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Colt Ford Shines a Light on PTSD in 12-Minute Mini-Movie, “Workin’ On”

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“Workin’ On,” a powerful 12-minute mini-movie featuring Colt Ford’s hit song which shines a spotlight on one of the biggest health crises facing soldiers returning from deployment: post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, makes its digital debut on today. Click above to view the video. A private screening of the mini-movie was held earlier this year at the NRA Convention in Nashville.

“There’s men and women that are suffering and struggling with PTSD, that have given everything for us to be able to have the freedoms that we do. And because we can’t see it, a lot of times it goes unnoticed,” Ford said. “So, I just wanted to try and make as big a deal of it as possible, so we can get some help. During this holiday season, let’s not forget the men and women who sacrificed so much for our country.”

The music video version of “Workin’ On” featuring both Colt Ford and U.S. Navy SEAL (Ret.), Marcus Luttrell, has garnered nearly 2 million views raising much-needed awareness of this life-altering condition which affects 20 percent of all soldiers deployed within the last six years. From firefighters, to community service workers to the general public, PTSD can affect anyone. The song, “Workin’ On,” was included on Ford’s #2 Billboard’s Country Album, “Thanks For Listening.”

Thankfully, the Lone Survivor Foundation, created by U.S. Navy SEAL (Ret.) Marcus Luttrell, is there to help. Luttrell founded the LSF after he watched several of his fellow soldiers die during Operation Redwing in Afghanistan in 2007.

The film was produced by Colt Ford and Hideout Pictures.

Colt Ford is Coming to Your TV – DVR ALERT

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Tune in over the coming week as Colt Ford reflects on his career and the collection of milestone songs that comprise his first greatest hits package, Answer to No One; The Colt Ford Classics, set for release October 23, 2015. Ford appears nationally on Fox News Radio, October 22, GACtv’s Playlist, October 27 and November 5,’s 46 Hours, on October 26, and Taste of Country Nights With Sam Hunt on October 28.

From his 2008 debut, “Chicken and Biscuits,” to his most recent 2014 offering, Thanks For Listening, all of Ford’s best known hits are represented on the 14-track album, Answer to No One: The Colt Ford Classics.

Commenting on the new Average Joes Entertainment album, Billboard Magazine said, “There’s no doubting his fanbase will quickly pick up the collection — just as they always have.” Likewise, CMChat Live commented, “The singer revisits many of his past glories on this, his first “Best-Of” collection, and the results show that Ford is a man who definitely knows who his audience is – and what they like.”

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Colt Ford to Release First Greatest Hits Package

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Answer To No One; The Colt Ford Classics, a superior collection of 14 real-life story songs written by a country artist who paved his own way with his unique style and sonically lead the way for many others, traces Ford’s musical evolution from 2008 through 2014. Set for release on October 23, 2015 on Average Joes Entertainment, pre-order the album here and instantly receive “Cut ‘Em All” feat. Duck Dynasty’s, Willie Robertson.

Four of Ford’s five albums have peaked in the Top 10 on the Billboard Country chart, with Chicken & Biscuits (#8), Every Chance I Get (#3), Declaration of Independence (#1) and Thanks for Listening (#2), with the latter two hitting the Billboard 200 at #4 and #10, respectively. All his best-known hits are represented on Answer to No One, from his debut, “No Trash in My Trailer,” and his duets with Brantley Gilbert (“Dirt Road Anthem”) and Jason Aldean (“Drivin’ Around Song”) to collaborations with Jake Owen (“Back”), Duck Dynasty’s Boss Hog Willie Robertson (“Cut ‘Em All”), Eric Church (“Country Thang”), Jamey Johnson (“Cold Beer”), John Michael Montgomery (“Ride Through the Country”) and Nappy Roots and Nic Cowen (“Waste Some Time”).

“I’m doing this album for the fans,” Ford suggests, laughing that he’s never had a song in the Top 40. “These are greatest hits to those guys. My life’s on this album. I’m thankful for those who gave me a chance when I first came to Nashville. I’ve been blessed to have worked with so many talented artists who have contributed their time and talent and for being a part of my records.”

Fans flock to Colt Ford’s shows to experience his high-energy jam-packed concerts. Several major US Tours are planned in support of the new album in 2016. In addition, Ford continues to strike a chord with fans that relate to such common values as God, Family, Friends, America and Hard Work – a sentiment that is woven throughout the new album. Ford Answers To No One but his fans, and continues to reach new fans as evidenced by his growing social media statistics; 100 Million YouTube views; 1.5 million Facebook “Likes,” 320,000 Twitter followers.

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Trace Adkins, Colt Ford & Aaron Lewis to Join Brantley Gilbert for Chattanooga Unite Benefit

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Brantley Gilbert has announced who will be joining him for the Chattanooga Unite: A Tribute On The River benefit concert to take place on Sept. 16th. Trace Adkins, Colt Ford and Aaron Lewis will be joining Brantley on stage to pay tribute and honor the five fallen soldiers who died when a shooter opened fire on the recruiting center in Chattanooga, TN.

You can read more about the event here.

Tickets and other info can be found here.

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