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Carolina Chocolate Drops' "Country Girl" Video Airs on CMT After Debuting in CMT.com Top 5

  • Monday, May 14, 2012
    Carolina Chocolate Drops' "Country Girl" Video Airs on CMT After Debuting in CMT.com Top 5

    Carolina Chocolate Drops’ video for the track “Country Girl,” after rating as one of the most-watched music videos on CMT.com following its premiere last week, will air throughout this week on CMT’s High 5 Countdown. The show airs on CMT at 11 AM ET/PT Monday through Friday, and the video can also still be viewed online below and at CMT.com, YouTube, and nonesuch.com/media. “Country Girl” appears on the Grammy-winning band’s new album, Leaving Eden, out now on Nonesuch Records.

    The group performed the second of three concerts in Virginia with a set at the Friday Cheers summer concert series this past weekend in Richmond. Up next is a show at the Theater at Lime Kiln in Lexington this coming weekend. The Chocolate Drops are continuing their North American tour throughout the summer, including a run of shows with the Dave Matthews Band starting May 26. For additional details and ticket links, go to nonesuch.com/on-tour.

    Leaving Eden, the group’s follow-up to their lauded label debut—2010’s Grammy Award-winning Genuine Negro Jig—is a record of original compositions, covers and traditional songs produced by Buddy Miller (Emmylou Harris, Robert Plant, Solomon Burke).

on May 11, 2012 - 6:45pm
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Carolina Chocolate Drops’ video for the track “Country Girl,” after rating as one of the most-watched music videos on CMT.com following its premiere last week, will air throughout this week on CMT’s High 5 Countdown. The show airs on CMT at 11 AM ET/PT Monday through Friday, and the video can still be viewed online. “Country Girl” appears on the Grammy-winning band’s new album, Leaving Eden.

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Carolina Chocolate Drops’ video for the track “Country Girl,” after rating as one of the most-watched music videos on CMT.com following its premiere last week, will air throughout this week on CMT’s High 5 Countdown. The show airs on CMT at 11 AM ET/PT Monday through Friday, and the video can also still be viewed online below and at CMT.com, YouTube, and nonesuch.com/media. “Country Girl” appears on the Grammy-winning band’s new album, Leaving Eden, out now on Nonesuch Records.

The group performed the second of three concerts in Virginia with a set at the Friday Cheers summer concert series this past weekend in Richmond. Up next is a show at the Theater at Lime Kiln in Lexington this coming weekend. The Chocolate Drops are continuing their North American tour throughout the summer, including a run of shows with the Dave Matthews Band starting May 26. For additional details and ticket links, go to nonesuch.com/on-tour.

Leaving Eden, the group’s follow-up to their lauded label debut—2010’s Grammy Award-winning Genuine Negro Jig—is a record of original compositions, covers and traditional songs produced by Buddy Miller (Emmylou Harris, Robert Plant, Solomon Burke).

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Carolina Chocolate Drops: "Country Girl" [video]

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