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Lee Greenwood Defends Jason Aldean’s “Try That in a Small Town” Video Amid Backlash




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Country music legend Lee Greenwood has come to the defense of fellow singer Jason Aldean over the recent controversy surrounding his song “Try That in a Small Town”, Your Content has learned.

Aldean, 46, faced criticism after releasing the song, which includes clips of the BLM protests in its video.

Speaking to Fox News, Greenwood, 80, expressed his support for Aldean and dismissed claims of racism. He referred to Aldean as “the biggest patriot” and praised the song as a “great” one. Greenwood clarified that the song’s message was not about racism but rather about preserving freedom of expression.

The song’s music video received mixed reactions, with some interpreting the lyrics as offensive and others seeing it as a commentary on societal divisions in America. Aldean’s lyrics take aim at “woke” activists and criticize the aftermath of the BLM protests that followed George Floyd’s death.

Joining Greenwood in supporting Aldean were country stars Travis Tritt and Pat Boone, who also defended him in the face of criticism from some within the industry.

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As Your Content readers know, Country singer Jason Aldean finds himself in the midst of a controversy surrounding his latest song and its accompanying music video.

Despite the backlash, the track titled “Try That in a Small Town” has gained significant popularity, reaching the number one spot on iTunes for songs in the U.S.

Critics have accused the song of promoting anti-police and anti-American sentiments, citing its lyrics and the controversial music video. Filmed at the Tennessee courthouse, where a tragic lynching took place almost a century ago, the video has garnered attention and mixed reactions. Following mounting outrage, CMT decided to remove the video from its channel.

Jason Aldean maintains that there was no malicious intent behind the song’s lyrics, clarifying that it is simply a reflection of growing up in a close-knit community. However, fellow singer Sheryl Crow criticized the track, expressing her belief that small-town residents are weary of the violence plaguing the nation and claiming that the song only fuels further division.

The controversy surrounding Jason Aldean’s song has been a topic of discussion which is available on various podcast platforms. As the song continues to climb the charts across multiple platforms, it remains a divisive topic within the music industry and among fans

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