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Tyler Farr Drops New Song “Rednecks Like Me” for Memorial Day Weekend

Tyler Farr shares new song, “Rednecks Like Me,” out now, May 26th, on all streaming platforms. Listen to the brand new track below.

As we gear up for Memorial Day weekend, Tyler Farr is making sure we do not forget the real meaning of the holiday and the three-day vacation. Farr releases a touching new song called, “Rednecks Like Me,” out today.

While country music can truly be about anything, at its core it is all about being proud of where you come from and having fun with your buddies. “Rednecks Like Me” is a song that reminds us all to celebrate being American, our roots, and those who serve our country each and every day. Farr using the term “rednecks” to describe all who are patriotic, no matter where they reside.

“I’m red, white and blue // How ‘bout you? // Country to the bone // from my hat down to my boots // It’s in my roots to take a stand // ‘Cause freedom isn’t free // Take a look around and you’ll see // There’s a lot more rednecks like me”

In the perfectly timed song, Farr sheds light on the beauty of being an American. “Rednecks Like Me” is an anthem that we can all turn up a little louder on the speakers any time we need a reminder.

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Tyler Farr shares new song, “Rednecks Like Me,” out now on all streaming platforms.

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about future Tyler Farr releases.

To keep up with Tyler Farr follow him on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

“Rednecks Like Me” is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

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Tyler Farr Joins Forces with Jelly Roll on New Song “Country As Shit”

Tyler Farr joins forces with Jelly Roll on new song “Country As Shit,” out now, February 24th, on all streaming platforms. Listen to the brand new track below.

There’s something special about country music collaborations! In the newest country collab, Tyler Farr enlists help from Jelly Roll on their brand new song, “Country As Shit.” These two artists embody the collaboration we never knew we always needed!

“Country As Shit” is a true-blue country jam. It is primed for the live stage, and will have fans dancing and screaming along from the moment the lyrics kick off. Farr and Jelly Roll sound electric together. Jelly Roll’s signature hip-hop sound is also infused throughout the song, adding to overall ambiance of the impressive and fun new track.

“‘Round here our trucks stay muddy // Out here our cooler’s loaded down // Ain’t scared to knuckle up buddy // You better think twice ‘fore you run that mouth // What you see is what you get and // What you get is what it is // Livin’ like Willie and Waylon and No Show did // Keepin’ it country as shit”

According to Farr, “There’s nothing better than being in the studio and making a hit with your best friends. Jason [Aldean] is a freaking blast to be in the studio with and Jelly took the energy to new heights. We are so excited to share with y’all what it sounds like when our three worlds collide.”

We are loving the creativity of all the collaborations in the genre lately. Tyler Farr and Jelly Roll are another collaborative team that seem to fit together beautifully!

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Tyler Farr joins forces with Jelly Roll on brand new song, “Country As Shit,” out now.

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about future Tyler Farr and Jelly Roll releases.

To keep up with Tyler Farr follow him on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

To keep up with Jelly Roll, follow him on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

“Country As Shit” is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

NYCS First Impression: Tyler Farr ‘Only Truck In This Town’

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Tyler Farr hit the ground running amidst the mud and the backroads since the five years since his last album release Suffer In Peace. Known for hits “A Guy Walks Into A Bar” and “Whiskey In My Water,” Farr has released his long-awaited EP Only Truck In Town this past Friday.

The title-track “Only Truck In Town” is heavily guitar-stricken, highlighting Farr’s raspy vocals in this backroads love song. This past Saturday, June 6th, the official music video for the track premiered on CMT’s Hot 20 Countdown.

“Soundtrack to a Small Town Sundown” takes on an oppositional vibe from the kickoff track with picked fretwork and a mid-tempo beat. It discusses the impact of music, the powerful connotation it can, or cannot hold. Every moment, every story, every town owns a curated soundtrack. One song can take you back anywhere. He sings: “Should’ve heard it in a parking lot dark // Like a match lighting backseat sparks // I knew I had her when the Silverado speakers started singing what I couldn’t // What I should’ve, yeah // Should’ve heard the first time I kissed her // Just don’t sound the same now // That light, it was perfect, it was like a soundtrack to a small town sundown.”

“I Wish Dogs Could Live Forever” catches your attention immediately because who doesn’t wish their pet could live with them forever. It’s a confessional ballad that expresses all the memories that the protagonist and their dog would do together while the chorus lists all heartbreaking things that he wishes wouldn’t happen. “Heaven In Dirt” closes out the EP with its immense contemporary country influences.

