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Lynch sets August for debut CD

Thursday, June 28, 2012 – Dustin Lynch's self-titled debut album will be out on Aug. 21 on Broken Bow with the debut single Cowboys and Angels featured.

This week, the song from Lynch, Tim Nichols and songwriter/ producer Josh Leo hit the top 15 on the Mediabase Country Radio chart as well as landed at 8 on the Billboard Heatseekers Songs Chart.

Produced by Brett Beavers (Dierks Bentley) and Luke Wooten (Brad Paisley), the self-titled debut album will include 13 tracks - 10 of which were written or co-written by Lynch himself.

Lynch grew up in Tullahoma, Tenn. As both an artist and songwriter, Lynch was greatly influenced in his youth by the "Class of '89" comprised of such stalwart country singers as Alan Jackson, Garth Brooks and Clint Black.

Songs on the CD are:

1. "She Cranks My Tractor" - (Dustin Lynch, Brett Beavers, Tim Nichols)

2. "Waiting" - (Justin Weaver, Dustin Lynch, Kelly Archer)

3. "Cowboys and Angels" - (Dustin Lynch, Josh Leo, Tim Nichols)

4. "Wild in Your Smile" - (Rhett Akins, Ben Hayslip, Marv Green)

5. "Last Lap" - (Dustin Lynch, Kelly Archer, Justin Weaver)

6. "Sittin' Pretty" - (John Edwards, Jason Sever, Steve Bogard)

7. "Yeah Yeah Yeah" - (Phil Barton, Jaron Boyer, Rodney Clawson)

8. "Rock You Sweet" - (Dustin Lynch, Jason Sever, Tim Nichols, Brett Beavers)

9. "Unwind It" - (Dustin Lynch, Brett Beavers, Jim Beavers)

10. "Hurricane" - (Steve Bogard, Dustin Lynch, Jason Sever, Will Doughty)

11. "Dancing in the Headlights" - (Josh Leo, Tim Nichols, Dustin Lynch)

12. "Name On It" - (Dustin Lynch, Justin Weaver, Kelly Archer)

Bonus track: "Your Plan" - (Dustin Lynch)

Upcoming tour dates are:

June 29 Fourth Street Live! Louisville, KY

July 3 Brookhaven Amphitheater Selden, NY

July 4 Berkley Park Kansas City, MO

July 5 Cowboy's Saloon Davie, FL

July 7 Times Union Center Albany, NY

July 8 Ripken Stadium Aberdeen, MD

July 11 Whiskey River Jacksonville, FL

July 14 Coolray Field Lawrenceville, GA

July 20 Joe's Bar Chicago, IL

July 21 Meskwaki Bingo Casino Tampa, IA

July 28 Christmas Hill Park Gilroy, CA

Aug. 4 Headwaters Park Fort Wayne, MI

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Where It's At CD review - Where It's At
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Dustin Lynch certainly put in the man-hours in preparing for his first record. The Tennessee native moved the 90 minutes north to Nashville and set to work learning from as many performers as possible. That was back in 2003. He's now 27 and ready for his close-up. Lynch makes a memorable arrival announcement with the leadoff tune, She Cranks My Tractor. This turn-it-up burner, scorches with a barrage of sly lyrics about a wild woman. It doesn't just knock on the door of the »»»
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: Henry comes out the other end a better man – Joe Henry mentioned at the outset that this show was not only the record release celebration, but also the anniversary - to the day - of when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer. Although the songs from this fine new album do not address his illness directly, they many times touch upon the big issues of human existence (life, death and the meaning of it all).... »»»
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