Blake Shelton Champions Craig Morgan’s ‘The Father, My Son, and the Holy Ghost’

Blake Shelton is a fan of Craig Morgan’s new song, “The Father, My Son, and the Holy Ghost,” and he…


Lauren Jo Black

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September 11, 2019


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Blake Shelton; Photo by Terry Wyatt/Getty Images for Musicians On Call, Craig Morgan; Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images

Blake Shelton is a fan of Craig Morgan’s new song, “The Father, My Son, and the Holy Ghost,” and he wants everyone to know it.

The superstar took to Twitter earlier this week to praise his dear friend Morgan over the heart-wrenching song, which Morgan wrote following the tragic death of his son, Jerry.

“I would gladly give up my spot on country radio to get this song on,” Shelton shared in a heartfelt Tweet.

“You blow me away brother,” he continued. “There’s nothing easy or fun about writing a song like this but sometimes it’s just something you gotta do.”

Shelton then made it his mission to help bring the song to the top of charts.

“Come on everybody this song deserves to be number 1 at least on iTunes,” the longtime The Voice coach urged. “Tweet your friends, tag the song. All people need to do is hear it once. They will want to own it. This song deserves to be recognized.”

Shelton didn’t stop there. In the days since his initial Tweets, he’s continued to champion the song as it makes its way up the streaming charts. He even urged country radio programmers to play the song.

“I’m asking any DJs that see this tweet to please give this song 1 chance on your show on this day of all days,” he wrote on the morning of September 11. “Watch what happens.”

Craig Morgan wrote and produced the deeply personal and emotional “The Father, My Son, and the Holy Ghost” himself. The song is Morgan’s first release in over three years.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for and her work being featured on She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.