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New Single "We're All Crazy 

Willis, Va. (April 22, 2022) – Mountain Fever Records is proud to announce a new bluegrass single, “We’re All Crazy,” written by Skip Black, Aaron Goodvin, and Catt Gravitt, performed by the award-winning singer-songwriter, Dave Adkins. 

“We're all crazy sums up how I feel about driving across the country to play an hour and a half of music, and by the time we get home, you realize you are just doing it to play! We're all crazy about something,” said Adkins. 

Adkins received a 2022 SPBGMA Nomination for Male Vocalist of the Year, a Top 10 Inspirational Country Music’s Bluegrass Artist of the Year (2018), and an International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) nomination as Emerging Artist of the Year (2015). He is also an award-winning songwriter achieving significant chart success with his many original songs. Adkin’s fans, or “friends” as he calls them, are also very receptive to his cover song renditions, such as his bluegrass version of "Dixieland Delight,” a massive hit for Alabama. That song and the new single, “We’re All Crazy!” will appear on Adkins’ forthcoming bluegrass album scheduled for release later this year. 

In addition, Morning Glory Music, part of the Mountain Fever Records label, released an original Christian song by Dave Adkins titled "Say Jesus" last year. The song will appear on his upcoming contemporary Christian album also releasing this year.

Dave Adkins Covers Dixieland Delight 

Mountain Fever Records is proud to announce the new single, "Dixieland Delight," by Dave Adkins. The song garnered Alabama a #1 hit back in the early 80s and is given new life with a fresh bluegrass twist thanks to Adkins' impressive lead vocals and energic style. 

"I loved 'Dixeland Delight' growing up. I used to say all the time that it was a bluegrass song, it just didn't know it yet! I tried to make it the way I heard it in my head and the guys playing on the record did just that. I hope folks like it," said Adkins. 

Dave Adkins is an award-winning songwriter but has also achieved significant chart success, Spotify streams, and sales with cover songs. The most recent include "I Can Only Imagine" and "Sold," which reached the #1 spot six times each on the Bluegrass Today charts. 

"Dixieland Delight" is the first single release from Dave Adkins' new bluegrass album, releasing soon on Mountain Fever Records. Additionally, Morning Glory Music, part of the Mountain Fever Records label, just released an original Christian song by Dave Adkins titled "Say Jesus" from an upcoming gospel album also releasing next year.

New Gospel Single, "Say Jesus"  

Morning Glory Music is proud to present the new single, “Say Jesus,” by award-winning singer-songwriter Dave Adkins. Tim McDonald and Dave Adkins wrote this modern southern gospel song destined to become a favorite song of praise. Adkins’ impressive career and chart success has proven he can cross many genres with his stunning vocals and powerful delivery. 

“I am so excited to have you hear the first single from my upcoming gospel album. My great friend Tim McDonald shared this song with me, and I was lucky enough to become a co-writer,” said Adkins. “It has been my dream to do a gospel record with all the bells and whistles, and this project means the world to me. A huge thank you to Mark Hodges and everybody who has worked so hard putting their hearts and souls into this album. I hope folks enjoy listening to it half as much as I enjoyed making it.” 

There is no mistaking Dave Adkins’ raw and powerful vocals. He appears on two tracks on the 2020 Grammy™ Nominated “Best Roots Gospel Album” Gonna Sing, Gonna Shout by Rick Lang, including the spectacular “Thinkin’ Outside the Box” song with Tammy King and Jerry Salley. 

Adkins’ tremendous chart success includes two #1 albums on Billboard’s Top 10 Bluegrass Album Chart. Additionally, his radio chart success is remarkable with original songs and co-writes like “Blood Feud” with Larry Cordle and “Turn and Burn” with David Morris and Dawn Kenney. Adkins has quite the knack for choosing cover songs, including his beautiful rendition of “I Can Only Imagine,” that is his most streamed song on Spotify. 

“Dave and I talked about doing another gospel record following the huge success of "Turn To Jesus," the acoustic Gospel record we made a few years back. Dave's friend Tim McDonald is a phenomenal piano and keyboard player, so we asked him to play on the record. On their way to the studio during that long drive, they co-wrote this song that turned out to be the first single from what will be an incredible album. Everyone who has heard samples says the same thing.... 'We could listen to this all day,' and that's what we've done, over and over,” said label chief, Mark Hodges. 

Adkins is joined on “Say Jesus” by a choir consisting of Rhonda Hodges, Missy Delgado, Kate Delgado, Michael Slusher, Alan Vest, Erica Windham, and label owner Mark Hodges. Musicians include Seth Taylor on guitar; Nick Falk on drums, Tim McDonald on keyboard and piano; George Mason on violin; and Aaron Ramsey on bass.” 

Adkins’ significant chart success, coupled with his energetic live performances, has kept him touring extensively this year. For more information on his music and upcoming tour dates, please visit DaveAdkinsMusic.com and follow on Spotify.

Grammy Nomination 

Dave Adkins performs two songs “Thinking Outside the Box” and “There is a Light” on the album GONNA SING, GONNA SHOUT.  The album landed a 2020 Grammy Award nomination for BEST ROOTS GOSPEL ALBUM. The 62nd Grammy Awards took palce Sunday, Jan. 26, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and was broadcast on CBS.