Jon Langston Covers Jason Aldean’s ‘The Truth’

Jon Langston recently shared an acoustic cover of one of Jason Aldean’s biggest hits and fans are loving it. Langston’s…


Lauren Jo Black

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May 21, 2020


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Jon Langston recently shared an acoustic cover of one of Jason Aldean’s biggest hits and fans are loving it.

Langston’s cover of “The Truth” debuted earlier this week across his social media pages. The clip features Langston accompanied by two of his bandmates performing a stripped-down version of the chart-topping hit.

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“The Truth” was co-written by Brett James and Ashley Monroe. The mid-tempo ballad was originally recorded by Trent Willmon for his album Broken In, which was released in 2008. Later, Aldean also recorded the track for his 2009 album, Wide Open. After being released to country radio by Aldean, the song reached the top of the charts, becoming his fourth No.1 single.

Click above to watch Jon Langston cover “The Truth.”

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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.