A pair of excellent Oklahoma performers with Okemah ties released new albums today.
Singer-songwriter John Fullbright, an Okemah native, dropped his debut album “From the Ground Up.” To read The Oklahoman Entertainment Editor Gene Triplett’s recent interview with Fullbright, click here.
And Okemah-based red dirt band Turnpike Troubadours, for which Fullbright used to play, released their third album, “Goodbye Normal Street.” To read my interview with frontman Evan Felker, click here.
Also, Texas country star Pat Green dropped today his second covers album “Songs We Wish We’d Written II.” He will play a CD release show Wednesday at the Wormy Dog; look for my interview with Green Wednesday.
Here is a list of the week’s new CDs, DVDs and books, at Amazon.com, VideoETA.com and BarnesandNoble.com:
John Fullbright, “From the Ground Up.”
Turnpike Troubadours, “Goodbye Normal Street.”
Pat Green, “Songs We Wish We’d Written II.”
Silversun Pickups, “Neck of the Woods.”
Glenn Frey, “After Hours.”
Barenaked Ladies, “Stop Us If You’ve Heard This One Before!”
Rita Wilson, “AM/FM.”
Mary Mary, “Go Get It.”
Liza Minnelli, “Legends of Broadway: Liza Minnelli Live at Winter Garden.”
Julie Andrews and Carol Burnett, “The CBS Television Specials.”
Dee Snider, “Dee Does Broadway.”
Danny Elfman, “Dark Shadows: Original Score.”
The Big C: The Complete Second Season
Chuck: The Complete Fifth and Final Season
Fantasy Island: The Compete Second Season
Tim & Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie
I Am a Pole (And So Can You!)by Stephen Colbert
11th Hour (Women’s Murder Club Series #11) by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel
The Road to Grace (Walk Series #3)by Richard Paul Evans
Home by Toni Morrison
The Family Corleone by Ed Falco, Mario Puzo