TRICK PONY ALBUM HAS SPECIAL SONG
Trick Pony's new album, R.I.D.E., due in stores April 12, features a very special tune called "Maryann's Song," dedicated to Heidi Newfield's late mother, Maryann. The song was written prior to Maryann's passing last year. Making the song even more poignant is a recitation by Kris Kristofferson at the beginning. Kris' contribution to the record means that now Trick Pony has recorded with all of the legendary Highwaymen: Kris, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson. "I know she is just smiling down from Heaven, hearing Kris' gorgeous voice talk about her," Heidi told Westwood One. Heidi added that listeners will hear her honest emotion in the recording. "It's really in the moment, you can hear the emotion - I was crying," she said. "I wanted to go back and re-record my vocal, but Keith [Burns], Ira [Dean] and our producer wouldn't let me. They said this is the type of song that you need to capture what you were feeling at the time [you wrote it]."