UK Country Music show presented by CMA member Ben Atkinson and broadcast on stations across the UK and Ireland since 2008. We feature the best in country, roots, americana and bluegrass, plus news from Nashville and Billboard charts.

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Missed a show? No problem. Now you can listen again online! Below you can catch up on previous editions of Ben’s Country Music Show starting from January 2018. Each week the latest show will be uploaded to this page and over the next few months, we’ll be uploading some archive shows and special documentaries from throughout the last 10 years!

5th February 2018

On this week's show, Ben speaks to Jared Hampton of the band LANCO. In January 2018 LANCO became the first country band in 10 years to open at #1 with a debut album. Ben features that record, Hallelujah Nights, and chats with Jared about touring with Chris Young, Dierks Bentley and the band's upcoming trip to London for the C2C Country 2 Country festival 2018. This show also features your This Week in Country Music History and Billboard Album and Airplay charts.

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29th January 2018 - Johnny Cash, Folsom Prison 50 Years On

Join Ben Atkinson for the first of several special documentaries to mark the 10th Anniversary of Ben's Country Music Show - this week Ben marks another anniversary, 50 years since Johnny Cash performed his historic concert at Folsom Prison. Ben tells the full story of the concert and looks at the impact it had on the rest of the Cash's career.

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22nd January 2018

Join Ben for this week's edition of Ben's Country Music Show where the album of the week is Kenny Chesney's "Live In No Shoes Nation". Enjoy live performance of some of the best songs from across Kenny's career, including some where special guests join the fun! There's also new music from the Old Crow Medicine Show to end the programme, your This Week in Country Music History track and the Billboard Charts.

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15th January 2018

On this week's show Ben features some of the best new music coming out of Nashville and here in the UK. The show includes new tracks from O&O, Delta Jackson and more, plus This Week In Country Music History and your Billboard Charts. Ben also plays tribute to Johnny Cash, who recorded his Folsom Prison show 50 years ago this week.

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8th January 2018

On this week's show, Ben features the new album from Tim McGraw and Faith Hill - 'The Rest of Our Life' - as the album of the week! Plus there's new music from Old Dominion, I'm With Her and classic tracks from George and Tammy, Neal McCoy and Reba. The show includes This Week in Country Music History and the Billboard Charts.

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1st January 2018

Join Ben for the first show of 2018, featuring some great new music from some of the artists set to make it big this year. Plus there's a look ahead to the new, final Season 6 of Nashville and your This Week in Country Music History and Billboard Singles and Albums Charts.

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25th December 2017

Join Ben for the final show of 2017, the Ben's Country Music Show New Year Special. Featuring all the highlights of the past twelve months, including the top singles, albums and Ben's own personal favourites from the year. The show also includes a review of the big news stories, the Country Music Yearbook and more!

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18th December 2017

Join Ben for the 2017 Christmas Special of Ben's Country Music Show, featuring the very best festive music from across country, americana, roots and bluegrass. From classics that have been given a country twist, to Christmas songs unique to country music, Ben has it all. The perfect soundtrack to your Christmas!

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