A Tribute to Keith Whitley: Son Jesse Keith Whitley Releases Song in His Memory

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Jesse Keith Whitley’s song “Try to Change My Ways” (the song released as a tribute to his dad Keith Whitley) is finally out!

As the world celebrates the legacy left by one of country music’s most influential artists Keith Whitley on May 9 – the anniversary of his tragic and untimely death – with photos and stories told of his notorious nature, his son and country music artist Jesse Keith Whitley will honor his father’s memory by releasing a new song Try To Change My Ways. CLICK HERE to preview the commemorative track on Billboard.

Over the past week, Jesse Keith Whitley has had the opportunity to talk with other press outlets, including Taste of Country, Sounds Like Nashville, Tennessean, Billboard, Digital Journal and more, and has been applauded for his tribute.

“A patriotic country tune topped with a bit of bluegrass and Southern rock swagger” – Matthew Leimkuehler, Tennessean

“[The song] deviates from anything the name Whitley has ever been attached to, and that’s intentional. It’s not that Jesse Keith is rebelling, it’s that he’s finally found his path after years spent following one quietly cleared for him.” – Billy Dukes, Taste of Country

Country with nods to bluegrass, Try To Change My Ways tributes the neo-traditionalism Keith Whitley is known for, while also showcasing the undeniable, natural-born talent of Jesse Keith. Country to the core with rock & roll’s rebellious reputation, Jesse Keith Whitley – the only son of country music legends Keith Whitley and Lorrie Morgan – epitomizes the modern-day outlaw. With music in his veins and the persona of a star, Whitley revitalizes the authentic southern rock sound rooted in a traditional country feel in tracks emulated by his strong presence and respect for tradition.

Try to Change My Ways is now available on iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/album/id1505540131?ls=1&app=itunes

For more on Jesse Keith Whitley or to join the new JKW Fan Club, go to www.jkwhitley.com.

Stay up-to-date on releases by following Jesse Keith Whitley on Facebook at www.facebook.com/jessekeithwhitley @korepr www.korepr.com

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