September 13, 2012
Easton Corbin - All Over The Road (Mercury)
Easton Corbin releases his sophomore album, which contains the hit single Lovin' You Is Fun.The CD is the follow-up to Corbin's self-titled debut that Mercury released in 2010. "Easton Corbin" yielded consecutive number ones with his first two singles - A Little More Country Than That and Roll With It.
September 11, 2012
Kathy Mattea - TBD (Sugar Hill)
Kathy Mattea records her debut for Sugar Hill after releasing several albums, including the very well received "Coal," on her own.
August 21, 2012
JT Hodges - JT Hodges (Show Dog-Universal)
JT Hodges releases his debut disc.
Dustin Lynch - TBD (Broken Bow)
Dustin Lynch makes his label debut. The disc includes his hit Cowboys and Angels.
August 14, 2012
Corb Lund - Cabin Fever (New West)
Corb Lund releases his second U.S. disc. The Canadian native has won the Canadian Country Music Association Roots Artist of the Year for seven straight years. Hayes Carll helps out on the new disc on Bible on the Dash.
August 7, 2012
Colt Ford - Declaration of Independence (Average Joe's)
Colt Ford's new album features the single Back.
Various Artists - We Walk The The Line: A Celebration of the Music of Johnny Cash (Sony Legacy)
This tribute concert recorded on April 20 at The Moody Theater in Austin includes everyone from Willie Nelson to The Carolina Chocolate Drops to Buddy Miller. With Grammy-winning producer Don Was serving as musical director, the CD includes pairings such as Willie Nelson and Sheryl Crow performing If I Were A Carpenter, one of several duets recorded by Cash and his wife, June Carter Cash; Train's Pat Monahan and Shelby Lynne trading verses on It Ain't Me Babe, Kris Kristofferson joining Jamey Johnson for Sunday Morning Comin' Down,both returning with Nelson and Shooter Jennings for The Highwayman. Solo highlights includeFolsom Prison Blues by Brandi Carlile, Lucinda Williams' reinterpretation of Nine Inch Nails'Hurt (performed by Cash on "American IV: The Man Comes Around," the last album released during the artist's lifetime); and Long Black Veil by Iron & Wine.
July 31, 2012
Gloriana - A Thousand Miles Left Behind (Warner)
Gloriana finally releases its second disc three years after its successful debut. The intervening period also resulted in a line-up change with the band going from four members to three.
Joey + Rory - Joey+Rory - His & Hers (Sugar Hill)
Husband-and-wife act Joey + Rory are back with their third release.
July 24, 2012
Love And Theft - Love And Theft (Sony Music Nashville)
Love And Theft is downsized to a trio for its second release. Stephen Barker Liles and Eric Gunderson remain in the band, which has a single on the charts now with Angel Eyes.
July 17, 2012
Old Crow Medicine Show - Carry Me Back (ATO)
Old Crow Medicine Show releases its fourth disc and first since 2008's "Tennessee Pusher." Ted Hutt produced the disc in Nashville.
Billy Joe Shaver - Live at Billy Bob's Texas (Smith)
Billy Joe Shaver offers 20 live renditions on an audio CD and DVD as well as 2 bonus tracks and is the first set of new concert recordings since 1995. Included among Shaver classics and favorites are two new songs: Wacko From Waco (co-written with his longtime friend Willie Nelson) and The Git Go.
The Farm - The Farm (Warner)
The Farm release their self-titled debut. The 11-song debut, co-produced by Farmer Nick Hoffman and songwriter Danny Myrick, features the band's first single Home Sweet Home.The band also includes Damien Horne (vocals, keyboard, guitar) and Krista Marie (vocals, guitar).