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Bentley tips on back with new song

Monday, August 6, 2012Tip It On Back is the new single from Dierks Bentley, available at country radio beginning today.

The song, written by Ross Copperman, Tully Kennedy and Jon Nite, chases three consecutive number one hits off Bentley's sixth studio album "Home."

"There seems to be a theme developing in my career this summer...'tip it on back,' 'country & cold cans,' the opening song to the show 'Weeds,'" said Bentley. "When we were recording this album, I knew right away I wanted this song to be a single, and I really hoped we would get to it sooner than later. The fans have been asking for it all summer, so it was a no brainer choice for me."

A preview of the song is available online.

Bentley will release a special edit of the song as art of his "Country & Cold Cans" Ep out Aug. 21. Bentley will kick off tailgating season at three SEC campuses this month, with stops scheduled at The University of Georgia (Aug. 20), The University of South Carolina (Aug. 21) and Ole Miss (Aug. 22).

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