Rhonda Vincent Releases Unique Double CD
Only Me is half country, half bluegrass.
This Tuesday (Jan. 28), Rhonda Vincent’s new album, Only Me, will hit stores. The two-disc collection provides a unique spin on a traditional album, as it features one disc of six bluegrass-infused songs and one disc of six traditional country tunes, all of which were inspired by the passing of a legend last April.
“I’m just so proud of this project and thrilled that we have it,” Rhonda tells Country Weekly. “The passing of George Jones kind of prompted making this into two CDs because he defines [the question of] ‘Am I country or am I bluegrass?’”
The bluegrass disc features Rhonda’s world-class band, as well as special guest duets with the likes of Willie Nelson on the title track and Daryle Singletary on “We Must Have Been Out of Our Minds."
"I wanted to make 'We Must Have Been Out of Our Minds' a little more old-timey, so I play mandolin all the way through it," she says of the George Jones/Melba Montgomery duet from 1963. "The song originally had Dobro all the way through, but we changed it up a bit, and I ended up playing mandolin to give it a little bit of a different flavor."
The project also features Diamond Rio's Dana Williams. Read more about Rhonda and Only Me in the Feb. 3 issue of Country Weekly, on stands now.