Montana debuts on Opry
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
– Randy Montana will take the Grand Ole Opry stage Friday, July 23 for his debut performance, which can be heard live from the Ryman Auditorium on Sirius XM, Nashville's WSM 650 AM and on www.wsmonline.com.
Montana's debut single is Ain't Much Left Of Lovin' You". His upcoming disc was produced by Jay Joyce. One track features harmonies from Emmylou Harris with another a co-write with his dad, songwriter Billy Montana (More Than A Memory, Suds In The Bucket).
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