Category: – CD Reviews

CD Review “Live at the World’s Largest Rodeo”

CD Review “Live at the World’s Largest Rodeo”

| September 4, 2018 | Reply

First appeared in Buddy Magazine, September 2018 issue. Photos and story by Mary Jane Farmer Aaron Watson, “Live at the World’s Largest Rodeo”, Big Label Records Aaron Watson is introduced on this recently-released CD as “The man putting ‘cowboy’ back in country music, Texas’ own Aaron Watson.” Watson and his band recorded this latest project live at […]

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Turnpike Troubadours come Full Circle with newest CD

Turnpike Troubadours come Full Circle with newest CD

| November 13, 2017 | Reply

Story by Axton Deary, Photos by Mary Jane Farmer. First appeared in the November issue of Buddy Magazine. Turnpike Troubadours released their 5th album, A Long Way From Your Heart, on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. Lead singer of Turnpike Troubadours, Evan Felker, is easily one of our generation’s greatest songwriters and makes it seem like […]

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“Black Bottom Bandits” — a book review

“Black Bottom Bandits” — a book review

| April 8, 2017 | Reply

“Black Bottom Bandits” by Vicki Welch Ayo and Gean Kearns, Independent Label A review by Billy Keith Bucher From the first paragraph, the cadence of “Black Bottom Bandits” by Vicki Welch Ayo and Gean Kearns just explodes. It changes the pace of the first book, “The Davis Gang,” and it swallows the readers up totally […]

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CD Review — Highway Prayer-Atribute to Adam Carroll

CD Review — Highway Prayer-Atribute to Adam Carroll

| January 15, 2017 | Reply

Independent Label, 830 Records, from Jenni Finlay and Brian T. Atkinson. This first appeared in the January 2017 issue of Buddy Magazine There’s a photographer’s eye and there’s a poet’s eye. Adam Carroll’s songs seem to mesh the two styles together, using words to paint the photographs of life on life’s terms. There’s 16 Adam […]

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CD Review — South Austin Moonlighters

CD Review — South Austin Moonlighters

| July 21, 2016 | 3 Replies

By Houston Hall I first saw the South Austin Moonlighters a few weeks ago at a Texas Red Dirt Roads Radio Show with Justin Frazell that was held at Billy Bobs Texas in Fort Worth. Right away, when they started off their first tune in the song swap, I knew there was something to look […]

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