Pine Mountain Railroad hits the charts

heartache and hopeOfficially released on March 21, 2006, Heartache & Hope, the newest record from Pine Mountain Railroad, has already fulfilled the hope the band had in the project.

Beyond the Rain, the gospel tune written by Mark “Brink” Brinkman, has charted at Number 1 on the Gospel Chart. Beyond the Rain has also made its first appearance on The Southern Gospel Top 50 chart, entering the chart at Number 42.

Kipper Stitt’s Laura Jean is currently Number 7 on the Gospel Chart.

Bandleader Kipper Stitt said this about the album’s success:

We are honored that these two songs from our Heartache & Hope album are already making chart appearances. And we’re very thankful for the many air personalities here and abroad who are giving so many spins to these and other tracks from our new CD.

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