Morgan enjoys career best
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
– Craig Morgan had a career best week with his new CD "This Ole Boy." The disc moved more than 12,000 units in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
The Top 5 debut on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart represents Morgan's highest chart debut in his career and best opening week numbers since 2006's "Little Bit Of Life."
"This Ole Boy" is Morgan's first new music in three years and debut release on Black River Entertainment. Co-produced with his longtime creative partner Phil O'Donnell, Morgan co-wrote 7of the 12 songs.
Next up for Morgan is a March 8 appearance on syndicated program Better TV. Morgan will make his acting debut on Lifetime's hit drama "Army Wives," airing March 18 at 9 p.m. Eastern/Pacific.
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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 »»»