If the guys in Montgomery Gentry were inclined to speak Latin instead of Kentucky-ese — and trust us, they're not — then they might talk about their last year, in fancy-pants terms, as a true annus horibles. For Eddie Montgomery in particular, it was a series of setbacks.
"You find out that you have cancer, and then a little while later, you find out that you're getting a divorce," he recapped, during a visit to the Yahoo! Music studio. "So, yeah, it was all kind of wild. But it was great getting back in the studio, and it just pushed me even that much harder, I reckon."
The result of Montgomery's post-cancer rebound is Rebels on the Run, which they consider a return to their core sound. The pair stripped three of the songs from the album down to acoustic arrangements for this exclusive Ram Country performance.
If you expected an album that's deeply meditative in reflecting on the difficulties of the last year, you probably don't know Montgomery Gentry very well. If anything, it's aRead More »from Montgomery Gentry, Live! (And Cancer-Free, and Too-Many-Cooks-Free)