Nashville, TN Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Award-winning singer/songwriter Jamey Johnson releases the highly anticipated follow-up to his critically acclaimed That Lonesome Song tomorrow with his ambitious 25-song Double Album The Guitar Song.
In addition, the deluxe, three LP black and white vinyl set will be in stores on September 21, which contains a deluxe lyric and picture booklet. Fans can pre-order the vinyl version of the The Guitar Song at Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Guitar-Song-JameyJohnson/dp/B003XQRZ60/ref=mb_oe_l
Johnson will also be featured in a 30-minute television special entitled The Guitar Song, which will premiere on GAC Saturday, September 18 at 1:30pm ET.
If you missed JohnsonÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s performance last week on Late Show with David Letterman, check out this link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2PEja5edJQ
Johnson has already received rave reviews for The Guitar Song:
The Wall Street Journal – Ã¢â‚¬Å“Jamey JohnsonÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s The Guitar Song is as ambitious in its intentions and successful in its execution as country music has seen in decades, able to hold its own with albums conceived as such by Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Johnny Cash.Ã¢â‚¬Â
The New York Times – Ã¢â‚¬Å“ThereÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s dark country, and then thereÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Jamey Johnson, who has a weathered voice and an even more weathered attitude. The Guitar Song, his new two-disc set, continues the improbable run that produced his 2008 masterpiece That Lonesome Song.Ã¢â‚¬Â
The Boston Globe Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Ã¢â‚¬Å“What is immediately evident is that this is a phenomenal collection of country music.Ã¢â‚¬Â
The Philadelphia Inquirer – Ã¢â‚¬Å“Hardscrabble country baritone Johnson ups the ante in the heir-to-Merle Haggard sweepstakes.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Fort Worth Star Telegram Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Ã¢â‚¬Å“The Guitar Song ranks as one of 2010’s strongest releases, in any genre, and delivers a desperately needed shot in the arm to the too-often glib world of country music. This is what baring your soul sounds like.Ã¢â‚¬Â
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