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Rascal Flatts slates TV appearances

Friday, November 5, 2010 – Rascal Flatts will be on the small screen this month to promote their Big Machine Records debut, "Nothing Like This," out Nov. 16.

The trio will appear on the Late Show With David Letterman and the Ellen DeGeneres Show on Monday, Nov. 15. On Tuesday, Nov. 16, they will perform on the Today Show and The Sean Hannity Show followed by Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday, Nov. 17.

Fans can also see RF on GAC's Backstory on Nov. 14 and CMT's Invitation Only on Nov. 15. On Nov. 18, Rascal Flatts will perform as part of Clear Channel's iHeart Radio Concert Series. The performance premieres Nov. 19 across the Clear Channel network. Also during the week of release, the band will be featured on AOL Sessions and as part of the Yahoo! RAM Country Performance Series.

The CD, produced by Dann Huff, was recorded in Santa Barbara, Cal. and Nashville. The lead-off single, Why Wait, is the band's 24th top 10 hit. The album includes 11 songs, 4 co-written by members of Rascal Flatts. Songs are:

1. Why Wait (Tom Shapiro, Neil Thrasher, Jimmy Yeary)

2. Easy (Katrina Elam, Mike Mobley) Duet with Natasha Bedingfield

3. Sunday Afternoon (Joe Don Rooney, busbee)

4. Play (Bonnie Baker, Katrina Elam, Hunter Hayes)

5. Nothing Like This (Michael Dulaney, Tom Shapiro, Neil Thrasher)

6. All Night To Get There (Jay DeMarcus, Paul Jenkins, Jason Sellers)

7. Red Camaro (Joe Collins, Chris Tompkins)

8. They Try (Neil Thrasher, Tom Shapiro, Jimmy Yeary)

9. Summer Young (Gary LeVox, Wendell Mobley, Neil Thrasher)

10. Tonight Tonight (Gary LeVox, Chris Lindsey, Aimee Mayo, Ryan Tedder)

11. I Won't Let Go (Steve Robson, Jason Sellers)

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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: Kristofferson gives insight, but no easy answers – When they say music gets better with age, they're not always just talking about songs alone; sometimes they're also referring to the listener. When Kris Kristofferson sings, "Well, I woke up Sunday morning/With no way to hold my head that didn't hurt," to smartly open "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down," he... »»»
Concert Review: No sugarcoating, Welch dishes out an experience – Gillian Welch (accompanied, as always, by master guitarist David Rawlings), celebrated her "The Harrow & The Harvest" album with a powerful night of music. She apologized many times for the utter unhappiness expressed through this album's songs, admitting it's "not the most chipper album" at one point.... »»»
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