As solid of a tribute to a legend as one would expect, given the names involved.
‘Take It Like a Man’ lands more effectively than Amanda Shires’ previous album, but still is just shy of true greatness.
Not as many pots of gold to be found here as the volume would suggest.
‘Tornillo’ feels crushed under the weight of the past few years … and can’t really overcome it, sadly.
‘100 Proof Neon’ is basically a Brooks & Dunn album, for better or worse.
Favorite hit songs of the year – 2002.
The first shot of success for both Patty Loveless and songwriter Kostas.
Nothing but love songs here, indeed.
Birds in the Ceiling is, for better and worse – but mostly the latter, a more fractured offering from John Moreland.
Fifteen favorite John Anderson songs callin’ to me like long lost friends, and I know who they are.