Ickes, Hensley unveil upcoming CD
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Ickes, Hensley unveil upcoming CD

Thursday, December 8, 2022 – Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley will release "Living In A Son on Feb. 10 on Compass Records.

The disc features 10 original tunes plus two covers, and focusing on a classic country sound as heard in contemporaries like Chris Stapleton, Jamey Johnson, Sturgill Simpson, and Jason Isbell.

Ickes and Hensley shared a sneak peek of "Living In A Song," the album's title track which grew out of their experiences as touring musicians. Hensley said the song practically wrote itself after a long day on the road driving through Ohio.

Brent Maher (The Judds, Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson) produced the project . They had worked together on Ickes and Hensley's previous album release, "World Full Of Blues." The three-man team wrote several songs together for this project.

The track list is:
Living In A Song
Deeper Than A Dirt Road
Backstreets Off Broadway
Way Downtown
I've Given All That I Can Take
Moonshine Run

Just Because
I'm Working On A Building
Is The World Still Turning
Louisiana Woman
I Thought I Saw A Carpenter

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