Jimmie Allen + Brad Paisley Find Freedom In New Song


What do you get when you mix Jimmie Allen's breezy, vibrant, pop-country vocals with Brad Paisley's twang and telecaster? "Freedom Was A Highway." 

Jimmie's new single found on his 'Bettie James EP' has serious radio hit potential. In a recent interview with Cody Alan, the "Best Shot" singer shared why he thought it important to release this song for country fans. 

"I am super sentimental. You know?" says Jimmie. "I love my small town, where I am from. I love the people there. Life is simple." 

"The highlight of our day, you know, once I got older, was just hoping in a truck, going fishing during the day, cruising down our favorite roads and going to the Moose Lodge and getting a pitcher of beer for $1.25," laughs the "Make Me Want To" singer.

"It's simple. You know? Riding past my family's farm, seeing my friends' potato farm, and you know chicken plants, and everyone that I have talked to said that when they hear it, they think about their first crush. They think about their favorite road to just drive down. Like that line, "When the town was the whole world. And love was the girl next door," that was about my first crush on my neighbor's sister. 

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Jimmie admires Brad as a musician and performer and says recording this song together is a huge highlight. Listen to "Freedom Was A Highway" and re-live your youth by clicking the link below.

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