Randy Travis recovers with a covers album, Alabama gets a little help from some friends and 'American Idol' alum, Scotty McCreery gets set to release some new music.

FOX News Radio Entertainment Correspondent, Sabrina Sabbagh has the scoop on the Country music stars making headlines this week:

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Despite heart problems and a stroke, Randy Travis plans to release a covers album this fall, featuring covers of Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, George Jones, Ernest Tubb and more traditional country artists. It will also include his duet with Joe Nichols.

Travis: "Tonight I'm playing possum..." (song)

The collection will be his first new music since he suffered a stroke last month following congestive heart failure. Travis is still undergoing physical therapy.


Alabama: "We get together anytime we can..." (song)

The band Alabama is out with a new collaborative album called "Alabama & Friends", which includes the bands first new material in more than a decade. Guests include: Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, The Eli Young band, Florida Georgia Line, Jamey Johnson, Toby Keith, Rascal Flatts and Trisha Yearwood.


McCreery: "'Girl I gotta see ya tonight, tonight..." (song)

'American Idol' winner, Scotty McCreery will release his new album, "See You Tonight" on October 15th.

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