In the Country Living feature, Luke also recalled growing up listening to the most iconic legends to ever make country music, like Johnny, Waylon, Willie and Merle.
So if that is any indication of the direction, or maybe inspiration, for Luke’s forthcoming record, then I think it will definitely be something to look forward to:
“Church music was the first music in my life. My dad was a pastor, and I was at church three days a week. I was the church drummer starting at age 9.
From there, my dad listened to Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard—all of those old-school outlaw country guys.
We would always play that on boys’ trips. It’s what got me into country music.”
I honestly can’t wait to hear what he has up his sleeve… it might just be the country album we never knew we needed.
And if we’re really, really lucky, maybe we’ll even get a little tour in between his filming schedule for Yellowstone. Season 5 of the hit Paramount show is set to premiere in a special two-hour eventon Sunday on November 13th.
And Yellowstone fans actually dug up an old Luke Grimes song called “Restless Road,” a song written for the 2012 pilot episode of a show called Outlaw Country.
FX passed on the show, but ended up airing it as a stand-alone movie: