It's been four years since Jamey Johnson's landmark 'The Guitar Song' album, and two years since his released his last recordings. But the critically acclaimed singer-songwriter has finally revealed his next move.
The first song I recall hearing Jamey Johnson sing was "In Color" , a very moving tribute to the U.S. men and women who served the country during wartime. I met him at the St. Jude Children's Hospital radiothon orientation in January, 2006. He was there appearing as a songwriter, not a singer, per se...
I think it was about 5 or 6 years ago that I was watching David Letterman when he announced that his musical guest was going to be gospel act The Blind Boys of Alabama. I was completely unfamiliar with this name. And Letterman often welcomes obscure musicians to perform--with mixed results, I have to admit. After watching The Blind Boys of Alabama, I had to admit I was blown away.
2011 is already shaping up to be a great year for country concerts in the Tri-State. First up we got Brad Paisley in January, Miranda Lambert in February and Kid Rock in March. Now some of you may say that Kid Rock is a rock musician. I'd partially agree with that statement. Besides having many rock hits, Kid Rock does dabble in country music.