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Monday, December 17 2007

The Best Americana of 2007

If 2007 didn't invite any gripping controversies, it was certainly filled with competitive comparisons -- between young and old, past and present, and among splintered factions -- and both surprising hits and disappointing misses. All in all, a dynamic and at times resurgent year for the broad scope of Americana.


Thursday, December 13 2007

The Best Country Music of 2007

Whatever your taste in music, be it Country or Western, 2007 has been something of a disappointment when compared with recent years. You have to look a little harder to find the diamonds in the Van Lear coal-mine that was the year that was, but they're there.


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Sunday, July 13 2008

Lyle Lovett and His Large Band

Though gospel was dominant, Lovett is through and through a cowboy. There was a point—either during “Cowboy Man” or “Cute as a Bug” —when cosmopolitan New Yorkers breached a realm where violins cease to be called violins (fiddles) and distinction is measured in liquid volume (ten gallons).


Monday, August 27 2007

Lyle Lovett and His Large Band: Its Not Big, Its Large

Lovett cements his status as one of our best and offers further proof that popular American songcraft is a thriving art. This seamless album is one for the ages.


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