Travis Tritt: A Man and His Guitar< < Back to perspectives
Airs Thursday, March 23 at 8 p.m.
Multi-award winning artist and country music hit-maker Travis Tritt has a new special program A Man and His Guitar airing March 23 at 8 p.m.
The program features Tritt at his best; performing an unplugged solo concert that gives fans the rare opportunity to hear a fresh take on some of Tritt’s biggest hits, including “Help Me Hold On,” “Anymore,” and “Best of Intentions,” in their purest form. Previously unreleased renditions of “Come and Go Blues” and “Pickin’ At It” are also included in the program.
In this concert, Tritt acknowledges and pays tribute to the artists that were influential to him as he punctuates the release with personal stories and anecdotes from his lengthy career. Select acoustic numbers and humorous moments between Tritt and his guests, Marty Stuart and James Otto, are also highlighted.
More than 25 years after he launched his music career, the Southern-Rock influenced artist continues to stay true and relevant to Country music fans across the globe. In 2015, Tritt’s compilation album, The Very Best of Travis Tritt, continued a trend that started the previous year by topping the SoundScan Top 200 Catalog Country Albums chart for 50 consecutive weeks with 15 weeks spent at No. 1 and 33 weeks notched in the Top Five.
Over the course of his career, Tritt has produced over 25 million in album sales, two Grammy award wins and multiple No. 1 singles on the country radio charts, including “Help Me Hold On,” “Can I Trust You with My Heart” and “Foolish Pride.” Tritt was dubbed one of “The Class of ‘89,” which included country music superstars Garth Brooks, Clint Black and Alan Jackson, all whom dominated the charts in the 1990s and beyond. Among his eleven studio albums and numerous charted singles are nineteen Top 10 hits including “Modern Day Bonnie and Clyde,” “Here’s A Quarter” and “It’s A Great Day to Be Alive.”