The music business is an ever-changing model, and Sammy Kershaw has seen it all. From consolidations with radio and record companies to the digital era that we are now in, he admits that he wondered if there was still a place for his Pure Country sound. "I don't know if the fire ever left," he says, "but I had some doubts for a while if people still wanted to hear my music, or if radio would still play my music anymore."
So, Sammy returns to the fold with his first album in four years, Better Than I Used To Be. Longtime fans will find the music is very comparable to his string of hits that started in 1991 with "Cadillac Style." One similarity between the classics and the new album is the songs, which are all about real life. "I started when I was twelve years old in the honky-tonks and bar rooms. I grew up early. My dad died when I was eleven, and I was the oldest of four kids. I didnt really have a childhood." Those experiences helped to shape his sound, and helped him relate to the lyrics he was singing about.
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