For Young's "Raised On Country," it adds up
Monday, January 28, 2019
– Chris Young officially impacts radio today with "Raised On Country" garnering 65 country station adds.
Written by Young, Cary Barlowe and co-producer Corey Crowder, the 33-year old entertainer paid homage to Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Joe Diffie, George Strait, Alan Jackson and Hank Williams Jr. in his new single. "Raised On Country," follows on the heels of his 11th number one 1 hit, "Hangin' On."
The song will presumably be on Young's next album. He released his last album, "Losing Sleep," in 2017.
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