Sheppard returns to action
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
– Veteran singer TG Sheppard will release his first album in more than 20 years, "Midnight in Memphis ," on Sept. 20.
"Two years seems like a long time to spend on an album, but when you've had as much fun as I've had making this one, it goes quickly," said Sheppard, 75. "Hard for me to believe it's been this long since my last solo country album. You might say, it was actually 22 years in the making."
Produced by Sheppard and co-produced by Buddy Hyatt, the 13-track compilation features tunes written by his wife, singer-songwriter Kelly Lang and others. The title track was written by his friend, Barry Gibb.
The disc reminisces on the Tennessee native's time spent in Memphis where he became friends with Elvis Presley. Giving ode to his late friend, the album includes two tracks depicting the life and impact of Elvis.
Sheppard, who has 21 number 1 hits to his credit, releases Midnight in Memphis on the heels of his latest "Priscilla-approved" single, "I Wanna Live Like Elvis."
The track list is:
1. I Wanna Live Like Elvis
2. Black Coffee
3. We Hours
4. Addicted to You
5. Say Hello to Heaven
6. I'm a Song
7. I Was Losing You
8. Good Man
9. Thanks to You
10. 100% Chance of Pain
11. Midnight in Memphis
13. The Day Elvis Died
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