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Friday, October 19, 2007

Y'all are forgetting one roots-country scion.

Hank the Third.

His debut is especially good.

I don't have a problem with the different country stuff (excluding yodeling), but a lot of what shows up on our stereo sounds an awful lot like power pop. And I listened to Rush and Zeppelin growing up.

I'm just sayin'.

Oh, and another thing: not one of you mentioned George Jones. Not a one.


Come on, people: the man's a legend.

A Picture of Me Without You, White Lightning, The Grand Tour, These Days I Barely Get By, to name but four eternal classics.

Drove a lawn tractor to the bar one night after his wife hid the car keys, too. What more can you want from a country singer?

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