Country music legend coming out with first album in 13 years

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Country music legend Jeannie Seely is releasing her first album in 13 years.

“Written in Song” is a collection of tracks written by Seely but made famous by other artists, including Merle Haggard, Dottie West, and Ernest Tubb.

After more than six decades in the business, the Grammy-winning artist is putting her own voice to her legendary writing.

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(Photo: WKRN)

“This is my art. Good or bad, it’s my art and it needs to be preserved for history, needs to be recorded. If for no other reason than my family,” she said.Writte

Seely also says she’s not finished yet. Getting back in the studio has given her new inspiration.

“Written in Song” will be released Jan. 13, but you can get an advanced, autographed copy through her website.