Hancock slings it

Thursday, September 15, 2016 – Wayne "The Train" Hancock will release "Slingin' Rhythm," his first album in three years, on Oct. 28 on Bloodshot.

Hancock, whose last last release was "Ride" in 2013, will tour behind the release. He merges country, hillbilly, jazz and western swing sounds.

Songs on the CD are:
1. Slingin' Rhythm
2. Dirty House Blues
3. Killed Them Both
4. Wear Out Your Welcome
5. Two String Boogie
6. Over Easy
7. Small Bouquet of Roses
8.Divorce Me C.O.D.
9.Dog Day Blues
10. Love You Always
11. Thy Burdens Are Greater Than Mine
12. Slingin' Rhythm Intro

Hancock tour dates are:
Oct. 14 The White Horse Austin TX
Oct. 15 Floores Country Helotes TX
Nov. 3 Kung Fu Neck Tie Philadelphia PA
Nov. 4 Jammin' Java Vienna VA
Nov. 5 Roxy and Dukes Dunellen NJ
Nov. 6 American Beauty Bar New York NY
Nov. 9 Firehouse 13 Providence RI
Nov. 10 Daryl's House Pawling NY
Nov. 11 The Ale House Troy NY
Nov. 12 Abilene Bar Rochester NY
Nov. 13 Sportsman Tavern Buffalo NY
Nov. 15 Rex Theatre Pittsburgh PA
Nov. 17 Village Idiot Maumee OH
Nov. 18 Woodlands Columbus OH
Nov. 19 Willie's Locally Known Lexington KY
Dec. 2 Shrine Tulsa OK
Dec. 3 Smoke & Barrel Fayetteville AR
Dec. 8 Rock House Bar El Paso TX
Dec. 9 Taos Mesa Brewing Co. El Prado NM
Dec. 10 Sister Bar Albuquerque NM

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