Trussville, Ala. (April 5, 2022) — Shannon Slaughter announces his new album, Ridin’ Through the Country, on Elite Circuit Records, is now available for streaming/purchasing and to radio programmers. For a limited time only, Slaughter is allowing music fans to set their price for the new album at his website The 15-track album features two original Slaughter tunes (“Ridin’ Through the Country” and “I Let Her Go”) along with seven co-writes.

This superb new project includes the latest radio single, “Common Ground,” which is #8 on the Bluegrass Today Weekly Top 20 song chart this week. Slaughter released an accompanying music video that is currently #3 on The Bluegrass Standard Magazine’s Top 15 Video Chart for March 2022. The first single released from the album is another chart hit, “Goin’ Up the Mountain,” named in Bluegrass Today’s Top 50 Songs of 2021.

Musicians on Ridin’ Through the Country include Shannon Slaughter on lead vocals and guitar; Trevor Watson on banjo; Ron Inscore on mandolin; Cliff Bailey on bass; Aubrey Haynie on fiddle; Gaven Largent on resophonic guitar; Adam Steffey on mandolin; Jason Davis on banjo; Shawn Lane on fiddle and harmony vocals; Grayson Lane on harmony vocals; and Teddy Barneycastle on harmony vocals. Slaughter also features his family on the album with his wife Heather Slaughter lending her beautiful harmony vocals, daughter, Rae with lead vocals on “Come to Jesus,” and sons Jed and Call taking the lead on “Country Roads.”

Radio programmers can download the new album at AirPlay Direct, Get It Played, or request a direct download link. In addition, the album is available for streaming and purchasing at all major outlets, including Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon, and more. 



Shannon Slaughter Common Ground