Montgomery Gentry rolls to number one
Sunday, December 7, 2008
– Montgomery Gentry's hit single, Roll With Me
will top the Billboard and Country Aircheck country singles charts today, the duo's SonyBMG label announced. The song takes over the top of the chart from Zac Brown Band's Chicken Fried.
Montgomery Gentry's fastest rising single ever, this marks their first ever back-to-back number one hits. Roll With Me
is the follow-up to Back When I Knew It All.
Montgomery Gentry have had five number one singles.
On CBS' The Early Show this Thursday, Montgomery Gentry will perform Roll With Me and Santa Claus Is Coming To Town.
Roll With Me is from Montgomery Gentry's latest disc, "Back When I Knew It All."
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