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Hear “Comal County Line,” a New Song from Randy Rogers Band

“If it wasn’t for Texas, there would be no Randy Rogers Band,” jokes the band’s frontman, and while Rogers is mostlymaking a wry George Strait reference, it’s also the truth. For Rogers and his bandmates, it all started in Lone Star State dives and dance halls, and their ceaseless touring over the last two decades has built an army of die-hard fans. Their new Dave Cobb-produced album, Hellbent, out April 26, capitalizes on the chemistry of those live shows—”Crazy People” is a nod to Rogers’s conservative upbringing, and the Guy Clark cover “Hell Bent on a Heartache” seems destined to become a set-list staple.

Meanwhile, “Comal County Line,” which G&G is excited to exclusively premiere, is a love letter to the Texas community that birthed them. “Being on the road, I missed home so bad,” says Rogers, who penned the track with fellow country songwriter Sean McConnell. “On those long bus rides, time just drags on and on and on. ‘Comal County Line’ was about going back to where we live, and where we love.” Read the full article and listen to our song “Comal County Line at GardenandGun.com.

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Hear Randy Rogers Band’s Rugged New Song ‘Crazy People’

Country group’s new Dave Cobb-produced album ‘Hellbent’ will be released April 26th

Randy Rogers lets his imagination run wild while looking back on a straight-laced upbringing in “Crazy People,” the loping new single from his band’s upcoming LPHellbent.

Though written by Brad Clawson, Jamie Paulin, and Will Weatherly, “Crazy People” hits close to home for Rogers, who had a devout upbringing in the small town of Cleburne, Texas, outside Fort Worth. Against a sawing fiddle, he juxtaposes childhood memories of the outside world with his mother’s admonitions to pay other peoples’ sinful ways no mind — but then stumbles across an old photo box that changes his perspective on his parents.

From his adult perspective, Rogers can identify with both realities, having also grown into the life of the “heartbreaking, money wasting, hell raising, crazy people” of the song’s chorus. “As the son of a preacher, I lived this song word for word. And yes, I’m a little crazy too,” he tells Rolling Stone Country. Read full article and hear “Crazy People” on RollingStone.com!

Click here to pre-order our upcoming album Hellbent out April 26!