Music Row veteran Brad Howell has exited Nashville independent Broken Bow Records, where he served for 4 1/2 years as GM. "It's been a roller coaster ride with wild highs and rare lows," Howell wrote in an e-mail. "From breaking artists (Craig Morgan and Jason Aldean) to re-building the staff in the face of turmoil in the fall of '07 [when VP of promotion Jon Loba and other staffers exited]... I am very proud to be a part of BBR's history and legacy.

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