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My review of Chris Stapleton's From A Room, Volume 1, the first part of his two-part followup to his acclaimed 2015 debut Traveler. From A Room is # 1 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart this week. Volume 2 will appear later this year.
This week's 'Believe Your Ears' Music Podcast looks at my Top Ten new releases of 2015. My Top Reissues of 2015 will be available on this blog next week.
Chris Stapleton winner of the CMA's Male Vocalist of the Year award last night, winner of Best New Artist and Album of the Year Award for Traveler, without having a hit single, is the real deal. This former member of the edgy bluegrass band The Steeldrivers (until he left in 2010) wrote hit songs for Josh Turner, Kenny Chesney, Luke Bryan, Darius Rucker and others.