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The Best Americana of 2011
19 Dec 2011 // 3:00 PM
If you ask a critic or music fan to define Americana, be prepared for an avalanche of diverse responses of opinion. Still, there remain some constant benchmarks, such as pedal steel, fiddle, acoustic guitars -- and good songwriting.
Hayes Carll: 18 July 2012 - Cincinatti, OH
9 Aug 2012 // 5:04 PM
Hayes Carll has had little to no reception from mainstream Nashville culture, yet he has become the most exciting thing to happen to the country music industry since Garth Brooks.
Hayes Carll: KMAG YOYO & other American Stories
15 Feb 2011 // 3:00 PM
Carll has a Texas sense of humor, by which I mean he often writes BIG songs to emphasize the outrageousness of human situations. When he sings of love, he means lust, between a man and a woman so mismatched that only sex and booze can make the relationship work.
Hayes Carll - "The Love That We Need" (Singles Going Steady)
25 Jan 2016 // 5:30 AM
Hayes Carll does his imitation of Townes Van Zandt, but Carll misses the desperation that gave Van Zandt’s songs their edge.