Friday, June 24, 2022
– Luke Combs is out with his third album, "Growin' Up." The disc kicks off with his hit single "Doin' This," about his love of playing music. Produced by Combs, Chip Matthews and Jonathan Singleton, "Growin' Up" follows 2019's 3x Platinum "What You See is What You Get" and his 4x Platinum debut, "This One's For You," and consists of twelve songs including his new single, "The Kind of Love We Make." Miranda Lambert helps out on "Outrunnin' Your Memory."
Jimmie Allen releases his third studio album "Tulip Drive" today via Stoney Creek Records/BBR Music Group. The 17-song, 54- minue album includes appearances from Jennifer Lopez, CeeLo Green, T-Pain, (Katie Ohh and his eight-year-old son, Aadyn. "down home" is the first single and is presented as a a letter to Allen's late father. The title of the disc is the name of the street that Allen's grandmother lived on in Lewes, Del. The album was put together by 10 producers including Allen, Ash Bowers, Ilya Tolchinskiy and Jesse Frasure.
Veteran Peter Rowan puts out "Calling You From My Mountain" (Rebel). Billy Strings, Shawn Camp, Molly Tuttle, Lindsay Lou and Mark Howard help out. Though the genesis for Rowan's new album came from Hank Williams' Luke the Drifter personality and Rowan's idea of writing new songs for this character, he quickly spun in other connections, like his longtime interest in Tibetan music, his Buddhist beliefs and practices and his love of artists like Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Lightnin' Hopkins, Guy Clark, Bill Monroe, and Tex Logan, all of whom Rowan's played and performed with.