Music Industry News Network [02-12-2013]
New Civil War Album Released On Rural Rhythm Records
Rural Rhythm Records is proud to announced todayís new special event album GOD DIDNíT CHOOSE SIDES: Civil War True Stories About Real People. The album release date falls on Abraham Lincolnís birthday.
GOD DIDNíT CHOOSE SIDES is the first release from a new series of albums that focus on the common men and women who were thrown together into the realities and horrors of war and displayed amazing acts of kindness, selflessness, faith, love and brotherhood to their fellow Americans.
This new music series combines todayís top artists with new original songs written by some of todayís top songwriters, bringing to life real stories about important people, places and events during the Civil War. Produced by Steve Gulley, GOD DIDNíT CHOOSE SIDES contains songs written by top Country, Bluegrass and Roots music songwriters: Paula Breedlove, Mark Brinkman, Brad Davis, Ray Edwards, Mike Evans, Terry Foust, Steve Gulley and Tim Stafford with performances by #1 hit artists including Marty Raybon, Russell Moore, Ronnie Bowman, Lonesome River Band, Dale Ann Bradley, Carrie Hassler, Bradley Walker, Tim Stafford, Steve Gulley, and more. In addition, a whoís who list of award winning musicians were chosen to accompany these top vocalists including; Ron Stewart, Adam Steffey, Justin Moses, Tim Stafford, Alan Bibey and Mark Fain.
Accompanying the 13 song album is an extensive 16 page booklet filled with historical notes, photographs and lyrics on the songs. The historical content supervision and photographs for the album project was provided by the Carol Campbell and Michelle Ganz at Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum of Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, TN and the historical booklet notes were provided by Jamie Lynn Brinkman.
This story and eleven other true stories about real people during the Civil War is contained is what comprises GOD DIDNíT CHOOSE SIDES. Rural Rhythm has set up a dedicated site at www.goddidntchoosesides.com for the album that includes interviews, additional content relating to the history behind the songs, songwriters, performing artists and musicians. The album can be purchased at iTunes, Amazon, GooglePlay, RuralRhythm.com and many more retail sites.
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