Nashville, Tenn. (April 8, 2021) — Country music icon and actor Mark Collie has announced his return to radio airwaves with his latest single, “The Son of a Gun,” which drops via BFD / Audium Nashville/ Harvest Entertainment tomorrow, FridayApril 9. Today, The Boot premiered the official music video. Click here to watch.

“The Son of a Gun” was written by Collie and Hollywood writer, director and filmmaker Jonathan Hensleigh (Die Hard with a VengeanceJumanjiArmageddonThe Punisher).

“This was my first songwriting collaboration with Jonathan,” explains Collie. “He came up with the idea and it really fit the album and gave us an opportunity to recognize and honor those who keep us safe and free.”

“It started with a conversation about our World War II survivor fathers,” adds Hensleigh. “Men who had to carry a firearm in the line of duty and what effect that has on a person when they return from combat.”  

The new single will be included on Collie’s forthcoming album, Book of My Bluesset to release later this year. Additional information on the new album will be announced in the coming weeks. Fans can pre-order “The Son of a Gun” here.

About Mark Collie
Mark Collie is one country music’s most enduring singer, songwriter, and actors. In addition to multiple Top 10 country hits, his songs have been recorded by some of country music’s most iconic recording artists including Tim McGraw, Garth Brooks, Billy Ray Cyrus, Martina McBride, George Jones and ALABAMA. His film and TV roles include The Punisher with Thomas Jane and John Travolta, Fire Down Below with Stephen Seagal, Walker Texas Ranger and the TV series Nashville, to name a few. Collie has actively raised money and awareness for diabetes research. A recipient of the American Spirit Award, Collie is a strong supporter of our men and women in uniform having performed for troops around the world. He believes in second chances, alongside his wife Tammy, they are committed to working with incarcerated men and women teaching and helping them find their voice through music expression programs designed to help prepare them for successful re-entry.

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About Bob Frank Distribution (BFD) 
Bob Frank Distribution (BFD) was formed in 2013 as a boutique independent music distributor with a global sub-distribution arrangement with the Orchard. BFD currently represents over 50 labels and artists with thousands of masters including earMUSIC, Charly, Absolute, Righteous Babe, BlueHat, DPTV, Astor Place Recordings, Big Deal Records, Once Upon A Time Music, Node Records, Cleveland International Records, Peak Records, Woodward Avenue Records, The Atlantic Screen Group (Filmtrax), REMT, PRA/Bad Dog, and UFO, as well as artist owned labels and catalogs including Crystal Gayle, Dale Watson, Dave Davies, Anthony Gomes, Mark Collie, Darryl Worley, Lee Roy Parnell, Trini Lopez and many others.  

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