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Aaron Watson goes live for next release

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 – Aaron Watson recorded his next, "Deep In The Heart Of Texas: Aaron Watson LIVE" this past weekend at the Hog Creek Icehouse's backyard amphitheater in Waco, Texas. This live recording will be out in a CD/DVD package on Sept. 15.

"Incredible," said Watson about the night. With the help of a few thousand fans, he kicked off the two-hour show with his first nationwide single Love Makin' Song from his most recent album "Angels and Outlaws." He also played Rollercoaster Ride, Hearts Are Breaking Across Texas, 3rd Gear & 17, Off The Record and Reckless while also debuting new cover songs in his set including Bob Wills Is Still the King, a tribute to the legendary Texas swing master, and Fightin' Side of Me.

The project is in the editing process. "I want to make the most of the energy of Saturday night and get this great project in the hands of my fans as soon as possible."

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Vaquero CD review - Vaquero
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The Underdog CD review - The Underdog
It's been a long road, but 12 albums and 15 years later, Texas country singer Aaron Watson has finally arrived. Until his debut with Big Label/Thirty Tigers, Watson worked as a totally independent artist; even then, though, other Texas artists, from Willie Nelson and Dale Watson to Billy Joe Shaver, recognized his talent and collaborated with him. "The Underdog" debuted atop the country charts; Keith Stegall (Alan Jackson, George Jones, Zac Brown Band) produced and the songs range »»»
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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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