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Marty Raybon's Bluegrass Single 'Dirt Road Heartache' Released

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Marty RaybonNashville, TN -- Rural Rhythm Records is very proud to announce another new single release, "Dirt Road Heartache" by Grammy® award winning bluegrass-gospel artist, Marty Raybon. This bluegrass barn burner was written by Melissa Pierce and Jerry Salley and is the first single from the upcoming album, Southern Roots & Branches releasing April 10, 2012 on Rural Rhythm Records. "Marty Raybon on his game and at his best," said Terry Herd (Bluegrass Today & Bluegrass Radio Network).

"Dirt Road Heartache" includes the talents of Marty Raybon (Lead Vocal); Tim Raybon (Harmony Vocal); Justin Moses (Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddle, Dobro); Kenny Smith (Guitar); Mark Fain (Bass), and was produced by Marty Raybon.

Earlier this month, the label announced Raybon's new Country Christian single release, "I've Seen What He Can Do" from his highly anticipated new album, Hand to the Plow set for release March 27, 2012 on Rural Rhythm Christian. This beautiful new song is now available for digital purchase via iTunes, Amazon and other major sites and available to radio stations via The video for "I've Seen What He Can Do" can be viewed on Youtube, Yallwire, Godtube, Marty Raybon's website, Rural Rhythm Christian, Rural Rhythm Records, and many more sites. It was filmed and directed by Sammy Passamano III of Rural Rhythm Records and shot on location at The Grand Inheritance, Gallatin, TN. The video includes a guest starring role by Hannah Cline who plays the daughter.

"I've Seen What He Can Do" was produced by veteran Nashville producer Mark Carman and penned by Lee Black, Sue C. Smith, and Kenna West. Musicians include: Tim Raybon (harmony vocals); Ron Oates (piano), Mark Carman (piano); Gary Prim (Synthesizer); Gary Prim (Hammond Organ); Lonnie Wilson (drums); Jimmy Carter (bass); Brent Mason (El Guitar); Bruce Watkins (Ac guitar); Sonny Garish (steel guitar); Larry Franklin (fiddle); and Orchestration by Milton Smith. Additional production credits go to: Joe Carrell (Engineer) at TBN Studio, Hendersonville, TN; Voytech Kochanek (Vocal Engineer) at Atlantis Studio, Hendersonville, TN; Nick Baird (Production Assistant); and Alan Silverman (Mastering Engineer) at ARF Mastering, New York, NY. The single was recorded at the Trinity Music City Studio in Hendersonville, TN.

Marty has produced a remarkable list of career accomplishments including: multiple number one singles; top selling albums; CMA, ACM, IBMA and Grammy® awards; along with scores of other accolades. Collectively, his contributions to the recording industry have sold well into the millions and he has performed literally thousands of live concerts around the globe. He is best for known for his role as lead singer of the band Shenandoah and for his award-winning performance on "Butterfly Kisses."

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