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Tuesday, December 6 2011

The Best Country Music of 2011

At first it seemed like an especially quiet year in country music, and in some ways it might have been. At the same time, country is country: it rolls on.


Columns

Tuesday, January 25 2011

The Past Is Never Past: How Country Music Remembers

Each year brings a slew of rock 'n' roll reissues or tributes, celebrating the anniversary of landmark albums from the past. Country music, however, tends to view its past differently.


Reviews

Thursday, October 27 2011

George Strait: Here for a Good Time

While Strait spends about half the album doling out sunbeams, the other half is all shadows and pain, firmly in the old-country tradition of hard luck songs.


Thursday, September 3 2009

George Strait: Twang

On the best songs, the lean approach leads to elegance, to delivering many feelings and stories with a small number of words.


Tuesday, April 22 2008

George Strait: Troubadour

Massive in his hit-making legacy, yet enigmatic for his seeming ordinaryness, George Strait returns with his 37th album in 27 years.


Monday, December 10 2007

George Strait: 22 More Hits

Every track here showcases Strait’s smooth style and the ability to make the life of a Texas cowboy into something sexy.


Tuesday, November 7 2006

George Strait: It Just Comes Natural

There are great joys to be had in George Strait's phrasing, diction and emotional interpretation. And then there's the music.


Blogs

Tuesday, July 7 2009

George Strait - Twang (new album / stream)

George Strait Twang (MCA Nashville) Releasing: 11 August 2009 (US) / SONG LIST 01. Twang - Jim Lauderdale, Kendell Marvel and Jimmy Ritchey 02. Where Have I Been All My


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