Travis Tritt Defends Jason Aldean’s “Try That In A Small Town” – “This Song Isn’t Promoting Violence”

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Jason Aldean has made a point not to shy away from his political views in the past few years, and though he is claiming that his new song “Try That In A Small Town” is not political, it’s certainly dividing the country as if it is.

The 46-year-old country singer has had some celebrities, artists, and politicians rush to his side to defend him and his song, like the Governor of South Dakota Kristi Noem inviting him to come play “Try That In A Small Town” in her front yard.

On the other hand, country music peer Sheryl Crow put out a message directed towards Aldean and his new single, responding to another tweet about how Jason was on-stage during the Las Vegas Country Concert shooting in 2017:

“Jason Aldean, I’m from a small town. Even people in small towns are sick of violence. There’s nothing small-town or American about promoting violence.

You should know that better than anyone having survived a mass shooting. This is not American or small town-like. It’s just lame.”

Side-taking has gone back and forth ever since the song was released, and just a couple of hours ago, country music legend Travis Tritt rushed to the defense of Aldean and “Try That In A Small Town” with a social media post of his own, saying:

“For the record, I love the new Jason Aldean single ‘Try That In A Small Town.’ In my opinion, this song isn’t promoting violence as some have suggested.

It is simply expressing a point of view that many American people share which is against the obvious violence that we have seen from the likes of so many “activists groups” in this country in recent years and the belief shared by millions that this behavior would not be tolerated by many people in many places across the USA.

God bless America and all the people in it.”

He also reminded his fans, as well as Jason himself, about the echo chamber that Twitter can be:

“I would also like to remind my friend, Jason Aldean that Twitter and social media in general is not a real place. The views shared by many accounts on this platform are not actually representative of the vast majority of the population of this country.

Say what you want to say and be who you want to be. Damn the social media torpedoes.”

With CMT pulling the music video along with many country artists, politicians, and celebrities being divided on the song’s message, Jason Aldean is finding himself right in the middle of political crossfire.

“Try That In A Small Town”

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