Country Music Entertainer Gary West and Music Icon Leona Williams to Release 'Jackson' Worldwide

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Jan. 7, 2020 - PRLog -- It was announced today that the iconic song "Jackson" will be released in video and single format by country music entertainer Gary West and legendary singer/songwriter Leona Williams. "Jackson" was recorded by Johnny Cash and June Carter and released in February 1967. It reached Number 2 on the Billboard Country Singles Chart and won a Grammy for the husband/wife duo in 1968 for Best Country & Western Performance Duet, Trio or Group. The video, filmed by Alex Morgan, will premiere on January 31, 2020, on Vevo, YouTube, and Facebook at 6:00 p.m. CT. The single drops on February 21st and will be available on all music service outlets. You can find Gary West music at the world-famous Ernest Tubb Record Shop in Nashville, TN.

Popular touring artist Gary West appeared on the stage of The Grand Ole Opry for 12 years alongside country music legend Little Jimmy Dickens. The consummate entertainer, West delivers a dynamic and tantalizing homage to Johnny Cash and other beloved legends of country music, as well as performing his own original music. West's commanding stage presence has enraptured audiences from coast to coast as one of the top billing shows in the country today, leaving a lasting impression on the minds of music lovers everywhere.

Multi-award-winning Leona Williams is one of country music's most revered female singer/songwriters. Her accolades are numerous and her mark in country music is indelible. Once married to Merle Haggard, she wrote 2 number one hits for Haggard. Throughout her illustrious career, Ms. Williams' songs have been recorded by some of country music's most popular artists. She has graced stages around the globe, opening for some of country music's top entertainers, besides making numerous personal appearances at The Grand Ole Opry. She continues to wow her fans in concerts across the nation and abroad.

According to Gary West, "'Jackson' is the epitome of country music in that it tells a story. It was thrilling to produce and re-create 'Jackson' with the great Leona Williams. As an artist who pays homage to Johnny Cash and other legends of country music with my show 'For the Love of Cash,' it was an honor to breathe new life into this classic Cash/Carter song."

About the making of "Jackson," Ms. Williams shares, "I've always wanted to record 'Jackson' and was happy to oblige when Gary West asked me to participate in this project and create our own version of this wonderful, timeless song."

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