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Ramsey releases two new tracks

Monday, July 2, 2018 – Mason Ramsey, the 11-year-old singer from Indiana, released two new tracks, "The Way I See It" and Hank Williams Sr.'s "Jambalaya (On The Bayou)."

"The Way I See It" was written by veteran songwriters Rodney Clawson, Josh Kear and Corey Crowder.

This is the second time that Ramsey covered Williams. He recently recorded "Lovesick Blues," which jump started Ramsey's career after he was discovered performing it in an aisle of his local Walmart in Harrisburg, Ill.

Ramsey also released "Famous," penned by Tyler Hubbard of Florida Georgia Line, Sarah Buxton, Canaan Smith and Crowder. The song has sold more than 300,000 copies.

Ramsey has played CMA Fest, iHeartCountry Festival, Stagecoach, and Coachella. He will support Florida Georgia Line during its five-nights-only residency in Las Vegas on Dec. 1, 5, 7, 8 and 11.

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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: The Lil Smokies provide the perfect antidote – On a night when the world to be falling further apart thanks to coronavirus (this would be the night the NBA postponed the season), there stood The Lil Smokies to at least in some small measure save the day. The quintet is part of a generation of musicians with bluegrass as the basis, but not totally the sum of the music either.... »»»
Concert Review: White makes the case for himself, no matter how dark the music – John Paul White opined with a glint in his eyes that his songs were not of the uplifting variety. In fact, they were downright dark. How else to explain "The Long Way" with the line "long way home back to you." Or "James," a song inspired by his grandfather who suffered from dementia. But lest you think that the Alabama... »»»
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