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Jon Randall "Walking Among The Living" new album, new Jon Randall album due for September 20, 2005 (on Epic Records).

From a "North Carolina Moon" to "Austin," Grammy winner Jon Randall's ready to take listeners on a wonderful 'Walking' journey this fall. Signed by Sony Nashville last fall, Jon Randall's amazing new album"'Walking Among The Living" will be released on Epic Records on September 20th. Helmed by famed producer George Massenburg (Bonnie Raitt, Little Feat, Linda Ronstadt, Earth, Wind & Fire), "Walking Among The Living" is an artistic triumph, with all but one of the fourteen tracks written or co-written by Jon Randall.

Full of notable songs, "Walking Among The Living" demonstrates Randall's penchant for creating meaningful turns of phrase from everyday life. The new album includes his aching take on the hit "Whiskey Lullaby," a Jon Randall co-write which earned both CMA and ACM awards. Alison Krauss adds harmony vocals on "No Southern Comfort," a lonesome peon to resignation. Jon Randall co-wrote the title track with labelmate Jessi Alexander, who provides lovely, understated vocal harmonies. Patti Loveless adds her voice to cheating anthem and next single "I Shouldn't Do This," which impacts radio July 18th. R.L. Castleman's "My Life," the lone cover, is a tribute to Jon Randall's bluegrass roots.

To preview "Walking Among The Living," Jon Randall is set to play an acoustic showcase at New York City's The Living Room on July 19th.

"Jon Randall is the entire package," said John Grady, President of Sony Music Nashville. "He is an extremely talented vocalist, musician and songwriter. George Massenburg is one of most talented producers of our era. The two of them together have created a masterpiece that takes you on an incredible musical journey."

Randall has incredible musical pedigree, having served in the bands of Emmylou Harris, Sam Bush and Lyle Lovett and worked with everyone from Linda Ronstadt, Trisha Yearwood, and Patty Loveless to Bill Anderson, Earl Scruggs, John Cowan and Kid Rock. He was the only unknown signed on to Emmylou Harris' backing band, the Nash Ramblers in 1990. Randall won a 1992 Grammy for Best Country Performance by Duo or Group with Vocals for At The Ryman with Emmylou and the Ramblers. Jon Randall also earned an International Bluegrass Music Association Award in 2004 and a TNN Music City News Country Award in 1996.

Of Jon Randall's 1999 album "Willin'," All Music Guide said, "His voice conveys a wealth of emotional depth, but then, the material on this album conjures Randall's intense vocal performances, so, as is so often the case, great songwriting is the bottom line... No matter how you break this down, 'Willin'' is a superior piece of work."

UK music magazine Maverick early raves for "Walking Among the Living" proclaim "astounding emotion in a voice that can be described as seductive and smooth," adding "this is such an amazing you won't want to tear away from your CD player for fear of never hearing anything quite like it again."

Jon Randall "Walking Among The Living" new CD: ORDER IT NOW.

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