Tuesday, December 6 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.
Tuesday, January 25 2011
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.
Thursday, October 27 2011
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
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
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
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
There are great joys to be had in George Strait's phrasing, diction and emotional interpretation. And then there's the music.
Wednesday, February 4 2015
It's one of the strangest pop microcosms in history: singles released exclusively from Greatest Hits compilations. We rounded 'em up and ranked 'em to find out what is truly the greatest Greatest Hit of all.
Tuesday, July 7 2009
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