VINCE GILL & PAUL FRANKLIN ON JAY LENO, RELEASE DELUXE EDITION OF ‘BAKERSFIELD’ EXCLUSIVELY FROM CRACKER BARREL

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NASHVILLE, TENN. – (Jan. 14, 2014) – Country music superstar Vince Gill and famed steel guitarist Paul Franklin performed the Buck Owens classic “Together Again” last Thursday (Jan. 9)  on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.”  The song is from their album Bakersfield: Deluxe Edition, which will be available exclusively at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® locations and CrackerBarrel.com beginning Jan. 27. The CD is available for pre-order now at CrackerBarrel.com.

Watch Gill and Franklin’s performance and Gill’s interview with Leno HERE.

During the interview, Leno told Gill, “You have been a good friend to the show. You have been coming here for 20 years. I want to thank you for that.” Gill responded, “Well, we want to do the same thing. The country music community is better off because you were so kind to it over all these years.” Leno remarked, “Well, I always liked country music.”

Bakersfield: Deluxe Edition is an exclusive and expanded edition of the critically acclaimed original album that was released on MCA Records Nashville last year and earned a spot on many critics’ ‘Best of 2013’ lists. The album pays tribute to the “Bakersfield” sound by performing songs from two of Bakersfield’s favorite musical sons, Buck Owens and Merle Haggard.

Bakersfield: Deluxe Edition will contain four additional songs (for a total of 14) and will retail for $11.99 at all Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® locations and online at crackerbarrel.com. The digital version of Bakersfield: Deluxe Edition will be available for purchase via iTunes and Amazon.com on Tuesday, Jan. 28.


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