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2011-01-19 17:08:00

LEBANON, Tenn., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cracker Barrel Old Country Store and The Grascals are pleased to celebrate the #1 debut of The Grascals & Friends - Country Classics with a Bluegrass Spin on the Billboard Top Bluegrass Albums chart (issue date January 29, 2011). The album also entered the Billboard Top Country Albums chart at #26, the Heatseekers chart at #2, the Independent chart at #15, the Billboard 200 at #113, and the Top Current Billboard 200 at #108. The album...

2011-01-14 16:40:00

LEBANON, Tenn., Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cracker Barrel Old Country Store today congratulated R&B legend and American icon Smokey Robinson on his nomination for "Outstanding Album" in this year's NAACP IMAGE AWARDS. The nomination is for his newest CD, Now and Then, which was released exclusively through Cracker Barrel Old Country Store in November, 2010. "This recognition is well-deserved and it speaks to the quality and impact of Smokey's work over the years as well as on this...

2010-12-06 09:00:00

LEBANON, Tenn., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cracker Barrel Old Country Store is pleased to let you know that the next CD in its exclusive music program will feature some of the biggest names in country music joining up with one of the most beloved bands on today's bluegrass scene, The Grascals. The album, The Grascals & Friends - Country Classics With A Bluegrass Spin, has 13 country music songs on it that you have probably heard before, but most likely not like this. The Grascals...

2010-11-05 08:09:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- After years of helping steer the lauded and eclectic careers of both of his bands, Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven, co-founder and frontman David Lowery has seen fit to present a collection of songs recorded apart from those iconic alternative rock entities. Stopping short of calling it a solo record, Lowery has collaborated with a handful of trusted musical cohorts associated with his Richmond, Virginia-based studio, Sound of Music--an...

2010-10-06 09:00:00

LEBANON, Tenn., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- When Dailey and Vincent were named "Entertainer of the Year" at this year's International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) awards ceremony, the celebrated bluegrass duo also received the appreciation and thanks of a whole lot of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store employees. The CD that Jamie and Darrin released exclusively through Cracker Barrel earlier this year, Dailey & Vincent Sing The Statler Brothers, was named "Album of the Year," and...

2010-10-04 09:00:00

LEBANON, Tenn., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Every now and then, something really special happens, and now is the time for that to happen again. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store is pleased to announce that the newest CD release in its exclusive music program will be with R&B legend and American icon Smokey Robinson! Entitled Now and Then, this CD will feature 12 songs. Six are live versions of his well-known classics, including "Going to a Go-Go," "I Second That Emotion," The Tracks of My...

2010-09-20 09:00:00

LEBANON, Tenn., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- As you start thinking about holiday entertainment and stocking stuffers, you may want to consider some new music that provides all the authentic sounds of the holiday traditions so many of us cherish. The newest CD in Cracker Barrel Old Country Store's exclusive music program is Winter Wonderland, the holiday album by acclaimed vocalist Mandy Barnett. In addition to the title track, holiday standards such as "Jingle Bell Rock," "A Holly Jolly...

2010-09-13 09:00:00

LEBANON, Tenn., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Cracker Barrel Old Country Store ® -- There's more to planning the packaging of a new CD than you might imagine, and that's why the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) gives an award for "Best Graphic Design for a Recorded Project" each year. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store is pleased and proud to be one of three nominees for this year's packaging award. Cracker Barrel was nominated for its exclusive offering, Dailey...

2010-09-06 09:00:00

LEBANON, Tenn., Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The newest CD release in Cracker Barrel's Old Country Store's exclusive music program is available today! The popular family restaurant chain is pleased to announce that Cracker Barrel Presents Rodney Atkins is now available and features four #1 hits, including "These Are My People" and "Watching You," and the current Billboard Top 20 and rising single "Farmer's Daughter" which has surpassed 300,000 digital downloads in just a few short months. The...

2010-08-18 14:59:00

LEBANON, Tenn., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cracker Barrel Old Country Store is pleased to announce that country music star Rodney Atkins will release his next album with the popular family restaurant chain. Cracker Barrel Presents Rodney Atkins will be available on September 6th, and will feature four #1 hits, including "These Are My People," "Watching You," and the current Billboard Top 20 and rising single "Farmer's Daughter" which is approaching 300,000 digital downloads in just...