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A "True Story," Shelton makes TV rounds

Sunday, March 24, 2013 – Blake Shelton's new album, "Based On A True Story," will be out Tuesday with Shelton hitting TV shows to promote the disc.

Shelton will begin with a performance on NBC's The Today Show at 8 a.m. Eastern/Pacific on March 26 and will be performing as part of Clear Channel's iHeartRadio LIVE on March 27 at 7 a.m. Eastern. He will also make appearances March 28 on ABC's Live! With Kelly and Michael at 9 a.m. Eastern/Pacific and NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at 12:37 a.m. Eastern/Pacific. Shelton will perform at a special private acoustic album release concert in Chicago on March 29 as part of US99.5's Live Country Series at Joe's Bar.

The following week on April 2, fans can tune in for more performances from Shelton on NBC's The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at 11:35 p.m. Eastern/Pacific and on April 3, CBS' The Talk at 2 p.m. Eastern/1 p.m. Pacific. Shelton wraps up his appearances with Chelsea Handler to perform on E!'s Chelsea Lately on Wednesday, April 3 at 11 p.m. Eastern/Pacific.

Shelton will additionally appear on Access Hollywood, CBS This Morning, E! News, Entertainment Tonight, Extra, The Dennis Miller Show and Wait, Wait... Don't Tell Me! on NPR.

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Based on a True Story CD review - Based on a True Story
After Blake Shelton won his first CMA for Best Male Vocalist, he finally began to think he was one of the artists that would influence the direction of country music. If his latest release "Based on a True Story" is any indication, the genre is headed toward records featuring super catchy songs with homogenous themes. Every number has an infectious melody with lead single potential. The trade-off for the sonic pleasantry is a 12-song collection that is short on meaningful material, but long on fun. »»»
Cheers, It's Christmas
For his first Christmas album, Blake Shelton goes for the traditional approach. For a guy that can be a real loose cannon when appearing on The Voice, Blake sure comes off conservative throughout this 14-song collection. Most of these tracks feature full orchestrations, and it sure doesn't sound like any down home holiday celebration. Shelton is at his best, and country-ist, when joined by fellow Okie Reba during the western swinging Oklahoma Christmas. In fact, that classy red head even »»»
Red River Blue CD review - Red River Blue
With the right set of songs, Blake Shelton can sound really great. "Red River Blue" just might be that right set of songs because Shelton has never sounded better. There are moments on this set where Shelton goes country-soul, a la James Otto, most notably with Ready To Roll and Drink On It, and also places where that The Voice guy voices a few power ballads, such as on I'm Sorry. A big part of Shelton's appeal with viewers on The Voice is the way Shelton seems to think and »»»
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: Trampled by Turtles leads stellar night – The animals ruled, for the most part, led by Trampled by Turtles, in a superb trifecta of music long on musicianship and quality songs. Trampled by Turtles, who headlined the sterling bill that also included Elephant Revival and Hurray for the Riff Raff (not animalistic unless the "riff raff" act that way), are going through some major sonic changes.... »»»
Concert Review: Goodnight, Texas gets on the map – Goodnight, Texas is a town with a small population - 28 according to the band's web site. So, if anything is going to put the unincorporated dot on the map, it may be the bi-coastal country band that stole the name. Avi Vinocur, who dwells in San Francisco, and Patrick Dyer Wolf, of North Carolina, are the mainstays of the band with them... »»»
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