Jimmie Allen has announced nine additional duets will be added to a “Gold Edition” of his July 2020 album Bettie James. Allen promises “cool and different” songs, as well as duets with artists he “can’t believe would work with him this early in his career.”
Bettie James was inspired by and named after his late father, James Allen, and late grandmother, Bettie Snead, who passed away in September 2019 and February 2014, respectively. Allen also recently announced the Bettie James Fest, which will take place Aug. 7, 2021, in his home of Milton, Delaware. Allen himself will headline, with special guests DJ Jazzy Jeff, Neon Union, Hero the Band, Chuck Wicks, and Chase Martin.
The deluxe version of Bettie James is due on June 25; you can pre-order the album at your streaming service of choice.
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