John Rich plans single for January release
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John Rich plans single for January release

Monday, December 29, 2008 – The new year will bring new music from John Rich. One-half of Big & Rich will release a new single in January and a disc is slated to drop in May.

The album will be called "Son Of A Preacher Man" (Rich's father is a minister) and will be out via Warner in May. The label is also the home of Big & Rich.

Big & Rich will tour through the summer "shortly after that," according to Rich's web site. "But you won't have to wait until May to hear what John's been cooking up in the studio."

The first single, Another You, will be released to radio on Jan. 12, 2009. Rich's web site describes the song as "a heartbreaking ballad that explores the theme of love lost and never regained."

The ever busy Rich also will helm the third installment of CMT's highest rated series, Gone Country. this January. The series features non-country artists trying their hand at country.

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