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Joel White – Where I’m From

Joel White - Where I’m From, Singer/songwriter Joel Whites’s vocal styling seems to have been cut from John Prine & Kris Kristofferson whole cloth. In factthey are two of the many performers he cites as being inspirations. And like...

Jo Lynne Kirkwood – A Western Life

Jo Lynne Kirkwood - A Western Life, By any measure, herein you will find one of the better storytellers in verse, due to both her delivery and her words. The “Western Life” of this collection’s title actually takes in...

Ed Meyer – Cowboy Serenade

Ed Meyer - Cowboy Serenade, Ed Meyer possesses a warm, mellow baritone voice that tonally points in the direction of maybe a Gordon Lightfoot. On this new release the fine singer/songwriter also benefits from the tasteful production of Aarom...

Carlos Washington’s Steel Horse Swing – Desert Skies

Carlos Washington’s Steel Horse Swing - Desert Skies, Sometimes you don’t have to pull out all of your adjectives to try to cover a subject. Sometimes you know the quality of what you’re about to hear is a given....

Bobby Marquez – The Cowboy Way

Bobby Marquez - The Cowboy Way, Somehow...somewhere along some line...somebody decided that the division between 10 and 9 tracks denotes “album” over “EP.” So, an “EP” this is, I guess. And, for our audiences, hopefully no one will think...

The Renfrees – 97 Acres

The Renfrees - 97 Acres, We’re used to hearing in song about the classic “hundred and forty acres” from the original land rush days. The Renfrees’ acreage is more specifically designated. Here it represents a father’s legacy in land...

Steve Cormier – Wichita – Albuquerque – Silver City

Steve Cormier - Wichita – Albuquerque – Silver City, That’s where it was recorded. Simple. Direct. Pretty much like its performer. This material isn’t all shiny and buffed. Balladeer/historian Steve Cormier’s newest collection has a raw singalong feel at certain...

Clint Bradley – Everything That I Hold Dear

Clint Bradley - Everything That I Hold Dear, While the new single release from our British buckaroo friend Clint Bradley is not specifically Western by content, it is nicely multi-purpose. It asks a question that applies in various contexts...

Lance Shaw & 419 Swing – Take Me With You

Lance Shaw & 419 Swing - Take Me With You, The origin of this group’s name rests in an address once occupied by its founders...but we’re sure “Swing” probably was not the street name! On this, their second album release,...

Randy Huston – Times Like These

Randy Huston - Times Like These 2022, For being such an accomplished Cowboy poet/singer, to my way of thinking Randy Huston is far too unsung. Whether Huston is dealing with the somber, the jubilant, the novel, the portrait or...
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Western Swing Time February 01 ! Randy "Tex" Hill Cowtown Society of Western Music "2016 DJ of the Year;"...
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