Lyle Lovett, Sarah Johns Release New CDs

A new CD from Lyle Lovett and a debut disc from newcomer Sarah Johns arrived in stores Tuesday (Aug. 28). Recording with his Large Band, Lovett’s It’s Not Big It’s Large (Lost Highway) features “The Alley Song,” which he wrote in 1979, and “Ain’t No More Cane,” a song he learned from a recording made at a Texas prison during the 1930s. … Johns, a singer-songwriter, who grew up in Pollard, Ky., recorded Big Love in a Small Town (BNA) with producer Joe Scaife, who has worked with Gretchen Wilson and Montgomery Gentry. Johns recently completed work on a music video for her first single, “The One in the Middle.”