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Atkins Cracker Barrel release out today

Monday, September 6, 2010 – Rodney Atkins is releasing a CD through Cracker Barrel today, " Cracker Barrel Presents Rodney Atkins," with four number one songs and an unreleased track.

The disc contains number ones These Are My People and Watching You, and the current Billboard Top 20 and rising single Farmer's Daughter, which has surpassed 300,000 digital downloads. The CD also features the previously unreleased song More Like Your Memory (Always Takes Me Back), and is available only at Cracker Barrel.

More Like Your Memory (Always Takes Me Back) is one of the first songs that Atkins wrote and which opened the door to producing his own records with long-time co-producer, Ted Hewitt.

Atkins releases most of his music through Curb, but has a special deal with Cracker Barrel to release this set.


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CD review - Caught Up in the Country Careers don't see as many twists and potholes as the one Rodney Atkins has going - it took him six years between his first charted single just to release an album. While that did modestly well, it was 2006's "If You're Going Through Hell" that really put a crater on the charts: two consecutive singles for a total of eight weeks at number one and a platinum record. The next two recordings came in quick succession with big lead singles, but slow album sales. ...
CD review - Take a Back Road Rodney Atkins' breakthrough album, "If You're Going Through Hell," produced the top singles of both 2006 and 2007. His moment in the spotlight was brief, with his follow-up album,"It's America," being largely ignored except for the title track. From the get go on "Take a Back Road," Atkins comes across as a regular guy, not a detached superstar. There are songs about hanging out on back roads away from the hustle of daily life, getting fatherly ...
CD review - It's America When you've recorded Billboard's number 1 country song of 2006 (If You're Going Through Hell) and 2007 (Watching You), what do you do for an encore? Rodney Atkins is here to tell us: you don't mess with the recipe. As usual, the hook-seeking guitar licks lead the pop country charge, with the occasional appearance of fiddles and banjos for seasoning. Atkins tapped into the services of an army of writers for the 11 songs, including 3 he helped write. ...


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