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Another week at the top for Aldean

Thursday, October 30, 2014 – Jason Aldean celebrates yet another week at the top of the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart with "Burnin' It Down." The song has been first on the charts since Aug. 9.

Florida Georgia Line holds the number one post on the Country Albums chart for the week ending Nov. 1 with "Anything Goes," which fell to fifth on the overall chart after leading last week.

Sam Hunt was second on the songs chart with "Leave the Night On." FGL's "Dirt" was third, one ahead of Blake Shelton's Neon Light." Frankie Ballard held fifth with "Sunshine & Whiskey," up four. Little Big Town jumped six to seventh with "Day Drinking," the first single from their just released new album.

Tim McGraw was up five to 11 with "Shotgun Rider." Lee Brice's "Drinking Class" climbed 4 to 19. Eric Church's "Talladega" was at 21, up 3. Newcomer RaeLynn jumped 8 to 22 with "God Made Girls." Kenny Chesney was at 23 with "Til It's Gone," up 3. Darius Rucker's "Homegrown Honey" stood at 24, up 4. FGL closed out the top 25 with its new single, "Sun Daze," up 4.

Aldean was second on the albums chart with "Old Boots, New Dirt." LBT debuted in third with "Pain Killer. Shelton was fourth with "Bringing Back the Sunshine." Lady Antebellum held fifth with "747." Sturgill Simpson jumped from 36 to 20 with "Metamodern Sounds in Country Music." Jawga Boyz & Dez debuted at 22 with "Tailgate Music."

On the Bluegrass Albums chart, Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn were first with their self-titled disc. The Stray Birds debuted in second with "Best Medicine." The Earls of Leicester were their with their eponymous disc, one ahead of Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer's "Bass & Mandolin." Greensky Bluegrass was fifth with "If Sorrows Swim."

On the overall top 200, FGL was 5th, Aldean 6th, LBT 7th, Shelton 24th and Lady A 26th.

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9 CD review - 9
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Rearview Town CD review - Rearview Town
If you liked Jason Aldean's three previous number one albums, you'll like "Rearview Town." He sticks to the winning formula that has brought him past success. The 15 tracks are mainly juiced up, muscular numbers with scorching guitar. Ironically, amid the torrid tempos and high volume that dominate the collection, the ballads are the standouts, especially with the duet with the Miranda Lambert on "Drowns The Whiskey." Instead of whiskey drowning a memory, the inverse »»»
Old Boots, New Dirt CD review - Old Boots, New Dirt
Arguing whether or not Jason Aldean's kinda (country) party is, in fact, anything remotely related to true country music is pointless. Aldean is so entrenched in the mainstream country marketplace now, we just need to accept him as he is, the same way we reluctantly accept Taylor Swift as "country." It's mighty tempting to subtitle a review of Aldean's new "Old Boots, New Dirt" release as 'Pickup Trucks & Pickup Lines,' as Aldean spends a little time »»»
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: For Brooks and fans, a most unusual change of pace – To say that this was a change of pace for Garth Brooks - not to mention his fans - would be an understatement of the highest degree. Brooks all but begged during the show to be playing next door at Gillette Stadium where the New England Patriots play. But, alas, Brooks exuded joy and excitement at the chance to play before about 500 people at a club,... »»»
Concert Review: LBT proves more than capable – If you have seen Little Big Town in the last decade, it could have been anywhere from a B stage at a Rib Fest to a 20,000-seat amphitheater as the opener for some of country's top acts. Their current "Nightfall" tour rightfully proves they are more than capable and well deserved being billed as a top headlining act.... »»»
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