It's been a while since we last spoke to our friend, Clayton Anderson. The Country singer-songwriter from Bedford, Indiana has been stopping by the studio to chat anytime he's in the Evansville area for the better part of seven years or so. Of course, like everything else, those stops, well, stopped in the early part of 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic forced nearly everything to shut down and kept nearly every musician off the road regardless of the type of music they played, including Clayton. With the worst of the pandemic seemingly behind us (hopefully for good), Clayton and his band are back out on the road doing shows and gearing up for the release of his new album, Made in the U.S.A. due out on September 16th.

But, a new album and playing shows again aren't the only things Clayton has been up to. Since we last spoke with him about 18 months ago, he's found a team of people in the Visionary Media Group that believes in what he does and is putting all their efforts into showing everyone what those of us around here have known for a long time — that he's a great singer-songwriter and performer who writes great songs everyone can relate to.

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All their collective efforts are starting to pay off. Earlier this year, his song, "Nothin' But Net" was used during ESPN's College Basketball coverage, and his song, "Show Me Your Fish" was named "fishing song of the year” by Hook & Barrel Magazine. Take a listen to both below.

Clayton Anderson to Release Made in the U.S.A. on September 16th

With all the momentum in his favor, Clayton is ready to release his newest album, Made in the U.S.A. When we spoke to Clayton recently, he said the 12-track album is some of the best writing he's ever done. Take a listen to our complete interview with Clayton in the player below to hear more about the album, his Lake Tour, and which national restaurant chain has picked one of the songs from the new album to be in an upcoming ad campaign.

Pre-orders for Made in the U.S.A. are available now through Clayton's website and check out the lyric video for his new single, "Indiana" below.

Check Out the Best-Selling Album From the Year You Graduated High School

Do you remember the top album from the year you graduated high school? Stacker analyzed Billboard data to determine just that, looking at the best-selling album from every year going all the way back to 1956. Sales data is included only from 1992 onward when Nielsen's SoundScan began gathering computerized figures.

Going in chronological order from 1956 to 2020, we present the best-selling album from the year you graduated high school.

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