Monday, December 21, 2015
– Lorrie Morgan, who had hits with "What Part Of No," "Except For Monday," "Five Minutes," and "Watch Me," will be back next year with her first solo album in five years.
Morgan will release "Letting Go... Slow" on Feb. 12, 2016 on Shanachie Entertainment. The album follows her collaboration album, "Dos Divas," released with Pam Tillis in 2013.
The new release features 12 tracks. Produced by Richard Landis, (whose credits include some of Morgan's top hits, Vince Gill, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band), includes soulful ballads like "What I'd Say," "Slow," and covers Bobbie Gentry's "Ode to Billy Joe," Larry Gatlin and The Gatlin Brothers' "I've Done Enough Dying Today" and Bob Dylan's classic, "Lay Lady Lay."
The daughter of late country star George Morgan, Morgan made her Opry debut at the age of 13 and was one of the youngest to ever be inducted as a lifetime member, at age 24. She also has had hits with "I Didn't Know My Own Strength," "I Guess You Had To Be There" and "Something In Red."
Songs on the new disc are:
1.Strange (Fred Burch, Mel Tillis)
2. Ode To Billy Joe (Bobbie Gentry)
3. It Is Raining At Your House (Vern Gosdin, Hank Cochran, Dean Dillon)
4. Something About Trains (Christopher Crockett)
5. I've Done Enough Dying Today (Larry Gatlin)
6. Lay Lady Lay (Bob Dylan)
7. Slow (Ashlee Hewitt, Dean Sams, Onja Rose)
8. Spilt Milk (Kristina Train, James Hogarth, Francis White)
9. Jesus and Hairspray (Katie Kessler, Donald Poythress)
10. Lonely Whiskey (Paul Sikes, Jennifer Zuffinetti)
11. What I'd Say (Robert Bellarmine Byrne, William Soule Robinson)
12. How Does It Feel (Mark Oliverius, Loretta Lynn Morgan, Kelly Lang)
Upcoming tour dates are:
Jan. 8 Seminole Casino & Hotel - Immokalee, Fla.
Jan. 9 Orange Blossom Opry - Weirsdale, Fla.
Jan. 16 Chiefs Event Center at Shoshone-Bannock - Fort Hall, Idaho
Jan. 17 Northern Quest Resort & Casino - Airway Heights, Wash.
Jan. 29 Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts - Kansas City, Mo.
Feb. 13 Downstream Casino Resort - Quapaw, Okla.
Feb. 20 Little River Casino Resort - Manistee, Mich.
Feb. 26 Horseshoe Casino - Bossier City, La.