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Grow expands "Love & Whiskey"

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 – Sam Grow said he would release a deluxe version of "Love & Whiskey" on Dec. 27. The Maryland native also announced he would launch a winter tour.

Grow hits the road early in 2020 on his "Whiskey Don't Freeze" 16-city winter tour commencing Jan. 4 in Hughesville, Md. Additional dates will be added.

"Love And Whiskey Deluxe," Sam Grow's expanded 16-track album contains four new acoustic tracks to the disc, which came out in May. Among them is a cover of the Bonnie Raitt classic, "I Can't Make You Love Me."

An acoustic video for "I Can't Make You Love Me," directed by Ed Pryor for Hideout Pictures, premieres today on Sounds Like Nashville.

Grow's current single is "Drink About That." Grow has been writing and recording songs for his next album anticipated sometime next year.

Tour dates are:

Jan. 4 - Hotel Charles - Hughesville, MD
Jan. 11 - Masonic Theatre - Dayton, OH (w/Joe Diffie)
Jan. 16 - Hard Times - Fredericksburg, VA
Jan. 18 - Union Jacks - Annapolis, MD
Jan. 24 - Bright Box Theatre - Winchester, VA
Jan. 30 - The Queen - Wilmington, DE
Feb. 1 - Moose Lodge - St. Johnsbury, VT
Feb. 14 - Brew River - Salisbury, MD
Feb. 15 - Knights of Columbus - Zanesville, OH
Feb. 24 - Whiskey Jam Raised Rowdy Takeover - Nashville, TN
March 10 - The Moon - Tallahassee, FL (w/Koe Wetzel, Colt Ford)
March 11 - 8 Seconds - Gainesville, FL (w/Koe Wetzel, Colt Ford)
March 12 - Jannus Live - St. Petersburg, FL (w/Koe Wetzel, Colt Ford)
March 13 - The Ranch - Ft. Myers, FL (w/Koe Wetzel, Colt Ford)
March 26 - The Bar - Winfield, KS
March 27 - The Moxi Theatre - Greeley, CO

The track list for the album is:
1. Boots (Josh Thompson and Jason Saenz)
2. History (Nick Donley, Michael Hardy, Cam Montgomery)
3. God Made Small Towns (Sam Grow, Michael Lotten, Taylor Phillips)
4. I'm Not Him (Sam Grow, Jimmy Yeary, Tim Nichols)
5. Battle of the South (Sam Grow, Michael Lotten, Taylor Phillips)
6. Drink About That (Sam Grow, Chris Lindsey, Taylor Phillips)
7. Love and Whiskey (Sam Grow, Chris Lindsey)
8. Dirty it Up f/Colt Ford (Sam Grow, Michael Lotten, Taylor Phillips, Colt Ford)
9. Nobody's You (Sam Grow, Jason Mater, Ben Wells)
10. She Ain't One Of Those (Sam Grow, Adam Craig)
11. Try (Sam Grow, Kyle Jacobs, Brian Bunn)
12. What We Wanna (Michael Lotton, Jason Sever, Brad Clawson)
13. Love And Whiskey - Acoustic Deluxe (Sam Grow, Chris Lindsey)
14. Drink About That - Acoustic Deluxe (Sam Grow, Chris Lindsey, Taylor Phillips)
15. I Can't Make You Love Me - Acoustic Deluxe (Mike Reid, Allen Shamblin)
16. Different Kind of Pain - Acoustic Deluxe (Sam Grow, Gene Quade)

CD reviews for Sam Grow

Love and Whiskey CD review - Love and Whiskey
Maryland native Sam Grow touches pretty much all the usual country music themes as he steps out with this release, as the track titles confirm - in addition to the title cut, there's "Battle of the South," "Drink About That," "Boots," "God Made Small Towns"...well, you get the picture. Where Grow separates himself from the crowd of "good ole boy" modern country rockers is that he readily cites icons like Sam Cooke, Otis Redding and Eric »»»
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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