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Award-Winning Singer-Songwriter Max T. Barnes Releases New Single YOU GOTTA BE PUTTING ME ON

Award-Winning Singer-Songwriter Max T. Barnes Releases New Single YOU GOTTA BE PUTTING ME ON

Hot Country TV's International Artist of the Year Max T. Barnes has officially released his latest single, "You Gotta Be Putting Me On," and its accompanying music video internationally. The single is off his latest album, I Can Sleep When I'm Dead, which was released earlier this year and is available on iTunes and Spotify. The music video can be viewed here.

"My dad wrote this song when I was a boy and I have always loved it! It's a dream come true to release this to radio. It's just a really fun song," Barnes said.

Max will be returning to the UK this summer for a second run of performances, including appearances at several country music festivals. Keep up with Max's music and tour dates on his website at

Max T. Barnes Tour Dates
Saturday, June 30th The Gleneagle Hotel Killarney
Sunday, July 1st Kilkenny Country Music Festival, Gowran Park
Tuesday, July 3rd The Lakeside Hotel Killaloe
Sunday, July 8th Moneygall Country Music Festival
Monday, July 23rd Bru Boru Theatre Cashel
Sunday, 5th August The Gleneagle Hotel Killarney
Tuesday, 9th August The Clonmel Park, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary

About Max T. Barnes
Max T. Barnes is a second generation hitmaker and son of Max D. Barnes, who wrote some of country music's most iconic tunes like "Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes" by George Jones, CMA Song Of The Year "Look At Us" by Vince Gill, and of course, CMA song Of The Year "Chiseled In Stone" by Vern Gosdin. Between Father and son they have had 33 #1's and hits and have sold over 70 million records. Barnes wrote his first major song at the age of 19, Vern Gosdin's "Way Down Deep," and has been topping the charts ever since writing "Let Go of the Stone" (John Anderson), "At the Sound of the Tone" (John Schneider), "Before You Kill Us All" (Randy Travis) and "That's How Your Love Makes Me Feel" (Diamond Rio) to name a few. "Love, Me," the career launching hit for Collin Raye scored Max T. a CMA Song of the Year nomination. He most recently scored a cut on Trace Adkins new album titled "I'm Gone," and tours frequently in Australia, Ireland, Belgium, Scotland, England, Sweden, Norway, Canada and the U.S. His new projects include a duet with Irish superstar Jonny Brady, a U.K. released single, "Hen Party" and a new single and video with Marty Haggard called "Way Back In The Mountains" a duet their fathers, Max D. Barnes and Merle Haggard, written over 20 years ago. He also produced a new album for Bobby Bare featuring all new songs and an appearance by Chris Stapleton on an amped up new version of "Detroit City." For more information visit

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