Al Anderson Delivering New Album

Singer-songwriter Big Al Anderson will release After Hours, the fourth solo album in his 48-year career, on March 7. The project on Sony/BMG’s Legacy Recordings label is his first solo album since 1996’s Pay Before You Pump. Anderson spent 22 years as a member NRBQ before leaving the roots rock band in 1993. As a songwriter, Anderson’s credits include Diamond Rio’s “Unbelievable,” Trisha Yearwood’s “Powerful Thing,” Tim McGraw’s “The Cowboy in Me,” Patty Loveless’ “The Last Thing on My Mind,” the Mavericks’ “All You Ever Do Is Bring Me Down” and Vince Gill’s “Next Big Thing.” More recently, he co-wrote the Jimmy Buffett/Martina McBride duet, “Trip Around the Sun.”