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"I wanted to put a record together in 2009, but it came and went and left," says Corbett.
His sophomore album "Leaving Nothin' Behind" is finally available. Different than his 2006 self-titled debut, but the biggest difference - his confidence.
"It's a little more Americana than the last one which is straight country," says Corbett. "The first time around I hadn't even sang concerts in front of people. Since then I've done 600 shows and that was the big difference going into the studio."
Corbett says the theme of the album ended up being a little dark, but it's certainly no downer.
"I just tried to pick the 10 best short stories," says Corbett. "Didn't go for the hooks."
It's full of relatable toe tappin' tunes like "Me and Whiskey".
"It's about a guy and his good friend, a buddy that comes to town and his name is Whiskey and, like all guys that have a good friend named Whiskey, the wife doesn't approve," says Corbett.
Corbett is most recognizable for his role of Carrie's boyfriend Aiden on "Sex and the City". Despite his very successful acting career, Corbett says music has always had his heart, and he finds no shame in using stage names to entice an audience.
"If the marquee says 'Big Fat Greek Wedding', 'Sex and the City', 'Aiden in here tonight', that is good enough for me," says Corbett.
If you want to see John play LIVE, he has a show in Nashville on Sunday, March 3 at Whiskey Bent Saloon. To see our entire interview (He had some great stories about how he got into acting and a really sweet story about his mom buying him a guitar), just go to the RAW NEWS section of Fox17.com!
Tuesday, February 5 2013, 11:23 PM CST
Man pleads guilty to Memphis officer's murder
May 21, 2013 22:22 GMT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- A former death row inmate is set to be released from prison after he pleaded guilty to second-degree murder of a Memphis police officer.
Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich said Tuesday that she has accepted Timothy McKinney's guilty plea.
McKinney was convicted of first-degree murder for the fatal shooting of Officer Don Williams. The officer was killed outside a comedy club in December 1997.
McKinney appealed and won a new trial, which ended with a deadlocked jury. A third trial earlier this year also ended in a hung jury.
The Commercial Appeal reports that McKinney was sentenced to 15 years in prison. Since he's already served more than 15 years -- including 11 on death row -- McKinney will be released this week.
Williams' family opposed the settlement.
Asia stocks rise as Fed official backs easy policy
BANGKOK (AP) -- Asian stock markets were mostly higher today after investor confidence was boosted by a Federal Reserve official's comments that the U.S. central bank should stick with its super-easy monetary policy.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- From bikinis to Hawaiian shirts -- it's time to gear up for the beach.