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McGraw keeps on trucking

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 – One month after signing with Big Machine Records, Tim McGraw announced today that he will release his first single for the label - Truck Yeah - on July 3.

"We have been unbelievably excited about Truck Yeah since the first show of the summer when we played it live for the first time," said McGraw. "I'm really happy that radio and the fans will have access to it so soon." McGraw has been touring with Kenny Chesney.

"I am beyond excited to announce that Tim McGraw's first single on Big Machine Records becomes a reality next week. His new music is amazing and he's completely amped and engaged," said Big Machine Label Group President/CEO Scott Borchetta. "People are saying they've never seen Tim so happy and excited...and that happiness and excitement are contagious. Here we go."

The song was written by Chris Lucas, Danny Myrick, Preston Brust and Chris Janson and produced by Byron Gallimore and McGraw.

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