Music Genre: Country

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Robert Ellis
Bobby
4

Finally after 3 long years, we have new music from Robert Ellis.  His last album, Photographs, rejuvenated my love of honky tonk and folk.  Lights from the Chemical Plant has Ellis reaching further out from his Texas roots to mixed results.  Some...

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Mount Moriah (Musical group)
Bobby
3

Mount Moriah display their southern mountain roots in full.  "Bright Lights" at times sounds like a female-fronted Allman Brothers.  Some twang escapes on "Younger Days".  And the album closer, "Telling the Hour", has the dark, gothic feel of a misty cemetery.  Some of the...

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Andrew Bird
Bobby
4

I like Andrew Bird, but to be honest, I've been a bit ambivalent to his most recent albums.  They're good but they don't have distinctness from one to another.  This EP thankfully shook me out of this rut with its infusion of country sounds both original and adaptations, trading his...

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Todd Snider
Emily
4

This guy is not only talented but he is also hysterical! I'm not talking funny in like an Adam Sandler not taking it serious sorta way, I'm talkin' witty, wry and biting. His lyrics will surprise you, I have listened to a song many times and not caught the joke until the ninth or tenth listen....

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Dolly Parton
angela
5

Is your Dolly Parton knowledge limited to "9-5"? If so, you're missing out on some great songs from this country music gem. From the upbeat "Two Doors Down" to the heartbreaking "I Will Always Love You" (yes, the Whitney Houston version is a cover) to the awesome "Why'd You Come In Here Lookin'...

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Ween
angela
4

Don't like country music? It doesn't matter, listen to this anyway. Great music featuring some of Nashville's finest, along with Ween's usual amusing (and often true-to-life) lyrics, this album is a rockin' good time.

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Johnny Cash
james
5

The great Johnny Cash entertains inmates at Folsom prison in this 1968 recording. The raw and imperfect performances add to the power and appeal of this set, as does the prison banter heard in the background. Rockabilly guitar is provided by Carl Perkins.

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