Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® and Clint Black announce the release of When I Said I Do, Black’s newest CD, which will be available on August 5 at all Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® locations and online at crackerbarrel.com and select digital retailers. The release will feature eleven of Black’s heartfelt favorites as well as three new recordings exclusively created for this album.
“It’s truly an honor to join the Cracker Barrel family,” said Black. “It’s exciting to have new music available for the fans. I hope listeners love the new songs and enjoy rediscovering the ones we’ve previously released.”
Black wrote or co-wrote all 14 songs on the album, and produced all the tracks except for “She Won’t Let Go,” which he co-produced with the song’s co-writer, Frank Rogers. Other songwriters that co-wrote with Black on this project are Michael Dulaney, Skip Ewing, Kostas, Michael McDonald, Hayden Nicholas, Matt Rollings, Shake Russell, Neil Thrasher and Steve Wariner. Black’s wife of almost 22 years, singer/actress Lisa Hartman-Black, performed two songs with him: the title track, which was a No. 1 hit on the Billboard Country Singles chart, and “Easy for Me to Say.” Black also performed a duet with Carolyn Dawn Johnson on “Our Kind of Love.”
“Clint Black is one of the most successful country music artists of all time, and we are thrilled to welcome him to the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store musical family,” said Cracker Barrel Marketing Manager Julie Craig. “Clint is well-known for writing and recording songs that make a special connection with his country music fans. We think his authenticity is a natural connection with our brand and will really be enjoyed by our guests.”The fourteen songs featured on When I Said I Do are: 1. “When I Said I Do” (duet with Lisa Hartman Black) – written by Black 2. “Our Kind of Love” (duet with Carolyn Dawn Johnson) – written by Black and Shake Russell 3. “Something That We Do” – written by Black and Skip Ewing 4. “You Made Me Feel” – written by Black and Michael McDonald 5. “Like the Rain” – written by Black and Hayden Nicholas 6. “One Emotion” – written by Black and Nicholas 7. “My Imagination” – written by Black and Matt Rollings 8. “Easy for Me to Say” (duet with Lisa Hartman Black) – written by Black and Nicholas 9. “You Know It All” – written by Black and Steve Wariner 10. “That Something in My Life” – written by Black and Kostas 11. "Half the Man" – written by Black and Nicholas 12. “Samantha” – written by Black - a new recording, exclusive to this album 13. “Only a Woman” – written by Black, Neil Thrasher and Michael Dulaney - a new recording, exclusive to this album 14. “She Won’t Let Go” – written by Black and Frank Rogers – a new recording, exclusive to this album Black is an acclaimed singer, songwriter, musician, actor and entertainer who has sold more than 20 million albums worldwide. He has earned five ACM Awards, two CMA Awards, one American Music Award, is a member of the Grand Ole Opry® and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. CMT listed Black’s debut album, Killing Time, as one of the 100 Greatest Albums in Country Music. Visit his website at www.ClintBlack.com, his Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/ClintBlack, and on Twitter @Clint_Black. About the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® Exclusive Music Program When I Said I Do by Clint Black is the latest CD release in Cracker Barrel’s exclusive music program. Since 2005, Cracker Barrel has released CDs with a wide variety of artists, some of which have debuted in the top three spots on a range of Billboard magazine’s charts including Top DVD Music Videos, Top Country Albums, Top Christian Albums and Top Bluegrass Albums. In addition, An Evening With ... Dolly earned a Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) Gold award, Dailey & Vincent Sing The Statler Brothers won “Album of the Year” from the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) and a track on that CD was nominated for a Grammy ® award, and Smokey Robinson’s Now & Then was nominated for an NAACP IMAGE AWARD. Cracker Barrel’s exclusive music program includes CDs with Alabama, Rodney Atkins, Jason Michael Carroll, Steven Curtis Chapman, The Charlie Daniels Band, Ronnie Dunn, Edens Edge, Sara Evans, Bill Gaither, Montgomery Gentry, Amy Grant, The Grascals, Merle Haggard, Alan Jackson, George Jones, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out , Craig Morgan, The Oak Ridge Boys, Brad Paisley, Kenny Rogers, Ricky Skaggs, Aaron Tippin, Randy Travis, Josh Turner, Wynonna, and the Zac Brown Band. For details visit crackerbarrel.com About Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. provides a friendly home-away-from-home in its old country stores and restaurants. Guests are cared for like family while relaxing and enjoying real home-style food and shopping that’s surprisingly unique, genuinely fun and reminiscent of America’s country heritage…all at a fair price.