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Shooter Jennings best of coming

Wednesday, March 11, 2009 – Shooter Jennings will get the best of treatment when Universal South releases "Bad Magick: The Best of Shooter Jennings" and the .357's on Tuesday, March 24, the label announced today. The CD will contain 13 sons from Jennings' last 4 albums, plus two unreleased tracks.

Combining a blend of country, blues and rock, Jennings said, "I sound like myself. I guess that comes from finally doing what I want, even though I'm embracing my heritage, too. That's important in country music."

In conjunction with the release of the album, fans can catch Jennings' collaboration with Jamey Johnson on CMT Crossroads which premieres March 23 at 10 p.m. eastern/Pacific. He will also be hitting the road in late spring for an extensive U.S. tour.

Songs on the CD are:
1. 4th Of July (Featuring George Jones singing "He Stopped Loving Her Today")
2. Gone To Carolina
3. Southern Comfort
4. The Wolf
5. Manifesto No. 1
6. Walk Of Life
7. It Ain't Easy
8. This Ol Wheel (Featuring Doug "The Ragin' Cajun" Kershaw)
9. Busted In Baylor County
10. Slow Train (Featuring The Oak Ridge Boys)
11. Bad Magick
12. Steady At The Wheel
13. Daddy's Farm (LIVE)

Previously unreleased on CD
14. Lonesome Blues (LIVE) From AOL Music Sessions
15. Living Proof (LIVE)

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The Other Life CD review - The Other Life
After the first 30 seconds of "The Other Life," listeners may feel like they are in for "Black Ribbons Part 2." The reality is that like all of Jennings' previous albums, this one has a distinctive sound. He has forayed through Southern Rock, outlaw country and most recently released the straightforward country album "Family Man," which most effectively channeled his daddy's musical ghost. The bulk of "The Other Life" was recorded during those »»»
Family Man CD review - Family Man
After taking a step away from country music to create the brilliant concept album "Black Ribbons," Shooter Jennings returns to his roots. In fact, this is his most country album to date. The lead track The Real Me sounds like a lost Waylon song. Union man and guitar legend Tom Morello steps in to add some flavor to the ultra poppy The Long Road Ahead, which is reminiscent of Jennings sole hit 4th of July. Single The Deed and the Dollar is a heartfelt uptempo love ballad with a strong »»»
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: Lambert refuses to rest on laurels – Watching this stop on Miranda Lambert's "Livin' Like Hippies Tour," one is struck by just how many great songs the country singer/songwriter already has in her repertoire. With most artists, it's relatively easy to guess which song a performer will choose to close a show. But Lambert has so many winners to pick from, many... »»»
Concert Review: DBT rocks on – Drive-By Truckers still sometimes get miscategorized as alt.-country, but who's kidding whom? With three electric guitarists upfront exchanging hard rock licks all night, this is a blistering Southern rock band. Hitting the stage just before 10, the band played a satisfying 2-hour-plus set. At 11:40, Patterson Hood announced the band would be... »»»
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