Photos by Deric Bell Photography

Courtney’s set list is miraculously drawn from my favorite artists and songs over a generation of listening to country music. And not all so obvious. KT Tunstall’s Black Horse and a Cherry Tree, and the Dixie Chicks’ (via Fleetwood Mac) Landslide don’t necessarily belong on the same album, but in Courtney’s voice make for a perfect performance. Shania Twain, Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Dolly Parton, Taylor Swift, Hunter Hayes, Keith Urban, Brooks and Dunn, Chris Stapleton, Jo Dee Messina, Little Big Town, Deana Carter, and more all put in appearances in the playlist. I know and love them all. Courtney’s song selection cements my obsession. She likes what I like. That girl has good taste. And still that great voice. Other interviewers make comparisons to Trisha Yearwood or Carrie Underwood. I can hear it, but Courtney’s voice is both more and different. She says she likes the drums. Maybe that’s it. She offers a modern rhythm but has the range and can hit those ringing harmonies. Haley Powers ( matched Courtney with virtuoso guitar work. They worked the crowd with skill.”

— Daniel Winegarden / Fan from Iowa

FREEDOM charts on Music Row the first week of Release.

FREEDOM is released to Radio on Monday July 29th. "Please call and request Freedom at your local station"

"In an industry that is desperately looking for a unique artist that is setting trends, rather than following them, see Courtney Dickinson. Her new single “Freedom” is just the kind of song country radio is looking for. Modern and fresh, but still country. VERY well produced, and Courtney sings it like she’s lived it."”

— Owner/General Manager at Double Z Broadcasting, Inc./ KZZY

"Courtney Dickinson has the unique ability to make singing seem easy. Never over-the-top or over-produced, she's an artist who sounds as good on the front porch as she does in the studio. The new single, "Freedom," is Courtney at her best. A sassy, happy breakup song on which her voice perfectly fits the smooth groove. A no-brainer for the format."”

— Keith Huotari / WJNR Iron Mountain MI. Operations Manager/Program Director

So Over the Rainbow hits TOP 40 on The Music Row Chart. ”

Music Row Breakout Chart

Interview with Derek Beck of KRGI in Grand Island NE.

Listen live to our Interview during my show in Grand Island on Soundcloud.”

So Over the Rainbow makes it way into the Top 76 at Music Row after only 4 weeks on the chart .”

Music Row Breakout Chart Thurs, Feb. 17