Universal South Inks Parnell

Universal South Records has signed Lee Roy Parnell to its artist roster. Glen Campbell has also inked a one-off album deal with the label.

Universal South Records has signed Lee Roy Parnell to its artist roster.

Parnell previously recorded five charting albums for Arista Nashville and sister label Career Records, the most recent of which appeared on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart in 1999. He has seven top-10 country singles to his credit including "What Kind of Fool Do You Think I Am," "Tender Moment" and "A Little Bit of You," each of which peaked at No. 2 on the Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.

Meanwhile, Universal South has signed country legend Glen Campbell to a one-off deal for a two-CD set due June 8. Titled "Love Is the Answer: 24 Songs of Faith, Hope and Love," the album contains one disc of pop standards and one of gospel songs.
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