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Trent Summar signs with Palo Duro Records

Thursday, June 29, 2006 – Trent Summar has signed a deal with Palo Duro Records. "Horseshoes & Hand Grenades" is slated to be out in late September. This is Summar's second album. He had been a member of Pirates of the Mississippi, which had a hit single with "Feed Jake." Summar, who is based in Nashville, currently is on the charts as the writer of Jack Ingram's new single, "Love You."

CD reviews for Trent Summar

Horseshoes & Hand Grenades CD review - Horseshoes & Hand Grenades
Jack Ingram spent more than a decade trying to break out of Texas on the strength of his own tunes. This year, the stellar songwriter finally hit a hot streak: Ingram has scored nationally with two Top 20 country singles, "Live Wherever You Are" and "Love You." Ironically, both chart-toppers are cover songs. Next time Ingram lifts a glass, he should toast Trent Summar for the latter. "Love You," the second track here, worked so well for Ingram because the song »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: LSD tour provides a lot of highs – This was not your grandkids' country, that's for sure. Even the name of the tour - the LSD Tour - was a throwback (albeit far before the principals were making music). But make no mistake about it. With the ever cool country traditionalist Dwight Yoakam, the country with some rock and blues and rabble rousing of Steve Earle thrown in and the... »»»
Concert Review: Alvin, Gilmore fortunately get together – Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore had known each other for decades, but it wasn't until last year that they toured together in a guitar pull setting. What started as a small Texas tour mushroomed into points east and west and eventually the release earlier this month of their blues-based disc, "Downey to Lubbock." And now we have the... »»»
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