The multi-artist Alabama tribute album Alabama & Friends will hit stores later this year, and a slew of big-name country stars are hitting the studio with the band for the project. According to Billboard , the Eli Young Band recorded their version of "The Closer You Get" this week in Nashville. Rascal Flatts ' Joe Don Rooney tweeted they have been working on a cover of the Alabama classic, "Old Flame."
Kenny Chesney , Tim McGraw , Jason Aldean , Trisha Yearwood and Toby Keith are also contributing their takes on Alabama hits to the project.
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