George Strait’s new 30th studio album, Honky Tonk Time Machine, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart.  Honky Tonk Time Machine also debuted at No. 4 on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart.

Honk Tonk Time Machine extends George’s record to 27 No. 1 albums on the chart. Both Garth Brooks and Willie Nelson are second on the list with 17 No. 1 albums each.

Honk Tonk Time Machine features 13 songs, including 12 originals. Strait co-penned eight of the tracks, including a duet with Willie Nelson, “Sing One With Willie.” Longtime collaborator Dean Dillon co-penned seven songs, while George’s son, Bubba, co-penned 10 tracks.

George Strait Scores Record-Extending 27th No. 1 on Top Country Albums Chart With ‘Honky Tonk Time Machine’


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