Kentucky Headhunters Lead New Releases

The Kentucky Headhunters released Big Boss Man, an album of their favorite songs from the Sony/ATV Music Publishing catalog, on Tuesday (June 21) on CbuJ Entertainment. The cover tunes include the Everly Brothers’ “So Sad (to Watch Good Love Go Bad),” Roger Miller’s “Chug-a-Lug” and Bob Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone.” Known for hits like “Walk Softly on This Heart of Mine,” “Dumas Walker” and “Oh Lonesome Me,” the Headhunters won CMA Awards for vocal group of the year in 1990 and 1991. … Other new releases include John Hiatt’s Master of Disaster (New West), a roots-rock collaboration with the North Mississippi Allstars; Laura Cantrell’s Humming by the Flowered Vine (Matador), featuring a fine tribute song to brassy country singer Rose Maddox; and Jeanie Stanley’s Baby Girl — A Tribute to My Father (Carter Stanley) (CMH), with guest spots from Ralph Stanley, Ralph Stanley II and the Clinch Mountain Boys.