It’s been more than forty years since cousins Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry and Jeff Cook left the city of Fort Payne, Alabama to spend the summer playing in a South Carolina bar. Little did they know that their time spent collecting tips in mason jars and word of mouth promotion would one day change the face of country music and lead them to the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Over the course of their career, Alabama has sold more than seventy million albums, including a mind-numbing twenty-one straight #1 singles. A record that will most likely never be equaled (in any musical genre).
To help celebrate their historical legacy, Alabama has released a brand new package – “Alabama & Friends At The Ryman”. A live concert that features the veteran country act performing alongside some of the biggest names in country music today. Among the names joining Alabama on the famed Ryman stage include Jason Aldean, Trisha Yearwood, Luke Bryan, Jamie Johnson and Florida Georgia Line.
The show features performances of such Alabama hits as “Dixieland Delight,” “Love in the First Degree,” “If You’re Gonna Play in Texas (You Gotta Have a Fiddle in the Band),” “I’m in a Hurry (And I Don’t Know Why)” and the band’s signature song, “Mountain Music”.
The new package is available in several formats including a stand-alone DVD; a DVD/2-CD combo pack, a stand-alone 2-CD presentation and a limited edition double-disc vinyl. Bonus material included on the DVD are the featurettes “The History and the Night,” “The Making of Alabama & Friends” “The Songs and the Stories” and “Influence and Inspiration”. There are also interviews with the band as well as the guests artists.
Country fans or those who just want to see a legendary band in their ultimate musical element should pick up a copy of this new package.
1) If You’re Gonna Play In Texas (You Gotta Have A Fiddle In The Band)
2) Tennessee River (featuring Jason Aldean)
3) Dixieland Delight
4) Song Of The South
5) One In The World
6) Forever’s As Far As I’ll Go (featuring Trisha Yearwood)
7) Dancin’, Shaggin’ On The Boulevard
8) Born Country
9) All American
10) Love In The First Degree (featuring Luke Bryan)
11) The Closer You Get (featuring Eli Young Band)
12) High Cotton
13) Take Me Down
14) I’m In A Hurry (And Don’t Know Why) featuring Florida Georgia Line
15) That’s How I Was Raised
16) My Home’s In Alabama (featuring Jamey Johnson)
17) Mountain Music