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Shooter Jennings best of coming

Wednesday, March 11, 2009 – Shooter Jennings will get the best of treatment when Universal South releases "Bad Magick: The Best of Shooter Jennings" and the .357's on Tuesday, March 24, the label announced today. The CD will contain 13 sons from Jennings' last 4 albums, plus two unreleased tracks.

Combining a blend of country, blues and rock, Jennings said, "I sound like myself. I guess that comes from finally doing what I want, even though I'm embracing my heritage, too. That's important in country music."

In conjunction with the release of the album, fans can catch Jennings' collaboration with Jamey Johnson on CMT Crossroads which premieres March 23 at 10 p.m. eastern/Pacific. He will also be hitting the road in late spring for an extensive U.S. tour.

Songs on the CD are:
1. 4th Of July (Featuring George Jones singing "He Stopped Loving Her Today")
2. Gone To Carolina
3. Southern Comfort
4. The Wolf
5. Manifesto No. 1
6. Walk Of Life
7. It Ain't Easy
8. This Ol Wheel (Featuring Doug "The Ragin' Cajun" Kershaw)
9. Busted In Baylor County
10. Slow Train (Featuring The Oak Ridge Boys)
11. Bad Magick
12. Steady At The Wheel
13. Daddy's Farm (LIVE)

Previously unreleased on CD
14. Lonesome Blues (LIVE) From AOL Music Sessions
15. Living Proof (LIVE)

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