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Linda Martell, A Rediscovered Country Legend, To Receive CMT’s 2021 Equal Play Award

So often, country music is a story defined by three chords and the truth. However, for 86-year old Linda Martell, it was as a veteran vocalist in her mid-30s releasing three pop-country singles at the turn of the 1970s that changed the arc of country music history forever. The career of the artist to be honored with CMT’s 2021 Equal Play Award at the 2021 CMT Music Awards provides an eternally compelling case for why the music industry must always support marginalized artists.

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Platinum-selling, Grammy-Nominated Musician Chris Isaak Announces New Song & Video Along With 2021 Holiday Tour

GRAMMY-nominated musician Chris Isaak announced a 2021 U.S. holiday tour along with the release of a new song and video.  The song called “Pandemic Blues: I Can’t Take It” takes a lighthearted and fun look at days spent in quarantine, the song is available HERE.  The video can be seen HERE and debuted with a watch party including Chris Isaak answering fan questions.  The video was directed by Anthony Craparotta for LyricVids Media and has custom video animation provided by illustrator Storm LaBass.  The cartoon art style is inspired by kids cartoons from the 90’s.  Dog lovers will delight in seeing the dog Chris adopted during quarantine, become the unlikely secret star of the video.

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Record Store Day – Limited Edition 3″ Vinyl

This Black Friday, November 27th, 2020, is Record Store Day! Thanks to our vinyl partner, ORG Music, independent record stores across the country will be selling 3” mini Johnny Cash classic vinyls of some of his most popular songs. You can snag a copy of “Guess Things Happen That Way,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Get Rhythm,” and “I Walk The Line,” as well as a limited edition mini turntable with the Sun Logo printed on the cover.

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