Scotty McCreery pays tribute to George Strait in his new video for ‘Damn Strait’

Scotty McCreery pays tribute to George Strait in his latest single, “Damn Strait,” with the music video for the song filmed at the iconic Gruene Hall in New Braunfels, Texas.  Gruene Hall is special for Strait since it is where he was a regular before he officially signed a record deal and became “The King of Country Music.”

The music video shows footage of McCreery and his band members performing on the stage with several photos of Strait throughout the years. The single was co-written by Jim Collins and Trent Tomlinson and appears on McCreery’s fifth studio album, Same Truck.   Said McCreery about the song: “‘Damn Strait’ is both a classic country heartbreak song as well as a tribute to George Strait. I knew I wanted to film it at a place that paid respect to both elements of the song. When my director Jeff Ray suggested Gruene Hall, where George performed regularly with his Ace in the Hole Band before becoming the legend that he is today, I knew that was the perfect location.”

McCreery is currently on his headlining Same Truck Tour, featuring support from artists including Tenille Arts, Callista Clark, Kameron Marlowe and King Calaway.

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