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Lee Ann Womack Looks Beyond Country on Disco, Pop & Soul-Influenced #TBT Mixtape

Welcome to #TBT Mixtape, Billboard's series that showcases artists' very own throwback-themed playlists exclusive to Billboard's Spotify account. The curated set features the artists' favorite tracks from their youth and childhood. This week’s spin comes from Lee Ann Womack. It’s been nearly two years since the release of the roots singer-songwriter's ninth studio LP, The Lonely, The Lonesome & The Gone, via ATO Records. Recorded in her home state of Texas at local Houston haunt SugarHill Studios, which has hosted acts like George Jones, Willie Nelson and others, the set was a family affair, helmed by Womack’s husband: producer Frank Liddell (Miranda Lambert, Kellie Pickler). “We all felt we weren’t going someplace just to make a record,” says Womack. “We were going someplace to make a great record.” Click here to...

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Solitary Thinkin' Acoustic Tour

I think it’s about time we strip these songs down a little! Make plans to join us for the Solitary Thinkin’ Acoustic Tour. Stay tuned for ticket info! October 17 - Ram's Head On Stage - Annapolis, MD (on sale 7/12) October 18 - The Birchmere - Alexandria, VA (on sale 7/12) October 19 - Sellersville Theater - Sellersville, PA (on sale 7/9) October 20 - Harvester Performance Center - Rocky Mount, VA (on sale 7/19)

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Rodney Crowell, Lee Ann Womack and Randy Rogers Are “Flatland Hillbillies”

    The story here — the latest collaboration from Rodney Crowell and friends — paints a picture of things that aren’t all that rosy when you’re living like flatland hillbillies. The ones who, according to Crowell, Lee Ann Womack and Randy Rogers, are just getting by on what they can, and getting by on what they’ve got. By the end of the new tune, the singers draw the conclusion that living on the edge of nowhere isn’t for the faint of heart. Read more on CMT.com.

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Behind the Scenes: Lee Ann Womack’s Latest Music Video, “Hollywood”

Lee Ann Womack’s latest collection of songs, The Lonely, The Lonesome & The Gone, is a culmination of a journey that began with Womack’s 2005 CMA Album of the Year, There’s More Where That Come From. With vivid storytelling, a profound sense of self-awareness, and a variety of genre blends, the album displays Womack’s experience and talent as a songwriter, vocalist, and musician. The track “Hollywood” stands out. A classic country song, it paints heartbreak in a devastatingly realistic manner, portraying a shattered portrait of a couple staying together out of habit, but isolated in forlorn self-reflection...Read more and watch the full Making Of: Hollywood video at CowboysIndians.com.    

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Lee Ann Womack Isn't A Happy Endings Person, But She Let "Hollywood" Have One Anyway

What's real and what's fake? Lee Ann Womack, the country queen whose most famous song, "I Hope You Dance" still plays at weddings and graduations everywhere you go, was thinking that over one faded day in Palm Springs. And so drawing on her affection-turned-disillusionment for Hollywood, she wrote a little song about it - and about a relationship turned sour. Read more and watch the "Hollywood" Video Premiere on Refinery29.com.

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