Dierks Bentley, Jewel, Clay Walker Release New Albums

Dierks Bentley, Jewel and Clay Walker are among the artists releasing new albums Tuesday (June 8). Bentley’s Up on the Ridge (Capitol Nashville) is a bluegrass-influenced album that features guests Alison Krauss, Del McCoury and the Punch Brothers. Jewel’s Sweet and Wild (Valory Music Co.) includes “Stay Here Forever” and “Satisfied.” Deluxe versions include a bonus disc, Sweet and Mild, featuring solo acoustic versions of the same songs. The title track of Walker’s She Won’t Be Lonely Long (Curb) is currently at No. 8 on Billboard’s country songs chart.