Kenny Chesney’s Live Album Hits the Street

Kenny Chesney’s concert album, Live: Live Those Songs Again, tops the list of country albums released Tuesday (Sept. 19). The BNA Records project features 14 songs recorded during in recent years at concerts at several locations, including Nashville, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles and Knoxville, Tenn. … Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, Kimmie Rhodes and Billy Joe Shaver are featured in the latest installment of the Live From Austin, TX series on New West Records. Released on both CD and DVD on Tuesday, the 1996 concert is culled from the Austin City Limits archive. … Other new releases this week include Carolina Rain’s Weather the Storm (Equity), Emerson Drive’s Countrified (Midas), Nashville singer-songwriter Jim Lauderdale’s Bluegrass and Country Super Hits, Vol. 1 (Yep Roc), California bluegrass band Laurie Lewis & the Right Hands’ The Golden West (Hightone), the Doc Watson/Merle Watson compilation Black Mountain Rag (Rounder) and Canadian folk singer Jenny Whiteley’s Dear (Black Hen).