Review: George Strait’s Old-School Country Flashback ‘Honky Tonk Time Machine’

Review: George Strait’s Old-School Country Flashback ‘Honky Tonk Time Machine’
This second LP since George Strait’s retirement from touring — his 30th studio LP — is a trip back to when country radio didn’t suck as a rule: Eighties pop shine cut with pedal steel/fiddle poetry, Texas swing, cantina blues and achingly-crooned nostalgia that generally doesn’t feel hard sell, even when things gets treacly.

Which of course, they do. But “The Weight of the Badge” is a good-cop tribute that feels legit despite a whiff of Fox News human interest story. And “God and Country Music” is a
See full article at Rolling Stone »

Similar News


Recently Viewed