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Morgan has it "Workin'"

Friday, December 14, 2018 – William Michael Morgan is "Workin'."

At least that's the name of his A HREF=single.

The country rocker, penned by Bart Butler, Aaron Goodvin, Driver Williams and Brett Tyler, was the fiinal installment in Morgan's From the Neon Lounge video series. Morgan, who had a hit off his debut with"I Met a Girl," previously released four songs.

"I first heard this song while traveling through Mexico, and it immediately struck a chord," Morgan said. "It was just a rough work tape, but I saw those pictures. I saw the guy out there working and the girl with her feet up, drinking some red wine and waiting on me to call quitting time."

Morgan will open on the Alan Jackson 2019 Tour. The run will kick off in Louisville, Ky. on Jan. 25 and continue through the fall.

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