ALABAMA & Friends CD now available for preorder on iTunes and Amazon (from the mailbag)

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ALABAMA & Friends – the new tribute album honoring
country music's most iconic group ALABAMA – will be made available for digital
pre-orders starting August 13 through iTunes. Fans can access the pre-ordering
of the album before it hits the streets on Tuesday, August 27 by visiting

Special bundle packages are available now via the group's
official website  The "Ultimate Bundle"
package consists of a vintage ALABAMA baseball tee, an ALABAMA &
CD and vinyl LP for $50.00. A vintage tee and CD package is also
available for only $35.00. Orders are expected to arrive on album release day or
soon after. 

ALABAMA & Friends features some of
country music's hottest stars delivering their own unique versions of ALABAMA
classics, including Jason Aldean ("Tennessee River"), Luke Bryan ("Love in the
First Degree"), Kenny Chesney ("Lady Down on Love"), Eli Young Band ("The Closer
You Get"), Florida Georgia Line ("I'm in a Hurry (And Don't Know Why)"), Jamey
Johnson ("My Home's in Alabama"), Toby Keith ("She and I"), Rascal Flatts ("Old
Flame") and Trisha Yearwood ("Forever's As Far As I'll Go").

The 11-song collection will also feature two new songs from
ALABAMA – "That's How I Was Raised" and "All American." It's the first taste of
new music from the legendary and award-winning group in over a

After signing with RCA in 1980, ALABAMA soared to the top
time and again with 21 No. 1 hits in a row. They have had 43 chart-topping
singles and have sold more than 73 million albums worldwide. They have won more
than 150 major industry nods, including two Grammys, the Minnie Pearl
Humanitarian award, Entertainer of the Year awards three times from the CMA and
five times from the ACM, as well as the ACM Artist of the Decade award. The Hall
of Famers have earned 21 Gold ®, Platinum ® and Multi-Platinum ® albums, and
were named the RIAA's Country Group of the Century.

ALABAMA is currently in the midst of their
Back to the Bowery Tour that has them playing to capacity crowds all
across the country since its launch earlier this year. The new tour will
continue through the fall, making stops in cities including Detroit, MI,
Greenville, SC, St. Louis, MO, Nashville, TN and Birmingham, AL.

more news and a complete listing of tour dates visit


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