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George Strait Travels Straight to #1 with Honky Tonk Time Machine

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George Strait Travels Straight to #1 with Honky Tonk Time Machine

There’s a reason he’s called the King of Country – George Strait’s success is endless.

Further cementing his iconic status in the history of country music, the legend has marked a record-making 27th No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart with his latest, Honky Tonk Time Machine. 

With 51,000 equivalent album units, the album also lands at No. 4 on the all-genre Billboard200 chart and marks the largest week of 2019 for any country album.

As reported by Billboard, “George Strait extends his record for the most No. 1s in the five-decade history of Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart, as the King of Country logs his 27th leader with the chart-topping debut of Honky Tonk Time Machine.”  

Produced by George Strait and Chuck Ainley, Honky Tonk Time Machine includes 13 new tracks:

Honky Tonk Time Machine Track Listing: 
1. “Every Little Honky Tonk Bar” 
 Written by George Strait, Bubba Strait and Dean Dillon 
2. “Two More Wishes” 
Written by Jim Lauderdale and Odie Blackmon 
3. “Some Nights”
Written by Bubba Strait, Brice Long and Phillip White 
4. “God and Country Music” (with Harvey Strait) 
Written by Luke Laird, Barry Dean and Lori McKenna 
5. “Blue Water” 
Written by George Strait, Bubba Strait and Dean Dillon 
6. “Sometimes Love” 
Written by George Strait, Bubba Strait and Dean Dillon 
7. “Código” 
Written by George Strait, Bubba Strait and Dean Dillon 
8. “Old Violin” 
Written by Johnny Paycheck 
9. “Take Me Away” 
Written by George Strait, Bubba Strait and Dean Dillon 
10. “The Weight of the Badge” 
Written by George Strait, Bubba Strait and Dean Dillon 
11. “Honky Tonk Time Machine” 
Written by Bubba Strait, Brice Long and Bart Butler 
12. “What Goes Up” 
Written by George Strait, Bubba Strait and Jeff Hyde 
13. “Sing One with Willie” (featuring Willie Nelson) 
Written by George Strait, Willie Nelson, Bubba Strait and Buddy Cannon 

With an unmatched 60 singles hitting the top of the charts – more than any other artist in any genre – during the span of his 30-year career, Strait is the undeniable “King of Country Music.”

 

 

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