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"To celebrate our Ameripolitan Music Awards nomination, and as a thank you to our supporters for a great 2019, we went into the studio in Nashville with our friends Jordan Lehning and Skylar Wilson to put our spin on two of our favorite classic hits. We had a blast with these and hope you enjoy them too." - The Shootouts


“Whitney’s version of “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” is so iconic, but we wanted to arrange it as if it were a countrypolitan hit from yesteryear. A song this sturdy holds up well, no matter how you arrange and produce it.” - Ryan Humbert, lead singer of The Shootouts
“ELO is one of my favorite bands of all time, and I idolize Jeff Lynne as a songwriter and producer. Giving “Don’t Bring Me Down” a try as a honky-tonk tune just felt right — and it's a ton of fun to perform live too!” - Ryan Humbert


Produced by Jordan Lehning & Skylar Wilson

Engineered by Jeremy Ferguson at Battle Tapes Recording - Nashville, TN

Mixed by Jordan Lehning at The Duck - Nashville, TN / Mastered by Paul Blakemore


The Shootouts

Ryan Humbert: Lead Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Background Vocals

Emily Bates: Background Vocals / Dylan Gomez: Drums, Percussian

Brian Poston: Electric Guitar / Ryan McDermott: Bass


The “Hired Guns”

Al Moss: Pedal Steel / Jordan Lehning: Background Vocals, String Arrangement, Keys, Baritone Guitar

Skylar Wilson: Piano / Austin Hoke, Cassie Shudak, Kristin Weber: Strings


Thank you: David & Cindy Glass, Nancy Haines, Joe Mirocke, Kate Raymond & Michelle Krocker, Gary & Linda Sirak, Alec Wightman


Don't Bring Me Down / I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Digital Singles

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