Ronnie Dunn Debuting His New Single
‘Ain’t No Trucks in Texas’ On America’s Morning Show
Former Tulsan Ronnie Dunn will premiere his long-awaited first single on Nash Icon Records, “Ain’t No Trucks in Texas,” Friday when he stops by the “America’s Morning Show” to chat with Blair Garner and the Cumulus crew.
The new soulful tune, produced by Rascal Flatts’ Jay DeMarcus, also will be available on iTunes and all digital retailers that same day.
“It has been great to be back in the studio and writing new songs,” said Dunn in a news release. “I am really excited for everyone to hear the music. “I loved ‘Ain’t No Trucks in Texas’ the minute I heard it and think fans will too.”
Showcasing Dunn’s signature silky voice and written by top tunesmiths Wendell Mobley, Tony Martin and Neil Thrasher, “Ain’t No Trucks in Texas” boasts the lyrics “There ain’t no trucks in Texas / ain’t no football in the south / ain’t no bourbon in Kentucky, I ain’t drinking me some now” to reflect a lost love and denial of true feelings driven with a rich melody.
The lead track is one of the fresh songs Dunn recently recorded for an upcoming album on Nash Icon Records, the innovative new joint venture between the Big Machine Label Group and Cumulus.
The announcement comes on the heels of an exciting run of sold-out Las Vegas shows with two longtime friends: labelmate and Oklahoma native Reba and former Brooks & Dunn partner Kix Brooks. With the successful debut of the “Reba, Brooks & Dunn: Together in Vegas” residency at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace, more dates have just been added beginning Dec. 1.
As half of the best-selling duo in country music history with more than 30 million albums sold, Dunn’s career already boasts 23 No. 1 singles and more than 80 industry awards from the Grammys, Country Music Association and a record 27 Academy of Country Music honors. Named Entertainer of the Year four times collectively by the ACM and CMA, Brooks & Dunn consistently remained among country’s most popular touring acts, a testament both to their showmanship and to their status as one of the true bedrock artists of country music.
Dunn has twice been honored as the BMI Country Songwriter of the Year as well as named the Billboard Magazine’s Country Songwriter of the Year. As a solo artist, the Texas native earned two Grammy nominations in 2013.
– by Brandy McDonnell BAM