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Dierks Bentley

Growing up in a non-musical family in Phoenix, Arizona, country singer Dierks Bentley got his country music education on his own, listening to records. A love of the music inspired him to move to Nashville at the age of 19, but he quickly grew discouraged by the lack of public and professional inter ...

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Growing up in a non-musical family in Phoenix, Arizona, country singer Dierks Bentley got his country music education on his own, listening to records. A love of the music inspired him to move to Nashville at the age of 19, but he quickly grew discouraged by the lack of public and professional interest coming his way. It all changed when he walked into the Station Inn, a bar where the bluegrass faithful hung out. An all-night jam session recharged his batteries and he again started pursuing gigs. He landed a job at the TNN television network doing research on classic country music, and by night he worked on his demos. Capitol Records finally heard the artist, signed him, and released his self-titled debut, Dierks Bentley, in 2003. It yielded the impossibly catchy single "What Was I Thinkin'?" Bringing his love of Merle Haggard and Waylon Jennings more to the forefront, Modern Day Drifter followed two years later and became a Top Ten hit. In 2006, he returned with Long Trip Alone, a more polished effort that was commercial but not crass. Greatest Hits: Every Mile a Memory arrived in 2008. Although it was perhaps a bit early in his career for a compilation, it did contain his key charting singles and added in fan-selected live tracks as a bonus, making it a nice summation of Bentley's work up to that point. His fourth album, Feel That Fire, was released in early 2009, followed by the bluegrass-themed Up on the Ridge in 2010.

Bentley's sixth album, Home, released in 2012, featured a dozen new songs that the singer road-tested on tour. It was an eclectic and varied affair, with guest spots from Little Big Town's Karen Fairchild as well as Tim O'Brien and Sam Bush, among others. Capitol issued his self-funded EP, Country and Cold Cans, that summer, and before long he had begun sessions for what would be his seventh full-length release for the label in 11 years. "Bourbon in Kentucky," a duet with Kacey Musgraves, was the first single from the sessions, but it flopped upon its June 2013 release, going no further than number 40 on the Billboard Country charts. A second single, "I Hold On," quickly followed and went into the Top Ten, but the lack of success of "Bourbon in Kentucky" was a factor in pushing back the release of Riser; it didn't appear until February 2014. Bentley rebounded with Riser, however. The album debuted at number one on Billboard's Country charts -- it went to six on the Top 200 -- and generated three major hits: "I Hold On" and "Drunk on a Plane," which both peaked at three on the U.S. Hot Country chart and went platinum, and "Say You Do" which topped out at five. The title track sustained momentum on radio in 2015, and in early 2016, he returned with "Somewhere on a Beach," the first single from his eighth album, Black. Both the single and subsequent album topped Billboard's country charts with Black also landing the number two spot on the Top 200. Bentley returned in early 2018 with "Women, Amen," the lead single from his forthcoming album The Mountain. ~ David Jeffries & Steve Leggett

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Dierks Bentley - Burning Man (feat. Brothers Osborne)

Burning Man (feat. Brothers Osborne)

  The Mountain

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Dierks Bentley - Woman, Amen

Woman, Amen

  The Mountain

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Dierks Bentley - Drunk On a Plane

Drunk On a Plane

  Riser

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Dierks Bentley - I Hold On

I Hold On

  Riser

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Dierks Bentley - Somewhere on a Beach

Somewhere on a Beach

  Black

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Dierks Bentley - Black

Black

  Black

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Dierks Bentley - What Was I Thinkin'

What Was I Thinkin'

  Dierks Bentley

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Dierks Bentley - Flatliner (feat. Dierks Bentley)

Flatliner (feat. Dierks Bentley)

  You Should Be Here

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Dierks Bentley - Different for Girls (feat. Elle King)

Different for Girls (feat. Elle King)

  Black

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Dierks Bentley - 5-1-5-0

5-1-5-0

  Home

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Dierks Bentley - Living

Living

  The Mountain

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Dierks Bentley - Come a Little Closer

Come a Little Closer

  Modern Day Drifter

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Dierks Bentley - Riser

Riser

  Riser

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Dierks Bentley - Say You Do

Say You Do

  Riser

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Dierks Bentley - Sideways

Sideways

  Feel That Fire

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Dierks Bentley - Free and Easy (Down the Road I Go)

Free and Easy (Down the Road I Go)

  Long Trip Alone

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Dierks Bentley - Settle for a Slowdown

Settle for a Slowdown

  Modern Day Drifter

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Dierks Bentley - Home

Home

  Home

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Dierks Bentley - Am I the Only One

Am I the Only One

  Home

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Dierks Bentley - I'll Be the Moon (feat. Maren Morris)

I'll Be the Moon (feat. Maren Morris)

  Black

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Dierks Bentley - Up On the Ridge

Up On the Ridge

  Up On the Ridge

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Dierks Bentley - Feel That Fire

Feel That Fire

  Feel That Fire

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Dierks Bentley - Lot of Leavin' Left To Do

Lot of Leavin' Left To Do

  Greatest Hits / Every Mile a Memory 2003-2008

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Dierks Bentley - Free and Easy (Down the Road I Go)

Free and Easy (Down the Road I Go)

  Greatest Hits / Every Mile a Memory 2003-2008

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Dierks Bentley - Nothing On But the Stars

Nothing On But the Stars

  The Mountain

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