CDB releases July 4 digital singles
Sunday, June 20, 2010
– The Charlie Daniels Band is releasing a pair of digital singles, Iraq Blues
and (What This World Needs Is) A Few More Rednecks 2010,
on July 4 through Blue Hat Records/E1 Entertainment.
The two tracks are featured on the CDB's forthcoming Aug. 10 release, a patriotic compilation "Land That I Love." Iraq Blues was written during CDB tours to Iraq, and (What This World Needs Is) A Few More Rednecks 2010 is an updated version of a Daniels classic. Both songs are newly recorded studio versions, and the 2010 update of (What This World Needs Is) A Few More Rednecks 2010 also includes a new verse. The singles will be available at all major online retailers.
I wrote 'Iraq Blues' on three separate trips to entertain the troops over there in Iraq," Daniels said. "It's about the troops and for the troops...The new lyrics reflect life in America in the 21st century."
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