Morgan, Mead offer new music
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
– Craig Morgan makes his label debut with "This Ole Boy" on Black River. The singer puts out his first new music in three years and tends to stick with the same of the southern themes that got him tow here he is.
Chuck Mead releases his second solo disc, "Back at the Quonset Hut" (Ramseur), a reference to the famed Nashville recording studio of Harold Bradley. The former BR549 member covers such songs as Wabash Cannonball with Old Crow Medicine Show and Setting the Woods on Fire.
Bluegrassers Chris Jones & The Night Drivers" are out with old and new on "Lost Souls & Free Spirits (Rebel). The disc includes three new songs plus 11 from Jones' Rebel catalogue.
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God, Family, Country
Craig Morgan clearly loves his country and his country music - he now has 20 years of recording cred. It's been a career for the Tennessean that's gone a bit up/down/sideways. Morgan's biggest hits of "That's What I Love About Sunday (a re-recording appears on this collection) and "Redneck Yacht Club" are well in the rear view. But he's still a Grand Ole Opry member and signed with a new label in 2019.
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A Lot More to Me
Craig Morgan has been called "country music's champion of the everyman." Not only did the native of Kingston Springs, Tenn. spend more than 10 years in the U.S. Army, when he came home he worked construction, wore the badge of a sheriff's deputy and even did time at a Walmart. For his first album of original material in four years as and his second for Black River, he makes it abundantly clear in the liner notes that he is a devout Christian and the tone of the album reflects »»»
This Ole Boy
Craig Morgan likes to keep things simple. Once dubbed "country music's champion of the Everyman" he is best known best known for songs that espouse the core values of the genre: Faith ( That's What I Love About Sunday), good times, ( Redneck Yacht Club) and helping others ( Almost Home ).
We get much of the same on "This Ole Boy," his first new music in three years and debut with Black River Entertainment. Disappointingly, the patriotism, religion and love »»»