Following Randy Travis’ acclaimed 2008 album Around the Bend and DVD Christmas on the Pecos, Warner Brothers Records is proud to release Travis’ greatest hits album I Told You So: The Ultimate Hits of Randy Travis on March 17, 2009. The 32-track album features two previously unreleased tracks featuring the many hits of Travis’ extensive career in country music, including “Forever and Ever Amen,” “Three Wooden Crosses,” and the album’s first single “Turn It Around,” will impact radio on March 12.
Does Carrie Underwood's current single "I Told You So" sound familiar? It should! Randy originally penned and recorded "I Told You So" for his second album, Always & Forever, which also included the signature hit, "Forever And Ever, Amen," released in 1987. The song reached Number One on the Billboard Hot Country Charts. "I Told You So" earned Randy an American Music Award for Favorite Country Single in 1989.
Randy Travis made the “Country CDs With Legs: Recordings and Reissues in 2008 that are likely to last” section in The Wall Street Journal. He was one of only eight releases that made the cut! He also made 9513.com’s Top 10 of 2008 list at #8!
Here's what the Wall Street Journal and 9513.com had to say about Around the Bend:
"Around the Bend"
Nominations for the 51st Annual GRAMMY® Awards were announced December 3 by The Recording Academy® and both Randy Travis and James Otto came away with four nominations.
Randy Travis received a Grammy Award nomination in the Best Country Album category for his first Country music album in eight years, Around The Bend. In addition, songwriters Ashley Gorley and Bob Regan were nominated in the Best Country Song category for Travis’ “Dig Two Graves” from the same album.
Watch Randy perform some favorites including “Forever and Ever, Amen” and “Three Wooden Crosses”, as well as his new hit "Faith In You" in his exclusive CMT Unplugged: at Studio 330 session. Also, watch his exclusive CMT Unplugged: At Studio 330 interview to learn more aobut his upcoming album. Click here to watch now!
Randy Travis and Josh Turner will headline the premiere of CMT's new performance series CMT Cross Country. The program makes its debut on Friday, August 11th at 10 PM Eastern and Pacific. The two will team up on their hit songs including "Three Wooden Crosses", "Long Black Train", "Forever And Ever, Amen" and "Your Man."
The 36th Annual GMA Music Awards were held last night at the Grand Ole Opry House here in Nashville. Randy, and his producer, Kyle Lehning, were each awarded a Dove Award for Country Album of the Year for Randy's Word Records album, Passing Through.
Randy Travis joined forces with Extreme Makeover: Home Edition to help the Elcano family get a brand new Bakersfield home and raise $60,000 for the kids college funds. The show will air on Sunday, November 21 on the ABC Television Network (8:00 - 9:00 p.m., ET/PT.) Travis' new CD, Passing Through was released on Tues. Nov. 9. His new single, "Four Walls," which is performed during the set at the Elcano fundraiser during the show, is about a simpler time on the farm when "Four walls, three words, two hearts and one love" were all anyone needed.
Warner Music Nashville was created in 2009 to expand the presence of WMG and its family of labels in Nashville. The division is home to Atlantic Records, Warner Bros. Records, Elektra Nashville and Word Entertainment.