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Randy Houser starts Whistlin' Dixie

Monday, October 5, 2009 – Hot on the heels of Boots On, Randy Houser will offer another single, Whistlin' Dixie this week.

Written by Houser and Kim Tribble, the upcoming radio single debuts on CMT.com on Wednesday, Oct. 7, the same day he and his longtime friend Jamey Johnson are in New York City to kick-off CMT On Tour 2009, hitting 30 cities in the U.S. this fall.

The new single impacts radio Nov. 2 and will appear on Houser's follow-up album scheduled for release in the second quarter of 2010.

"We're thrilled that CMT's partnership with Randy Houser continues with the debut of Whistlin' Dixie. All of us have been supporters of Randy from day one and to premiere his next hit on CMT.com on the same day he starts CMT On Tour showcases how strongly artists value our cross-platform promotional abilities," said Jay Frank, CMT's Senior Vice President of Music Strategy.

Houser recently earned New Artist and Video of the Year nominations for the 43rd Annual CMA Awards.


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