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Whitney Duncan goes digital

Monday, February 22, 2010 – Whitney Duncan will finally release her debut album, "Right Road Now," exclusively via www.whitneyduncan.com and iTunes on April 20 as a digital only release.

Duncan has been on the schedule for more than a year with a singles and an EP released, but she has never had a proper CD release. Mark Bright and John Shanks produced the CD.

Until Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. eastern, a poll will be posted on her site to give fans an opportunity to select one of three songs they feel should be featured on the new album.

In her late teens, Kenny Rogers asked Duncan to duet on My World Is Over, which she wrote. She also penned songs for LeAnn Rimes, Crystal Shawanda and Lee Ann Womack. Duncan co-wrote every single song on "Right Road Now."

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Right Road Now CD review - Right Road Now
It was a long road for this album to come out, with the first single issued almost two years ago. That song, When I Said I Would, is here, as is the second single, the naughty-but-nifty tune Skinny Dipping. Given the extended gestation of these tunes it may come as a surprise that the majority of the disc sounds fresh and current; or it may be an indictment of the stagnant mainstream country scene that three-year-old songs sound like they were cut this week. It's on the more understated »»»
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: Carlile warms hearts with empathetic thoughts – Brandi Carlile, dressed festively with a Santa hat, began her mid-week concert set with Joni Mitchell's "River" and closed with the carol "O Holy Night." In between, she sang about an equal measure of old and new songs. And on this first night of a short acoustic tour, Carlile was both in fine spirits and voice.... »»»
Concert Review: Daniels wears out bows, but music endures – After each of the first few songs Charlie Daniels played, his 'fiddle tech (?)' exchanged his bow. Is this because he was playing particularly hard? Perhaps. Whatever the case, Daniels and his five-piece band clearly appeared to be giving it their all during the act's hour-and-a-half set. As it is the Christmas month, Daniels sang a... »»»
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