Tuesday, September 16, 2014
– Tim McGraw and George Strait lead the list of new releases today.
McGraw is out with "Sundown Heaven Town," which comes with 18 songs in its deluxe edition. Among the songs are "Meanwhile Back At Mama's" with wife Faith Hill and "Lookin' for That Girl." This is McGraw's 13th album, which he produced along with long-time producer Byron Gallimore.
Strait ended his concert career with a June gig in Dallas. "The Cowboy Rides Away: Live from AT&T Stadium, Dallas" celebrates the concert with friends ranging from Vince Gill to Miranda Lambert to Martina McBride to Kenny Chesney.
Dobro player extraordinaire is represented by two releases today, the self-titled disc by The Earls of Leicester and "Three Bells' with fellow resophonic players, the late Mike Auldridge and Rob Ickes. The former disc is a tribute to Flatt & Scruggs. Charlie Cushman on banjo, Tim O'Brien on mandolin, Barry Bales on bass, Johnny Warren, son of longtime F&S fiddler Paul Warren, on fiddle and singer Shawn Camp round out the group. "Three Bell's includes only the three players.