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Rhonda Vincent tries to keep a good thing going

Friday, October 19, 2007 – Bluegrass star Rhonda Vincent will try to keep a "Good Thing Going," when her new album of that title will be out Jan. 8, 2008 on Rounder.

In addition to her band, The Rage, on several cuts, guests including Jesse McReynolds (Jim & Jesse), Russell Moore (III Tyme Out), Bryan Sutton, Becky Issacs, Kathy Chiavola and James Stroud. The album was co-produced by Vincent and her brother Darrin Vincent (of Dailey & Vincent), at her Adventure Studios in Nashville.

The 12 tracks include five originals or co-writes, alongside a range of contemporary and classic cover tracks.

"I have never written five songs to include on an album," Vincent said. "I have to be inspired to write a song...but there's been no shortage of inspiration lately."

Songs include Jimmy Martin's "Hit Parade of Love" and the ballad "I Give My Love to You" (an original performed as a duet with Moore) .

The song track is:
1. I'm Leavin*
2. Good Thing Going*
3. I Give All My Love to You (Duet With Russell Moore)*
4. Bluegrass Saturday Night*
5. I Will See You Again
6. Who's Cryin' Baby
7. Scorn Of A Lover*
8. Just One Of A Kind
9. World's Biggest Fool
10. I Gotta Start Somewhere
11. Hit Parade Of Love
12. The Water Is Wide
*original or co-written by Rhonda Vincent

Vincent will tour in support of the CD starting Jan. 28, 2008.

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