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New Country Album Releases in 2012

A slew of superb country records are scheduled for 2012

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Scotty McCreery - 'Christmas with Scotty McCreery' (October 16)

christmas with scotty mccreery album cover
Image courtesy of Mercury Nashville Records
Scotty McCreery unleashes his inner Bing Crosby with this collection of yuletide standards, including "Santa Claus is Coming to Town," "Jingle Bells," and "Winter Wonderland."

Lady Antebellum - 'On This Winter's Night' (October 22)

Lady Antebellum
Image courtesy of Capitol Nashville Records
Lady Antebellum jump on the Christmas album bandwagon with line-up of winter tunes that will hold-over fans waiting for the follow-up to Own the Night.

Taylor Swift - 'Red' (October 22)

red album cover
Image courtesy of Big Machine Records
Taylor Swift's long-awaited fourth album hits your eardrums this fall. Expect big things.

Toby Keith - 'Hope on the Rocks' (October 30)

hope on the rocks album cover
Image courtesy of Universal Music
Toby Keith returns with more loud, fun, and obnoxious songs for his 16th LP. It includes the single "I Like Girls That Drink Beer."

Terri Clark - 'Classic' (November 13)

terri clark's classic album cover
Image courtesy of Baretrack Records
On Terri Clark's tenth studio album, the Canadian country singer performs standards by Merle Haggard ("Swinging Doors"), Loretta Lynn ("Don't Come Home A-Drinking"), and others. Joining Clark on the record are Dierks Bentley, Reba McEntire, and Tanya Tucker.

Aaron Lewis - 'The Road' (November 13)

endless summer single cover
Image courtesy of R&J Records
"Endless Summer" is the flagship single from Aaron Lewis's new album, which was originally scheduled for release in June. But better late than never, right?

Uncle Kracker - 'Midnight Special' (November 20)

midnight special album cover
Image courtesy of Sugar Hill Records
Uncle Kracker's Midnight Special marks the country singer's debut with Sugar Hill Records, and features the single "Nobody's Sad on a Saturday Night."

Florida Georgia Line - 'Here's to the Good Times' (December 4)

heres to the good times album cover
Image courtesy of Republic Nashville Records
Florida Georgia Line have already climbed to the top of the charts with their smash single "Cruise." They make their major label debut with Here's to the Good Times -- just in time for Christmas shopping.
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