyle Lovett returns with his first album in a decade.
Steve ForbertMoving Through America (Blue Rose) – Long-running musician Steve Forbert mixes folk and roots rock on his new disc. Forbert, a Mississippi native, is backed by the same band that appeared on his collection of cover songs, "Early Morning Rain," in 2020.

May 6, 2022

Leyla McCallaBreak the Thermometer (Anti-) – Leyla McCalla, who was part of Our Native Daughter group, releases an album exploring the legacy of Radio Haiti—Haiti's first radio station to report the news in Haitian Creole.
Tim MontanaReno (Music Knox Records/BBR Music Group) – Tim Montana is out with his second release.
Sheryl CrowSheryl: Music From The Feature Documentary (Big Machine/uMe) – "Sheryl: Music From The Feature Documentary" is being released in conjunction the documentary "Sheryl," about the singer's life. The release comes on two CDs and includes 35 songs, including several new ones.
Aaron RaitiereSingle Wide Dreamer (Dinner Time Records/Thirty Tigers) – Best known as a songwriter for the likes of Miranda Lambert and Maren Morris, Aaron Raitiere releases his debut CD, which was four years in the making.
Ryan GriffinSlow Down Sunrise (Red Street) – Ryan Griffin makes his debut on a label started by Rascal Flatts' Jay DeMarcus. Griffin previously had an EP out on Warner.
MidlandThe Last Resort: Greetings From (Big Machine) – Traditional country trio Midland stays busy on a 12-song release. "Longneck Way To Go" features Jon Pardi. The music combines harmonies, classic country guitar tones and steel guitars and dance hall tempos.

April 29, 2022

Chris JansonAll In (Warner Nashville) – Chris Janson releases his fourth studio effort with 26 songs. The singer produced the project alongside Tommy Cecil, Zach Crowell and Brad Clawson. The first single is "Bye Mom."
Miranda LambertPalomino (Vanner/RCA Records Nashville) – Miranda Lambert releases her first solo disc since 2019's "Wildcard." She helped write 14 of the 15 songs (Mick Jagger wrote the other). Luke Dick and Jon Randall produced the release along with Lambert. The B-52 contribute vocals on "Music City Queen."

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