Listen To Ian Munsick and Cody Johnson’s ‘Long Live Cowgirls’

Ian Munsick and Cody Johnson’s new collaboration, “Long Live Cowgirls,” is here and it definitely lives up to the hype. …

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Lauren Jo Black

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January 28, 2022

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Ian Munsick and Cody Johnson’s new collaboration, “Long Live Cowgirls,” is here and it definitely lives up to the hype

Out now, the track finds Munsick and Johnson crooning over their love for cowgirls and gives shout-outs to legends like John Wayne and Chris LeDoux. 

“Well, she rode in them wagons when the wild west was won/ Took the canyons and badlands and made them her home/ She’s boots on, LeDoux songs, snaps on her pearls/ Long Live Cowgirls,” they sing on the chorus. 

Listen To “Long Live Cowgirls” 

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“Cowgirls are the more impressive people on this planet,” Munsick shared in a statement. “Not only do they share all the qualities of cowboys, they do it with grace and finesse. Taming the unknown, they survived and thrived through our nation’s history. The cowgirl legacy lives on today and deserves as many songs as we can give. I’m just happy to sing mine with someone who feels the same way I do.”

Munsick and Johnson first teamed up in the fall of 2021 when Munsick was a special guest on Johnson’s headlining tour. 

 

 
 
 
 
 
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“When I think of modern country and western music, I think of Cody Johnson,” Munsick previously said. “The way he pays respect to the tradition of the genre yet puts his own stamp on it is what has drawn me to his music for the last 10 years. ‘Long Live Cowgirls’ is a testament to the western way of life and how it’s still thriving today. There’s no one out there who represents that lifestyle better than CoJo.” 

“Long Live Cowgirls” was co-written by Munsick alongside Aby Gutierrez and Phil O’Donnell. Click above to listen. 

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Lauren Jo Black

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Lauren Jo Black

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 Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. 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.