FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 8, 1997
CONTACT:
Sid Farbstein 281/240-7400

Clay Walker's New Single "Rumor Has It" Released To The Public On The Internet Before Radio Stations

HOUSTON, TX - Clay Walker's, New Single "Rumor Has It" was released to the public today on Clay Walker's World Wide Web Site on the internet. Fans will be able to point their web browsers to http:///www.claywalker.com to hear and see portions of the new song and it's video. "We thought it would be a great idea to let Clay's fans all over the world get a sneak peak at Clay's new material, and what better way than the internet, " commented Danny O'Brian, Clay Walker's Manager.

The website utilizes Real Audio Technology to allow fans to listen to the song without waiting long periods of time for the song to download into their computer. "We wanted to make sure the fans could listen in and not have to spend hours in front of their computer waiting to download the song clip" said Sid Farbstein, Director of New Media Services for Bill Young Productions the website's developer. "Speed has become a big issue on the Internet and we wanted to make sure we spared no expense" said Mark Simmons, President of Bill Young Productions.

The single is scheduled to be released January 17, 1997, with the balance of the album being released sometime in April.

The Clay Walker Website was developed as part of Clay Walker's new tour, which kicks off Jan. 17th in Amarillo, and is slated to run throughout 1997. The "Primestar Presents Clay Walker and The Four Star Blowout" tour lineup represents the diversity of country music in the '90s and audiences will have a chance to see the best of today's new generation of country performers.

The Four Star Blowout lineup represents artists whose credentials are superlative. Not only do you have multi-platinum Giant recording artist Clay Walker, whose seven Number One records include "What's It To You," "Hypnotize The Moon," and "If I Could Make A Living Out of Loving You," there's also Mercury Nashville's Terri Clark, whose self-titled debut is approaching platinum on the strength of her first three Top Five hits, and whose second album features the hit single "Poor Poor Pitiful Me."

The video to "Rumor Has It" was also produced by Bill Young Productions Inc., the United State's leading supplier of radio, television, print, and new media marketing materials for the entertainment industry. Bill Young Productions Inc., operates out of a 16,000 square foot fully-digital production facility located in Sugar Land Texas. On average the company produces more than 50,000 radio and television spots, and an array of print and new media projects for diverse corporate and entertainment clients.

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