Album · 2006 · 11 Songs. The Dollar's loudest track, "Ray Ray's Juke Joint," lights up a backwoods honky-tonk that even gentrification can't quiet, and every other song on this tradition-oriented country LP can do the same. Sure, fiddle-driven love song "It Was Me" and twangy ballad "My Saving Grace" (about coming to terms with an alcoholic dad) may have a low-key feel, but the vivid stories come through loud and clear. The characters here are both complex and familiar, and the singer’s gentle, steady voice brings dignity to their struggles and dreams.
And what makes a great artist in this genre if not these types of real-life experiences? The deep-voiced Johnson, who is also a lyrically insightful songwriter, once sang a duet with Gretchen Wilson on a demo for a publishing company, and he has the potential to be the Redneck Woman's male equivalent - or maybe the next Toby Keith - and not simply because one of the best tracks is the power ballad "Redneck Side
The Dollar" is a debut song written and recorded by American country music artist Jamey Johnson. It was released in August 2005 as the first single the title track from his debut album The Dollar. The song reached on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts in early 2006, and was the only chart single from its album. Johnson was inspired to write the song after taking a job as a construction worker, thus causing him to be away from his own young daughter for two months.
Johnson, Jamey - THE DOLLAR. Artist: Jamey Johnson. Album: The Dollar - Single, 2005.
With a distinct, identifiable vocal snarl and the ability to write songs without constantly using half a dozen Music Row collaborators, Alabama native Jamey Johnson forcefully asserts his neotraditional bent on "The Dollar," a beautifully crafted high-impact cautionary about the modern conundrum of work versus family.
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Jamey Johnson - The Dollar Daddy hugs his little man, says son Ive got to goAnd he pulls out of the drive and disappearsAs they. The disc led to invitations from Willie Nelson to play Farm Aid and to appear on Letterman and Leno. In April 2009, the album earned Jamey a Gold Record. The set’s In Color was named the Song of the Year by both the ACM and the CMA. During 2009 and 2010, Jamey collected five Grammy Award nominations. He toured with country titan Hank Williams Jr. and was one of the few country acts asked to play the massive Bonnaroo festival in June 2010. In the midst of all of this, Jamey Johnson worked little by little on the landmark project that has become The Guitar Song