Jamey Johnson hangs in Big Apple
Tuesday, September 7, 2010
– Jamey Johnson will perform Lonely at the Top
on Late Show with David Letterman Thursday, Sept. 9. The song was written by Don Cook, Chick Raines and the late Keith Whitley but was never previously recorded. When Letterman and his staff heard the track from Johnson's forthcoming 25-song double album, they thought Johnson should perform it on their show.
Johnson will perform multiple times while in New York next week. On Sept. 8, he is a guest and will perform on Imus in the Morning, later that night he will perform at Joe's Pub as part of the CMA Songwriters Series. On Sept. 9, in addition to his performance on Letterman, he will headline a show at the Highline Ballroom.
Johnson's "The Guitar Song" will be in stores on Sept. 14. iTunes Countdown to "The Guitar Song" program gives consumers the opportunity to purchase select tracks and receive credit towards the full album purchase at iTunes on street date. Currently, Playing the Part, Front Porch Swing Afternoon, Heartache and That's Why I Write Songs are all available for purchase at: http://www.JameyJohnson.com/countdown.
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