“You got me flying on a cloud right now // The way you look in that rearview sure makin’ me want to // Pull it over, maybe slow it on down // Let your wild go crazy, slide on over here baby // Take our time, let the night get to work // Girl, you’re makin’ these backroads feel like heaven on dirt”

The singer shared his excitement on Instagram on the EP’s release date noting, “After 5 years, I’m proud to say my new EP is out! My buddy @jasonaldean produced it and I’m excited for y’all to give it a listen. You’ve really been patient and I can’t thank you enough for the support all these years. Check out #OnlyTruckInTown at the link in my bio.”

Aldean also expressed his excitement writing, “The EP is out today just to give you a taste of what is coming your way. Crank it!”

Nearing the end of the COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, this disease has really hit home for Farr. His wife is a critical care nurse who worked in the COVID unit in Franklin, Tennessee. He’s been an avid advocate for frontline workers and essential workers.

To keep up with Tyler Farr follow him on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

Only Truck In Town Tracklist

1. Only Truck In Town — Ben Hayslip, Deric Ruttan, Josh Thompson

2. Soundtrack To A Small Town Sundown — Jonathan Singleton, Jon Nite

3. I Wish Dogs Could Live Forever — Neil Thrasher, Kelley Lovelace

4. Heaven On Dirt — Jeremy Bussey, Taylor Phillips, Jordan Rager, Michael Tyler

Only Truck In Town EP is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

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Swag Spotlight: Lauren Davidson

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Highlighting the first of our local New York country artists, our Swag Spotlight this week is Lauren Davidson.  Growing up in Freehold, NJ (where Bruce Springsteen is from), Davidson was always surrounded by music.  Her father was a singer-songwriter and frequently played piano and guitar around the house. He would sing her to sleep as a child, she recalls.  Country music, however, was not an early influence that Davidson remembers.  “Growing up we listened to a lot of Billy Joel, Carol King, Elton John, Fleetwood Mac (I’m a huge fan of them and Stevie Nicks) and a lot of singer-songwriter music which I think has really influenced my songwriting style as well,” she explains. That all changed after being cast in a show at Hershey Park her last year in college.  Having spent her time performing on stage in theater productions all through high school and college, this country music review she was cast in would be a change for her.

“The production company was from Nashville and the first day of rehearsal instead of being all theatrical and learning your show they sat us in a circle and played a country music playlist and gave us the history of country music and ever since then I loved country music,” Davidson explains.  Thinking back, she can remember the exact moment when she fell in love with the genre.  “The last song that they played was Dolly Parton’s original version of ‘I Will Always Love You’ and I will never forget the entire cast sitting there in tears. We were all just so moved by the emotion of the song,” she tells us. “The original intention and arrangement made me connect to songwriters and that Nashville scene.”

After college, she moved to New York City, connected with musicians, and decided it was time to start writing her own music and performing. “It’s not necessarily the traditional southern roots and dirt roads, but my music tells my story,” she says of her lyrics.  She writes from an honest place, realizing how the country music genre is changing and how all different genres are now blending, pushing boundaries, and are still being considered under the country music umbrella. “The fans are so accepting and loyal, it is such a great community to be a part of,” she tells us.

A huge decision for Davidson when choosing to pursue country music was whether to stay in New York or to move to Nashville.  She has always dreamed of living in Manhattan. Being in New York allows her to live that dream and be a big fish in a small pond.  “I have a lot of opportunities here that I wouldn’t necessarily have if I was in Nashville and I get to open for a lot of artists that come through town and meet a lot of people,” she says on her decision.

In the past, she has opened for artists such as LoCash, Justin Moore and Craig Campbell. Next month, Davidson has an opening slot for Tyler Farr’s New Jersey stop at Starland Ballroom. “It is like having a master class in performing or storytelling or whatever the experience is. It is really great to see some of these artists so close up and then be able to connect with their fans.  It is one of my favorite things,” she says.  Specifically, Davidson has opened for several artists that have played for our New York Country Swag including Russell Dickerson, Brandon Ray, and Mo Pitney.

She tries to get down to Nashville as often as she can to take meetings, play shows around town and arrange cowrites but for now New York is her home.  The country scene is growing by the day in New York, Davidson explains she has seen an immense difference since Nash FM 94.7 came to the metro area.

Looking to the future and the new year, she hopes to play shows in new places and definitely get into the studio to record more of her music releasing a new single in March.  Be sure to follow Lauren on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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