Josh Thompson Talks Change: The Lost Record, Premieres Acoustic Performance of “Over Me”

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Country singer-songwriter Josh Thompson travelled down a road many aspiring musicians travel. Born and raised in Wisconsin, Thompson was born into a family of concrete workers, a trade that he himself thought he would follow. However after spending most of his twenties working concrete, he made the move to Nashville to follow his dreams and start a career […]

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Josh Thompson recently released his second solo album Turn It Up, which he says is all about having a good time. He’s currently out on the road promoting the album and his new single “Wanted Me Gone.” He spoke to us about his favorite lyrics, Merle Haggard, the word he hates, and more. How would […]

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The Josh Thompson Critiques Webseries Contest: Jason Bellay, “She’s All Wrong”


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Introducing The Josh Thompson Critiques Webseries Contest


Attention songwriters: rising country music star Josh Thompson is doling out honest, constructive, and insightful feedback on your songs through our limited time Josh Thompson Critiques Webseries. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get advice from a top singer/songwriter and recording artist who has opened for artists like Eric Church and Brad Paisley, and has […]

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Country Artists Band Together For New Waylon Jennings Tribute Album

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On February 7, Scatter Records/Average Joes Entertainment will release The Music Inside: A Collaboration Dedicated to Waylon Jennings, Volume II, the follow-up to last year’s hit record Volume I. This album is the second in a three-volume series, and as expected, features an all-star line up —  Dierks Bentley, Hank Williams Jr., Jessi Colter, Montgomery […]

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Behind the Song: “The Gambler”


Johnny Cash cut it. Bobby Bare cut it. Under the name “Charlie Tango,” Conway Twitty’s son, Michael Twitty, cut it. Even the songwriter himself, Don Schlitz, cut it, as well as other people whose names are a distant Music Row memory. But when Kenny Rogers and producer Larry Butler finally recorded “The Gambler,” Schlitz was […]

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One More Round: A Q&A With Josh Thompson


Country singer and songwriter Josh Thompson has been logging time in the studio, hard at work on the followup to his Columbia Nashville debut, Way Out Here, which has yielded the hits “Beer On The Table” and “Way Out Here.” New songs continue to spill out of the Wisconsin native and former construction worker, who […]

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