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Dailey & VIncent's Statlers tribute reaches number one

Wednesday, February 10, 2010 – "Dailey & Vincent Sing the Statler Brothers" will be number one on the Billboard Top Bluegrass Albums chart when it is released this week. The album also entered the Billboard Top Country Albums chart at 19, earning the Hot Shot Debut and marking the duo's first top-20 debut on that chart. The album has landed the number 1 spot on the Heatseekers Albums chart, for artists who have never appeared in the top 100 of the Billboard 200, or the top 10 of R&B/HipHop, Country, Latin, Christian or Gospel Albums charts. It is also at 120 on the overall Billboard 200.

The 12-song CD, now available exclusively at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store and online at www.crackerbarrel.com, features Dailey & Vincent's new bluegrass interpretations of classic Statler Brothers songs.

"We are thrilled beyond belief about the response to this album," said Jamie Dailey. "It's further evidence of the timelessness of these great songs."

"We are so thankful to our fans who went out and purchased the CD," Darrin Vincent continued, "and to Statler Brothers fans who love the music like we do and took a chance on us."

The duo celebrated the album's release with a party at the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum on Feb. 3. The Statler Brothers themselves, along with other top names including Ricky Skaggs, Bill Gaither, Ralph Emery, Duane Allen, Joe Bonsall, Ronnie and Rob McCoury, Steve Wariner, Rounder Records co-founder Ken Irwin and Ronnie Bowman, were on hand to congratulate Dailey & Vincent.

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