JAMEY JOHNSON’S LEAD SINGLE “PLAYING THE PART” IS AVAILABLE AT iTUNES TOMORROW
Nashville, TN - On August 24, “Playing the Part,” the lead single from Jamey Johnson’s forthcoming 25-song Double Album The Guitar Song, will be available for download at iTunes as part of their weekly countdown program to the album release on September 14. Starting tomorrow, a new track from the album will be available for purchase through iTunes each Tuesday leading up to street date. By purchasing countdown tracks from The Guitar Song through September 14, consumers will have the total amount spent deducted from the album price on street date.
iTunes will also have a series of weekly podcasts featuring Johnson talking about select tracks from the album beginning August 24. Go towww.jameyjohnson.com/countdown to see all tracks included in the countdown program.
Johnson is featured in the September issue of Men’s Journal in their Essential New Music section reporting, “Fans of Haggard and Waylon and Willie-style outlaw country have a reason to rejoice, because Jamey Johnson’s two-CD-set, The Guitar Song, is two hours’ worth of the genuine article.”
MAXIM Magazine featured Johnson in their “Tales from the Studio” section saying Johnson’s The Guitar Song is one of September’s “Hottest Albums.”
In addition, Esquire included Johnson in their September issue’s “Encyclopedia of Now - THE PEOPLE, PLACES, AND IDEAS THAT MATTER RIGHT NOW” feature proclaiming, “Jamey Johnson is the musician whose new two-disc album, The Guitar Song, will firmly establish him as the last legitimate country outlaw in the United States.”