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The bluegrass album, appropriately titled "Deep Roots" is available only at the old country store. It's is full of old hymns he remembers singing growing up, as well as re-worked hits of his own! "I grew up in Kentucky and the first music U heard was my dad and his buddies playing bluegreass." says Chapman.
Chapman even picks up the banjo on a song or two and collaborates with bluegrass great Ricky Skaggs. His dad, brother, son and daughter in law also show up on some of the tracks. One of which was influenced by his son years ago! " I wrote song on that flight, not knowing years later I would re record it and my son would sing it with me." says Chapman.
Cracker Barrels only request was that Chapmans song "Cinderella" be included. Very special, since the song is about his daughters, one of which has passed away since he last recorded it.
" haven't recorded it since Maria died. I thought about it, what would be appropriate so it was like, this is the one. The last line used to say, the clock will strike midnight and she will be gone and now it says but I know the truth is the dance will go on." says Chapman.
12 tracks that Chapman says are both a blessing and dream come true.
"It's like a comfy bed! You lay down and it's like, oh this is right."
Monday, March 11 2013, 11:58 PM CDT
Tenn. Powerball ticket worth $1 million
May 19, 2013 18:44 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A Powerball ticket sold in Tennessee barely missed winning a share of an estimated $590.5 million prize. But the ticket has a nice consolation prize worth $1 million.
Officials say the Powerball ticket worth $1 million was sold in Chattanooga.
There's no word yet on who won.
A Powerball ticket sold at a supermarket in Zephyrhills, Fla., matched all six numbers selected Saturday night for the estimated $590.5 million prize. It's the highest Powerball jackpot in history.
The winning numbers were 10, 13, 14, 22 and 52, with a Powerball of 11.
Gauge of US economy's future health up in April
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A measure of the U.S. economy's future health rose in solidly in April, buoyed by a sharp rise in applications to build new homes and apartments.
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Dow Record: Three tales of ups, downs and changes
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NEW YORK (AP) -- When the Dow first crossed 14,000, investors were overjoyed. ...
IN THE NEWS: LABOR GROUP SAYS CONDITIONS AT APPLE PLANTS IMPROVING
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A labor group Apple joined to assess working conditions at three manufacturing plants in China, where its products are made, says conditions are getting better.
ON THIN ICE?
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- He was already on thin ice with the law when he failed to meet the conditions of his probation.