Country Music People May 2019 - Page 3

OUR TH YEAR contents CMP MAY 2019 Features 12 | Joe Nichols Set to make his UK live debut later this year, the traditionalist hints that he’d like to be more traditional. 18 | Hannah Johnson She has a new album recorded in Austin set to go and she’s a UK treasure with a fondness for the greats. 22 | Dee White If this Alabama native wasn’t making one of the best records of this year he’d be fishing. 26 | Baylen Leonard 12 From his radio shows to curating The Long Road Festival, Baylen is a busy man. 52 | Gethen Jenkins The former marine is an imposing figure. He’s a badass Outlaw but his forthcoming album is more varied than one might expect. 56 | Amanda Cook The Florida bluegrasser talks moving north and five album record deals. 60 | Maddox Brothers & Rose Jack Watkins on the “colourful hillbillies.” 63 | Obituary We remember Earl Thomas Conley. Reviews 30 | Album Reviews 18 22 Regulars 4 | News 8 | Tour Guide 52 21 | The David Allan Page 54 | Corner Of Music Row 59 | Americana Roundup Charts 64 | Americana, Texas & UK Country 26 56 65 | Charts Billboard Country Charts Courtesy of Billboard Inc.