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Wilson offers new single

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 – Gretchen Wilson released her first single in a year, One Good Friend.

The song is currently available on iTunes, and plans are in the works to ship the single to radio.

The song was penned by Bekka Bramlett, Billy Burnette and Dennis Morgan. Wilson produced the track with Blake Chancey, who also co-produced her recent cd "I Got Your Country Right Here." That album yielded the Grammy-nominated I'd Love To Be Your Last.

"The first time I heard this song it blew me away," said Wilson. "The lyric hit me really hard, and fans at the ZZ Top shows are telling me it's doing the same thing to them."

Wilson hit the road on the Gang of Outlaws Tour last month with ZZ Top and 3 Doors Down. The tour runs through the end of June.

"It's been a blast out there," she added. "People are coming up to me and saying, 'I've never heard of you, but I'm buying all of your music.' This has been a great opportunity to get out and hit a totally new audience."


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